List by Month: 3-2018

School removed interim principal following death of autistic student

03.19.18 | Brandon Dickson

The body of 14-year-old Trevyan Rowe was found a week ago Sunday in the Genesee River after he walked away from school. Bridgitte Griffin, the interim principal at James P.B. Duffy School No. 12 has been removed from her post. Three school...

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies at 88

03.16.18 | Bob Price

Rep. Louise Slaughter, who served New York's 25th District for 31 years, has died. Last week, the Democratic Congresswoman fell at her home in Washington, D.C. and was hospitalized at George Washington University Hospital. She was...

School to issue 200 detentions because of student walkouts

03.16.18 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania high school says it will issue detentions to more than 200 students who walked out of school as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence. Pennridge Superintendent Jacqueline Rattingan announced the punishment against the...

GOP starts online campaign in search of people who had voting problems in PA-18 special election

03.16.18 | Bob Price

New political ads running after the election's over? Yes, that's now something that's happening in the advertising-heavy 18th congressional district special race. They launched online Thursday afternoon. If you're a Republican and you live in...

Seneca Park Zoo welcoming new snow leopard

03.16.18 | Bob Price

The Seneca Park Zoo will be welcoming a new snow leopard to the zoo. Timila, a one-year-old female, is set to arrive at the zoo. She will join Kaba, the zoo's 7-year-old male snow leopard, in the zoo's new snow leopard habitat that will open in...

Tractor Trailer Hauling Cows Overturns on I-86, Some Livestock Die in Crash

03.16.18 | Bob Price

A tractor trailer transporting cows to Philadelphia overturned around midnight Friday on Interstate 86 in Chemung County. It happened at the eastbound lane, near the Elmira exit, according to fire officials on the scene. ...

PA politicians are working to 'get the lead out' at school

03.15.18 | Bob Price

Two Pennsylvania lawmakers have introduced legislation that would require schools test their drinking water every year. State representatives Karen Boback and Patrick Harkins say their proposal helps address the threat of lead. The past few...

NY's AG serves subpoenas to 2 opioid distributors

03.15.18 | Brandon Dickson

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is seeking information about the companies' sales records and marketing efforts. Specifically, the subpoenas request documents about suspicious drug orders as well as advertising and marketing material...

Law firm releases the names of more than a dozen priests accused of abuse

03.13.18 | Bob Price

The Minnesota-based law firm was in Buffalo today for a news conference where it went public with a report detailing accusations against 13 local priests. The Diocese of Buffalo has unveiled an independent compensation program for up to one...

PA moves joins push to ban Down syndrome babies from abortion

03.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

Karen Gaffney, the first person with Down syndrome to swim the English Channel, says people who have defied the odds "are living and contributing in the communities where they live." House Speaker Mike Turzai, Monday, unveiled the House version...

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