List by Author: Brandon Dickson

One group in NY commits to keeping school kids safe

08.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

Members of a new task force in Onondaga County will focus on things such as student and teacher training and threat assessment. Mental health is also a priority. The group was formed in response to the school massacre in Parkland, Florida that...

Healing victims following the largest review into child abuse in PA's Catholic church

08.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

Abuse expert Kristen Houser tells ABC-27, "It is the documented, systemic failure to protect children by trusted adults that makes this so damaging.  Those are the things that often compound the emotional pain that people have." She says...

NY's governor in hot water for remarks he made about America

08.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

During a speech Wednesday in Manhattan, Governor Andrew Cuomo said, "We're not going to make America great again.  It was never that great." Republican Marc Molinaro is challenging Cuomo in November.  Molinaro has expressed "shock"...

NY softball team helps with flood clean up

08.15.18 | Brandon Dickson

Help is here. The Southern Tier Thunder softball team is among those in the community keeping crews fed and helping cleanup the mess left by flooding across the Twin Tiers. Their coach, Justin Pack, tells WENY-TV he knows two groups of families...

New York ranks last for retirement spots

08.10.18 | Brandon Dickson

A new Bankrate survey has named New York state the worst in the country for your golden years. Bankrate looked at factors such as cost of living, weather, and healthcare quality. South Dakota was number one.  

Business leaders share concerns with U.S. Senator Pat Toomey over trade taxes

08.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Toomey and other senators from both sides of the aisle have introduced legislation that requires congress to approve any tariffs made in the interest of national security. Last month, President Trump announced $12 billion in emergency relief to...

New York misses the mark on infrastructure

08.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

The state has the seventh worst infrastructure in the U.S. earning a "D" grade, according to CNBC. Researchers looked at things like the number of deficient bridges, commute time, and road conditions. Data also revealed the state's water...

PA policeman charged with voluntary manslaughter

08.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

This after he fatally shot a man that was reportedly hanging on or jumping on moving cars near Dorney Park in Allentown. A prosecutor says 33-year-old South Whitehall Township Officer Jonathan Roselle had an "unreasonable" belief that his...

Gov. Wolf creates commission to protect the LGBT community from discrimination

08.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

The executive order is a first of its kind in the nation. Pennsylvania is the only northeastern state without comprehensive anti-discrimination laws protecting LGBTQ people. The 40-person commission will focus on workplace harassment...

NRA sues Cuomo after Dept. of Finance deemed 'carry guard" insurance illegal

08.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

Tim Andrews, president of Scope NY, says he feels the governor has gun advocates in his sights. The NRA says the move on the part of the state violates the not-for-profit's first and fourteenth amendment rights and they're calling it selective...

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