There's a new push tonight to get tested for Hepatitis C. As many as 150,000 people living in New York may be walking around with the virus and not even know it. Gwen English discovered she had Hepatitis C in 1992 before there were widespread screenings for the virus. "At first I wasn't going to come out with it.,"
There's a new push tonight to raise awareness about a disease known as the "silent virus." 3 million adults in the U.S. are infected with the Hepatitis C virus, and they don't even know it. Doctors say 70-80% of the people with Hepatitis do not have any symptoms. The disease is curable, in its initial stages. People usually start feeling the
A local mother arrested for leaving her son in a car while she was at work is out on bail. Police say 22-year-old, Thelma Edwards, left her 4-year-old in the car for more than two hours outside T.G.I. Friday's in Victor. She was arrested on July 10th and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and driving without a license.
Senator Shumer is turning heads all over the world. On Sunday he suggested that U.S. passenger jets may need to be equipped with anti-missile devices. Schumer is reacting to the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine. All signs point to the Ukrainian seperatists shooting down the jet. Also, in Israel, several rockets fired in the battle between Israel
It looks like the fight over teacher tenure will hit the courts on Monday. A newly-formed group says it will file a lawsuit, challenging New York State Law. As News 8 first reported last month, a group called "The Partnership for Educational Justice" claims teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional. The group claims that the law makes it too expensive to fire bad teachers, and because