Are issues involving police brutality and people of color really on the rise?

06.04.20 | Brandon Dickson

Nathaniel Wright, the pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Ithaca, says this issue is nothing new for the black community. Smart phones and social media have allowed more people to witness incidents of injustice. Wright's hope is that the death...

A Buffalo woman has been charged in incident that injured 3 cops Monday night

06.04.20 | Brandon Dickson

30-Year-old Deyanna Davis was driving the car that went through a line of officers at a protest, seriously injuring one. Buffalo Councilman Rasheed Wyatt says the officers that were run over had nothing to do with the death of George...

Slowly starting to return to normal as outdoor dining resumes today in Upstate NY

06.04.20 | Brandon Dickson

Many restaurant owners say they're anxious to accommodate customers again. Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon says now's the time to support "mom and pop" restaurants as many face the prospect of going out of business. Outdoor tables must...

Protests remain peaceful in many areas of NY state

06.03.20 | Brandon Dickson

In Watkins Glen, New York, 19-year-old Alec Betts says he organized the Black Lives Matter rally Tuesday. He says he does not condone violence. Protests toward injustice also remained calm in Elmira.  

Danville-based Geisinger Health System will continue its phased-in reopening

06.03.20 | Brandon Dickson

Officials expect all consolidated or relocated services will return to "normal locations but with enhanced safety and health precautions" over the next two months. The system, which has 13 hospitals, has been reopening clinics since early may...

The 181st Erie Co. Fair in NY has been rescheduled to next year

05.28.20 | Brandon Dickson

Fair Manager Jessica Underberg says the fair, originally slated for August 12-23, will not happen this year due to health and safety concerns. Matthew Shelter, "the cheescake guy," says vendors will take a hit, but that's a consequence of the...

The search is over for a UConn senior accused of murdering 2 people

05.28.20 | Brandon Dickson

23-Year-old Peter Manfredonia led cops on a multi-state manhunt. Police found him near a truck stop in Hagerstown, Maryland last night. Connecticut State Trooper Christina Jeltema says no one was injured as police took the man into...

New York's single-day death toll has reached a new low

05.27.20 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo said there were 73 deaths due to COVID-19 on Monday. He adds that hospitalizations and intubations are also down The governor says the state continues to daily monitor the regions that are reopening.

PA politicians are turning their attention to the state budget

05.27.20 | Brandon Dickson

They're proposing two state spending plans this year. The "first" budget covers July 1st through November 30th, while the "second" funds December 1st through June 30th of 2021. State Senator Scott Martin says lawmakers can reexamine the numbers...

Lancaster Co. commissioners have come together to call on Gov. Wolf to reopen

05.22.20 | Brandon Dickson

On Thursday, Commissioner Craig Layman said he wrote a letter to Wolf asking him to partially reopen the county. Layman says the county is ready to make the leap because, as of today, the county has widespread contact tracing and county-wide...

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