ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Getting around much of New York this morning is tough, thanks to a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing drizzle. Winter weather advisories are up from Buffalo through the Albany region. Any snow is expected to slowly change over to rain by early this afternoon.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Teachers in New York are making today a "Day of Action," wearing blue and rallying to put off some parts of the new Common Core learning standards. The day-long protest includes teachers in suburban Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany and Binghamton.
NEW YORK (AP) - Senator Charles Schumer is pressing the Federal Railroad Administration to move to outfit trains with cameras to monitor engineers and tracks. The FRA says is does support the safety move. The call comes a week after the derailment of a Metro-North commuter train.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo police have identified the victim of a weekend shooting. Brandon Cahee of Eggertsville was found dead in an apartment Saturday with his vehicle found still idling in the driveway. Area media report there's been no word of any arrests.
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