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Cybersecurity Expert Weighs In on Sony Hack Attack

US

Cybersecurity Expert Weighs In on Sony Hack Attack

A cyber security expert weighs in on the Sony hack attack connected to the studio's decision to pull the movie, "The Interview," from theaters. Some critics have said the attack reveals flaws in the country's security system. Madeleine Rivera has the story. Updated 8:29 PM

Federal Legislation Suspends One Trucker Regulation

US

Federal Legislation Suspends One Trucker Regulation

Members of the trucking industry are relieved, now that a burdensome regulation has been suspended. Last year, a new rule was passed restricting a driver's hours of service. Cara Thomas explains why truckers were so opposed to this legislation. Updated 6:38 PM

Mixed Reaction to Lago Casino Recommendation in Seneca County

New York State

Mixed Reaction to Lago Casino Recommendation in Seneca County

Governor Cuomo was on the road Thursday, celebrating decisions by a special board on sites for new casinos in New York State. The governor was forced by bad weather to skip a stop in Seneca County. As Bill Carey reports, some leaders down the thruway wish the casino board had skipped Seneca County altogether. 6:09 PM

Renewed Search Underway for Missing Teen in Solvay

Onondaga County

Renewed Search Underway for Missing Teen in Solvay

More than three weeks has passed since a Solvay teen was reported missing. Now, police are ramping up their efforts to find Dekreon Reid-Cruz. Several agencies searched the area near the 18-year-old's home Thursday. Candace Hopkins explains why police are out searching again, and what residents can do to help. Updated 5:41 PM

Syracuse Homicide Victim Identified

City of Syracuse

Syracuse Homicide Victim Identified

Syracuse police said Donell Lamar Davis from Utica was killed in a shooting on Midland Avenue on Tuesday. 12/17/2014 11:04 PM

Gene Conway Sworn in as Onondaga County Sheriff

DeWitt

Gene Conway Sworn in as Onondaga County Sheriff

For the first time in 20 years Onondaga County will have a new sheriff. Wednesday, Gene Conway was sworn in as the 61st sheriff. He doesn't officially begin his duties until the New Year. Iris St. Meran spoke to him about his new role and what residents can expect. Updated 12/17/2014 10:03 PM

Tioga Downs Owner: I Feel Like a Complete Fool

Southern Tier

Tioga Downs Owner: I Feel Like a Complete Fool

It's been a staple in the Southern Tier since 2006. Tioga Downs was one of three potential bidders vying for the casino license. But on Wednesday, they lost their hand to Lago Resort and Casino in Seneca County. Alexa Green has more on the emotional reaction from Tioga Downs' owner, who invested a lot in the idea of a Southern Tier casino. Updated 12/17/2014 09:00 PM

New Projects in the Works for the ADK Scenic Railroad

New York

New Projects in the Works for the ADK Scenic Railroad

The Adirondack Scenic Railroad's Polar Express continues to grow in popularity, with tickets now selling out months in advance. To give more people the chance to enjoy the railroad all year round, updates and additional services are in the works. Cara Thomas has more about some new projects officials expect to break ground on next year. Updated 12/17/2014 07:39 PM

US to Restore Diplomatic Relations With Cuba in Historic Thaw

Washington D.C.

US to Restore Diplomatic Relations With Cuba in Historic Thaw

President Obama announced on Wednesday the most significant change in U.S. policy toward Cuba in more than 50 years. Washington reporter Geoff Bennett has more on what prompted the major policy announcement. Updated 12/17/2014 07:22 PM

Casino Location Board Recommends 3 Projects for Construction

New York State

Casino Location Board Recommends 3 Projects for Construction

The casino countdown is over. The state's gaming commission siting board has made its recommendations on where they think casinos should be placed across the state. Reporter Geoff Redick has more on which regions will be cashing in. Updated 12/17/2014 06:30 PM

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