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Snowstorm Well Underway - Periods of Heavy Snow and Difficult Travel into Tonight

Snowfall rates of 1" to at times 2" per hour are likely this afternoon and this evening across most of the area as low pressure passes to the region's south.  This will cause rapid accumulations and low visibility producing hazardous travel conditions.  The storm will begin winding down after 10-11pm with accumulating snow ending from west to east between 1am and 4am Thursday. Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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NY court clarifies vandalism insurance

ALBANY (AP) -- The top New York court says property insurance against vandalism includes coverage for malicious damage that isn't specifically aimed at the insured property.
  
The ruling comes from a claim by Georgitsi Realty, owner of a four-story apartment building in Brooklyn, against Penn-Star Insurance Co.
  
The owner says excavation next door cracked the walls and foundations of the building, but those contractors ignored fines and a court order to stop.
  
In answering questions about New York law for the ongoing federal case, the Court of Appeals says acts not specifically directed at a property may be vandalism when they are malicious, with such deliberate disregard for others to be "willful or wanton."
 
In a partial dissent, Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam would exclude malicious acts where damaging property was not the primary intent.
  
AP-WF-10-18-13 0703GMT
 
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