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"Speed Week" Ups Highway Patrols

08.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

State Police have started a week-long campaign targeting speeding and aggressive driving. You'll see more state troopers and unmarked police patrol cars on highways. Last year, 25-thousand tickets were issued in a week.

Man accused of Killing NYS Trooper Indicted

08.07.14 | Bob Price

The Florida man accused of intentionally killing New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner in May was indicted Wednesday. 60 year-old Almond Upton faces 11 charges, including first-degree murder. A Broome County Grand Jury says there is evidence ...

NY releases Half of Common Core Exam Questions

08.07.14 | Bob Price

New York education officials have released half of the questions from this years' common core math and English exams.... five months after critics complained they were confusing and loaded with brand name references that looked like product ...

Corbett bails out Philly Schools

08.07.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is advancing the states' largest public school system... $265 million to avoid a delay in the start of the school year. Cash-strapped Philadelphia says the money won't guarantee classes will start on time. ...

Cuomo Challenger heads to Court

08.07.14 | Bob Price

New York City law professor Zephyr Teachout is headed to court today to defend her campaign to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Governor claims teachout hasn't lived in New York long enough to be on next month's Democratic Primary ballot. Teachout ...

Marcellus Shale gas production soars

08.06.14 |

Federal energy experts say Marcellus Shale natural gas production has hit an all-time high. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says that production from Pennsylvania and West Virginia totaled about 15 billion cubic feet per day in July. ...

NYers "ho-hum" about Cuomo Scandal

08.06.14 | Bob Price

Allegations that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo meddled with an anti-corruption commission are being met with a shrug from many voters. A new Marist College Poll shows more than 70 percent of voters view the allegations as a minor factor and say it ...

Pennsylvania Governor's race is tightening

08.06.14 | Bob Price

The race for governor of Pennsylvania appears to be tightening. The latest Magellan Strategies poll shows incumbent Tom Corbett within seven points of his democratic challenger Tom Wolf. Last week a New York Times/CBS news poll found Corbett ...

Rochester man charged with threatening the President

08.06.14 | Bob Price

Brandon Correa of Rochester has been indicted by a federal grand jury for making a "direct threat" to kill President Barack Obama, according to a release from federal prosecutors. He was arraigned before U.S. Magistrate Judge Jonathan W. Feldman on ...

PA Courts Consider Microfilm Records

08.05.14 | Terry Diener

A new law could help counties in Pennsylvania modernize the way they store and preserve court records, by giving them the option to store those records electronically, not just through paper copies or microfilm.The proposal to update methods by ...

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