WSKG News

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
New York state says it plans to create the nation’s first college dedicated to homeland security and emergency preparedness. Backers say it’s a necessary measure given the major storms and terrorist threats the state has dealt with....
Tuition aid for students in NY illegally gets bump ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Supporters of a bill that would give New York students in the U.S. illegally access to state tuition assistance weren't giving it much of a chance in this election year...
This winter’s cold temperatures are creating tough survival conditions for honeybees. And when spring arrives, the bees will be relied on to pollinate upstate New York apple, cherry, and other fruit trees. Mike Martino began the winter with a...
NY village appeals ban on fracking water sales ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Environmental groups and a Steuben County village are headed to an appeals court over water sales to a Shell Oil Company subsidiary for shale gas drilling in Pennsylvania. The...
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a citation to the owners of the Ginna nuclear power plant in Wayne County. The NRC cited the plant for failing to address a long-standing flood risk. NRC spokesman Neil Sheehan says an improperly...
The City of Binghamton is starting a new effort to crack down on residential properties with repeated criminal activity.  If the city deems a property a public nuisance, they’re just going to lock it down until the landlord fixes the...