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A Scranton school is scrapping its men's basketball team

11.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

Lackawanna College says it had no choice, but to cancel the season after members of the basketball team allegedly attended a planned fight as supporters. The fight sent three people to the hospital, and the school says members of the basketball...

Western NY hero reflects on Veteran's Day

11.11.19 | Bill Price

Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia is talking about his "act of valor." Bellavia was awarded the nation's highest military honor for helping clear a house full of insurgents during the Iraq War.  He says, "if you surround yourself with...

PA pro-life forces push for "humane disposal" of miscarried babies

11.08.19 | Bob Price

Planned Parenthood opposes the effort and Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says it's because the bill "highlights the dignity of the unborn child." Republican Representative Frank Ryan authored the Fetal Remains Bill out of...

A wild rescue in rushing Niagara rapids

11.08.19 | Bob Price

Crews in Niagara Falls, New York were able to pull a man from the water Thursday after he was discovered clinging to a branch above the American Falls for nearly two hours.   Happened late Thursday morning between Goat Island and Prospect...

Protecting nonprofits in Pennsylvania

11.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf has signed a House bill into law to assist nonprofits with safety and security measures. It comes after an increase of attacks against the Jewish community--notably, the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh last...

Halting nursing home cuts in New York

11.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

A state judge has put a temporary injunction on medicaid formula changes that nursing home advocates say would jeopardize $352 million in state and federal funding. Health officials argue lawmakers approved the change in the budget, but the...

Winter weather is on its way to NY and PA

11.07.19 | Bill Price, Brandon Dickson

Meteorologist Kevin Williams says the next 12 to 18 hours will see some slight snow with dropping temps that could make for slippery travel tonight and tomorrow. But, he says this is just the opening act. A stronger system is in the works for...

A fight for faith in Pennsylvania

11.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

Some Keystone State lawmakers are taking credit for a proposed new rule from the Trump Administration that would allow faith-based adoption and foster organizations to deny services to LGBTQ families on religious grounds. Denise Brogan-Kator...

Sheriff deputies in western NY will be one step closer to wearing body cameras

11.07.19 | Bill Price

Today the Erie County legislature will vote to approve the measure. Sheriff Scott Zylka says body cams, as evidence-gathering devices, are another tool cops need. Zylka says once lawmakers approve the measure-- training on the body cameras will...

Denying deer donations in Pennsylvania

11.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank will not accept venison for the 2019 hunting season due to concerns of chronic wasting disease.   The food bank said the decision was difficult, but necessary, since many counties designated as disease...

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