Bill Fitzpatrick

RX Drug Abuse
5:45 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Senator Schumer Calls for Federal Changes to Get Prescription Drugs Off Streets

RX Drug take-back events can help reduce abuse
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

Senator Charles Schumer was in Central New York to announce that he’s going to put pressure on federal drug officials to fight prescription drug abuse by making it easier to get medications out of reach.  He says federal regulations are hurting efforts to curb skyrocketing incidents of prescription drug abuse.  

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David Renz Pleads Guilty
2:18 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Renz Confirms He's Responsible for a Liverpool Librarian's Murder and Sexual Assault on a Young Girl

County DA Bill Fitzpatrick speaks about David Renz and his guilty plea.
Credit Christian Bersani / WAER News

A Cicero man who stabbed a woman to death and sexually assaulted a young girl after kidnapping them at Great Northern Mall plead guilty in court Wednesday.


David Renz will face life in prison without the chance for parole. Onondaga County District Attorney Bill Fitzpatrick was grateful to all police agencies that investigated this horrific crime.

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Election Fraud
12:34 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Governor Cuomo Starts Panel to Fight Corruption Where State Legislature Balked

Governor Cuomo begins commission to go after campaign scandals and bribes that rocked New York City and State politics.
Credit DemocracyChronicles

Governor Andrew Cuomo names Onondaga County District Attorney Bill Fitzpatrick as one of the co-chairs of a commission to look into election fraud.  Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney is also on the panel.


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Bribery and Scandal
6:21 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Cuomo in Syracuse Pushes Public Campaign Financing, Stronger Govt Corruption Laws

Governor Cuomo speaks at SU for his Campaign Finance Reform, Voting Reform and Anti-Corruption Legislation
Credit Chris Bolt, WAER News

Chris Bolt reports on Governor Cuomo visit to Syracuse University Newhouse School to promote "Clean Up NY"

Governor Andrew Cuomo continued his push in Syracuse Wednesday for a package of bills he’s touting as “Clean Up New York.”


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