Detective disputes notion Piazza tripped over sorority members before fatal fall

05.04.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The State College police detective says he believes Tim Piazza fell down a flight of stairs at the frat house solely due to heavy drinking. This marks the third hearing for former Beta Theta Pi students at the school following the death of the...

PA's House majority leader presses for 3rd-party residents to vote in primaries

05.03.18 | Brandon Dickson

Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Dave Reed also seeks to change the way the redistricting process is done, and put term limits on house committee chairmanships. Reed sent a memo Wednesday to legislative colleagues seeking support for his...

Mother and son being sued by Rep. Tom Marino speak out

05.03.18 | Brandon Dickson

Republican Representative Tom Marino is suing the Lycoming County duo for sending an email that accuses Marino of taking kickbacks and having ties to organized crime. Michael Steele says he and his mother are confused why the 10th District...

NY officials are taking legal action against Spectrum

05.03.18 | Brandon Dickson

The New York State Public Service Commission says Spectrum didn't deliver broadband access to underserved parts of the Empire State as promised. Governor Cuomo believes Spectrum should be held accountable for not honoring their part of the deal...

Kim Pegula is now one of the most powerful women in American sports

05.03.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

This week she took over as president of the Buffalo Bills and Sabres after Russ Brandon resigned amid misconduct allegations. Pegula is the first female team president in the NFL. She's the only current female president in the NHL. Kim and...

Emergency officials remind New Yorkers about the state's outdoor burn ban

05.02.18 | Bill Price

The ban in effect 'til May 15th. A lack of leaves on trees, warm weather, and wind today have increased the fire risk all across the Empire State. Brown grass and brush are catalysts for forest fires.  Emergency officials are reminding...

The Keystone State has begun taxing and regulating online fantasy sports

05.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says regulation began over the weekend of games operated by six companies that filed applications to the agency.  

PA's AG is pursuing involuntary manslaughter charges against 5 Penn State frat brothers

05.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

Attorney General Josh Shapiro, who is now in charge of prosecuting the case, says he'll appeal the March decision by a district judge to dismiss the charges against five members because "we firmly believe that justice for Tim Piazza demands that...

NY Senate Democrats call on their Republican peers to support measures to improve voter turnout

05.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

Democrats point to New York ranking 41st among states in voter turnout for the 2016 general election. Democrats are pushing a package of election law reforms that include early voting, allowing no-excuse absentee ballots, and holding state and...

PA Congressman Tom Marino has filed a defamation lawsuit

05.01.18 | Bob Price

The suit is against a Lycoming County couple that's supporting his opponent in the newly-drawn 12th Congressional District. Michael and Marlene Steele accuse Marino of playing a big role in the prevalence of opioids. President Trump had...