List by Author: Brandon Dickson

Man charged with murdering an aide to Gov. Cuomo has been convicted of manslaughter

07.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

Kenny Bazile was found guilty Thursday in the 2015 shooting death of Carey Gabay, who got caught in the middle of a gang-related gun battle before a parade in Brooklyn. Bazile was acquitted of murder charges Gabay was deputy counsel of the...

PA's top fiscal watchdog says legalizing marijuana could bolster the state's coffers

07.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says $581 million could flow to the commonwealth if recreational pot is approved. Pro-family forces fear recreational pot will open the flood-gates to all sorts of societal ills.

Frederick Douglass statue replicas are set to be installed

07.19.18 | Brandon Dickson

The first three replicas are based on the statue located in Highland Park. To mark the 200th anniversary of his birth in Maryland, a local group is placing 13 statues in locations that were significant in his Rochester life. The statues are...

Some Syracuse teens are visiting the White House today

07.19.18 | Brandon Dickson

They were invited to Washington by Ivanka Trump, who met them last week during her visit to the Institute of Technology at Central High School. The three students will see President Trump sign off on an executive order involving vocational...

PA Auditor General calls on feds to help protect the state’s voting systems

07.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

The commonwealth was one of 21 states that Russian hackers targeted prior to the 2016 election. Eugene DePasquale says, "my team will do everything we can to ensure that any system Pennsylvania may use now or in the future is wholly owned...

Trial date set for members of a former Penn State fraternity

07.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

The former frat members charged in connection with the death of a pledge after a night of hazing and drinking in February 2017 are scheduled to go to trial early next year. A Centre County judge set aside 20 days for the trial involving 21...

Jury indicts Schuylkill Co. man who made alleged online threats against Pres. Trump

07.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

U.S marshals, the FBI, and the Secret Service want to find Shawn Christy. Investigators say he also made threats against police and the district attorney in Northampton County. Detectives believe Christy stole a pickup truck from his former...

Government watchdog group calls for probe into former aide of Gov. Cuomo

07.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

Common Cause-New York called for the investigation Monday into the misuse of state resources while Joe Percoco lead the governor's 2014 campaign. This comes, a day after The Times-Union of Albany reported that Percoco's state phone and office...

Police ID man killed in last week's triple shooting in Waterloo, NY

07.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

Troopers say 60-year-old Charlie Andrus was among the victims in last Tuesday's shooting that also left a woman dead and a second woman wounded. Services for Andrus and 53-year-old Lori McConnell are happening today. Cops say they've arrested...

New powers for Pennsylvania's AG

07.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

A new law, which is now in effect, gives Josh Shapiro the power to investigate and prosecute abuse. Specifically, towards the elderly and care-dependent people. The new law will also remove the need to prove that physical injury occurred in...

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