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Alleged Webster Ambush Accomplice Indicted

04.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The woman charged with providing weapons used in the Webster ambush and shooting on Christmas Eve was indicted on a state gun charge Wednesday. Dawn Nguyen was charged with making a false statement while buying guns in Henrietta in 2010. The ...

ACA Shooting Anniversary Marked In Binghamton

04.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Wednesday marked 4 years since the American Civic Assocation shootings in Binghamton, New York. 13 people were shot and killed by Jiverly Wong at the ACA. At a memorial service, victims families said yesterday the community is helping them heal. ...

Food Stamp Use is Up Nationally, But Down In Pennsylvania

04.04.13 | Rob Wood

Food stamp participation across the United States has been surging since 2007-- 26 million Americans used it then, but the number more then doubled by 2012. Apparently though, Pennsylvania is bucking the trend. Involvement hasn't risen the last few ...

Tom Corbett Gets His First Formidable Foe In The 2014 Race For Governor

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There is another name in the hat in the 2014 race for Pennsylvania governor. Tom Wolf, a wealthy central Pennsylvania businessman and former State Revenue Secretary, announced today he's running, and vowed to put up at least 10 million dollars of ...

Cuomo Says Registering Assault Weapons Is Next Under NY's SAFE Act

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

What is next under New York's SAFE ACT? New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made pit stops in Buffalo and Rochester Tuesday to ceremonially sign off on the new state budget. While there, he explained what's next for the SAFE Act. Revised parts of the ...

America's Most Wanted Is Canned; It Was Hosted By A NY Native

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The long-running crime show "America's Most Wanted" has been cancelled by its cable network, but a new show featuring Auburn, New York native John Walsh is being considered, called "John Walsh Investigates". America's Most Wanted premiered in 1988 ...

Heating Aid Deadline Extended In Pennsylvania

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

LIHEAP in Pennsylvania has extended the deadline for applying for heating assistance. It's because they still have cash left. You can now apply until April 26th. The cutoff was supposed to be this Friday, April 5th.

PA Senator Bob Casey Says He Now Supports The Gay Rights Movement

04.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's senior senator is now supporting same sex marriage. Bob Casey is a devout Catholic, and has been a strong supporter of traditional marriage since he first ran for office. Casey has released a statement saying he believes elected ...

Boy Scouts Sending Out Surveys Ahead of Key Vote On Gay Scouts In May

04.02.13 |

The Boy Scouts are awaiting survey results before they take a vote on whether or not to allow gay scouts and leaders. The group has sent out a 13-question survey to 1.4 million parents, leaders, and scout alumni. They asked if a gay man should be ...

SAFE Act To Stay The Way It Is For Now

04.02.13 |

There likely won't be any more changes to SAFE Act this year. Lawmakers in Albany said Monday it seems any more changes to the much debated gun-control bill is off the table for the rest of this year. The issue likely won't be brought up again this ...