List by Month: 8-2017

NY is giving hundreds of foster families a chance to go camping for free this summer.

08.15.17 | Jeremy Miller

The state sends out 500 camping gift cards and Empire Passes to foster families around the state. The $80 gift cards can cover a two-night stay at a state camp site, or supplies from the state Parks Dept. The Empire Pass is for day-use vehicle...

Residents of the Southern Tier are hoping to end the sale of Confederate flags at the Delaware County Fair

08.14.17 | Bob Price

The group Fair for All rallied at the entrance of the fair yesterday. State police forced the group off the fairgrounds.Fair for All members say the modern "Stars and Bars" has no place at a public event, because "it represents a history of...

A judge wants Penn State to explain why the school's top athletic trainer allegedly took part in a deadly hazing incident

08.14.17 | Bob Price

The athletic trainer lived in the Beta Theta Hi house where Timothy Piazza died after a binge drinking party. More than a dozen others at the now-shuttered fraternity face manslaughter charges.

The 10th annual 'i-Matter' music festival happened yesterday in Horseheads, NY

08.14.17 | Bob Price

It's all about raising awareness about the problem of teen suicide. Pastor Scott Lowman served as one of the organizers of this year's event.  He says a whole generation of young people need to understand that there's more to life than how...

PA residents will start seeing gray police vehicles on the road

08.14.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Pennsylvania State Police now has a fleet of over 1,100  gray SUVs and cars. The new gray Ford Interceptor Utility and Sedan patrol vehicles were unveiled over the weekend. But, it will take over three-years to phase in the new gray...

The murder trial of Akeem Williams started today in Elmira, NY

08.14.17 | Bob Price

Police say the 30-year-old shot his friend to death last summer after getting into an argument over an Xbox video-game console.

NY's governor is expected to sign legislation that requires police officers receive CPR training

08.11.17 | Bob Price

Brianna's Law is named after 11-year-old Brianna Ojeda, a New York City girl who died after suffering an asthma attack in 2010. Brianna's mom was stopped by a cop on the way to the hospital.  That officer did not know CPR.  

The teen mom accused of abandoning her baby in Elmira makes her first court appearance today

08.11.17 | Bob Price

The 17-year-old, from Sayre, Pennsylvania, faces attempted murder charges when she appears before a judge at 1 o'clock this afternoon. Elmira sisters Kayla and Karen Seals rescued the child after it was discarded near some bushes outside a...

NY child advocacy groups are reminding parents of unwanted babies about the state's Safe Haven law

08.10.17 | Bob Price

Mothers unable to care for a newborn, up to 30 days old, can drop it off at a fire station or hospital, with no questions asked. This week, an eight-month-old baby was abandoned in a plastic back in some bushes outside a home in Elmira...

A hearing happens today in PA for 16 members of a now closed Penn State frat house

08.10.17 | Bob Price

They're charged in the hazing death of 19 year-old Timothy Piazza, who passed away after a drinking party at the school in February. The Centre County DA says the defendants waited 12 hours before calling 911. Piazza died from injuries...