List by Month: 10-2017

You can safely discard unused or expired drugs tomorrow

10.27.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

It's all part of the National Prescription Take-Back Day. Acting U.S. Attorney James Kennedy visited Niagara Falls Thursday to warn of the dangers of drugs in homes. Kennedy said, "Every day over 2,500 teenagers take prescription drugs to get...

Armed robbery, police chase ends in a fatal shooting in Horseheads, NY

10.27.17 | Bob Price

What began as an armed robbery in Elmira, NY Thursday ended in a police chase and fatal shooting along the side of a highway in Horseheads. Elmira Police Chief Joe Kane says the suspect, 34-year-old James Davis,  shot at them from his...

500 PA Army National Guard troops will be headed to the Middle East in January

10.26.17 | Bob Price

It's the first time since the Korean War the entire command structure of the Pennsylvania Guard is being deployed. Guardsmen from Pennsylvania have been serving in Iraq and Afghanistan since the 9/11 attacks in 2001.

A special-needs woman is missing in Livingston County, NY

10.26.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Police need your help in finding her.  Officials say 21-year-old Starrlita Smith was last seen wearing blue jeans, a pink pullover, and white sneakers. The woman from Leicester has not been seen since Monday. Livingston County Sheriff Tom...

Still more questions than answers as PA rolls the medical marijuana program

10.26.17 | Terry Diener

There are many unsettled questions surrounding the new arena of medical pot in Pennsylvania. What will happen to growers who are not up and running in six months? Will businesses be able to get financial backing from banks? The state Dept. of...

Cancer is the 2nd-leading cause of death in New York

10.26.17 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo wants to know what can be done to reverse the trend. Statewide, Warren county in New York's north country has the highest rate of cancer anywhere in the Empire State. Cancer kills 35,000 New Yorkers every year.  Only heart...

The 'all clear' has been given in Niagara, NY

10.25.17 | Bob Price

Residents along Military Road were forced to "shelter in place" for more than 20 hours yesterday due to a hazmat spill at a Wegmans parking lot. A truck carrying liquid hydrogen hit a light pole causing some explosive material to seep out.

School choice legislation has hit a roadblock in Pennsylvania

10.25.17 | Terry Diener

At the Senate education committee meeting, it appeared a bill that would establish education savings accounts narrowly passed by a 6-5 vote. Afterward, it came to light that a proxy vote by a Republican lawmaker opposing the bill had not been...

Buffalo, NY is the friendliest city in America

10.25.17 | Bob Price

A new survey shows the Queen City edging out the likes of Honolulu, Nashville, and San Antonio for the honor. The survey was conducted by Travel and Leisure magazine.

A PA state official fatally shot a man in Luzerne County yesterday

10.25.17 | Bob Price

In Plymouth, PA Tuesday, an officer with the Fish and Boat Commission shot and killed 37-year-old Sean Bohinski of Nanticoke after the suspect hit him with a rock and tried to drown him in the Susquehanna River. The Luzerne County district...