A public meeting is scheduled for today regarding the Interstate 81 Challenge. The meeting is being hosted by the Syracuse Metropolitan Transportation Committee. It's an opportunity to learn about the I-81 Corridor Study and review options before the environmental review phase begins. Our Brad Vivacqua joins us from the Oncenter where the meeting will take place.
State education leaders are optimistic most budget plans will pass today. Joining us now to talk more about this is New York State School Boards Association Executive Director Tim Kremer.
Rome Humane Society officials say they take in at least one abused animal a month. Some who have been beaten, others neglected. But this past weekend, workers at the Humane Society say they saw one of their saddest cases yet, when an extremely emaciated dog came through their door and died from her injuries. Our Cara Thomas tells us Lainey's story and what local animal lovers are doing to make sure the abuser is brought to justice.
Investigators have identified the victim of a fatal fire in Syracuse this weekend.
Many county jails are facing a growing problem: Too many prisoners. In Jefferson County, the cost to house inmates has doubled since last year. YNN's Carmella Mataloni takes a closer look at the problem that's burning through taxpayer money.
It seems like every other week something new opens at Destiny USA. And that translates into lots of tourism dollars. Our Katie Gibas takes a look at how that helps taxpayers.