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Casino Hearings Draw Crowds in Ithaca

09.25.14 | FL News Team

Over 100 people spoke in front of the gaming facility board in the all-day public hearing on casinos in Ithaca yesterday.Hotel Ithaca's ballroom remained full for most of the day, from 9 a.m until 7 p.m, with standing room only. For the three ...

Racer Tony Stewart Not Facing Criminal Charges

09.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Nascar driver Tony Stewart isn't facing criminal charges after his car struck and killed fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. at a dirt-track race last month in Canandaigua, New York. A grand jury looking into the matter has declined to indict the ...

Suspected Killer Eric Frein Spotted in Woods

09.25.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania State police said Wednesday, officers believe they spotted the suspect accused in the fatal ambush of a trooper, but it was from a distance and he eluded them. Lt. Col. George Bivens said officers saw a man they believe to be Eric ...

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 ...

Suspected Killer Eric Frein Still Knows Terrain Well

09.24.14 | Terry Diener

Eric Frein (freen), the suspect in the ambush shooting of two state troopers, continues to elude a manhunt in the Poconos. A documentary filmmaker says Frein appears in an upcoming film about Vietnam War re-enactors, telling the Associated Press, ...

Pennsylvania Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

09.24.14 | FL News Team

The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs Saturday September 27th, as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Take-Back Day is a ...

Solar Panel Construction in Buffalo to Bring Jobs to Region

09.24.14 | Terry Diener

The State has pledged $750 Million dollars to build a massive solar panel plant in Buffalo, the largest in the western hemisphere. The panel, built by the SolarCity company, is expected to create 5 thousand jobs in the region. State officials call ...

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 ...

Suspected Killer Eric Frein Still At Large

09.23.14 | FL News Team

It's been ten days since Eric Frein disappeared into the thick woods of Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains after ambushing a Canadensis police barracks and fatally shooting state trooper Bryon Dickson and injuring trooper Alex Douglas on Friday, ...

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 ...

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