In the rural 10-county Northern Tier, there has been a more than 500% increase in hospitalizations for opiod overdoses since the year 2000.
60 Year-old Sheila Fullmer was a mail clerk at a Rochester distribution center when law enforcement agents saw her rifling through the mail last fall.
She was caught with about $600 in stolen gift cards and cash.
Governor Cuomo signed legislation yesterday to facilitate the drug collection and safe disposal effort.
All pharmacies in New York are now encouraged to become authorized collectors of unused, expired and unwanted drugs.
The 11 term representative resigned from Congress yesterday, two days after being found guilty in Philadelphia racketeering case.
A large crowd showed up at last night's zoning board meeting in Penn Forest Township to discuss the pro's and con's of erecting 40 turbines in the heart of the Poconos.Those opposed to the wind farm project far outnumbered those who support ...
A Senate panel on Wednesday advanced a measure that would allow the state to impose penalties on organizations found guilty of discrimination.
Michael Geer of the Pennsylvania Family Institute encourages Christians to pray.
He said, ...
Mortgage lenders will be forced to maintain thousands of abandoned properties across the state under a deal struck by Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers.
This new law requires banks and other mortgage holders to board up or replace broken windows, ...
The legislation limits access to opioid prescriptions and requires health insurers to cover more treatment costs.New York is investing $200 million dollars to combat the scourge of opiod overdoses in the Empire State.
A House panel has passed a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks.
The bills' author Kathy Rapp of the Northern Tier said, "We cannot diminish the value of one category of human life--the unborn."Rapp's legislation recognizes ...
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the men illegally sold more than 100 rifles.
A lawyer for the defendants says when it comes to the SAFE Act the law is flawed. The gun dealers worked at the Jackson Guns and Ammo store in ...