Crime and Justice


HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- There's just one criminal trial left in court related to the child sex abuse case that has surrounded former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky--and the university he worked for--since 2011.

Karen DeWitt

The New York State budget is due in three and a half weeks, but the biggest push is for a change that is not a spending item. 

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- The Department of Corrections and the Board of Probation and Parole are two of the state entities near the center of the Wolf administration's cost-cutting efforts. 

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A community of Muslims in the Southern Tier is happy and relieved now that a Tennessee man who was plotting to attack them has been found guilty on four federal charges

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Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is pushing for a measure to stop treating 16- and 17-year-olds as adults in the state’s criminal justice system. 

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) - It was a rough weekend for the state Capitol building. Offices on four floors of the Senate side were temporarily closed after a Gettysburg man broke in and sprayed a fire extinguisher, potentially damaging historic paintings. Despite the damage, Capitol police say they won't be rethinking their security plans as a result of the incident. 

Ellen Abbott, WRVO

SYRACUSE (WRVO) - The Syracuse chapter of the NAACP has concerns about the potential appointment of Onondaga County Comptroller Bob Antonacci as a U.S attorney. 

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With the confirmation of Rowan Wilson to the New York Court of Appeals, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has now picked all of the judges on the state’s highest court. He’s the first governor to do so since his father, former Gov. Mario Cuomo.

Katie Meyer

HARRISBURG (WSKG) - Pennsylvania's attorney general is taking a hard stance against President Donald Trump's ban on travel from seven majority-Muslim nations. 


New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is suing telecommunications company Time Warner Cable for allegedly defrauding their internet customers. The lawsuit accuses Time Warner Cable of misleading New Yorkers by advertising internet service at speeds they did not provide.