VP Pence is set to visit Pittsburgh today

02.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

Mike Pence is headed to the Steel City to help raise money in a congressional election widely viewed as a test of whether Republicans can stave off Democratic gains this year. Pence is scheduled to appear at a rally and fundraiser for Rick...

BU is celebrating a mix of past and present black culture

02.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

The events at Binghamton University include how black culture has impacted American food; a free advance showing of Marvel's first black superhero film, Black Panther; and later this month Hollywood actress Regina Hall will be a keynote speaker.

A Butler, PA dispensary will soon open its doors for medical pot

02.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

City officials toured CY+ dispensary Thursday, saying the facility will help Butler's economy. Pro-family groups say medical pot could still lead people down a slippery slope of addiction.

NY is boasting about record healthcare enrollment

02.02.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Marci Natale with New York State of Health claims 4.3 million residents enrolled in health plans through the Marketplace. That's up 19% from last year. Natale says there are still millions of New Yorkers who rely on Medicaid. Assemblyman...

NY state says free tablets could be on the way to inmates

02.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

The New York state corrections department says every inmate will get a tablet at no cost. It will allow them to access e-books and free educational material and to file grievances. They won't, however, have internet access. Inmates will have...

Binghamton University mourns after the death of a student

02.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

Sophomore Aaron Dennenbring was killed by a metro-north train in his home county, Westchester County, Tuesday night. According to the school's Newspaper Pipe Dream, a train spokeswoman says "the incident was not an accident and there was...

A lawmaker in PA tries to crack down on human trafficking

02.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

Republican Representative Seth Grove has introduced a bill to increase penalties on those convicted of trafficking someone into sex slavery and individuals who patronize a victim of trafficking. He hopes increasing the penalty for the crime to...

PA state police ask for donated horses

02.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

The call is for geldings between 5 and 15 years old to join a Hershey-based mounted patrol unit The 26-horse unit will perform searches, crowd control, security and patrols, as well as participate in parades and other police events.

Buffalo man could face charges for PFA violation linked to deadly fire

01.31.18 | Dee Haley

Joseph Conti, the man who lost his 7-year-old son Anthony in an early morning fire on Monday, is being investigated for violating a protective order. Conti was reportedly banned from contact with his wife and the Benzinger Street home that...

The deadline to recertify your NY state pistol permit is today

01.31.18 | Bob Price

This affects New Yorkers who had their permits issued to them before January 2013. Under the law, if you fail to renew with state police,  your permit could be revoked. You can complete the process by mail, or online.

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