Other nearby rallies took place in Buffalo, Pittsburgh and Cleveland.
Last year, the federal government issued more than $330 billion in tax refunds, with the average refund being about $2,700.
Officials say the goal is to show off the latest technology and showcase what students are doing on a daily basis.
Edward "Booman " Smith was convicted of two counts of murder for the gunshot slayings of two people.
The 2015 Erie County Summer JAM program kicked off today with its first orientation of the season.
The fundraiser is Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
According to National Fuel Gas, a contractor hit a gas line.
Eliezer Perez, 36, is charged with kidnapping, criminal attempt at involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful restraint, among other charges.
Will travel around the bay beginning in May
Taken into custody after reports of shots fired
The Millcreek Planning Commission approves a subdivision plan for Ridgefield, which creates 3 separate parcels out of the land.
A 22-member Blue Ribbon Commission on Campus-Community Safety will be led by a retired judge at Edinboro University
To help ensure safety of those who live off-campus.
Officials say the biggest change to pay attention to this tax season is for Obamacare.
Erie Police are continuing to investigate the situation, and say that charges can be expected to be filed in the case.
Thousands of backpacks have been scattered throughout campus to represent the approximately 1,100 college students that die each year by suicide.
Timothy Wilson was sentenced on fifteen charges including burglary and receiving stolen property.
Rodney Eddy, 39, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at UPMC Hamot.
The national average of a gallon of gas is $2.39.
This year's Micro Brew Festival will feature more than 30 craft brewers and 20-some home brewers.
A survey conducted in Erie County shows that participating in organized religion plays a role in protecting youth from problematic behavior.
The district will open the bids during a public meeting and decide who gets the buildings on April 20.
Santos Torres has been arraigned on charges related to aggravated assault, illegal possession of a firearm, and possession of a firearm with an altered serial number.
Police are still searching for the suspect.
The Erie School Board unanimously agreed to have a one year retirement incentive of $25,000 for instructional employees and $15,000 incentive for non instructional employees.
Supervisors are gong to reduce their number of meetings from four a month to now only two.
A 65-inch JVC LED television was stolen from the store.
A person of interest is being questioned.
An Erie house cleaning service is doing their part to help give cancer patients a little peace of mind.
Students step up to prevent sexual assault.
The city has been certified in the past but is now looking to re-qualify as a Main Street Center in order to secure critical funding for downtown revitalization.
Local franchise locations are asking customers to 'round up' their meals to raise money for the MOD.
Board approves project 1 of phase 2 renovations for Dave Hanlan sports complex.
A teenage girl suffers minor injuries after bullets hit a house on East 7th & Ash.
Shots fired called out around 6 P.M.
As those Presidential Campaigns heat up, local experts and supporters are weigh in on what the race to the primary's might look like.
Cyber security is more important than ever, especially in Erie, after the Bayfront Sheraton was compromised last week.
One man is in stable condition after a shooting on Buffalo Road.
Today officially honors the birth of our 3rd President Thomas Jefferson.
A sweet treat from Panera Bread is helping a local organization.
We spoke with Cyber Security Expert David Peck about how to protect your information.
It's another sure sign that the weather has turned for the better here in Erie.
The Board of Directors of the City of Erie School District and the Directors of the Regional Career and Technical School met today to discuss potential retirement incentives for employees.
Quick response by fire crews in Crawford County this afternoon helped to contain a brush fire at a miniature golf facility.
A case of rabies was discovered in our area last week.
Erie county teen drivers are putting their driving skills to the test today.
Erie police were busy Sunday night, responding to a shooting and home invasion that happened just moments apart.
Princess Ball delights royalty of all ages
Reported in the 1800 block of Buffalo Road
Reported in 1000 block of West 4th Street