List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Drivers in Pennsylvania are getting some extra leeway when it comes to red lights

09.19.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's new red light law went into effect on Sunday. It allows drivers to run a red light when the sensor appears to be malfunctioning. Some traffic lights use sensors under the pavement so when a car comes up, it triggers the sensor. The ...

Binghamton honored the fallen firefighters of 9/11 with the 6th Annual Stair Climb

09.19.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Standing only 18 stories, the state office building is just a fraction of the size of the former World Trade Center in lower Manhattan. But 200 people climbed the stairwells over and over again, many in full gear, until they reached the 110 stories ...

Sunday marked the first day in New York state where bars were legally allowed to start serving alcohol before noon

09.19.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The newly passed "Brunch Bill" allows bars to serve at 10 a.m. on Sundays. A half dozen lawmakers gathered for breakfast in Buffalo yesterday, and shared a drink in celebration. Pro-family groups say there's little reason to drink at 10 on a ...

Franklin Graham will speak in Harrisburg at noon today

09.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It's part of his 50-state Decision America Tour. He'll be at Soldier and Sailor's Grove urging Christians to vote.  Mike Geer of the Pennsylvania Family Institute is holding a pastor's luncheon just after Graham's speech.Graham's next rally ...

Donald Trump's runningmate Indiana Governor Mike Pence made a campaign stop in Lackawanna County at a trucking company in Dunmore

09.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Pence said it's all about lowering taxes for the Trump campaign. He gave a rare sit-down interview to local t.v. station, WNEP.  Pence says he thinks the Keystone State could switch to a Republican state, because of Trump's "message and plan ...

The family of the late state Senator Tom Libous of Binghamton is speaking publically about trying to throw out his federal conviction

09.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's office signaled it would not oppose the Libous Estate's push to drop his July 2015 conviction of lying to the FBI, since the former senator died of cancer while his appeal was still pending. Lawmakers are in the ...

Bruce Beemer is confirmed as Pennsylvania's new interim attorney general

08.31.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The Senate confirmed Beemer by a unanimous 44 to nothing vote. Beemer then moved to the reception room for a private swearing in. Beemer says he started his first day of work immediately. The next attorney general will be elected in November and ...

Kathleen's Kane replacement is taking the helm

08.30.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania lawmakers are poised to replace the state’s convicted ex-attorney general with her former top deputy. The scheduled confirmation vote today on Bruce Beemer comes nearly two weeks after Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf nominated him to ...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is once again calling for a statewide decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana

08.30.16 | Sarah Harnisch

He did a media blitz yesterday across the state promoting it. Dauphin County D.A. Ed Marsico says it's only a low grade misdemeanor.  He says the governor isn't giving accurate facts on his media tour.  Marsico says, "You don't go to jail ...

The mayor of Binghamton has released a video of that tractor trailor crash that took out 10 cars last week

08.30.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The video shows the moment of the crash and the vehicle was just feet away from one of the cars that burst into flames.  Bystanders jumped into action rescuing a woman from her car.  She escaped with only cuts and bruises. The tractor was ...

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