Cuomo aims to bolster NY's abortion laws

10.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Andrew Cuomo says he's going to strengthen the state's abortion laws so women in New York can be protected no matter what the Supreme Court does. Cuomo says the Empire State needs to pass a law that codifies Roe v. Wade.   Christian...

PA prisons see positive results from mail and visitor policy changes

10.08.18 | Terry Diener

The agency says cases of suspected staff exposure have plummeted since September 6th, when new policies were announced. There had been more than 50 instances in the prior month, but only eight since the start of September.

PA politician wants to ban political speech by teachers at school

10.08.18 | Bob Price

Republican Will Tallman says classrooms become "indoctrination factories" when that happens. Dr. Ralph Kerr at the Teaching and Learning Institute says the proposal would limit the free speech of teachers and impinge on academic...

2 Hospitalized after explosion in Lycoming County, PA

10.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

The blast completely destroyed the house near Jersey Shore Thursday evening. Nippennose Valley Fire Chief Dean Miller says the structure was "completely leveled" when his crew arrived. He says a man and woman were injured in the...

NY school leaders work to reverse teacher shortage

10.05.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

As schools districts across the Empire State face a shortfall of teachers, teacher union members and school leaders are working on ways to encourage future educators. Jolene DiBrango with New York State Union of Teachers says one solution called...

Alex Trebek apologizes for his performace as PA debate moderator

10.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Jeopardy host raised eyebrows for making jokes and speaking at length about his own political opinions during a 45-minute debate in Hershey between Governor Tom Wolf and his Republican challenger Scott Wagner. Trebek said that he was...

Attorneys ask judge to excuse Rep. Collins from court appearance next week

10.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

Attorney Cheryl Myers Buth says this is a month when representatives are working in their district. Collins is charged with insider trading.  

NWS confirms at least 10 tornadoes touched down in PA

10.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

Twisters ranging from EF0 to EF2 struck in Crawford, Jefferson, Lycoming, Carbon, Monroe, Luzerne, and, Green counties on Tuesday night. Amazingly, no serious injuries were reported from the storms.

Lockport to add luster downtown with revitalization contest winnings

10.04.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Niagara County city is the most recent winner of Governor Cuomo's downtown revitalization contest.  Lockport has been awarded $10 million to make the downtown more attractive to businesses, tourists and residents. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul...

Allentown police say man sent letters before deadly explosion

10.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

Police in Allentown are saying Jacob Schmoyer reportedly sent letters to them and his family members on the same day as the explosion that took his life and the life of his son. Law enforcement agencies are scheduled to give updates today on...