Proposed NY Law: Outlaw Streaming Crimes On Social Media

A Long Island Republican State Senator said the bill is a response to a series of "heinous crimes" being posted online. >>

"No Empty Chair" Campaign Teaches Teens About Safe Driving

It raises awareness of traffic safety issues. >>

Binghamton University gets funding for alcohol effects research

Binghamton University will be getting $324,826 in federal funding. >>

Rochester man arrested in Elmira sentenced on weapons, drugs charges

A Rochester man arrested in Elmira will spend up to 25 years in prison on drugs and weapons charges. >>

RECALL: Frozen hash browns may contain golf ball materials

Wegman's is recalling frozen hash browns because it may contain golf ball materials. >>

Scarnati puts support behind Mansfield University

Pennsylvania state Senator Joe Scarnati is putting his support behind Mansfield University. >>

52 arrested through "Operation Bricktown"

Police in Syracuse arrested 52 people as a result of "Operation Bricktown." >>

Sessions to address gang violence during Long Island speech

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will appear this week in a section of Long Island that's been plagued by deadly gang violence. >>

NY lawmakers: Compel Trump to release state tax returns

New York would release the state tax returns for Donald Trump and other New Yorkers holding high office under state legislation crafted by Democratic lawmakers. >>

Saturday is National Drug Take Back Day

Many local law enforcement agencies will be participating in National Drug Take Back day this weekend. >>

Thompson pushing for better health care access for veterans

Pennsylvania Congressman Glenn Thompson is sponsoring a bill he hopes will expand access to medical care for veterans. >>

Senate backs bill to expand practice of medicine by nurses

The Pennsylvania Senate is backing legislation to certify nurses to practice in areas of expertise and allow them to practice medicine independently of a physician's supervision. >>

Fight brews in Pennsylvania Senate over Planned Parenthood

A fight is brewing in the Pennsylvania Senate over whether state and federal dollars should reimburse family planning services at Planned Parenthood clinics. >>

House OKs bill to aid challenges to local gun ordinances

The Pennsylvania state House wants to enable gun owners and groups such as the National Rifle Association to launch legal challenges to cities' firearms regulations. >>

House votes to toughen animal cruelty laws

A set of revisions to Pennsylvania's criminal laws concerning cruelty to animals is on its way to the Senate after passage by the state House of Representatives. >>

Pennsylvania cracking down on illegal gaming at bars, clubs

Pennsylvania is cracking down on illegal gambling machines at businesses. >>

Medical marijuana licensing draws hundreds of applicants

Regulators say Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program remains on schedule after hundreds of applications poured in from those who want to grow, process and dispense the drug. >>

BREAKING Pennsylvania Cop Killer Sentenced to Death

Sniper who targeted Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks, killing 1 and wounding 1, is sentenced to death. >>

New York Police Reminding Drivers of "Move Over Law"

Law enforcement will also step up its enforcement of the law throughout the week. >>

SUNY Names a New Chancellor

Dr. Kristina M Johnson will begin the new position on September 5. >>

NY Senate passes bills to battle opioid and heroin abuse

The Senate on Monday passed eight bills to staunch heroin, opioid and synthetic drug use. >>

Report shows deadly drug epidemic growing in NY

The Rockefeller Institute of Government has released a report on the drug epidemic in NY. >>

Audit rips accounting in Pennsylvania jobless benefit system

A new audit says it's unclear if the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry properly spent millions in recent years on an unemployment compensation system that has melted down during a funding fight. >>

Mental health experts urge Senate to ban conversion therapy

New York's mental health leaders are uniting to condemn psychological treatments designed to alter the sexual orientation of a minor. >>

PA lawmakers eye more changes to high school graduation exams

More bills are emerging in the Pennsylvania Legislature to end or loosen a requirement that students pass the Keystone Exams to graduate high school. >>


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