Spanier steps to clear his name for Sandusky's crimes

02.08.18 | Terry Diener

The attorneys for the former Penn State president appeared before a panel of state Superior Court judges to argue for the dismissal of hiss March 2017 conviction on one count of child endangerment. Graham Spanier was convicted for what...

Judge to sentence hammer-wielding husband accused of striking his wife

02.08.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

88-year-old Martin Turkiewicz will face a judge today to find out the consequences of trying to kill his wife Rita with a hammer last September. Turkiewicz claims he did it to give her relief from dementia. Erie County DA John Flynn says he...

$50 Million dollars in state funds have been committed to revitalize Rochester

02.08.18 | Bill Price

Governor Cuomo committed the state aid today during a speech at the convention center in the Flower City. It should help jump start a number of projects along the river corridor in Rochester. The state will work with the city on an advisory...

A ticker-tape parade happens today in Philadelphia

02.08.18 | Bob Price

It's a Super Bowl parade, and it's the first-ever in Philadelphia. The city is offering free subway rides all day long for Eagles fans. They're expected to show up in droves along the five-mile parade route. The festivities start at 11 a.m...

A frat at Cornell is slapped with a two-year probation

02.07.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

After reports surfaced of a sex competition called the "pig roast," university officials have suspended the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. Members of the frat reportedly earned points for hooking up with women. Officials said they were "shocked and...

Winter storm turns NY & PA into a snow globe

02.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

A winter storm warning is in effect for much of our listening area until 10 tonight. Syracuse and central New York are expected to receive 7-11 inches, the Twin Tiers will see 6-10 inches, Rochester and the Finger Lakes 5-8, western New York...

26 new flu deaths have been reported in PA

02.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

The total this season in Pennsylvania is now 91. The state health department says total flu cases have climbed to more than 47,000 since October, up from about 35,000 a week ago. The highest activity has been in the southeast region, and...

Gov. Wolf rolls out his fourth and final first-term budget proposal today

02.06.18 | Brandon Dickson

The election-year plan is expected to carry no major new policy initiatives, and instead will look to highlight and cement his accomplishments as he campaigns for a second term. Wolf will seek a nearly 3% increase in spending, driven primarily...

Gov. Cuomo says special election in April is to fill 11 vacant state seats

02.06.18 | Brandon Dickson

Nine of the "open seats" are in the state Assembly. The other two are in the Senate. The special election will happen Tuesday, April 24th.  

PA lawmaker looks to fill firefighter void with ex-convicts

02.06.18 | Terry Diener

State Senator Dan Laughlin’s proposal would train non-violent criminals to become volunteer firefighters after they’re released from prison, something California is already doing. The senator wants inmates trained in prison so...

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