List by Month: 10-2016

Tense times in Elmira Heights after a man barricaded himself in his home for six hours

10.17.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Elmira Heights Police Chief Rick Churches says the suspect has had runs-in before with law enforcement. He claimed, Sunday, to have planted bombs on the premises. The neighborhood was evacuated, just to be...

A fresh batch of New York state Troopers will report for duty this week all across the Empire State

10.17.16 | Sarah Harnisch

More than 220 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Albany last week and will report for duty this coming Thursday. The academy program lasts 26 weeks, and is followed by ten weeks of field training. This was the 204th graduating...

It's debate night in Pittsburgh between U.S. Senator Pat Toomey and Democratic challenger Katie McGinty

10.17.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Senate contest could determine whether Republicans maintain control of the Senate after the election.The hour-long debate is being taped at KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh for broadcast at 7 p.m.  It will also be available to stations...

Child killed in Jamestown house fire

10.16.16 | Bob Price

Despite  the best efforts of firefighters, police and an infant's parents, officials say a child was killed Saturday morning on Prendergast Avenue in Jamestown.  Fire Department Lieutenant Bruce Sheldon said they responded quickly when...

Biden to Campaign for Hillary Clinton in Luzerne County

10.16.16 | Bob Price

Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to campaign for Hillary Clinton in Luzerne County, the Clinton campaign announced. According to the campaign website, Biden will speak at a public event on Friday, October 21. The venue has not yet been...

Ex-Attorney General May Seek Non-Jail Sentence For Perjury

10.16.16 | Bob Price

Lawyers for former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane are hinting they will seek probation or house arrest when she is sentenced on perjury and obstruction charges. They have filed papers asking for a home confinement assessment. The...

3-year-old child killed in lawnmower accident in upstate NY

10.16.16 | Bob Price

Police say a 3-year-old child has been killed in a lawnmower accident in upstate New York. The Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester reports that the accident happened shortly after 4:30 p.m. Saturday in Webster in northwestern New York. Police...

The price of natural gas is expected to be lower in New York

10.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

According to the New York State Public Service Commission, natural gas bills will be about 10% lower than the normal price on natural gas-- about $693 per family this season. And electricity costs will be 14% less at $41 a month.

New yorkers must register to vote by today in order to cast ballots in the presidential election on November 8th

10.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

If you are looking to register to vote or change your enrollment information, you can do it on the Department of Motor Vehicles website.

Talks went into the night last night for faculty members at 14 state run universities in Pennsylvania

10.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

We are now five days away from hundreds of professors walking off the job. They have been without a contract since 2014. A strike would affect tens of thousands of college students across the Keystone State. A spokesman for the state system...

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