Tonight on Newswatch, a minister at Ithaca College is under investigation for sexual abuse allegations dating back to the 1970s. Reporter Emily Chavez visits the United Methodist Church in Ithaca to get their take on the national church’s decision to strengthen its ban on LGBTQ rights. Also, officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark, a… Read more
Tonight on Newswatch, Representative Tom Reed holds a town hall meeting in Groton to address residents’ concerns. Local lawmakers start a petition to stop Governor Cuomo’s plan to close three state prisons. Also, Pope Francis holds a summit at the Vatican to address sex abuse cases. All that, plus weather and consumer news.
Tonight on Newswatch the Ithaca’s History Center moves, a former Cornell University student is sentenced on weapons charges, Ithaca College opens a weekly food pantry, and actor Jussie Smollett turns himself into police for allegedly filing a false police report regarding an assault.
Tonight on Newswatch Governor Cuomo wants to shut down three New York State prisons by Labor Day. State congressmen invite Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to visit upstate New York to consider the possibility of having its second headquarters in the region. Plus, Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador. All that, plus weather and… Read more