The State Supreme Court Appellate Division has vacated the conviction of sneaker thief Marquis Dixon. The court's decision however does not totally exoneration Dixon. It merely grants him "youthful offender" status, something that was denied by the trial judge, and re-sentences him to one-to-three years in prison.
This happens more often than you think. When it rains: raw sewage flows into the Capital Region's rivers. During the rain just last weekend, the Department of Environmental Conservation says 576,000 gallons of raw sewage poured into the Hudson River. That's enough to fill an Olympic size swimming pool. We want you to know why the spills occur and what's being done to stop them.