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The opiod epidemic in the Keystone State is leading to premature babies and rising costs

09.27.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council says babies born to mothers on opioids or heroin often suffer from drug dependence. Over the past 15 years, neonatal hospital stays for substance abuse have gone up 250%. Pre-maturity, low ...

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren says there will be a 90-day period of "community engagement" to improve relationships between the Flower City and the police department

09.27.16 | Bob Price

That announcement comes as a new body-cam video of an incident on Hollenbeck Street in Rochester went public today. It shows officers tackling a woman to the ground during an arrest.The video has been criticized for what many are saying is the ...

A federal appeals court has stopped the merger of Harrisburg-based Pinnacle Health System and Penn State Hershey Medical Center

09.27.16 | Bob Price

Today the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a May 9th federal court ruling that allowed the deal to go through between both health systems. Both the Federal Trade Commission and the state attorney general’s office have opposed ...

A gas leak triggered a house explosion that killed a fire chief in New York City today

09.27.16 | Bill Price

Police say that house was a drug-lab. With sorrow, Mayor Bill DeBlasio said Battalion Chief Michael Fahy died in the explosion.  Fahy was a 17-year veteran and devoted father of three.Six other firefighters were taken to the hospital with ...

The race for president is tightening in Pennsylvania

09.26.16 | Bob Price

Just hours before the first presidential debate, a new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College Poll shows a narrow gap between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump amid rising support for Trump within his own party. Clinton still leads ...

Senator Chuck Schumer says wireless emergency alerts that go out across the state should come with photos

09.26.16 | Jeremy Miller

Schumer is upset, saying the emergency message sent last week didn't have enough information.He wants the FCC to upgrade the nation's wireless emergency alert system because he says it's outdated. The current system is only capable of sending ...

A strike date is set for faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities

09.26.16 | Bob Price

Union leaders say faculty members will go on strike Wednesday, October 19th unless a new contract agreement is reached that they say is fair to students and faculty. Class size, health-care, and pension reform are some of the key sticking ...

Three people were killed in New York when two small planes collided in Erie County over the town of North Collins

09.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch

One plane landed 150 feet from a barn. The scene has been turned over to the FAA and the NTSB. Officials say sun glare may have been a factor. All three that died were aboard the two planes.

Pennsylvania landowners will rally in Harrisburg next week for gas royalty rights

09.23.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Bradford County commissioners are inviting residents to attend a rally next Tuesday in support of House Bill 1391.  It requires gas companies follow a decades-old law when it comes to royalty rights.    Northern Tier residents say ...

Bow hunting season starts next week in New York

09.23.16 | Sarah Harnisch

In the northern zone, the hunt is on Tuesday, September 27th. In the southern zone, deer hunting begins Saturday, Oct. 1st. State environmental officials expect there to be more deer in the woods. Hunters can help the state track them by ...

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