List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

PA Budget Still In Limbo, But A Vote Could Come This Week

08.24.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania House Republicans say they will force votes this week to override the Democratic governor's budget bill veto, one piece at a time, despite questions about the constitutionality of what they plan to do. House Majority Leader Dave Reed ...

People Lining Up For Kathleen Kane's Seat

08.24.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Candidates for Pennsylvania attorney general are lining up for the 2016 ballot without knowing whether they’ll be running against embattled Democratic incumbent Kathleen Kane or for a vacant seat. Amid uncertainty over Kane’s status as ...

One Victim From Rochester Mass Shooting Remains Hospitalized

08.21.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Only one of the four survivors of Wednesday night's mass shooting outside the Boys & Girls Club on Genesee Street was still in the hospital Friday morning. Strong Memorial  Hospital officials said in an email that the remaining victim is ...

NY Prison Escapee David Sweat Pleads Not Guilty

08.21.15 | Sarah Harnisch

A New York prison escapee who was at the center of a three-week manhunt faced charges on Thursday in his first public appearance since his capture. The escapee, David Sweat, who was quiet and calm at his arraignment in Clinton County Court, ...

AG Kathleen Kane Faces FBI Probe On Top Of State Criminal Charges

08.21.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Even as she contends with state criminal charges, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is also facing scrutiny by the FBI.  The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that in recent months, agents have questioned at least three people about ...

PA Is Running Out Of Money

08.21.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The country's largest full-time Legislature will soon have to decide where it will get the money to pay thousands of employees and other costs as its surplus, once more than $300 million, is rapidly dwindling amid Pennsylvania's budget crisis. The ...

Governor Wolf Asks Attorney General Kathleen Kane To Step Down

08.07.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Not even two hours after the charges against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane were announced, Governor Tom Wolf called for her resignation at an event in the Poconos. “I’m calling on her to step aside, step down as attorney ...

Communications Company In NEPA Selling Off Its Newspapers

08.07.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Times-Shamrock Communications is selling three groups of newspapers in Northeast Pennsylvania and South Central New York to the Sample News Group. The newspapers include dailies, weeklies and monthlies and are all part of the Towanda Printing ...

NY Expands Synthetic Marijuana Ban

08.07.15 | Sarah Harnisch

New York has broadened a ban on synthetic marijuana to keep up with drug makers who create new chemical recipes to evade the existing law. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Thursday that the state health department has approved tougher regulations to include ...

Lawsuit Against Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim Settled

08.07.15 | Sarah Harnisch

All sides say there's a been a settlement in the defamation lawsuit filed by 2 former Syracuse University ball boys against basketball head coach Jim Boeheim. The issued a joint statement, saying the coach "regrets" saying the men were lying when ...

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