Next Supreme Court Term Could Include Significant Cases on Elections, College Admissions

Next Supreme Court Term Could Include Significant Cases on Elections, College Admissions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Within this past week, all eyes have been on the Supreme Court as they made some significant decisions, like: gun rights, environmental oversight and striking down Roe v. Wade. In the upcoming term, we expect the Court to hear cases whi

17 hrs 43 mins ago by Rachel Knapp
Nearly 200 Abortion Rights Protesters Arrested for Blocking Traffic

Nearly 200 Abortion Rights Protesters Arrested for Blocking Traffic

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Outside of the Supreme Court, abortion protests continued. Many people staged a “sit in” in the middle of the street, which resulted in nearly 200 people getting arrested. “We won’t go back, we won’t go bac

June 30th, 3:53 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Ketanji Brown Jackson Becomes Supreme Court Justice, Could Expected to Hear Significant Cases Next Term

Ketanji Brown Jackson Becomes Supreme Court Justice, Could Expected to Hear Significant Cases Next Term

WASHINGTON, D.C .- We have a new Supreme Court Justice. Ketanji Brown Jackson took the oath confirmation and became the nation’s first Black woman to sit on our highest court. This historic moment comes at a turbulent time for the Court. “I Ke

June 30th, 3:49 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visitors Encourage People to Visit Elmira's "The Moving Wall"

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visitors Encourage People to Visit Elmira's "The Moving Wall"

WASHINGTON, D.C. - “The Moving Wall” a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. is stopping by Elmira. We caught up with visitors on the National Mall who said visiting the Memorial is an emotional experience. &ld

June 29th, 3:26 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Abortion Rights Supporters Protest Outside Supreme Court Justices' Homes

Abortion Rights Supporters Protest Outside Supreme Court Justices' Homes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Abortion rights supporters are moving their protests from the Supreme Court to the homes of Supreme Court Justices. “If we don’t get it shut it down,” yelled the group of protesters. In a quiet neighborhood in Alexandr

June 28th, 4:05 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Demonstration Blocks Traffic, D.C. Area Church Vandalized Following Supreme Court Abortion Decision

Demonstration Blocks Traffic, D.C. Area Church Vandalized Following Supreme Court Abortion Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortions in every state, protests continued in Washington D.C. Since that decision was released, there have been reports of vandalism at a nearby church and

June 27th, 3:27 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Supreme Court Strikes Down New York Gun Law, NRA and Gun Reform Advocates React

Supreme Court Strikes Down New York Gun Law, NRA and Gun Reform Advocates React

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On a rainy Thursday morning, the Supreme Court released a major ruling on gun rights. In a six to three decision, the Court struck down a New York law that placed strict limits on carrying guns outside the home. New York state was one o

June 23rd, 1:15 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Senate to Vote on Gun Legislation, Gains Bipartisan Support

Senate to Vote on Gun Legislation, Gains Bipartisan Support

WASHINGTON, D.C. - For the first time in nearly three decades, Congress could pass major gun reform legislation. The Senate took a step forward on this issue after weeks of bipartisan negotiations. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D- NY) said he want

June 22nd, 3:37 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Protesters Rally Outside Supreme Court, Waiting on Abortion Rights Decision

Protesters Rally Outside Supreme Court, Waiting on Abortion Rights Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Within the next few days, we can expect the Supreme Court to release their decision on an abortion rights case, which could overturn Roe v. Wade, which legalizes abortions. Protesters on both sides of the abortion rights issue rally out

June 21st, 2:37 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Smelly "Corpse Flower" Draws in Visitors to U.S. Botanic Garden

Smelly "Corpse Flower" Draws in Visitors to U.S. Botanic Garden

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A rare, eight-foot flower known as the “Corpse Flower” is attracting Washington D.C. locals and tourists. The U.S. Botanic G said it’s a unique and smelly experience seeing this plant in person. Taking center stage at

June 17th, 4:52 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Fauci, CDC Urge Congress to Continue COVID Funding

Fauci, CDC Urge Congress to Continue COVID Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Dr. Anthony Fauci, along with the CDC, FDA, and Department of Health and Human Services outlined what they need in order to deter COVID and future pandemics. “COVID-19 has killed over a million people in our country, that is an un

June 16th, 3:26 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Republicans, Democrats Offer Dueling Proposals to Tackle Rising Food and Gas Prices

Republicans, Democrats Offer Dueling Proposals to Tackle Rising Food and Gas Prices

WASHINGTON, D.C. - We know that families across the nation, including right here at home, are impacted by the rising cost of food and gas prices. Some of our local congressional members are pointing the finger at President Biden’s agriculture polici

June 15th, 6:20 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Protect Your Data Rights

Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Protect Your Data Rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. - After years of bipartisan discussions, roundtables and feedback, congressional members are looking to protect your data rights. We aired special reports on this very issue that details how companies collect and track your every move onl

June 14th, 3:29 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Sen. Pat Toomey on Assault Weapons, Gun Reform Framework

Sen. Pat Toomey on Assault Weapons, Gun Reform Framework

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Pat Toomey (R- PA) has been one of the main negotiators in proposed gun legislation. He said this proposed bipartisan gun reform legislation is about making communities safer while keeping the rights of law-abiding Americans. Fo

June 14th, 3:22 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Congressional Members, Activists Hopeful Proposed Gun Legislation Will Pass Congress

Congressional Members, Activists Hopeful Proposed Gun Legislation Will Pass Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - For the first time in decades, Congress could pass gun reform legislation. Over the weekend, the bipartisan group of Senators laid out the framework for new gun laws following the mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde. “To increase

June 13th, 2:07 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Erie locals walk to D.C. to raise money for local program

Erie locals walk to D.C. to raise money for local program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - From Erie to our nation’s capitol, a father-daughter duo traveled to D.C. by foot. It was all for a good cause. Passing by the crowds of people in Washington, D.C., Erie locals Dan Perritano and his daughter, Emma, who has cerebra

June 11th, 3:20 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Political Analyst: January 6 hearing resonates with people across political spectrum

Political Analyst: January 6 hearing resonates with people across political spectrum

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Committee investigating the U.S. Capitol attack revealed some bombshell details in their first public hearing. Political analysts believe the overall impact of the hearing will resonate with people across the political spectrum. In

June 10th, 2:22 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
January 6 Committee reveals disturbing details of attempted "coup"

January 6 Committee reveals disturbing details of attempted "coup"

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Select Committee investigating the January 6th U.S. Capitol attack revealed some disturbing and bombshell details about what led up to the attack in their first public hearing. This Committee’s goal was that if you have any do

June 9th, 11:39 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
January 6 Hearings to reveal unseen footage, interviews of Capitol Attack

January 6 Hearings to reveal unseen footage, interviews of Capitol Attack

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Tonight the House Committee investigating the January 6th 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol will hold their first landmark hearings. The committee said they will release previously unseen material documenting January 6th and show the Amer

June 9th, 4:05 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
Consumer Privacy: Congressional members have different approaches to data privacy

Consumer Privacy: Congressional members have different approaches to data privacy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumer privacy advocacy groups are raising concern about the personal information companies take from your digital footprint and use that information to influence what advertisements reach you, how they track your activity, and collec

June 8th, 2:50 PM EDT by Rachel Knapp
NATO faces issues with Turkey, continued war in Ukraine
NATO faces issues with Turkey, continued war in Ukraine

WASHINGTON, D.C. - NATO is preparing for their upcoming member gathering in Spain. Before they meet, the alliance is facing challenges internally with Turkey and with the continued war in Ukraine. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and NATO’s Secret

Congressional members grill FDA on infant formula shortage
Congressional members grill FDA on infant formula shortage

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The FDA Commissioner was in the hot seat at a congressional hearing over the infant formula shortage. He also reveals unsanitary problems they found with one formula manufacturer’s facility that ultimately led to its shutdown. &ld

History and details behind the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
History and details behind the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

As we anxiously wait for The Moving Wall to be showcased here in Elmira this summer, we’re getting to know a little bit more about the details and history of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.  

War in Ukraine causing instability in Indo-Pacific
War in Ukraine causing instability in Indo-Pacific

WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Biden just wrapped up his first trip to Asia, meeting with leaders in Korea and Japan, reassuring our partnerships with allies in that region. Experts said it’s a strong move, especially with the war in Ukraine going on.

Congressional hearing on UFOs, Defense officials release footage
Congressional hearing on UFOs, Defense officials release footage

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Explaining the unexplainable and looking at something that could be out of this world. That’s what Defense officials are trying to understand when they’ve received reports and sightings of unidentifiable flying objects. For

Congress, Biden work to address infant formula shortage
Congress, Biden work to address infant formula shortage

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A combination of pandemic related labor shortages, supply chain issues and a powdered formula recall by Abbott Nutrition has led to a national infant formula shortage. The House passed two separate bills to address this shortage. They o

Erie's Jefferson Raimy Fellows share research with congressional members, think tanks in D.C.
Erie's Jefferson Raimy Fellows share research with congressional members, think tanks in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A handful of the Raimy Fellows from the Jefferson Educational Society of Erie, a nonprofit institution which promotes civic engagement and progress for the Erie region, is at our nation’s capital this week. They’re meeting w

Undeclared Republican PA Senate nominee could impact upcoming elections
Undeclared Republican PA Senate nominee could impact upcoming elections

WASHINGTON, D.C. - There are still a couple of primary races that have not been called yet and could go into a recount, like the open Pennsylvania U.S. Senate seat. While Democratic voters showed strong support for Lt. Governor John Fetterman for their no