List by Month: 8-2018

Gov. Wolf heads to Puerto Rico

08.29.18 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is headed to Puerto Rico today to see first hand the damage done from last year's hurricane. He's also there to develop cultural and business ties. Pennsylvania is home to more than 350-thousand Puerto Ricans...

Pittsburgh's daily newspaper stops daily printing

08.29.18 | Terry Diener

Pittsburgh will hold the distinction of being the largest city in the U.S. without a daily print newspaper after the city's Post-Gazette informed readers it will cut its production schedule from seven days a week to five beginning...

Rhetoric heats up in the PA governor's race

08.28.18 | Brandon Dickson

After Governor Tom Wolf announced he would only debate Republican challenger Scott Wagner once before the November 6th election, with no explanation as to why, Wagner is criticizing the incumbent governor. Wagner said Monday Wolf is hoping to...

New York state launches new school bus driver requirements

08.28.18 | Brandon Dickson

All school bus drivers will have to submit to random drug and alcohol testing as part of a new law in New York state. The measure will go into effect in 4 months. The legislation also prohibits bus drivers from driving within eight hours of...

Judge will sentence former Pennsylvania treasurer Rob McCord today

08.28.18 | Brandon Dickson

In Hariisburg today, the one-time Democratic candidate for governor, will learn whether he has a date with a federal prison cell. How much credit McCord will get for aiding federal investigators in the failed 2017 bribery prosecution of an...

Alfred U to honor slain NYS trooper at football home opener

08.28.18 | Bob Price

Trooper Nicholas Clark was shot and killed last month while responding to a suicidal man barricaded in his home near Corning. Clark graduated from Alfred in 2011 and was a football standout. His former college teammates will be invited to the...

New York is the best state in the country for women's equality

08.23.18 | Brandon Dickson

WalletHub spokeswoman Jill Gonzalez says the Empire State did really well in the workplace and political empowerment categories. She says Pennsylvania ranks 29th.  According to Gonzalez, "it has one of the largest political gaps in the...

PA prisons undergoing security overhaul after recent safety issues

08.23.18 | Brandon Dickson

This, after 18 staff members were taken to the hospital for exposure to a synthetic form of marijuana at three prisons earlier this month. Violence toward staff is also of concern.  Tabb Bickell with the corrections department believes...

Buffalo U to bring in former VP and former Sec. of State this fall

08.23.18 | Brandon Dickson

Joe Biden will start the school's distinguished speaker series on October 25th, and Condoleezza Rice will be the final speaker on April 17th.

Penn State football fans will see more police during games this season

08.23.18 | Terry Diener

Officials say it’s part of the University’s ongoing efforts to review and implement best practices related to the safety of the game day experience. Starting with the Nittany Lions’ home opener against Appalachian State on...