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Thousands of NY families hear outcome of stay for relig. exemptions for vaccines

08.26.19 | Sarah Harnisch

Those families got their answer over the weekend. Judge Denise Hartman denied the preliminary injunction with a 34-page opinion. That means those of faith with religious exemptions will not be able to attend school when it starts next...

Pennsylvania House wins appeal in atheist suit on prayer policy

08.26.19 | Sarah Harnisch

A federal appeals court has ruled the Pennsylvania House has the right to deny atheists from delivering invocations. The decision by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholds the Pennsylvania House's policy of limiting prayers at the start...

Louisiana takes home its first-ever Little League World Series Championship

08.26.19 | Sarah Harnisch

The 73rd series ended Sunday in South Williamsport, PA. The kids from River Ridge, Louisiana crushed Curacao 8-0 in yesterday's title game. Series attendance was more than 300,000 people this year. The league announced it's expanding the number...

Police in Luzerne County, PA are cracking down on aggressive truck drivers

08.23.19 | Sarah Harnisch

The move comes following hundreds of reports of distracted and unsafe driving. Officer Ryan Cywinski says, "we see a lot of trucks that are speeding, aggressive lane changing, going through stop signs, weaving in and out of traffic, weaving off...

Families of 26K unvaccinated children in NY await judge's decision on school

08.15.19 | Bob Price, Sarah Harnisch

Attorney's representing these families were in court yesterday to try and get the state's revamped vaccine law blocked. In June, Governor Cuomo signed legislation requiring all school-age children to receive vaccinations unless a medical...

NYS police ID 4 teenagers killed in weekend car crash

07.29.19 | Sarah Harnisch

The driver, 16-year-old Rebecca Earner, and three passengers: 16 year-old Ambra Eddleton, 14 year-old Justin Carpenter and 14 year-old Kyrstin Wolfganger were all pronounced dead at the scene. All were from Dansville, New York. A fifth...

Attorney files suit against NY state on religious freedom exemption for vaccinations

07.12.19 | Sarah Harnisch

Michael Sussman was the man behind the winning court battle over religious freedom and vaccinations in Rockland County.  Now the new case is over the whole of the Empire State. Paperwork was filed this week to protect the religious freedom...

Buffalo police are speaking out after mass protest over ICE immigration raids

07.12.19 | Sarah Harnisch, Bill Price

Police say, "the protest was peaceful, but it was illegal." After parts of downtown Buffalo were shut down to traffic yesterday because of the demonstrations, officers say motorists in the Queen City can expect to see the same thing today. It's...

New leader for NY Republicans is calling for a conservative comeback

07.02.19 | Sarah Harnisch

Nick Langworthy replaces Ed Cox as the state GOP chairman. Langworthy says just because New York is one of the "brightest blue" states, it doesn't mean Republicans are obsolete. At 38-years-old, Langworthy is the youngest chairman in the...

Scranton mayor drops bombshell and steps down mid-shift

07.02.19 | Sarah Harnisch

The Democratic mayor of Scranton, Bill Courtright, wrote a one-sentence letter to city council members saying he was stepping down. This, as prosecutors closed in-- saying he was soon due to appear in federal court in a corruption...

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