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Coaches and players "sound-off" on NY law requiring tackle football programs provide parents risk info

09.04.19 | Bill Price

Jack Kander, football player at Rush-Henrietta near Rochester, insists safety is very important. The school's Athletic Director Tom Stewart says he hopes the new law doesn't keep kids from playing football. Many smaller schools in the state...

New York's controversial Red Flag Law takes effect tomorrow

08.23.19 | Bill Price

The measure that was signed into law by Gov. Cuomo back in February allows firearms to be seized if the owner is deemed "not fit" to have them. Erie County D.A. John Flynn supports the legislation, but also says he'll use common sense when it...

State senator launches online petition to stop the NY state license plate tax

08.23.19 | Bill Price

The move comes after Governor Cuomo announced a license plate replacement program earlier this week. Starting on April 1 of next year, if your plates are at least 10 years old you'll be charged an additional $25 for new ones, regardless of their...

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...

Former PA AG Kathleen Kane was released from jail this morning

07.31.19 | Bill Price

Kane wrapped up serving serving an eight-month sentence for leaking grand jury material and then lying about it, under oath. The warden of the Montgomery County Correctional Institution says Kane shaved two months off her sentence for good...

Gov. Cuomo signs legislation that decriminalizes marijuana in NY state

07.29.19 | Bill Price

One of the hot-button issues in Albany this past legislative session has been put to bed with the stroke of the governor's pen. The legislation reduces unlawful possession of marijuana to a violation punishable by fine, and creates a process for...

Tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will be going up 6% next year

07.17.19 | Bill Price

Officials announced yesterday that the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission had approved the increase. It's scheduled to start January 5th on all sections and extensions except for three "cashless" toll facilities in western Pennsylvania. Now...

Pennsylvania gettin' tough on crimes committed with guns

07.12.19 | Bill Price

On Thursday, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the Track and Trace Program. It calls for police departments all across the commonwealth to enter serial numbers from every gun sold into a police database, so the guns original seller...

Buffalo police are speaking out after mass protest over ICE immigration raids

07.12.19 | Sarah Harnisch, Bill Price

Police say, "the protest was peaceful, but it was illegal." After parts of downtown Buffalo were shut down to traffic yesterday because of the demonstrations, officers say motorists in the Queen City can expect to see the same thing today. It's...

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