List by Month: 5-2014

NY First Responders Now Carry Narcan

05.21.14 | Bill Price

The drug is to combat a growing number of people struggling with heroin and prescription drug addiction across the state. Police and fire departments throughout the country have started carrying Narcan. The antidote is used to fight respiratory ...

Ambush Accomplice Could Have Federal Prison Sentence

05.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

 Dawn Nyguyen,  convicted in the deadly Webster, New York ambush is about to face her first federal charges. Nyguyen, who was accused of lying on documents to buy guns used in the 2012 Christmas Eve Ambush, is expected to take a plea ...

NY Senator Bruno Seeks Reimbursement for Legal Bills

05.20.14 | FL News Team

          After being found not guilty in a corruption trial Friday, former New York Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno said Monday he will seek state reimbursement for his legal bills of up to $4 ...

NY Senate Committee Votes on Medical Marijuana Bill

05.20.14 | FL News Team

 A bill that would legalize medical marijuana faces a key test vote today in New York. The Senate's Republican-led health committee will put it up for a vote today. The 17-member panel has 8 Democrats, 8 Republicans and 1 Democrat who caucuses ...

PA Lawmaker Pushes for Open Primaries

05.20.14 | FL News Team

As voters cast ballots on primary day in Pennsylvania, one state lawmaker thinks its time to let independents take part in the nominating contests. Today's primary features many hot races across the Commonwealth, but over 1 million voters will have ...

Federal Court to Announce PA Gay Marriage Ruling

05.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A Federal court rules today on gay marriage in Pennsylvania. The ACLU brought a lawsuit on behalf of 21 gay and lesbian couples. They plan to hold rallies across the state before and after the decision is announced, with a mass rally on the steps ...

Maid of the Mist has Canadian Competition

05.19.14 | Bob Price

 For the first time in its 100 year history-- the Maid of the Mist tour boats below Niagara Falls have some tourism competition this summer. The boats will continue to launch from the American side of the falls, but this year, for the first ...

New York Dems Convene This Week

05.19.14 | Bob Price

    New York Democrats are gathering this week to formally nominate Governor Cuomo to another term. The state Democratic party will put forth candidates for Governor, Lieutenant governor, attorney general and comptroller on Wednesday ...

Another Drop in PA's Unemployment

05.19.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania's unemployment fell again for the ninth straight month, even as payroll and labor force growth remained relatively stagnant in April. The report says that unemployment fell three-tenths of a percentage point to 5.7 percent in April. ...

No Front-Runner Yet in PA Lt. Gov Race

05.19.14 | Terry Diener

Five seasoned politicians are vying for the Democratic nomination for the high-ranking but low-profile office of Pennsylvania lieutenant governor. Voters will choose among state Sen. Mike Stack of Philadelphia, state Rep. Brandon Neuman of ...

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