List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

PA Sentate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

09.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania State Senate has passed legislation that legalizes several forms of medical marijuana. It now goes over to the state house. Supporters say the measure will help thousands of people with diseases. Opponents say it could perpetuate ...

Public Casino Hearing in Ithaca Today

09.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

State leaders are getting community input on the proposal to construct up to 4 vegas-style casinos in the upstate region. Critics are concerned - these casinos will not make money and could devastate the towns they set up in. Experts are concerned ...

First Enterovirus Cases Confirmed in Western New York

09.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The virus has been sweeping the nation-- causing severe problems for asthmatics and kids. The Erie County Health Commissioner confirmed 14 cases so far in this first batch of testing. Cases have already been found in central new york, Albany, and ...

New Yorkers Offer Comments at Public Casino Hearings

09.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Hundreds of supporters and critics weighed in Monday alone-- from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. in Albany-- at the first of 3 public hearings across the state. Today, the hearing is in Poughkipsee-- and Wednesday-- in Ithaca. Bus loads of supporters showed ...

PA Authorites Close to Finding Suspected Killer Eric Frein

09.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

After 10 days of searching, investigators in Pennsylvania believe they are close to finding suspected cop killer Eric Frein. Police released new photos they found while searching for Frein. One picture shows an AK-47 they believe he was carrying ...

No Fracking Decision Before Election

09.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

After missing a key deadline to set fracking regulations in 2012, the Cuomo administration tasked Health Commissioner Nirav Shah with reviewing the DEC's work and making recommendations. Shah abruptly resigned in May with an unfinished report. It's ...

NY Casino Hearings this Week

09.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The public will be asked to give their thoughts on the number and location of the four casinos that'll go up in the empire state. The hearings start today-- first, in Albany-- then Tuesday in Pu-kip-see, and Wednesday in Ithaca. There are 16 ...

PA State Police Name Suspect In Trooper Ambush

09.17.14 | Sarah Harnisch

State Police say an intensive manhunt is under way for a man who expressed the desire to kill police in the past. Charges were filed against 31 year old Eric Matthew Frein of Monroe County, who is believed to be the sole shooter. State Police ...

Nik Wallenda To Tight Rope Walk In Chicago

09.17.14 | Sarah Harnisch

And a couple of months after he did a tightrope walk across the Erie County, New York fair grounds, dare-devil, Nik Wallenda is ready for another big walk. This time, it's the windy city: Chicago. Wallenda will walk two city blocks, from the marina ...

Walmart Fined By NY For Overcharging Customers

09.17.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has agreed to pay $66,000 in penalties and other fees in a false advertising investigation after claims were made that Wal-Mart overcharged the nationwide sale of Coca-Cola products to customers in 117 stores across New ...

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