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Emergency officials remind New Yorkers about the state's outdoor burn ban

05.02.18 | Bill Price

The ban in effect 'til May 15th. A lack of leaves on trees, warm weather, and wind today have increased the fire risk all across the Empire State. Brown grass and brush are catalysts for forest fires.  Emergency officials are reminding...

Relief is on the way for NY drivers rattled by potholes

05.01.18 | Bill Price

Governor Cuomo has announced more than $100 million in state funding will be spent repaving and repairing state highways. The funds will be used for 84 projects that span more than 1,000 miles of pavement across the Empire State. The projects...

Judge sentences two to 'life without parole' in death of Penn State prof

04.25.18 | Bill Price

Jurors deliberated for about two hours after closing arguments before convicting 41 year-old George Ishler and 34 year-old Danelle Geier of all charges including first-degree murder which carries a mandatory life sentence. Centre County...

At least seven tall ships will make a stop in Buffalo next summer

04.25.18 | Bill Price

From July 4-7 next year, the tall ships will arrive at Buffalo's waterfront where officials are expecting to draw 125,000 people over the four-day event. The Tall Ships Festival will become a tri-annual event at Canalside. Officials say the...

NY's governor aims to ban single-use plastic bags

04.24.18 | Bill Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has introduced a measure that would ban "single-use" plastic bags in the Empire State. The bill. which doesn't have any sponsors in either state house, would ban the use of plastic carryout bags at any point of...

Erie, PA has opened its first medical marijuana dispensary

04.20.18 | Bill Price

It's called Rise Erie, and it's now open for business. It's the first medical mariujuana dispensary to open-up in Erie County, Pennsylvania. The facility offers marijuana-based oils, vape cartridges, patches, gels, and ointments to folks with...

PA legislation advances to stiffen penalties on repeat drunk-drivers

04.19.18 | Bill Price

Right now, a drunk driver involved in a fatality faces a three-year mandatory sentence. Under the new bill, that sentence would rise to five years for a repeat drunk driver and seven years for someone with two or more drunk-driving...

The home of western NY's top Catholic will go up for sale this summer

04.18.18 | Bill Price

The Buffalo Diocese says Bishop Richard Malone's residence on Oakland Place in Buffalo will go up for sale this summer. The diocese says all proceeds from the sale will go toward helping victims of sex abuse by priests. The bishop’s...

Erie, PA closes in on a snowfall record

04.18.18 | Bill Price

The National Weather Service in Cleveland puts seasonal snowfall total at 198-and-a-half inches. Another inch of snow will give Erie the winter weather record. The all-time record for snowfall in a large u.s. city is 199.4 inches, which was...

PA's medical marijuana program adds changes and new dispensary

04.17.18 | Bill Price

The new dispensary opened it's doors to patients in Scranton yesterday. Columbia Care says it hopes to open future dispensaries in Wilkes-Barre and Blakeslee before the end of the year. Also yesterday, state Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine...

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