List by Author: Bill Price

Where's the best drinking water in Pennsylvania?

04.18.19 | Bill Price

Tastetesters from across the state determined the winner in this "H2O in show" event at Hershey Lodge. In the end, McKeesport, outside of Pittsburgh, was voted as the best tasting drinking water in the commonwealth. Carity, odor, and taste...

City lawmakers in Pittsburgh have passed a controversial gun ban

04.03.19 | Bill Price

It prohibits certain weapons in the "Steel City" and it keeps guns out of the hands of people deemed to be a public threat. City Councilman Corey O'Connor says the ban applies to "specific weapons." Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says he'll sign...

The PA Turnpike is in debt and drivers are paying for it

03.21.19 | Bill Price

The auditor general's office has released its latest audit into the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. Toll prices have gone up for the past 11 years and are expected to continue rising until the year 2044. Those hikes are largely due to a $450...

NY state's drug epidemic has caused a spike in foster kids

02.27.19 | Bill Price

Stacy Wilson with Child and Family Services says there are "over 1,000 children in foster care" in Erie County, New York. Wilson says her organization will train folks interested in becoming foster parents. Jeffrey Moore and his wife from...

Syracuse coach involved in a deadly accident

02.21.19 | Bill Price

Police in Syracuse say Head Men's Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian on Interstate- 690 hours after his Orangemen defeated Louisville at the Carrier Dome last night. The victim has been identified as 51 year-old Jorge...

Some NY lawmakers consider getting rid of the religious exemption to vaccines

02.20.19 | Bill Price

Western New York Assemblyman Patrick Burke says the issue has become a "hot-topic" in his district after the Orchard Park School District refused to accept a family who opted-out of vaccines for religious reasons. The anti-vaccine movement says...

New York school districts say they need more bus drivers

02.08.19 | Bill Price

A recent report says a shortage of drivers is the top concern of 60% of school transportation directors and 23% of districts across the state consider it a major problem. Officials say say federal and state requirements make getting a commercial...

Buried in Buffalo

01.31.19 | Bill Price

Areas just-north and just-south of the Queen City got hammered yesterday. Two feet of the white stuff in some places. {31Storm-1} :02 "not uncommon..." Blizzard warnings have now expired, but the region is still under winter storm and wind...

Arctic blast hits this week

01.29.19 | Bill Price

The coldest air in years will be here tomorrow night. "Wind chills"expected to drop to -30. Lake-effect snow starts tonight in ski country. By Thursday night some places could be looking at two-feet of it. But it's the blowing snow that will be...

Gunman and 2 others are dead following shootings in State College, PA

01.25.19 | Bill Price

Police say 21-year-old Jordan Witmer shot and killed 62-year-old Dean Beachy and injured two others inside P.J. Harrigan's Bar & Grill last night. Cops say Witmer then drove to a nearby home where he shot and killed 83-year-old George...

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