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PA authorities have arrested a man in connection to a deadly road rage incident

07.03.17 | Bob Price

Authorities say a man in a red pickup truck shot an 18-year-old woman in the head.Bianca Roberson had recently graduated from high school in the suburbs of Philadelphia.The Chester County DA says the 28 year-old suspect is being held without bail...

A new report ranks PA's rural roads among the most deadly in the nation

07.03.17 | Terry Diener

The non-profit group TRIP, which reviews transportation data, released the report. Pennsylvania’s rural roads were ranked the eighth worst in the country; rural bridges were the third worst. Of the 1,200 people killed in traffic accidents...

Clean-up continues from widespread flooding in central NY over the weekend

07.03.17 | Bob Price

Nobody got it worse than the Utica/Rome area.The deluge decimated much of Oneida, Madison, and Onondaga counties. Residents are working to save their homes.The flash flooding nearly drowned the city of Utica. The American Red Cross is...

A PA man has been fined $3,500 for killing two bald eagles on his farm in New York

06.30.17 | Terry Diener

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Rochester says 68-year-old William Wentling, of Rothville, Pennsylvania, mailed a container of the pesticide Furadan to his farm in Addison, New York, and told workers to pour it on sheep carcasses in order to kill...

NY state lawmakers have approved a bill to rename the Tappan Zee Bridge

06.30.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

In special session, the legislature agreed to rename the $4 billion replacement bridge across the Hudson River the "Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge." Lawmakers also voted for New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio's control of the city's schools to be...

Authorities in Williamsport, PA are on high alert after a deadly batch of drugs sent dozens to the hospital

06.30.17 | Sarah Harnisch

They say 36 people have been treated for heroine overdoses in the last 24 hours in Williamsport. One case was fatal. The Tioga County District Attorney's Office issued a warning to the public saying there may be a lethal version of the drug in...

PA's health dept. has awarded 52 permits for medical marijuana

06.30.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Six of them are in northeastern Pennsylvania: Edwardsville, Blakeslee, Williamsport, and State College. In northwest, PA clinics will be in Lawrence and Jefferson counties. Clinton and Center counties will be home to dispensaries in the north...

One of the men involved in the Jerry Sandusky scandal is asking a judge to modify his prison sentence

06.29.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Ex-Penn State athletic director Tim Curley wants a judge to modify his sentence for failing to report now-convicted sexual predator Jerry Sandusky to authorities, saying he has incurable lung cancer and liver damage. Curley wants to serve his...

PA's Senate is advancing legislation that would set ground rules for school districts that allow employees to possess a gun on school grounds

06.29.17 | Terry Diener

Senators approved the bill 28-22 Wednesday after an emotional hour-long debate. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Don White, says he wants to give school districts as many tools as possible to protect children from would-be killers. Sen. Daylin...

A 12-year-old Syracuse boy is on the adventure of his life to raise money for sick kids

06.29.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Adam Koss and his parents took in a Detroit Tigers game last night, and he talked about why he's going to a ballgame at all 30 major league stadiums this summer. The youth says this allows him to combine his bar mitzvah and his love of...

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