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A U.S. judge has ruled that injection sites don't violate federal drug laws

10.03.19 | Brandon Dickson

The ruling Wednesday could clear the way for Philadelphia to open what would be the nation's first legally sanctioned site where people could inject drugs and have medical help nearby if they overdose. Seattle, New York, and San Francisco are...

Clarity coming to Congressman Chris Collins' now open seat in western NY

10.02.19 | Jeremy Miller

Collins pleaded "guilty" in federal court yesterday to conspiracy to commit securities fraud and making false statements. Governor Cuomo said during a radio program that the law requires a three-month window for a special election. Four...

Real ID will become the law of the land next year

10.02.19 | Bill Price

All adult passengers flying on domestic commercial flights will need to present a Real ID to pass through security checkpoints and board their planes. But aviation and PennDOT officials say the number of Pennsylvanians with real id has lagged far...

Kids-for-cash judge officially loses law license

10.02.19 | Brandon Dickson

Ex-judge Mark Ciavarella has been disbarred by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He's currently serving a 28-year federal prison sentence after he was convicted in 2011 on 12 criminal counts. Ciavarella and fellow judge Michael Conahan were...

New York City has banned the term "illegal alien"

10.02.19 | Brandon Dickson

Under the new guidelines, you could be fined up to $250,000 if you use the term "with intent to demean, humiliate, or harass a person." The ordinance also bans discrimination against someone based on their English proficiency and threats to call...

WNY congressman calls it quits amid federal charges

10.01.19 | Brandon Dickson

Republican Chris Collins was re-elected last fall as he faced insider trading charges. Originally, he pleaded not guilty, but that will change today when he's expected to enter a guilty plea. That comes just a day after he resigned from his...

We have a burst of "balminess" on tap today

10.01.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

It may be fall and the first day of October, but Meteorologist Kevin Williams says it will feel like summer. Buffalo could break the "extreme" of 83°F set back in 1898 when William McKinley was president. Rochester may also witness...

PA bill would allow public schools to post "In God We Trust"

10.01.19 | Bill Price

Republican Representative Cris Dush says the motto is part of our heritage and history. But Democrats say the measure is a government endorsement of religion and violates the separation of church and state. Kevin Boyle, the ranking Democrat on...

App helps folks explore history in the Keystone State

10.01.19 | Brandon Dickson

Two Pennsylvania developers have created the the Retro-Spective app, which gives users a map of historical places or points of interest. When you arrive at a site, you can use your phone to see a picture of what the area looked like decades...

3 People hurt in helicopter crash at a popular PA fair

09.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

The crash happened Saturday night in the parking lot of the Bloomsburg fair.   The three people aboard the chopper were taken to a hospital. Police say the pilot's condition was first listed as critical, but has been upgraded to stable...

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