Articles

New York City has banned the term "illegal alien"

10.02.19 | Brandon Dickson

Under the new guidelines, you could be fined up to $250,000 if you use the term "with intent to demean, humiliate, or harass a person." The ordinance also bans discrimination against someone based on their English proficiency and threats to call...

WNY congressman calls it quits amid federal charges

10.01.19 | Brandon Dickson

Republican Chris Collins was re-elected last fall as he faced insider trading charges. Originally, he pleaded not guilty, but that will change today when he's expected to enter a guilty plea. That comes just a day after he resigned from his...

We have a burst of "balminess" on tap today

10.01.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

It may be fall and the first day of October, but Meteorologist Kevin Williams says it will feel like summer. Buffalo could break the "extreme" of 83°F set back in 1898 when William McKinley was president. Rochester may also witness...

PA bill would allow public schools to post "In God We Trust"

10.01.19 | Bill Price

Republican Representative Cris Dush says the motto is part of our heritage and history. But Democrats say the measure is a government endorsement of religion and violates the separation of church and state. Kevin Boyle, the ranking Democrat on...

App helps folks explore history in the Keystone State

10.01.19 | Brandon Dickson

Two Pennsylvania developers have created the the Retro-Spective app, which gives users a map of historical places or points of interest. When you arrive at a site, you can use your phone to see a picture of what the area looked like decades...

3 People hurt in helicopter crash at a popular PA fair

09.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

The crash happened Saturday night in the parking lot of the Bloomsburg fair.   The three people aboard the chopper were taken to a hospital. Police say the pilot's condition was first listed as critical, but has been upgraded to stable...

The fight to protect religious exemptions for vaccines hits Steuben Co., NY today

09.30.19 | Sarah Harnisch

When the stay was shut down for lawyer Michael Sussman's religious freedom case earlier this summer, the strategy switch to get a new case heard before a conservative judge further upstate. Hundreds of people attended a vigil last night in Bath...

3 Inmates who escaped from an Ohio prison are back behind bars

09.30.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Police in a suburb of Raleigh, North Carolina arrested the men early this morning. The three, along with another inmate, escaped from a jail in southeast Ohio after overpowering two female guards just after midnight Sunday. One was spotted...

NY's Gov. Cuomo orders increase in police patrols at synagogues

09.30.19 | Bill Price

The Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah started at sundown last evening. Deborah Zeger at Temple Beth El in Rochester says it's important to strike a balance between being "welcoming" and secure. Synagogues are being asked to lock their doors during...

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court takes a pass on reviewing the death penalty

09.30.19 | Terry Diener

The decision comes after the court heard arguments this month from critics who call the punishment cruel and arbitrary in the way it’s applied to poor and black defendants. Statewide, just under half of the current death row inmates in...

12345678910 ... 335336