List by Month: 7-2017

Governor Cuomo has issued a state review of the 'textalyzer'

07.27.17 | Sarah Harnisch

That's the device that allows police to scan your phone to see if you were on it at the time of a crash. A bill in the New York state legislature would allow authorities to seize your phone following an accident. Senator Chris Jacobs is...

PA has launched a registry for doctors who want to administer cannabis products to their patients

07.27.17 | Terry Diener

Those physicians must hold a valid medical license, apply to the state, and complete a four-hour course on medical marijuana before they can begin participating in the program. Like many medical marijuana programs across the country, doctors do...

Pollution is wreaking havoc on nearly a quarter of PA's waterways

07.26.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is home to more than 86,000 miles of streams and rivers, and more than 160,000 acres of lakes. In a new report submitted to the federal government, the state's department of environmental protection says nearly 20,000 miles of...

There will be no change in leadership at the New York State Fair this summer in Syracuse

07.26.17 | Bill Price

Troy Waffner is staying on as fair director. The 13-day fair kicks-off Wednesday, August 23rd and runs through Labor Day.

A patient and two workers were hurt last night after a fire broke out at Williamsport Regional Medical Center

07.26.17 | Bob Price

Flames were reported in a patient room on the sixth floor. The patient had to be flown to a hospital in the Lehigh Valley to be treated for burns. Officials have not said what caused the fire.

NY has now banned the use of electronic cigarettes on schools grounds

07.26.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Governor Cuomo has signed the measure into law to decrease student access to e-cigs. It's part of a state effort to combat smoking among children and teens. The law extends to private and public school grounds and buildings, and to vehicles...

A farmer from Bradford County, PA was killed by a bull yesterday

07.26.17 | Bob Price

In Granville Summit on Tuesday, 54-year-old Henry Saxton was gored by the animal after it pinned him between a steel gate and wooden beam. The bull hit the farmer from behind.

The AG spoke Monday to Pennsylvania police chiefs

07.25.17 | Terry Diener

Attorney General Josh Shapiro spoke at the Pennsylvania Police Chief Association Conference. He told officers his top priority is fighting the heroin and opioid epidemic. He said, last year it took the lives of over 4,600 people in the...

A couple of U.S. politicians were in Watkins Glen Monday to try and make the Finger Lakes Region a national tourist destination

07.25.17 | Bob Price

Republican Congressman Tom Teed and Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand say the finger lakes should be a National Heritage area. Cindy Kimble , president of the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance, says the impact on tourism will be a boost the the...

PA state police say 3 people found shot to death were victims of a murder suicide

07.25.17 | Bob Price

The tragedy happened over the weekend in a mobile home park near Erie, Pennsylvania.