Lead Story Archive

WXXI-TV will air "The Dropout Dilemma," a LIVE Town Hall meeting on the crisis in city schools and impact it has on the community Thursday, December 15 at 8:00 p.m.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward produced a story about the current state of Kodak and its hopes for the future. The story aired nationwide during Wednesday's Morning Edition.

Eastman Kodak Company is filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.  Details at WXXINews.org

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports since the new ethics law was signed last August, there has been a kind of limbo period, with no active investigations of lawmakers for any alleged ethics violations.

When enraged drivers actually lash out at others on the road, that's road rage — and experts say it can be a sign of deeper emotional problems.

Monroe Community College's Board of Trustees has voted to recommend the school's new downtown campus be built inside a building owned by Eastman Kodak.

On a special edition of New York NOW, NY's top environmental regulator answers your hydrofracking questions. The program aired Friday night at 8:30 on WXXI-TV.

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports all ten regions competing for economic development money were awarded some portion of $788 million dollars in a ceremony led by Governor Cuomo.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward says an industry-backed study says shale-gas extraction will continue to be a boon for the U.S. economy.

Governor Cuomo announced today the four winners among ten regions of New York State who submitted plans for economic development money.

One day after Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders announced major changes in the state's tax code, lawmakers, who are voting on the measure, are busy portraying the deal in the best possible light.

PBS NewsHour reports on two recently discovered black holes and interviews one of the scientists responsible for the research into the phenomena - each of which is 10 billion times the size of our sun.

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Daniel Robison looks at the latest efforts by protesters to battle the chilly weather and concerns about health and safety expressed by the city administration.

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports there is a deal in Albany to change the tax structure in New York State.