Ferris wheel ride at fair to remain closed after 2 injured
YORK, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a Ferris wheel at a Pennsylvania fair will remain closed following an accident that injured two people, one of whom fell from it. York Fair chief executive officer Bryan Blair says one person fell from a car on the Giant Wheel on the midway at about 8 p.m. Friday. He says the other person didn't fall but couldn't confirm Saturday whether the person was on the ride or on the ground. He says both were taken to York Hospital, which has released no infor...
NY daycares to get new rules for handling food allergies
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Daycare providers in New York state will soon have new guidelines for handling food allergies. Under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, state health officials will craft the new guidelines with input from pediatric experts. They will include training requirements for daycare workers, as well as tips for minimizing the risks of allergic reactions and what to do when a child experiences one.
New York Department of Financial Services to take action against opioid industry to recover $2 billion in overcharges
New York's Department of Financial Services is taking action against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and pharmacy benefit managers to secure $2 billion for New York consumers who, Governor Cuomo's office says, have shouldered the cost of the ongoing opioid epidemic in the form of higher insurance premiums.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is cutting its ranks after 63 legislative employees jumped on the chance to be paid a bonus to quit their jobs.
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in Philadelphia over whether the chief lawyer for Penn State when the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke should face public censure.
Parents of unvaccinated children in New York state are protesting the repeal of a religious exemption to school immunization requirements.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the move on Monday. He advised people not to use vaping devices while health investigators figure out the cause of the illnesses.
A member of the Central Park Five who once dreamed of attending Syracuse University is making his long-awaited first visit to the campus. Kevin Richardson's college dreams ended in 1989 when he and four other teenagers were wrongly convicted of rape. Long since exonerated, he's still never set foot on the campus. The 44-year-old Richardson aims to change that this weekend when he accepts Syracuse University's invitation to visit and lend his name to a scholarship.