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5-Year-Old Boy Taken from Albany County Home Found Dead

An Amber Alert issued by the Albany County Sheriff's office for 5-year-old Kenneth White was canceled just before midnight on Thursday. Officials found his body not far from the house he was being watched at. Updated 6:21 AM

High hopes are dashed following the decision to ban fracking in New York. Many landowners hoped to lease their mineral rights for a slice of the economic pie. Crystal Cranmore spoke with two farmers who hoped to cash in on fracking.

Updated 12/18/2014 07:05 PM

Depending on where you stand, this week's landmark decisions from the state on hydrofracking and casino licenses were either something to cheer, or a major blow. So while some are claiming victory, others are wondering what’s next for the Southern Tier. Alexa Green takes a look at how the decisions could impact the local economy.

Updated 12/18/2014 07:49 PM

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Fracking Ban Draws Mixed Reaction Across the Southern Tier

New York State residents finally have their answer to the controversial fracking question. During Governor Cuomo's cabinet meeting, officials with the state health department and DEC recommended a fracking ban because of all the risks associated with high volume hydrofracking. Carmella Mataloni has a recap on the recommendation and some local reaction.

12/18/2014 07:16 AM

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.

12/18/2014 06:09 PM

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Delayed Homicide Ruling, Longer Wait for Justice in 1985 Nanette Gordon Case

It will be 30 years in August since Nanette Gordon was murdered in her DeWitt apartment, a case mired in scandal and led to the resignation of the medical examiner. In this edition of the cold case series, "Unsolved But Unforgotten," reporter Katie Gibas explains the mysterious case that almost wasn't ruled a homicide.

Updated 12/15/2014 10:41 AM

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