Preet Bharara may run for NY state attorney general

05.11.18 | Sarah Harnisch

On his podcast Thursday, the former U.S. attorney said politics is not really his thing, but "we'll see." Eric Schneiderman just resigned as the state's attorney general after four women reportedly accused him of physically abusing them...

New PA law will create a panel to investigate deaths of expectant moms

05.10.18 | Terry Diener

Democratic Governor Tom Wolf has signed into law a measure which creates a Maternal Mortality Review Committee at the state Department of Health. The 15-member panel will look into the deaths of women during pregnancy, or within a year after they...

PA's GOP gubernatorial primary campaign spending passes $20 million

05.10.18 | Bill Price

Reports filed this week with the state elections office show Scott Wagner spent five-million dollars in April. The other two GOP candidates Paul Mango and Laura Ellsworth topped seven-million last month. Wagner's total spending is over...

Buffalo school tapped as top performing public HS in all of upstate NY

05.10.18 | Bill Price

That's according to new rankings from U.S. News and World Report. The City Honors School was ranked 17th in the entire state and was outperformed by 13 New York City public schools, two schools in Westchester County, and one on Long...

The NY Senate approves bills aimed at Cuomo's economic development policies

05.10.18 | Brandon Dickson

The legislation seeks to require more transparency and accountability for programs that amount to billions of dollars a year in tax breaks, business grants, and loans. One of the measures would require the state to create a searchable database...

'Me Too' founder sounds off after 4 women accused NY's AG of abuse

05.09.18 | Brandon Dickson

Tarana Burke addressed students at SUNY Broome this week.  She says "the hypocrisy is so deep in this situation," considering that New York's recent attorney general, Eric Schneiderman claimed to be a big proponent of the "Me Too" movement.

Authorities charge Erie area Catholic priest with multiple child sex crimes

05.09.18 | Bill Price

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced felony charges Tuesday against 64-year-old David Poulson of Oil City saying he assaulted two boys over the course of many years. The attorney general's office says one of the victims was...

Manhattan DA blasts Gov. Cuomo for refusing to let him investigate Schneiderman

05.09.18 | Brandon Dickson

Cuomo claims Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance would be a conflict of interest. Vance wrote a letter to Cuomo last night blaming the governor for creating the potential conflict by ordering Schneiderman to investigate Vance's office for the...

Officials anticipate large voter turnout for Tuesday's PA primary election

05.09.18 | Brandon Dickson

Nearly 30% of the registered Republicans voters turned out during their last contested off-year primary for governor in 2010. Some pollsters suggest a 40% turnout for the party is reasonable, with more than one-million Republicans casting ballots.

Pennsylvania school funding lawsuit survives again

05.08.18 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania school funding lawsuit survived another challenge after a state court rejected Gov. Tom Wolf's and lawmakers' attempts to toss it. Seven parents and six school districts, including Panther Valley School District in Carbon and...