List by Month: 4-2013

Iranian Pastor Saeed Abedini Gets Support From John Kerry

04.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Iranian Pastor Saeed Abedini has a new ally. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday he has given the nod to U.S. allies to intervene on Abedini's behalf, to have him freed from an Iranian prison. The 32 year old is serving time for founding ...

Kingston, PA Featured In Film Out May 17th

04.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The town of Kingston, Pennsylvania is going to be featured in a new film called "The English Teacher." Julian Moore stars as a character who struggles to help her former star student find his calling. The film was actually shot entirely in New York ...

New York Hit With Second Political Scandal This Week

04.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A state Assemblyman was arrested after he revealed Thursday he had been an informant since 2009, and helped prosecutors in public corruption cases. Nelson Castro is from the Bronx. Earlier this week, former state lawmaker Malcolm Smith was accused ...

3 in 4 American Women Have Lived With A Man Before Marriage

04.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Cohabitation- living together before marriage-- is becoming a regular part of life in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three of four women have lived with a partner without being married by the age of 30.  ...

Alleged Webster Ambush Accomplice Indicted

04.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The woman charged with providing weapons used in the Webster ambush and shooting on Christmas Eve was indicted on a state gun charge Wednesday. Dawn Nguyen was charged with making a false statement while buying guns in Henrietta in 2010. The ...

ACA Shooting Anniversary Marked In Binghamton

04.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Wednesday marked 4 years since the American Civic Assocation shootings in Binghamton, New York. 13 people were shot and killed by Jiverly Wong at the ACA. At a memorial service, victims families said yesterday the community is helping them heal. ...

Food Stamp Use is Up Nationally, But Down In Pennsylvania

04.04.13 | Rob Wood

Food stamp participation across the United States has been surging since 2007-- 26 million Americans used it then, but the number more then doubled by 2012. Apparently though, Pennsylvania is bucking the trend. Involvement hasn't risen the last few ...

Tom Corbett Gets His First Formidable Foe In The 2014 Race For Governor

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There is another name in the hat in the 2014 race for Pennsylvania governor. Tom Wolf, a wealthy central Pennsylvania businessman and former State Revenue Secretary, announced today he's running, and vowed to put up at least 10 million dollars of ...

Cuomo Says Registering Assault Weapons Is Next Under NY's SAFE Act

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

What is next under New York's SAFE ACT? New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made pit stops in Buffalo and Rochester Tuesday to ceremonially sign off on the new state budget. While there, he explained what's next for the SAFE Act. Revised parts of the ...

America's Most Wanted Is Canned; It Was Hosted By A NY Native

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The long-running crime show "America's Most Wanted" has been cancelled by its cable network, but a new show featuring Auburn, New York native John Walsh is being considered, called "John Walsh Investigates". America's Most Wanted premiered in 1988 ...

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