posted on August 10, 2011 07:22
The Town of Darien woman accused of shooting her husband in his knee following a long argument, has a decision to make.
52-year-old Patricia Hardesty must accept a plea deal by September 22nd, or go to trial later this fall.
Prosecutors say Hardesty has turned down several plea deals.
Her case has already suffered one set back. The court has ruled that statements Hardesty made to police on the night of the shooting, can be used against her at trial.
Little has been told about a fatal shooting in Albion over the weekend.
32-year-old David Groves was in the basement of an apartment building on Saturday when he was shot by an unknown assailant.
He later died from his wounds.Groves has a criminal history and was on parole at the time of his death, police said.
It was the same building where a woman died two days earlier when a fire swept her apartment.
Albion police insist the shooting was not a random act of violence.
The police chief says Albion is a safe place.
More casinos in New York State?
Governor Andrew Cuomo says he is looking into the possibility of allowing non-Indian casinos in New York.
He says the opponents of casinos must come to the realization that legal gambling already exists in the state.
Non-Indian casinos would require a change in the state's constitution. And that would ultimately be decided on by voters.
HSBC Bank is moving forward with its sales plan. The bank has announced they're selling its U.S. credit card and retail services division.
A buyer has yet to be formally announced, but Capitol One is likely to be one the biggest contenders.
The news of the sales plan comes a week after the bank announced they'd be selling their upstate New York branch network to First Niagara.
Here is a rarity. A Darien Lake concert that results in arrests you can count on one hand.
Salena Gomez appeared last night at Darien Lake.
Only two arrests were made for underage drinking.