List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

PA lawmakers have proposed a ban on bump stocks

10.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Bump stocks are rapid fire devices. They allowed Las Vegas shooter Steven Paddock to turn his AR-15 into an automatic weapon. Two Democratic state lawmakers, Madeleine Dean and Dom Costa, began seeking co-sponsors Thursday for a bill that would...

The wife of a slain PA trooper is suing the parents of sniper Eric Frein

09.25.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The widow of Pennsylvania State Trooper Bryan Dickson has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Eugene and Deborah Frein, saying they psychologically manipulated their son into developing a strong dislike for police. Tiffany Dickson says it was...

Man charged in fatal hit-and-run of a Binghamton U. student faces prison time

09.22.17 | Sarah Harnisch

26-year-old Aizaz Siddiqui pleaded guilty in May to leaving the scene of an accident, a misdemeanor. Authorities said Siddiqui was driving a 2013 BMW on December 3rd when he hit and killed 20-year-old Stefani Lineva in Binghamton. Siddiqui was...

Gas prices are up 10 to 35 cents a gallon in NY and PA

09.01.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Hurricane Harvey knocked out 10 refineries along the Texas gulf coast.   AAA is predicting this Labor Day will be the busiest in nearly a decade with nearly 40 million Americans "getting out of Dodge."  Most will be driving.

A church near Watsontown, PA heads a collection for TX flood victims

08.31.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Pastor James and Jilline Bond of Revival Tabernacle have friends who are pastors in and around Houston. Once the truck is filled, they'll deliver items to Grace Church in Humble, Texas. The church says one local company offered a semi truck...

The cost of health-care is going up in New York

08.16.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Insurance rates for individuals will increase on average 15% next year. For employees on group plans the cost will go up roughly 10%. For customers of Blue Cross Blue Shield, the largest health insurer in New York, premiums will jump 5-10% on...

PA public schools praise Gov. Wolf for reducing time for tests

08.15.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Teachers say the 20% drop in testing will give them more time for instruction in the classroom and means less time they have to spend "teaching the test" at school.

Pennsylvania's AG was joined by Gov. Wolf to announce a lawsuit aimed at smog

08.02.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Wolf says protecting the environment is a "no-brainer." Pennsylvania joins 14 other states in challenging the EPA's decision to delay implementing a rule to reduce levels of "ground-level" ozone and smog.

How would you like to become a professional grocery shopper?

08.02.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Tuesday marked the first day Wegmans in upstate New York offered at-home grocery delivery, and it was a raving success. 200 professional shoppers have been hired in Buffalo by Wegmans' partner company Instacart.  Requirement number 1: love...

NY's governor has ordred a probe into why the water went black this week at Niagara Falls

08.02.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Andrew Cuomo said he doesn't believe a city agency's claims surrounding wastewater discharges that turned the water near the base of the falls black at the height of a busy tourist weekend. A day after redirecting state regulators to...

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