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Police in Luzerne County, PA are cracking down on aggressive truck drivers

08.23.19 | Sarah Harnisch

The move comes following hundreds of reports of distracted and unsafe driving. Officer Ryan Cywinski says, "we see a lot of trucks that are speeding, aggressive lane changing, going through stop signs, weaving in and out of traffic, weaving off...

Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro says coalition reaches agreement to end robocalls

08.23.19 | Terry Diener

The 12 phone companies have agreed to adopt eight principles targeted at improving prevention and enforcement of illegal robocalls. Among them: offering some form of call blocking services for all types of telephone customers at no cost to the...

Report: Harrisburg's sewage discharge into river doubles in 2 years

08.22.19 | Bill Price

Tom Pelton with the Environmental Integrity Project says the amount of human waste mixed with storm water released into the river grew from "789-million-gallons" in 2016 to nearly "one-and-a-half-billion" last year. City officials say the high...

Appellate court in NY upholds Thomas Clayton's "first-degree" murder charge

08.22.19 | Bill Price

Clayton is currently serving a life sentence for the murder of his wife Kelley back in 2015. The former Elmira Jackals hockey player hired Michael Beard to kill his wife. The case garnered national attention and was featured on an episode of...

Call it the great New York state license plate debate

08.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

Starting next year, New York license plates that are more than 10 years-old will need to be replaced. Democratic Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara says, it seems like New York keeps "coming up with ways to send more of our heard-earned money to...

Eliminating school property taxes in the Keystone State?

08.21.19 | Bob Price

Republican Representative Frank Ryan introduced House Bill 13 on Tuesday. Critics say Ryan's legislation "robs Peter to pay Paul." To make up for the lost revenue, taxes would increase on the money you make and the things you buy. The bill...

NY church with historical ties to Harriet Tubman catches fire during a storm

08.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Thompson Memorial AME Zion Church in Auburn reportedly got struck by lightning, but fire officials say they will investigate the exact cause of the fire. Tubman, a 19th century abolitionist leader, had raised funds to build the church which...

Repub. David Rowe has been elected to Pennsylvania's 85th District seat

08.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

Rowe joins the state House representing parts of Union and Snyder counties. He defeated Democrat Jenn Rager-Kay to fill the remainder of Republican Fred Keller's term after Keller was elected to the U.S. Congress.

NY issues new vaccine regs to prevent "bogus" medical exemption claims

08.20.19 | Jeremy Miller

The new rules require doctors to fill out detailed forms about the legitimate medical reason a student cannot be fully vaccinated as required by law which also applies to child care. Doctors used to be able to sent a signed statement to schools...

There's a special election today in central Pennsylvania

08.20.19 | Bob Price

Voters in Snyder and Union counties are headed to the polls to select a new state representative in Pennsylvania's 85th District. Republican David Rowe, a small business owner, is facing off against Democrat Jenn Rager-Kay, a physician. The...

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