List by Month: 4-2017

The nationwide manhunt for the man who posted a murder on Facebook ends in Erie

04.18.17 | Terry Diener

The man police say posted a video of himself on Facebook killing an elderly man,  shot and killed himself after a brief pursuit by Pennsylvania State Police today.Steve Stephens was accused of shooting seventy-four year old Robert Godwin Sr...

A significant marriage ruling has been made in Pennsylvania

04.18.17 |

The state appeals court says a same-sex couple had a legitimate common-law marriage decades before homosexual marriage became legal in Pennsylvania. The decision means the surviving partner of a man who died decades ago has the same legal...

Education experts in NY question whether the first in the nation free college tuition plan should be a model for other states

04.17.17 | Jeremy Miller

Experts say offers the plan which covers tuition at public colleges for students whose families earn less that $125,000 a year or less offers the least assistance to the neediest students whose tuition is already covered by other...

A new Penn State study reveals women are more represented in the healthcare field in PA than any other industry

04.17.17 | Terry Diener

Women make up about 88% of the state's health care support workers.   Women in most health care professions also tend to earn closer to the same amount as men in their fields.  Support workers earn more than 80 cents for every...

Liberal Democrats in NY are fighting to restore funding to Planned Parenthood

04.17.17 | Bob Price

Assemblywoman Nily Rozic will introduce legislation this week requiring the state health department to create a special program to fund Planned Parenthood. Last week, President Trump signed legislation to undo an Obama-era executive order that...

The murder trial of Eric Frein continues today in Milford, PA

04.17.17 | Bob Price

Trooper Alex Douglass, who survived the ambush at the State Police barracks, may testify. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin will rest his case this week. Eric Frein's attorneys do not plan to call the 33-year-old to the stand. Frein...

Today is the deadline to register to vote in PA if you want to take part in the May 17th Primary Election

04.17.17 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania primary elections next month feature a number of contests for school boards and county and municipal government, as well as a handful of appeals court races. Public interest may not be what it was last year, when Pennsylvania was a...

The Pittsburgh Steelers are mourning the loss of their longtime owner

04.14.17 | Bob Price

Pittsburgh Steelers Owner Dan Rooney has died at the age of 84.   His father, Art, founded the team in the early 1930s. Dan Rooney succeeded him as president in 1975.   Under Rooney's guidance, the Steelers won six super bowls, the...

The highest ranking Democrat in Congress will be in Elmira, NY today

04.14.17 | Bob Price

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will be at the Arnot Ogden Hospital to talk about the establishment of a new four-year medical college in Elmira.

Fans of Rumble Ponies baseball in Binghamton are excited about the upcoming season

04.14.17 | Bob Price

The New York Mets AA farm team won their home-opener last night against the Erie Sea Wolves at the newly-renovated NYSEG field.The upgrades to NYSEG field include terraced seating, a picnic area, indoor batting cages and a new family-friendly...

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