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Big returns for sports gambling in Pennsylvania? Don't bet on it, experts say

05.22.18 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania stands to win from the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision opening the way for legal sports betting across the country. Even with seven pro sports teams in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and many high-profile college athletic programs...

Body found in Springville ID'd as Erie County official

05.22.18 |

News 4 has learned the identity of the body of a man found Monday morning in Cattaraugus Creek near Springville.   The body has been identified as Dan Fitzgibbons, Erie County's deputy commissioner for buildings and grounds...

ACLU blocked from getting access to state police social media monitoring policy

05.22.18 | Bob Price

Saying public safety would be at risk, a state appeals court has barred the American Civil Liberties Union from obtaining the full state police policy for monitoring social media in criminal investigations. The Superior Court panel's decision...

More than 1,000 people came to First Baptist Church to see Tim Tebow

05.22.18 | Bob Price

Tim Tebow arrived at the First Baptist Church Monday as a special guest speaker for a Christian Youth Group. Tebow talked mainly about his faith to the audience, including stories of when he was a child all the way up to his career here in...

Gov. Wolf hits the campaign trail with his new ticket mate

05.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

John Fetterman, the Braddock, PA mayor, says his role as lieutenant governor is to help re-elect Wolf.  Fetterman says he wants to make sure Pennsylvania gets a second term of Gov. Wolf's leadership. Meanwhile, the man opposing them this...

NY state's aging prison population forces taxpayers to pay more

05.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

Based on the new report, a corrections policy and advocacy organization recommends releasing many older inmates.   The group says older inmates are less likely to re-offend than younger prisoners. The Osborne Association also claims...

'Life in prison' for the PA man who murdered 4 people

05.17.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Cosmo DiNnardo pleaded guilty to first-degree murder, conspiracy, and robbery in a Bucks County courtroom yesterday. Sean Kratz, who is linked to three of the murders, rejected a plea deal.  His case will go to trial. Prosecutors say the...

Schumer aims to block robocalls

05.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

Senator Chuck Schumer says he'll push legislation to give consumers the ability to block robocalls to any landline or mobile phone. The New York Democrat says that Americans received 3.4 billion robocalls last month alone, an increase of nearly...

It'll be Wagner vs. Wolf in PA's fall governor's race

05.16.18 | Bob Price

Scott Wagner defeated Paul Mango and Laura Ellsworth for the GOP nod. Wagner sounded confident in his victory speech last night. The other big-ticket item on the ballot Tuesday was the Republican U.S. Senate contest. Former Hazleton Mayor Lou...

NY mom and step-dad are behind bars in connection with the assault of a toddler

05.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

Alison and Donald Bovio are charged with first degree assault of a three-year-old boy in Seneca Falls, New York. The couple said the child fell down a flight of stairs, but cops say the young boy was actually hit with a belt numerous times...

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