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New York State Assemblyman accused of sexually harassing three former staffers

Three women who formerly worked for a Buffalo-area state legislator made complaints of sexual harassment Thursday, accusing him of acts like dragging one to a massage parlor within two weeks of being hired, discussing his penis tattoos and commentary about their sexual characteristics. Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak, D-Cheektowaga, has lost key…

New York cops defy order to arrest hundreds of ‘Occupy Albany’ protesters

Occupy Albany protesters in New York’s capital city received an unexpected ally over the week: The state and local authorities. According to the Albany Times Union, New York state troopers and Albany police did not adhere to a curfew crackdown on protesters urged by Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and Albany…

Andy Rooney’s 34-year stint on ’60 Minutes’ to end Sunday

Andy Rooney, the 92-year-old newsman whose verbal essays have been a feature on “60 Minutes” for the past 34 years, will make his last regular appearance on the newsmagazine this Sunday, according to a CBS News release. Before Rooney’s final essay, his 1,097th installment for the show, he will give…

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