The NBA has called a news conference later today to make an announcement about the investigation involving the owner of the LA Clippers, Donald Sterling, and a set of racially charged comments attributed to him.
Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been accused of making discriminatory racial comments in an audio recording released by TMZ. In the recording the man speaking urges his girlfriend not to bring black friends to Clippers games. The NBA and the Clippers are investigating the accusations, including whether the male voice on the recording is in fact Sterling's.
Military drones piloted from Syracuse attack targets in Afghanistan. Griffiss airport in Rome tapped to test the safety of commercial drones. With little fanfare upstate New York has become central to adaptation of unmanned aerial vehicles. Last night, the controversy over drones came to Utica.
Connecticut police are urging state lawmakers not to rush into regulating high-tech unmanned aircraft known as drones. A proposed bill before the General Assembly's Public Safety Committee would allow police to operate drones, but only for legitimate law enforcement purposes.Officers would have to get warrants, unless there's an emergency.