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The death penalty is "still on the table" for accused cop-killer Eric Frein in Pike County, Pennsylvania

06.23.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Judge Gregory Chelak denied the motion of Eric Frein's defense team to remove the death penalty option.  But Frein's attorneys argued the death penalty is unconstitutional. 33 Year-old Frein was arrested after a 40-plus day manhunt through...

Extra food left-over from the U.S. Open near Pittsburgh will be used to feed hungry people in western Pennsylvania

06.22.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Chicken, fresh pineapple and cantaloupe are a few of the foods that will soon make it onto the plates of hungry children and adults at soup kitchens in the Keystone State. The end of the 116th U.S. Open Golf Championship left a 25,000 pound food...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has lost another bid to have her perjury case dismissed before her trial beginsthis summer

06.22.16 | Terry Diener

On Tuesday, a Montgomery County judge rejected Kane's legal argument that the case should be thrown out on the assertion that she is a victim of selective and vindictive prosecution.The ruling follows a similar decision state Superior Court and...

Pro-life legislation is moving foward in Pennsylvania

06.22.16 | Bob Price

A House panel has passed a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks.     The bills' author Kathy Rapp of the Northern Tier said, "We cannot diminish the value of one category of human life--the unborn."Rapp's legislation recognizes...

3 Rochester, New York men who worked at a now-closed gun shop have been charged with violating the SAFE Act

06.22.16 | Bob Price

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the men illegally sold more than 100 rifles. A lawyer for the defendants says when it comes to the SAFE Act the law is flawed.  The gun dealers worked at the Jackson Guns and Ammo store in...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says 22 counties will benefit from $30 million in casino license fees

06.22.16 | Bob Price

80% of that money will go to schools and fund property tax relief. The casinos are now "under construction" in the Catskills, the Finger Lakes and near Albany. Gambling opponents argue the cost of combating the negative aspects of casino...

A Pennsylvania law designed to make it easier for the NRA to challenge local firearm bans has received a fatal blow

06.21.16 | Bob Price

The State Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday to void the 2014 law.   Gun rights groups call it a significant infringement on the Second Amendment.

Joblessness is up in Pennsylvania for the 4th straight month in a row

06.21.16 | Bob Price

The May unemployment number was 5 1/2%. Employers cut more than ten thousand jobs last month in Pennsylvania.

The bald eagle is back in the Empire State

06.21.16 | Bob Price

Our national symbol is on the rebound big-time in New York.Wild-life expert Mike Scheibel says the bald eagle was nearly extinct in 1965.  He credits the resurgence of the majestic bird to local conservation efforts. Today in New York there...

The U.S. Supreme Court has just upheld the constitutionality of New York's controversial SAFE Act

06.21.16 | Bob Price

On Monday, the justices rejected a challenge to the assault weapons ban.

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