VP Mike Pence will visit Syracuse Tuesday

06.18.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The last vice president to visit Syracuse was Joe Biden in 2014. Now, final plans are going into place ahead of VP Mike Pence's visit. He'll be speaking tomorrow at a fundraising lunch for Congressman John Katko's re-election campaign...

New York state troopers crack down on aggressive drivers during Speed Week

06.11.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Slow down. That's the message state police in the Empire state are sending as they step up patrols during the statewide Speed Week campaign. Authorities say safety is the goal for the push that runs through Wednesday. Speeding is a contributing...

Harrisburg School District tightens its budget belt: 50 employees could lose jobs

05.30.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The school board blames the cuts on an $8 million shortfall. Members voted 7-2 in favor of the budget which is expected to save the district more than $4 million.

Bribery charges have been dropped in the Buffalo Billion case

05.30.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Defense lawyers in the corruption case declaring a vital bribery charge will not be pursued by federal prosecutors against former LPCiminelli executives. A letter received by Louis Ciminelle's attorney states bribery charges against Ciminelli...

A WNY legislator holds stance to ban licenses for illegals

05.29.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns says he and other county clerks are formalizing a letter to the president of the County Clerks Association. Governor Cuomo has shown his support for proposed legislation to allow illegal immigrants to receive...

'Life in prison' for the PA man who murdered 4 people

05.17.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Cosmo DiNnardo pleaded guilty to first-degree murder, conspiracy, and robbery in a Bucks County courtroom yesterday. Sean Kratz, who is linked to three of the murders, rejected a plea deal.  His case will go to trial. Prosecutors say the...

A new 'Aliens of the Sea' exhibit is coming to the Niagara Falls aquarium

05.14.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Construction of an exhibit featuring jellyfish is coming to the aquarium in Niagara Falls. The $440,000 project will let the museum house the umbrella-shaped critters early next year. The aquarium’s executive director says visitors will...

Jury deliberations are underway in the corruption retrial of Sheldon Silver

05.11.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Closing arguments have wrapped up in Silver's second trial. Prosecutors say greed fueled the crimes of the former New York state Assembly speaker to take illegal kickbacks. The 74-year-old was convicted in 2015 before that ruling was...

Sen. Chuck Schumer is looking to put the kibosh on flavors for e-cigs

05.07.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Chuck Schumer says the Food and Drug Administration needs to step in to ban flavor like candy and cookies that appeal to youngsters. The push comes in the wake of warnings that teens and children are increasingly using e-cigarettes. The New...

Detective disputes notion Piazza tripped over sorority members before fatal fall

05.04.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The State College police detective says he believes Tim Piazza fell down a flight of stairs at the frat house solely due to heavy drinking. This marks the third hearing for former Beta Theta Pi students at the school following the death of the...

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