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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...

Signature of one of Elmira’s most famous residents was recently found in a cave

09.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

Signed by Samuel Clemens more than 150 years ago, the signature inside Mark Twain’s cave was discovered in July and recently verified by historians. Cave owner, Linda Coleberd, is ecstatic. The cave is located in Hannibal, Mississippi...

Gov. Tom Wolf is "on record" supporting the legalization of recreational marijuana

09.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

He wants lawmakers to begin work immediately to make that a reality. The call for full-blown legalization comes four months after Lt. Governor John Fetterman's statewide marijuana listening tour. He says anywhere from 65 to 70 percent of...

A rough road in western New York will be repaired

09.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

The crumbling three-mile stretch of the New York State Thruway that runs through Seneca Indian Nation territory is getting fixed under an agreement between the state and the Senecas. Seneca President Rickey Armstrong, Sr. says the Senecas are...

Senate committee wraps up gun debate in the Keystone State

09.25.19 | Brandon Dickson

Today marks the last of a two-day Senate committee hearing on gun violence in Pennsylvania. On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously advanced legislation to more swiftly take away guns from someone who was involuntarily committed...

Big bundle of money coming to bomb squads in the Empire State

09.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

A dozen local squads will share a $2 million federal grant for equipment and training. The funding will focus on combating threats from improvised explosive devices or IED's. Rochester, Syracuse and Endicott along with Erie, Chautauqua, Monroe...

Stopping a potential Pennsylvania mass shooting

09.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

A 28-year-old man is in custody today after threatening to shoot-up and detonate pipe bombs at two Hazleton area schools. Christian Diehl told cops he was kidding, but the Hazleton police chief says, "it's a poor joke" for someone to kid about...

Parents of NY BOCES student sue state over new child vaccine law

09.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

Carl Schwartz says the Monroe No. 1 BOCES is refusing to accept his son's medical exemption to the mandatory shots. The 11 year-old is autistic and non-verbal and for years has had a physician's letter exempting him from vaccines for medical...

PA politician introduces bill to up penalty for people "urging" others toward suicide

09.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

The bill comes four months after Jacqueline Bieber's 25-year-old daughter Shawn took her own life. Shawn Shatto received a step-by-step guide on how to end her life from an on-line chatroom. When she later expressed regret, people in that chat...

Judge handling pending Sandusky re-sentencing is taking himself off the case

09.19.19 | Brandon Dickson

Judge John Foradora signed an order Wednesday announcing he's recused himself and directing Centre County Court officials to request another judge be appointed for the former Penn State assistant football coach's child sex abuse case. Foradora...

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