Pres. of Syracuse police union calls for officers to be removed from city schools

04.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

It comes in response to officer Vallon Smith being removed from Nottingham High School after his and another officer's arrest of a student last year was criticized by the city's Citizen Review Board. The arrest left 14-year-old Jabari Boykins...

Police say a home explosion in Buffalo was an attempted suicide

04.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

Thankfully, that man is still alive. Neighbor Laurie Brown says the older man "walked right through the debris" without a mark. No one was hurt. The man is now in police custody.

U.S. investigators look into central PA plane crash that killed two people

04.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

The single-engine aircraft crashed Thursday morning in a residential area in Williamsburg. Victims have yet to be identified. The aircraft had taken off in Lancaster and was originally bound for South Bend, Indiana, but was diverted to the...

Erie, PA has opened its first medical marijuana dispensary

04.20.18 | Bill Price

It's called Rise Erie, and it's now open for business. It's the first medical mariujuana dispensary to open-up in Erie County, Pennsylvania. The facility offers marijuana-based oils, vape cartridges, patches, gels, and ointments to folks with...

A Syracuse frat has been suspened over racist and sexist videos

04.19.18 | Brandon Dickson

The school says the videos involved members of Theta Tau, a professional engineering frat. Syracuse's chancellor describes the behavior in the videos as racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist, and hostile to people with disabilities. He said...

A glut of milk in the U.S. continues to impact PA dairy farmers

04.19.18 | Terry Diener

More farmers in Pennsylvania, the nation’s sixth-largest dairy producer, are resorting to auctions to liquidate assets before things get worse. The website lists dozens of them in the state in the coming months. Pennsylvania...

Carbon monoxide is likely to blame for the death of a NY mom and teen

04.19.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Deputies say it happened at a home in Kendall last night. Carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected. Investigators ID'd the victims as 38-year-old Joan Gillman and 14-year-old Richard Gillman, Jr. Officers say a portable generator and...

PA legislation advances to stiffen penalties on repeat drunk-drivers

04.19.18 | Bill Price

Right now, a drunk driver involved in a fatality faces a three-year mandatory sentence. Under the new bill, that sentence would rise to five years for a repeat drunk driver and seven years for someone with two or more drunk-driving...

Dick's Sporting Goods is destroying select guns

04.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

The company has decided to destroy all the guns and accessories that it stopped selling earlier this year following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The retailer, which started in Binghamton, said Tuesday that it's in the process of...

The home of western NY's top Catholic will go up for sale this summer

04.18.18 | Bill Price

The Buffalo Diocese says Bishop Richard Malone's residence on Oakland Place in Buffalo will go up for sale this summer. The diocese says all proceeds from the sale will go toward helping victims of sex abuse by priests. The bishop’s...