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  • Man has mom as getaway driver during robbery

    Man has mom as getaway driver during robbery

    Monday, November 20 2017 9:36 AM EST2017-11-20 14:36:28 GMT

    Authorities in western New York say a man had his mother serve as his getaway driver while he robbed a fast-food restaurant at gunpoint.

    Authorities in western New York say a man had his mother serve as his getaway driver while he robbed a fast-food restaurant at gunpoint.

  • Manhunt continues in deadly shooting of police officer

    Manhunt continues in deadly shooting of police officer

    Monday, November 20 2017 8:56 AM EST2017-11-20 13:56:03 GMT

    The manhunt for a suspect and a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a rookie police officer in Pennsylvania is into its fourth day.

    The manhunt for a suspect and a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a rookie police officer in Pennsylvania is into its fourth day.

  • Ontario County Man Charged with Attempted Rape in Dansville

    Ontario County Man Charged with Attempted Rape in Dansville

    Monday, November 20 2017 7:38 AM EST2017-11-20 12:38:09 GMT

    A man from Ontario County is behind bars after police say he drove to Dansville to have sex with a 12-year-old girl. 

    A man from Ontario County is behind bars after police say he drove to Dansville to have sex with a 12-year-old girl. 

  • Woman says She Was Harassed by New York State Employee

    Woman says She Was Harassed by New York State Employee

    Monday, November 20 2017 7:09 AM EST2017-11-20 12:09:23 GMT

    An upstate New York woman says in a federal lawsuit that she was sexually harassed by a state employee, and the governor knew and did nothing to stop it.   

    An upstate New York woman says in a federal lawsuit that she was sexually harassed by a state employee, and the governor knew and did nothing to stop it.   

  • Search Continues For Gunman Who Killed Pennsylvania Officer During Traffic Stop

    Search Continues For Gunman Who Killed Pennsylvania Officer During Traffic Stop

    Sunday, November 19 2017 8:27 AM EST2017-11-19 13:27:31 GMT

    Investigators have identified a suspect in the death of a western Pennsylvania police officer who was gunned down during a traffic stop.

    Investigators have identified a suspect in the death of a western Pennsylvania police officer who was gunned down during a traffic stop.

  • Police officer killed in Pennsylvania, gunman at large

    Police officer killed in Pennsylvania, gunman at large

    Saturday, November 18 2017 8:26 AM EST2017-11-18 13:26:41 GMT

    An intense search is underway in western Pennsylvania for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a police officer.

    An intense search is underway in western Pennsylvania for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a police officer.

  • NY Creates New Suicide Prevention Task Force

    NY Creates New Suicide Prevention Task Force

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:50 AM EST2017-11-17 12:50:20 GMT

    New York state is creating a suicide prevention task force to study ways to reduce the number of New Yorkers who take their own lives.

    New York state is creating a suicide prevention task force to study ways to reduce the number of New Yorkers who take their own lives.

  • Gov. Cuomo Touts $35M in New After-School Program Funding

    Gov. Cuomo Touts $35M in New After-School Program Funding

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:40 AM EST2017-11-17 12:40:47 GMT

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is celebrating a $35 million investment in new state money for after-school programs. 

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is celebrating a $35 million investment in new state money for after-school programs. 

  • Hunting Season for Deer Starts Across Much of NY Saturday

    Hunting Season for Deer Starts Across Much of NY Saturday

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:33 AM EST2017-11-17 12:33:51 GMT

    Hunting season for big game starts across much of New York state this weekend.

    Hunting season for big game starts across much of New York state this weekend.

  • Muggers grab $190,000 from man visiting from Africa

    Muggers grab $190,000 from man visiting from Africa

    Thursday, November 16 2017 9:24 AM EST2017-11-16 14:24:14 GMT

    New York City police are searching for two mugging suspects who they say stole nearly $200,000 from a man visiting from Africa.

    New York City police are searching for two mugging suspects who they say stole nearly $200,000 from a man visiting from Africa.

  • Vans Warped Tour Coming To An End After 2018

    Vans Warped Tour Coming To An End After 2018

    Thursday, November 16 2017 8:30 AM EST2017-11-16 13:30:50 GMT

    After more than 22 years, the Vans Warped Tour is coming to an end. 

    After more than 22 years, the Vans Warped Tour is coming to an end. 

  • New York's state-run ski centers in Adirondacks to open

    New York's state-run ski centers in Adirondacks to open

    Thursday, November 16 2017 7:49 AM EST2017-11-16 12:49:27 GMT

    New York's state-run ski centers in the Adirondacks are ready to open, after a recent cold snap allowed them to make snow around the clock.

    New York's state-run ski centers in the Adirondacks are ready to open, after a recent cold snap allowed them to make snow around the clock.

  • Democratic Committee Holding Public Forum

    Democratic Committee Holding Public Forum

    Thursday, November 16 2017 7:27 AM EST2017-11-16 12:27:35 GMT

    The Tompkins County Democratic Committee is holding a forum introducing voters to the party's 7 candidates running in the 23rd district. 

    The Tompkins County Democratic Committee is holding a forum introducing voters to the party's 7 candidates running in the 23rd district. 

  • NY Sex Abuse Victims to Push Again for Child Victims' Act

    NY Sex Abuse Victims to Push Again for Child Victims' Act

    Thursday, November 16 2017 7:12 AM EST2017-11-16 12:12:54 GMT

    Advocates for a bill in New York that would loosen the statute of limitations for molestation are hoping the national attention on sexual misconduct gives their cause fresh momentum.  

    Advocates for a bill in New York that would loosen the statute of limitations for molestation are hoping the national attention on sexual misconduct gives their cause fresh momentum.  

  • Tours to View White Deer at Former NY Army Depot to Resume

    Tours to View White Deer at Former NY Army Depot to Resume

    Thursday, November 16 2017 7:06 AM EST2017-11-16 12:06:46 GMT

    Guided bus tours to view the world's largest herd of white, white-tailed deer are set to resume in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. 

    Guided bus tours to view the world's largest herd of white, white-tailed deer are set to resume in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. 

  • Survey: New York factories grow at slower pace in November

    Survey: New York factories grow at slower pace in November

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 1:35 PM EST2017-11-15 18:35:51 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Manufacturing activity in New York expanded at a slower pace this month but remains at a healthy level.      The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says its Empire State Manufacturing Survey slid to 19.4 in November from a three-year high 30.2 last month. But any reading over zero signals growth. New orders grew faster this month, but shipments and hiring expanded at a slower pace.      Across the United States, factories are benefiting fr...

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Manufacturing activity in New York expanded at a slower pace this month but remains at a healthy level.      The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says its Empire State Manufacturing Survey slid to 19.4 in November from a three-year high 30.2 last month. But any reading over zero signals growth. New orders grew faster this month, but shipments and hiring expanded at a slower pace.      Across the United States, factories are benefiting fr...

  • House Speaker Turzai to Run For Pa. Governor

    House Speaker Turzai to Run For Pa. Governor

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 7:14 AM EST2017-11-15 12:14:15 GMT

    Republican House Speaker Mike Turzai, the Pennsylvania Legislature's most prominent budget hawk, is running for governor.

    Republican House Speaker Mike Turzai, the Pennsylvania Legislature's most prominent budget hawk, is running for governor.

  • NY state utility aid arrives in Puerto Rico, more on the way

    NY state utility aid arrives in Puerto Rico, more on the way

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:04 AM EST2017-11-14 13:04:35 GMT

    More than 160 utility workers and nearly 100 utility vehicles from New York state have arrived in Puerto Rico to help the U.S. territory restore its power grid in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

    More than 160 utility workers and nearly 100 utility vehicles from New York state have arrived in Puerto Rico to help the U.S. territory restore its power grid in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

  • $327 Million In Heating Assistance Available to New Yorkers

    $327 Million In Heating Assistance Available to New Yorkers

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:29 AM EST2017-11-14 12:29:38 GMT

    The federal Home Energy Assistance Program has $327 million earmarked for New Yorkers. 

    The federal Home Energy Assistance Program has $327 million earmarked for New Yorkers. 

  • Dozens of New York Mayors Urge Defeat of Tax Overhaul

    Dozens of New York Mayors Urge Defeat of Tax Overhaul

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:07 AM EST2017-11-14 12:07:50 GMT

    Mayors from Albany, Binghamton and more than four dozen other New York cities and towns are urging members of Congress to reject the Republican tax overhaul. 

    Mayors from Albany, Binghamton and more than four dozen other New York cities and towns are urging members of Congress to reject the Republican tax overhaul. 

  • Man Facing Felony Weapons Charges

    Man Facing Felony Weapons Charges

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:48 AM EST2017-11-13 12:48:18 GMT

    A man from Canisteo is behind bars facing felony charges. 

    A man from Canisteo is behind bars facing felony charges. 

  • Cortland Man Charged with Attempted Rape

    Cortland Man Charged with Attempted Rape

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:41 AM EST2017-11-13 12:41:59 GMT

    A man from Cortland is behind bars after police say he tried to have sex with a 12-year-old.

    A man from Cortland is behind bars after police say he tried to have sex with a 12-year-old.

  • Sayre Man Accused of Inappropriately Touching a Minor

    Sayre Man Accused of Inappropriately Touching a Minor

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:36 AM EST2017-11-13 12:36:42 GMT

    Pennsylvania State Police say they've charged a man accused of inappropriately touching a young girl 15 different times. 

    Pennsylvania State Police say they've charged a man accused of inappropriately touching a young girl 15 different times. 

  • Bradford County Man Facing Sexual Assault Charges

    Bradford County Man Facing Sexual Assault Charges

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:23 AM EST2017-11-13 12:23:42 GMT

    A man from Canton Township is facing sexual assault charges against a minor. 

    A man from Canton Township is facing sexual assault charges against a minor. 

  • UPDATE: Dangerous Sex Offender Back Behind Bars

    UPDATE: Dangerous Sex Offender Back Behind Bars

    Sunday, November 12 2017 8:45 AM EST2017-11-12 13:45:25 GMT

    A dangerous sex offender living in Utica is back behind bars, after being arrested in Binghamton, Saturday afternoon.

    A dangerous sex offender living in Utica is back behind bars, after being arrested in Binghamton, Saturday afternoon.

  • This Week In Wine Country- Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview

    This Week In Wine Country- Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview

    Saturday, November 11 2017 8:16 AM EST2017-11-11 13:16:31 GMT

    For this week's edition of This Week In Wine Country, sponsored by the Finger Lakes Wine Country, WENY's Cody Carlson heads to the Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview to take a look about the hotel's upcoming holiday package deals.

    For this week's edition of This Week In Wine Country, sponsored by the Finger Lakes Wine Country, WENY's Cody Carlson heads to the Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview to take a look about the hotel's upcoming holiday package deals.

  • Penn State payouts on Sandusky abuse claims now top $100M

    Penn State payouts on Sandusky abuse claims now top $100M

    Saturday, November 11 2017 12:11 AM EST2017-11-11 05:11:29 GMT

    Penn State has paid out an additional $16 million to people with claims they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, raising the total amount of payouts to more than $100 million.

    Penn State has paid out an additional $16 million to people with claims they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, raising the total amount of payouts to more than $100 million.

  • New York to boost scheduling protections for hourly workers

    New York to boost scheduling protections for hourly workers

    Friday, November 10 2017 5:29 PM EST2017-11-10 22:29:50 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's governor says his administration is implementing regulations that require employers to pay workers extra when they're called in at the last minute.      Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the state Department of Labor's new regulations address the practice of scheduling retail and other workers with short notice.      He says the regulations establish a 14-day advance notice standard for scheduling and provid...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's governor says his administration is implementing regulations that require employers to pay workers extra when they're called in at the last minute.      Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the state Department of Labor's new regulations address the practice of scheduling retail and other workers with short notice.      He says the regulations establish a 14-day advance notice standard for scheduling and provid...
  • 6th Annual Allies in Disguise 5K

    6th Annual Allies in Disguise 5K

    Friday, November 10 2017 7:45 AM EST2017-11-10 12:45:17 GMT

    A race that was scheduled for last month then canceled because of the weather, is happening this weekend. 

    A race that was scheduled for last month then canceled because of the weather, is happening this weekend. 

  • Relay for Life Gearing Up For Kickoff Event

    Relay for Life Gearing Up For Kickoff Event

    Friday, November 10 2017 7:32 AM EST2017-11-10 12:32:45 GMT

    The Relay For Life is gearing up for its kickoff celebration. 

    The Relay For Life is gearing up for its kickoff celebration. 

  • Coalition of lawmakers urges NY to end solitary confinement

    Coalition of lawmakers urges NY to end solitary confinement

    Thursday, November 9 2017 5:05 PM EST2017-11-09 22:05:49 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A large number of New York state lawmakers have written to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state's top corrections official to urge them to end solitary confinement of prisoners. In a letter released Thursday and signed by more than 40 members of the Senate and Assembly, the group says the practice of isolating inmates for long periods of time amounts to torture. They cite a recent report by the organization Disability Rights New York that alleged abuse and ...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A large number of New York state lawmakers have written to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state's top corrections official to urge them to end solitary confinement of prisoners. In a letter released Thursday and signed by more than 40 members of the Senate and Assembly, the group says the practice of isolating inmates for long periods of time amounts to torture. They cite a recent report by the organization Disability Rights New York that alleged abuse and ...
  • Over 3,800 sign up for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania

    Over 3,800 sign up for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania

    Thursday, November 9 2017 10:50 AM EST2017-11-09 15:50:11 GMT

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - More than 3,800 patients have registered for Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program in its first week. Governor Tom Wolf says more than 200 caregivers have also registered for the program. He says the demand shows the "need for this vital medication." A 2016 state law gives people under a doctor's care access to medical marijuana if they suffer from an illness on a list of 17 qualifying conditions. The law permits pills, oils, vapor or liquid mari...

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - More than 3,800 patients have registered for Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program in its first week. Governor Tom Wolf says more than 200 caregivers have also registered for the program. He says the demand shows the "need for this vital medication." A 2016 state law gives people under a doctor's care access to medical marijuana if they suffer from an illness on a list of 17 qualifying conditions. The law permits pills, oils, vapor or liquid mari...

  • Safety Tips For Winter Driving

    Safety Tips For Winter Driving

    Thursday, November 9 2017 7:37 AM EST2017-11-09 12:37:42 GMT

    With winter approaching fast, it's becoming more important to slow down on the roads. 

    With winter approaching fast, it's becoming more important to slow down on the roads. 

  • New York wraps up I-88 repair work

    New York wraps up I-88 repair work

    Thursday, November 9 2017 7:14 AM EST2017-11-09 12:14:55 GMT

    Work has been completed on a $2.3 million project to rehabilitate and improve a busy stretch of interstate highway between New York state's Capital Region and the Southern Tier.

    Work has been completed on a $2.3 million project to rehabilitate and improve a busy stretch of interstate highway between New York state's Capital Region and the Southern Tier.

  • Man charged with DUI after going to vote a day early

    Man charged with DUI after going to vote a day early

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 8:51 PM EST2017-11-09 01:51:14 GMT

    Authorities charged 34-year-old Douglas Shuttlesworth with a DUI after they found him at a school in Harrisburg on Monday.

    Authorities charged 34-year-old Douglas Shuttlesworth with a DUI after they found him at a school in Harrisburg on Monday.

  • Penn State says it punished 7 in Penn State frat death

    Penn State says it punished 7 in Penn State frat death

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:43 AM EST2017-11-08 12:43:31 GMT

    Penn State says it has meted out discipline in connection with the death of a fraternity pledge after a night of drinking and hazing.

    Penn State says it has meted out discipline in connection with the death of a fraternity pledge after a night of drinking and hazing.

  • Tioga County to Hold Active Shooter Training

    Tioga County to Hold Active Shooter Training

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:34 AM EST2017-11-08 12:34:37 GMT

    In the wake of recent mass shooting across the country, officials in Tioga County want to make sure people are prepared for anything. 

    In the wake of recent mass shooting across the country, officials in Tioga County want to make sure people are prepared for anything. 

  • NY Voters Approve Amendment For Penalties Against Corrupt Officials

    NY Voters Approve Amendment For Penalties Against Corrupt Officials

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:30 AM EST2017-11-08 12:30:58 GMT

    Voters have approved a change to the state's constitution allowing judges to strip the pensions of any official convicted of corruption.

    Voters have approved a change to the state's constitution allowing judges to strip the pensions of any official convicted of corruption.

  • Pennsylvania State Police trooper shot during traffic stop in Northampton County

    Pennsylvania State Police trooper shot during traffic stop in Northampton County

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 12:39 PM EST2017-11-07 17:39:16 GMT
    NAZARETH, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania State Police trooper has been shot during a traffic stop, and a suspect is believed to be in custody.      State police say the trooper was shot Tuesday on state Route 191 in Plainfield Township, Northampton County, about 65 miles north of Philadelphia.      The trooper's condition was not immediately known.      Citing emergency radio reports, local media reported the suspect is in custody at Easton Hosp...
    NAZARETH, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania State Police trooper has been shot during a traffic stop, and a suspect is believed to be in custody.      State police say the trooper was shot Tuesday on state Route 191 in Plainfield Township, Northampton County, about 65 miles north of Philadelphia.      The trooper's condition was not immediately known.      Citing emergency radio reports, local media reported the suspect is in custody at Easton Hosp...
  • NYs Statewide Effort to Prepare For Snow

    NYs Statewide Effort to Prepare For Snow

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 7:43 AM EST2017-11-07 12:43:05 GMT
    NEW YORK (WENY) -- New York's top official is upping the states seasonal effort to keep the roads safe this winter. On Monday, Governor Cuomo announced the addition of more than 100 vehicles to the snow fight fleet to keep roads and highways clear. There will also be extra fueling and salt sites along the thruway. Giving drivers much easier access to the supplies they need. "As winter weather becomes increasingly more difficult to predict, state agencies are doing everything n...
    NEW YORK (WENY) -- New York's top official is upping the states seasonal effort to keep the roads safe this winter. On Monday, Governor Cuomo announced the addition of more than 100 vehicles to the snow fight fleet to keep roads and highways clear. There will also be extra fueling and salt sites along the thruway. Giving drivers much easier access to the supplies they need. "As winter weather becomes increasingly more difficult to predict, state agencies are doing everything n...
  • McQueary Ends Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Penn State

    McQueary Ends Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Penn State

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 7:26 AM EST2017-11-07 12:26:47 GMT

    A former Penn State assistant football coach has ended his defamation and whistleblower lawsuit against the university.     

    A former Penn State assistant football coach has ended his defamation and whistleblower lawsuit against the university.     

  • Arguments Set In Suit Challenging GOP Legislative Maps

    Arguments Set In Suit Challenging GOP Legislative Maps

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 7:16 AM EST2017-11-07 12:16:15 GMT

    Arguments are set in a federal lawsuit that alleges congressional districts in Pennsylvania unfairly give Republicans an electoral advantage. 

    Arguments are set in a federal lawsuit that alleges congressional districts in Pennsylvania unfairly give Republicans an electoral advantage. 

  • NY Woman Found Guilty of Manslaughter In Boss's Death

    NY Woman Found Guilty of Manslaughter In Boss's Death

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 7:09 AM EST2017-11-07 12:09:16 GMT

    A jury has found an upstate New York woman guilty of first-degree manslaughter for the poisoning death of her boss in 2015.

    A jury has found an upstate New York woman guilty of first-degree manslaughter for the poisoning death of her boss in 2015.

  • Races for high court, Allentown mayor, Philly DA on ballot

    Races for high court, Allentown mayor, Philly DA on ballot

    Monday, November 6 2017 10:23 AM EST2017-11-06 15:23:04 GMT

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A contest for Supreme Court tops the ballot Tuesday in Pennsylvania's general election.      An appointed justice, Republican Sallie Mundy, is looking to keep her seat for a full 10-year term. Her opponent is Democrat Dwayne Woodruff, a former Pittsburgh Steeler who's now an Allegheny County judge.      Four seats on the Superior Court are also being contested. A ballot question asks whether the Legislature should have the authority...

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A contest for Supreme Court tops the ballot Tuesday in Pennsylvania's general election.      An appointed justice, Republican Sallie Mundy, is looking to keep her seat for a full 10-year term. Her opponent is Democrat Dwayne Woodruff, a former Pittsburgh Steeler who's now an Allegheny County judge.      Four seats on the Superior Court are also being contested. A ballot question asks whether the Legislature should have the authority...

  • Man Found Guilty of Murder Will be Sentenced

    Man Found Guilty of Murder Will be Sentenced

    Monday, November 6 2017 7:33 AM EST2017-11-06 12:33:41 GMT

    The Freeville man found guilty of murder will be sentenced Monday in Tompkins County. 

    The Freeville man found guilty of murder will be sentenced Monday in Tompkins County. 

  • Was Trump behind 2014 effort to foil Bon Jovi's NFL bid?

    Was Trump behind 2014 effort to foil Bon Jovi's NFL bid?

    Monday, November 6 2017 7:28 AM EST2017-11-06 12:28:11 GMT

    Was Donald Trump the secret force behind the seemingly grassroots 2014 campaign to block Jon Bon Jovi from buying the NFL's Buffalo Bills?      That's what organizers are saying now, three years after the billionaire and the rocker were competing to buy the Bills.

    Was Donald Trump the secret force behind the seemingly grassroots 2014 campaign to block Jon Bon Jovi from buying the NFL's Buffalo Bills?      That's what organizers are saying now, three years after the billionaire and the rocker were competing to buy the Bills.

  • Stuck on slow, Pennsylvania renews push for rural broadband

    Stuck on slow, Pennsylvania renews push for rural broadband

    Sunday, November 5 2017 8:49 AM EST2017-11-05 13:49:38 GMT

    State officials in Pennsylvania are renewing their push to capture $140 million in federal subsidies for rural broadband internet, a windfall that could go to another state after Verizon declined it two years ago.

    State officials in Pennsylvania are renewing their push to capture $140 million in federal subsidies for rural broadband internet, a windfall that could go to another state after Verizon declined it two years ago.

  • Men cited after photos show opossum being kissed, given beer

    Men cited after photos show opossum being kissed, given beer

    Saturday, November 4 2017 8:32 AM EDT2017-11-04 12:32:35 GMT

    Pennsylvania officials say three men have been cited over social media photos showing a group giving beer to an opossum and kissing it.

    Pennsylvania officials say three men have been cited over social media photos showing a group giving beer to an opossum and kissing it.

  • Sign-ups top 1,000 on medical marijuana program's first day

    Sign-ups top 1,000 on medical marijuana program's first day

    Friday, November 3 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-11-03 23:01:57 GMT
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Department of Health says more than 1,000 people signed up for the state's new medical marijuana program on its first day.      A health department spokesman tells the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that the registrations include patients and caregivers.      The department announced Wednesday that it was accepting applications to participate in the system.      A 2016 state law gives people under a doctor...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Department of Health says more than 1,000 people signed up for the state's new medical marijuana program on its first day.      A health department spokesman tells the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that the registrations include patients and caregivers.      The department announced Wednesday that it was accepting applications to participate in the system.      A 2016 state law gives people under a doctor...
  • Ithaca College Celebrating 125 Years

    Ithaca College Celebrating 125 Years

    Friday, November 3 2017 7:28 AM EDT2017-11-03 11:28:00 GMT

    Ithaca College is getting ready to celebrate its 125th anniversary and the inauguration of its 9th president. 

    Ithaca College is getting ready to celebrate its 125th anniversary and the inauguration of its 9th president. 

  • Poll Shows Big Opposition to Constitutional Convention in NY

    Poll Shows Big Opposition to Constitutional Convention in NY

    Thursday, November 2 2017 7:13 AM EDT2017-11-02 11:13:21 GMT

    A new survey from Siena College shows big opposition to a constitutional convention among likely New York voters in next week's election. 

    A new survey from Siena College shows big opposition to a constitutional convention among likely New York voters in next week's election. 

  • Pennsylvania starts signing up medical marijuana patients

    Pennsylvania starts signing up medical marijuana patients

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 11:35 AM EDT2017-11-01 15:35:21 GMT
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvanians are closer to being able to get marijuana to help treat their medical conditions as the state is launching its patient and caregiver registry.      The Health Department announced Wednesday that a pilot program was successful and the agency is accepting applications to participate in the system. It's expected to be up and running within six months.      A 2016 state law gives people under a doctor's care access to med...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvanians are closer to being able to get marijuana to help treat their medical conditions as the state is launching its patient and caregiver registry.      The Health Department announced Wednesday that a pilot program was successful and the agency is accepting applications to participate in the system. It's expected to be up and running within six months.      A 2016 state law gives people under a doctor's care access to med...
  • Southport Gets First Look at 2018 Budget

    Southport Gets First Look at 2018 Budget

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 7:40 AM EDT2017-11-01 11:40:59 GMT

    Tonight the community of Southport will get its first look at the 2018 Budget.

    Tonight the community of Southport will get its first look at the 2018 Budget.

  • Tompkins County Welcoming Newest Citizens

    Tompkins County Welcoming Newest Citizens

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 7:38 AM EDT2017-11-01 11:38:49 GMT

    Thirty-one people from around the globe will pledge to support and defend the constitution, in exchange for protection as US citizens. 

    Thirty-one people from around the globe will pledge to support and defend the constitution, in exchange for protection as US citizens. 

  • New York Museum Exhibit Marks Women's Suffrage Centennial

    New York Museum Exhibit Marks Women's Suffrage Centennial

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 7:06 AM EDT2017-11-01 11:06:06 GMT

    A new exhibit celebrating the centennial of women's suffrage is opening at the New York State Museum in Albany. 

    A new exhibit celebrating the centennial of women's suffrage is opening at the New York State Museum in Albany. 

  • Corning-Painted Post Marching Band Heading to London

    Corning-Painted Post Marching Band Heading to London

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-10-31 18:37:08 GMT

    Corning-Painted Post High School is getting international attention.

    Corning-Painted Post High School is getting international attention.

  • Woman unfit for trial in slaying linked to YouTube rants

    Woman unfit for trial in slaying linked to YouTube rants

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-10-31 17:09:09 GMT
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A 31-year-old woman accused of killing a random victim after posting bizarre, ranting YouTube videos has been found incompetent for trial and will be placed in a psychiatric facility.      Holly Colino spoke at her court appearance in Rochester on Tuesday, telling the judge "I am a competent woman." The judge told Colino two psychiatrists had found her "highly intelligent" but incompetent to stand trial.      The...
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A 31-year-old woman accused of killing a random victim after posting bizarre, ranting YouTube videos has been found incompetent for trial and will be placed in a psychiatric facility.      Holly Colino spoke at her court appearance in Rochester on Tuesday, telling the judge "I am a competent woman." The judge told Colino two psychiatrists had found her "highly intelligent" but incompetent to stand trial.      The...
  • Crash in Bradford Co. Sends 4 to Hospital

    Crash in Bradford Co. Sends 4 to Hospital

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 7:45 AM EDT2017-10-31 11:45:52 GMT

    Police in Pennsylvania are investigating a crash that sent 4 people to the hospital. 

    Police in Pennsylvania are investigating a crash that sent 4 people to the hospital. 

  • NY to Invest $59M in Home Energy Efficiency

    NY to Invest $59M in Home Energy Efficiency

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 7:15 AM EDT2017-10-31 11:15:39 GMT

    New York state is offering $59 million to qualified homeowners who want to weatherize their homes and cut back on their electrical use.

    New York state is offering $59 million to qualified homeowners who want to weatherize their homes and cut back on their electrical use.

  • NY woman arrested for DWI for allegedly driving on curb

    NY woman arrested for DWI for allegedly driving on curb

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-10-31 04:29:39 GMT

    A woman from Warren County was arrested after police say she drove onto a curb, and got stuck in a restaurant parking lot.

    A woman from Warren County was arrested after police say she drove onto a curb, and got stuck in a restaurant parking lot.

  • Tornado damage confirmed in western NY

    Tornado damage confirmed in western NY

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-07-21 04:04:36 GMT

    No injuries have been reported as severe storms ripped through the area Thursday, uprooting trees and knocking down power lines.

    No injuries have been reported as severe storms ripped through the area Thursday, uprooting trees and knocking down power lines.

  • PA House's $2B no-new-taxes revenue plan could be thorny

    PA House's $2B no-new-taxes revenue plan could be thorny

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-07-22 03:59:36 GMT

    The thorny question of where to find $2 billion will dominate the upcoming weekend session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. House members were expected to reconvene in Harrisburg on Saturday amid a three-week budget stalemate with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Senate. 

    The thorny question of where to find $2 billion will dominate the upcoming weekend session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. House members were expected to reconvene in Harrisburg on Saturday amid a three-week budget stalemate with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Senate. 

  • Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed 1 is indicted

    Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed 1 is indicted

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:03:46 GMT

    A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians with his car on a Times Square sidewalk has been indicted by a grand jury.

    A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians with his car on a Times Square sidewalk has been indicted by a grand jury.

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