List by Author: Brandon Dickson

Meningitis health scare at Penn State

09.26.18 | Brandon Dickson

A case of bacterial meningitis has been confirmed at the university's main campus. A student has been treated for the deadly infection and is recovering at the hospital. Close contacts of the student have been notified and given...

NY basketball recruiting business is being sued

09.26.18 | Brandon Dickson

The business has been accused of luring players with college and professional aspirations through false claims of providing "the very best" coaching and training facilities. Attorney General Barbara Underwood says the suit seeks to stop AAU...

Gov. Cuomo signs bill to allow medical pot for chronic pain

09.25.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey, Brandon Dickson

Andrew Cuomo says he hopes that pain sufferers will choose pot over more addictive opioids. The governor also says his staff is working on legislation that would make recreational marijuana available to New Yorkers over 21. Pro-family groups...

Molinaro unveils plan to slash taxes

09.25.18 | Brandon Dickson

New York Republican candidate for governor, Marc Molinaro, is promising to cut property taxes by almost 30% if elected. He told a group of upstate business leaders he would also make Governor Cuomo's 2% property tax cap permanent and expand it...

Gov. Wolf addresses lack of planned debates

09.25.18 | Brandon Dickson

Tom Wolf and his Republican opponent Scott Wagner will only battle once before the November 6th election.  Traditionally, gubernatorial candidates have done at least three debates. Wolf says voters should consider his overall campaign, and...

Molinaro launches website for people to report Cuomo corruption

09.24.18 | Brandon Dickson

Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro has launched  CuomoLeaks.com for people to confidentially report corruption they've seen in Governor Cuomo's camp. The Dutchess County Executive says numerous state employees and...

Drone technology industry in central NY is really taking off

09.24.18 | Brandon Dickson

Six companies have announced plans to open or expand offices in the area. The announcements come after state officials set aside tens of millions in dollars in incentives to support the burgeoning field. All told, the companies say the...

Bill Cosby may have just had his last weekend of freedom

09.24.18 | Brandon Dickson

A sentencing hearing for the comedian begins today in Norristown. Cosby was found guilty in April of drugging and assaulting former Temple University athletics staffer Andrea Constand at his home in 2004. The sentencing hearing is scheduled...

U.S. Senate candidate uses opioid maker campaign donations to fight drug crisis

09.21.18 | Brandon Dickson

Republican Lou Barletta says he's donating that money to City Mission Charity, a faith-based program that helps low-income people in Washington, Pennsylvania. Barletta is also calling on his Democratic rival, Senator Bob Casey, to donate the...

Senseless shooting in Syracuse

09.21.18 | Brandon Dickson

Five people shot, including one child, during a celebration of a life event for a family member who just died of cancer. Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh says "this violence has to stop." Chief of Police Frank Fowler, says cops are still searching for...

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