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The Pennsylvania attorney general's office has canceled a news conference set for today

05.31.16 | Bob Price

We were supposed to learn the results of an investigation into inappropriate emails found on state servers and shared among state judges and prosecutors. The solicitor general says the report was not comprehensive enough and contained too much...

A northeastern Pennsylvania coroner is sounding the alarm about a dangerous new type of heroin

05.31.16 | Bob Price

At least 10 people in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area have died this year from taking this synthetic drug. It's a more potent form of the pain medication fentanyl and experts say it's more deadly than heroin. Officials suspect that drug dealers...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane will release the results of an investigation into lewd emails found on state servers that were sent and received by state leaders

05.30.16 |

Back in December, Kane ordered the review by former Maryland Attorney General Dougless Gansler on offensive, sometime raunchy material shared among judges and others in the criminal defense system.Gansler said in March that it was unlikely that...

A church employee is accused of stealing nearly $250,000 dollars from the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh

05.30.16 | Bob Price

Police say 62 year-old Thomas Ross stole the money to fund his gambling addiction.   He was a fundraising coordinator for more than 20 years in that diocese.  

A 20 year-old woman crashed into a smoke-shop yesteray on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation in western New York

05.30.16 | Bob Price

Police say it's a miracle nobody was killed. There were half dozen people in the store at the time.The owner of the Two Eagles Smokeshop, about 15 minutes east of Batavia, says his store was left in shambles by the wreck.   The driver was...

A New York state prison guard was injured when a package he received blew up outside his mailbox in Floyd yesterday

05.30.16 | Bob Price

The 52 year-old suffered burns to his hands and arms. Utica-area police are calling it an isolated incident and the general public is not at risk.

There could be a tax on fantasy football coming in New York

05.27.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Assemblyman Gary Pretlow said his bill would allow regulators to oversee daily fantasy sports with the state also imposing a 15% registration fee and tax. The giants of the industry, Fanduel and Draftkings have paused their operations after the...

Authorities in New York raided the office of a lobbyist tied to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the SUNY school system

05.27.16 | Sarah Harnisch, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Yesterday, investigators searched an office at SUNY Polytech formerly used by Todd Howe, a target in a federal investigation into possible conflicts of interest related the Buffalo Billion project. Howe worked for both Cuomo governors at the...

For the third year in a row there are co-champions at the Scripps National Spelling Bee

05.27.16 | Sarah Harnisch

2 winners and one was from the Finger Lakes of New York. Nihar Janga and Jairam Hathwar were named co-champs after 24 championship rounds when eleven-year-old Nihar correctly spelled the word "gesellschaft."  That came after 13-year-old...

The CDC says a Pennsylvania woman is the first patient infected with a bacteria that is resistant to all known antibiotics

05.27.16 | Sarah Harnisch

CDC Director Thomas Frieden said Thursday the patient is a 49-year-old woman who has a urinary tract infection. She had never left the country.  Frieden says the infection was not even controlled by an antibiotic they use when nothing else...

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