List by Author: Bill Price

Cuomo may try to close the budget gap is through rec. marijuana

01.21.20 | Bill Price

Today, Governor Cuomo will be laying out his fiscal plan for the Empire State when he gives his budget address. One way the governor may try and close the $6 billion budget gap is through the legalization and taxation of recreational...

Winter weather returns

01.16.20 | Bill Price

Up to six inches of snow is possible in parts of "ski country" today. Steve Welch at the National Weather Service in Buffalo says the "white stuff" and the wind put "lake effect" on full display. Winter weather advisories are up through six...

The flu's on the move in western New York

01.13.20 | Bill Price

The Erie County Health Department says a child passed-away over the weekend from the flu. Doctor Joseph Chow says local hospitals across the county are seeing a rise in flu cases with over 700 being admitted in the last couple of weeks. Last...

Experts: Safety gear could have saved lives in weekend Turnpike bus accident

01.07.20 | Bill Price

Five people were killed, while sixty more were hurt. NTSB's Jennifer Homendy says the bus that crashed early Sunday morning in western Pennsylvania was not required to have seat belts. Officials say they've recovered machinery from the bus that...

The probe into Sunday's horrific crash on the Pennsylvania Tpke. continues today

01.06.20 | Bill Price

Police say a passenger bus from Rockaway, New Jersey was on its way to Cincinnati, Ohio when the driver lost control and rolled the bus on it's side. Five people were killed while dozens were injured in the multi-vehicle wreck, involving several...

The opiod crisis has NY officials expanding syringe exchange sites

12.12.19 | Bill Price

Those sites allow users to swap-out a dirty syringe for a clean one. Lori Drescher has worked first-hand in the syringe exchange program. She says in order to help drug addicts, you have to meet them where they are. But many people in Rochester...

President Trump will hold political pep-rally tonight at Hershey's Giant Center

12.10.19 | Bill Price

Marc Lotter with "Team Trump" urges attendees who want to see the president to get in line early. Vice-President Mike Pence will join the president on stage tonight in Hershey. The event starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the rally is...

Today 152 school teachers in Rochester started getting "pink slips"

12.06.19 | Bill Price

Superintendent Terry Dade says the cuts are needed to help fill a $30 million budget gap. Rochester teacher's union president Adam Urbanski calls the move "reckless." The district says it'll work with teachers who voluntarily "step-down" in the...

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone

12.04.19 | Bill Price

It comes amid a priest sex abuse scandal in western New York. The Catholic diocese of western New York is calling Malone's departure "an early retirement." But attorney Michael Taheri says it's "more likely a request by the Pope for Malone to...

Pennsylvania named #2 state for most dangerous winter driving

11.27.19 | Bill Price

The rankings are based on the average number of winter driving deaths in a Money Geek study. Pennsylvania averages 30 deaths a year. Michigan was #1 with 49. New York state ranked 3rd on the list of dangerous states for winter driving.

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