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Erie-area doctor pleads guilty to carrying an unlicensed pistol in DC

07.05.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

44-Year-old Bryan Moles was first arrested in may of last year when police discovered a semi-automatic pistol, an AR-15-style rifle, and ammunition in his car parked at the Trump International Hotel. The Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty this...

Will a PA judge get the Supreme Court nod to replace Justice Kennedy?

06.28.18 | Sarah Harnisch

Judge Thomas m. Hardiman is a conservative federal judge out of Pittsburgh. Lawyers who have worked with the 52 year old describe him as a staunch conservative, but not an activist judge. He does not allow his personal viewpoints to influence...

A political upset in last night's primaries

06.27.18 | Bob Price

28-year-old Bernie Sanders supporter, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has beaten 10-term Democratic Congressman Joe Crowley in New York City.   Last night was a big night for President Trump as well. His pick for governor of South Carolina...

Gov. Cuomo among those weighing in on the policy of separating families at the border

06.19.18 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Cuomo made his message clear and will not send National Guard troops to the New York border in light of President Trump's policy of separating children from families caught illegally entering the U.S. Cuomo issued the statement: "New...

Retired Soccer Player Abby Wambach says she'll donate brain to science

04.13.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Rochester area native and retired Olympic soccer player Abby Wambach says she'll donate her brain to science. She notes that postmortem research is currently the only way to discover if a person has had CTE (Chronic Traumatic...

Governor Cuomo wants a federal response to the FL shooting

02.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Democrat told CNN that the problem isn't mental illness, but a person being able to get their hands on a gun. He called for the nation to adopt sweeping gun control laws like New York's SAFE Act. Meanwhile, Republican Congresswoman Claudia...

Sen. Gillibrand is co-sponsoring a bill to end federal prohibition of pot

02.15.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

On Wednesday, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and New Jersey Senator Corey Booker announced their support for the Marijuana Justice Act. This would remove pot from the schedule of controlled substances. Opponents say making marijuana...

Senator Gillibrand announcing new legislation aimed at job training

02.13.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Kirsten Gillibrand says her measure would provide more training to low-income and working students. Gillibrand says her Jobs Act would allow more people to access training and better jobs by decreasing the 600 required hours to 150 in order to...

Fed judge in PA chips away at an exemption to Obamacare's birth control mandate

12.18.17 | Brandon Dickson

A federal judge in Pennsylvania has granted a preliminary injunction blocking President Trump's broadening of the religious exemption to Obamacare's birth control mandate. The exemption allowed groups, like the Little Sisters of the Poor, to...

More utility crews from NY are headed to Puerto Rico

11.14.17 | Bob Price

Crew members will help in the power restoration effort, two months after Hurricane Maria decimated so much of the island. Governor Cuomo says it's wrong for the federal government to pull out of Puerto Rico. Yesterday, the three-star general...

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