New York lawmakers are burning the midnight oil in hopes of adjourning for the year either tonight or tomorrow

06.16.16 | Bob Price

Much unfinished work remains, including legislation designed to crack-down on public corruption. Lawmakers have already reached consensus on bills to combat heroin addiction, expand breast cancer screening and allow restaurants to sell alcohol...

Gun sales are up significantly across Pennsylvania since the mass shooting in Orlando Sunday morning

06.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Gregory Dillon owns a gun store in Johnstown, PA. The most popular gun purchased: semi-automatic weapons. Dillon says there has been a 100% increase in gun sales in his shop.

The way your pension is calculated could be changing in the state of Pennsylvania

06.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

A major pension reform bill flew through the house yesterday in a 136 to 59 vote. It affects every state employee and teacher. It's called the stacked hybrid plan-- And it means the first 50-thousand dollars in income would be put into a...

Alcohol will be sold earlier in New York on Sunday mornings

06.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Lawmakers announced they have agreed to allow restaurants to sell alcohol at 10 a.m. instead of noon to accommodate brunches. The deal also allows restaurants to get up to 12 waivers a year to sell liquor as early as 8 a.m. The law takes effect...

The body of the second child that fell over Letchworth Falls in the Fingerlakes has been discovered

06.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The body of 9-year- old Dylan Giangregorio was found by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office underwater recovery team under a rock in the lower falls of the Genesee River. The boys were playing in the water when one of them slipped and five...

New York is poised to require regular inspections of all rail crossings across the state

06.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Cuomo announced a proposal that would require all rail crossing equipment to be inspected every two years to reduce collisions and deaths. If you're caught driving around lowered gates, the first offense is a warning.  The fine...

The Pennsylvania State Police saved 1,000 lives from heroine overdose over the past year using a new drug

06.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Naloxone was outfitted in squad cars across the state. Governor Wolf held a press conference in their honor. He said, having the drug available is a first step.  Follow-up treatment is also needed.2,500 people a year die in Pennsylvania from...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed a bill into law Monday that requires all children under the age of two to be strapped into a rear-facing child safety seat in the back seat

06.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It replaces a law that critics said was too vague, allowing kids of all ages to ride in front-facing seats in the back or front. The law takes effect in two months. For the first year, police will issue verbal warnings, but violations in 2017...

Hundreds of students in Buffalo will celebrate Flag Day today by honoring the teacher who started the tradition in 1891 in their hometown

06.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

At 10 this morning, more then 400 students from three schools will march in a parade to Forest Lawn Cemetery, where Sarah Hinson is buried. The former Buffalo teacher and principal taught children to salute the flag and repeat the Pledge of...

Tragedy at Letchworth State Park in western New York on two-fronts

06.13.16 | Bob Price

A beloved math teacher and volunteer at a hot-air balloon rally was tragically killed over the weekend in a freak accident. 34 Year-old Ryan Almeter was holding down the basket so people could come aboard when a wind gust blew the balloon 100...

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