Gov. Cuomo signs bill criminalizing 'revenge porn'

Gov. Cuomo signs bill criminalizing 'revenge porn'

 Tuesday, Governor Cuomo signed a bill criminalizing revenge porn.

37 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Grease trap tragedy: heartbroken mother on toddler's death

Grease trap tragedy: heartbroken mother on toddler's death

Tenitia Cullum, the mother of the 3-year-old boy who died after falling into a grease trap, is speaking out.

3 hrs 7 mins ago
Woodstock 50 again denied permit with festival weeks away

Woodstock 50 again denied permit with festival weeks away

Local officials have repeatedly denied permit applications amid concerns about planning for up to 65,000 people coming to this largely rural area on short notice.

3 hrs 40 mins ago
Review urged after 3 parolees charged in separate homicides

Review urged after 3 parolees charged in separate homicides

The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association says there should be an exhaustive review to determine if something was done wrong.

11 hrs 53 mins ago
NY state police lag behind agencies nationwide on camera use

NY state police lag behind agencies nationwide on camera use

The New York State Police say they did have vehicles outfitted with cameras in the past but couldn't afford to maintain or upgrade the equipment. They also don't have body cameras.

11 hrs 56 mins ago
Pennsylvania Department of Health Rolling out eWIC Card

Pennsylvania Department of Health Rolling out eWIC Card

Families will receive eWIC cards instead of paper checks, which is expected to save time at the grocery store checkout.

22 hrs 19 mins ago
Pennsylvania DEP to Conduct Air Quality Sampling Near Erie Coke Plant

Pennsylvania DEP to Conduct Air Quality Sampling Near Erie Coke Plant

Thirteen monitors will be placed along the outside of the facility and at four locations in the community.

23 hrs 7 mins ago
Schumer calls for airlines to start carrying Epipens

Schumer calls for airlines to start carrying Epipens

On Sunday, Schumer was joined by a New York Physician at a press conference who recently saved the life of a passenger after they experienced a serious food allergy on a Delta Flight.

July 22nd, 8:42 AM EDT by Chris Johnson
Senators: Bill on 9/11 victims fund to be voted on this week

Senators: Bill on 9/11 victims fund to be voted on this week

Senators from both parties say they have an agreement to vote on a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money.

July 22nd, 8:30 AM EDT
Capitol Watch: Stewart-Cousins' national profile rises

Capitol Watch: Stewart-Cousins' national profile rises

In New York government news, Andrea Stewart-Cousins' national profile is rising after she led the Democratic takeover of the state Senate.   

July 21st, 5:40 AM EDT by Ashley Cafaro
24-year-old man apparently drowns swimming in Lake Erie

24-year-old man apparently drowns swimming in Lake Erie

Authorities say a 24-year-old man apparently drowned while swimming in Lake Erie.   

July 21st, 5:39 AM EDT by Ashley Cafaro
SUNY warns New Yorkers about hot weather risks

SUNY warns New Yorkers about hot weather risks

 Experts at the State University of New York system are warning New Yorkers to stay safe as the mercury rises.   

July 20th, 9:02 AM EDT by Ashley Cafaro
Woman gets 4-12 years in prison for child's fatal beating

Woman gets 4-12 years in prison for child's fatal beating

 A western New York woman will spend four to 12 years in prison for the fatal beating of her 3-year-old son.    

July 20th, 8:55 AM EDT by Ashley Cafaro
New York landmarks lit up for Special Olympics

New York landmarks lit up for Special Olympics

Two state bridges and Niagara Falls are turning red in recognition of the Special Olympics. 

July 20th, 8:53 AM EDT by Ashley Cafaro
'Queen of Saratoga' Marylou Whitney dies at 93

'Queen of Saratoga' Marylou Whitney dies at 93

Philanthropist, socialite and horse-racing enthusiast Marylou Whitney, known as the "Queen of Saratoga," has died at her Saratoga Springs estate after a long illness. 

July 20th, 8:51 AM EDT by Ashley Cafaro
Gov. Wolf, Lt. Gov. Fetterman hit PA ice cream trail

Gov. Wolf, Lt. Gov. Fetterman hit PA ice cream trail

Governor Wolf and Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman dropped in at Urban Churn in Harrisburg to celebrate Pennsylvania dairy and have their 2019 Pennsylvania "Pursue Your Scoops" Ice Cream Trail passports stamped.

July 19th, 9:02 AM EDT by Olivia Jaquith
House OKs minimum wage hike, Senate chances dim

House OKs minimum wage hike, Senate chances dim

The House has approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour.

July 19th, 8:35 AM EDT
Congressman Tom Reed visiting TX to understand crisis at the border

Congressman Tom Reed visiting TX to understand crisis at the border

Reed will be accompanied by 15 members of his problem solvers caucus.

July 19th, 4:40 AM EDT by Chris Johnson
Pennsylvania's gambling industry revenue reaches record high

Pennsylvania's gambling industry revenue reaches record high

Revenue from regulated gambling in Pennsylvania climbed to a new record high above $3.3 billion in the just-completed fiscal year.

July 19th, 12:19 AM EDT
State Officials Highlight Lack of Broadband Access Across PA

State Officials Highlight Lack of Broadband Access Across PA

While pushing his Restore Pennsylvania plan, Governor Tom Wolf joined state officials to highlight the need for greater broadband access across the state.

July 18th, 2:54 PM EDT by Cody Carlson
NY Army National Guard Soldiers headed to Fort Drum
NY Army National Guard Soldiers headed to Fort Drum

 Six hundred New York Army National Guard Soldiers from across the state are headed to Fort Drum for a command post exercise that runs July 19-31. 

NYS health marketplace, Office of State Parks holding free summer swim lessons
NYS health marketplace, Office of State Parks holding free summer swim lessons

Throughout July and August, Certified Enrollment Assistors will be available at select Learn-to-Swim locations held statewide.

El Chapo sentenced to life in prison
El Chapo sentenced to life in prison

The Latest on the sentencing of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo.    

Mosquitoes in Harborcreek Township Test Positive for West Nile Virus
Mosquitoes in Harborcreek Township Test Positive for West Nile Virus

This is the first mosquito pool to test positive in Erie County in 2019.

July 17th, 10:35 AM EDT
Representative Tom Reed lays out principles for bipartisan Social Security reform
Representative Tom Reed lays out principles for bipartisan Social Security reform

With the combined Social Security Trust Funds expected to be exhausted in 2035, Representative Tom Reed is laying out his principles for bipartisan Social Security reform.