NY lawmakers want the state to kick in money to help municialities pay for early voting

03.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Legislators voted earlier this year to allow voters to cast a ballot starting 10 days before an election. That led to complaints from county officials who said they don't have the money to pay for the extra staff, training, and record-keeping...

500 Pennsylvania National Guard soldiers are being deployed to Poland

03.18.19 | Terry Diener

The 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, is part of a multinational "battle group" whose mission is to deter Russian aggression in the Baltic region.   The squadron will be deployed for about a year.

The swelling field of 2020 Presidential candidates has grown again

03.18.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The testing of the White House waters is over for Kirsten Gillibrand.  The U.S. Senator from the Empire State just made the run official over the weekend. The Democrat has spent more than a month traveling to Iowa and New Hampshire to...

Senator wants more gambling money for property tax relief

03.15.19 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania senator has unveiled legislation that would direct all state revenue from expanded gambling to property tax relief for homeowners. Sen. Kristen Phillips-Hill (R-York) says she introduced Senate Bill 269 because when Pennsylvania...

Deputy credited with saving family from fire in Mendon

03.15.19 | Bob Price

A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy on routine patrol in Mendon is credited with saving a family from a fire. The deputy noticed flames coming from the garage of a home on Clover Street around 1 a.m. Friday, and immediately requested the fire...

‘Firearm Registration Act’ proposes creation of gun registry in PA

03.15.19 | Bob Price

A new proposal in the state House seeks to create a gun registry. House Bill 768, or the Firearm Registration Act, was proposed on Friday by Representative Angel Cruz (D-Philadelphia), Representative Mary Isaacson (D-Philadelphia), and...

Appeals court: Sheldon Silver can remain free during appeal

03.15.19 | Bob Price

A federal appeals court says former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver can remain free while it decides the merits of his appeal of his public corruption conviction. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a one-page order extending...

Trout season opens in PA in less than 2 weeks

03.14.19 | Terry Diener

The 2019 trout-fishing season will open Saturday, March 23 with the Mentored Youth Trout Fishing Day in 18 counties, and the statewide opening day for trout for Saturday, April 13. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s “Great...

Return to work in Erie

03.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

Workers at Erie's former GE transportation plant are back on the job under a 90-day agreement as negotiators try to reach agreement on a new contract. The workers went on strike for nine days beginning February 25th, a day after completion of a...

Manafort hasn't seen his last day in court

03.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

New York prosecutors have now unsealed a 16-count indictment accusing Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign manager, of giving false information on mortgage loan applications. Those state charges were made public Wednesday, .just minutes after a...