List by Author: Brandon Dickson

Pres. of Syracuse police union calls for officers to be removed from city schools

04.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

It comes in response to officer Vallon Smith being removed from Nottingham High School after his and another officer's arrest of a student last year was criticized by the city's Citizen Review Board. The arrest left 14-year-old Jabari Boykins...

Police say a home explosion in Buffalo was an attempted suicide

04.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

Thankfully, that man is still alive. Neighbor Laurie Brown says the older man "walked right through the debris" without a mark. No one was hurt. The man is now in police custody.

U.S. investigators look into central PA plane crash that killed two people

04.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

The single-engine aircraft crashed Thursday morning in a residential area in Williamsburg. Victims have yet to be identified. The aircraft had taken off in Lancaster and was originally bound for South Bend, Indiana, but was diverted to the...

A Syracuse frat has been suspened over racist and sexist videos

04.19.18 | Brandon Dickson

The school says the videos involved members of Theta Tau, a professional engineering frat. Syracuse's chancellor describes the behavior in the videos as racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist, and hostile to people with disabilities. He said...

Dick's Sporting Goods is destroying select guns

04.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

The company has decided to destroy all the guns and accessories that it stopped selling earlier this year following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The retailer, which started in Binghamton, said Tuesday that it's in the process of...

Today's the deadline to register to vote in the next PA primary

04.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

You're eligible to register if you're a U.S. citizen and will have been a resident of Pennsylvania for at least 30 days before the May 15th primaries. For this election you must be a registered Democrat or Republican in order to vote in the...

Syrian-Americans in PA expressing anger at the missile strike on their homeland

04.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

About 50 Syrians were celebrating their country's Independence Day at a rally in Allentown Saturday. Those in attendance sided with President Bashar al-assad, calling Friday's missile strike by the U.S., Britain and France illegal. Others in...

NY's call center for tax filing is extending its hours

04.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

The tax filing deadline is tomorrow, April 17th. New York's tax filing information center will be open to answer last-minute questions. The state Department of Taxation and Finance will be open until 7:30 p.m. today and Tuesday.

40 New jobs blowing into upstate New York

04.10.18 | Brandon Dickson

Air-flo Manufacturing has announced its expanding its operations in Chemung County where it will consolidate its truck body and accessory manufacturing operations and install new production lines. The expansion project is expected to be...

New bills in PA aim to crack down on speeders

04.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

The measures would allow municipal police to use radar to detect speed. Representative Greg Rothman says the commonwealth is the only state "that does not allow municipal police to use radar." Only state police in PA can use the technology...

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