Better not take a selfie if you're at the ballot box in New York

10.28.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It's against the law. There's a new federal lawsuit against New York's law. It comes just a few days after singer Justin Timberlake posted a selfie while voting early in Tennessee. In Tennessee, New York, and a dozen other states, you could be...

Tense times in Elmira Heights after a man barricaded himself in his home for six hours

10.17.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Elmira Heights Police Chief Rick Churches says the suspect has had runs-in before with law enforcement. He claimed, Sunday, to have planted bombs on the premises. The neighborhood was evacuated, just to be...

A fresh batch of New York state Troopers will report for duty this week all across the Empire State

10.17.16 | Sarah Harnisch

More than 220 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Albany last week and will report for duty this coming Thursday. The academy program lasts 26 weeks, and is followed by ten weeks of field training. This was the 204th graduating...

The price of natural gas is expected to be lower in New York

10.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

According to the New York State Public Service Commission, natural gas bills will be about 10% lower than the normal price on natural gas-- about $693 per family this season. And electricity costs will be 14% less at $41 a month.

New yorkers must register to vote by today in order to cast ballots in the presidential election on November 8th

10.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

If you are looking to register to vote or change your enrollment information, you can do it on the Department of Motor Vehicles website.

Talks went into the night last night for faculty members at 14 state run universities in Pennsylvania

10.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

We are now five days away from hundreds of professors walking off the job. They have been without a contract since 2014. A strike would affect tens of thousands of college students across the Keystone State. A spokesman for the state system...

Indiana Governor Mike Pence made a campaign pit stop in Reading, Pennsylvania yesterday

10.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The Republican vice presidential candidate visited the lunch crowd at the Peanut Bar on Pence street in Reading.  He spent about 15 minutes chatting with voters and left with an order of wings and some pretzel pie.

In New York, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced a bill to expand rural broadband internet access

10.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

While speaking in the remote Warren County town of Thurman, Gillibrand said she's working on a $50 million bill that would double federal spending on internet lines in rural upstate New York.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike now takes plastic

10.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The turnpike has installed credit card readers across the state and now take cash, EZ Pass or plastic in case you forget to carry cash. You can use the cash lanes for a credit card.

5 states including Pennsylvania may be barried from boarding a commercial flight using a driver's license beginning in 2018

10.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It's because of the states refusing to comply with national proof-of-identity requirements. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed Wednesday that it rejected requests from Oklahoma, Kentucky, Maine, South Carolina and Pennsylvania...

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