List by Author: Bill Price

Prosecutors will not seek death penalty for man charged in a PA house fire that killed 3 children

01.09.18 | Bill Price

27-year-old Preston Bonnett of Wilkes-Barre is accused of setting the fire at the home in Laflin in October. Killed in the blaze were 7-year-old Ezekiel Major, his 12-year-old brother Devon, and 16-year-old Erik Dupree. Prosecutors in Luzerne...

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is taking aim at the gun industry in the wake of the mass shooting

10.03.17 | Bill Price

The senator from New York says Congress "is too weak and too cowardly to stand up to the gun industry." The liberal Democrat said Monday, "We must take gun violence as seriously as we take the threat of terrorism." Gun rights groups argue no...

Penn State plans to sue the charity founded by former football coach Jerry Sandusky

09.06.17 | Bill Price

Sandusky's charity, the Second Mile, has been dissolved and its assets surrendered to the state attorney general's office. The lawsuit does not spell-out specific allegations. Sandusky's child abuse scandal rocked Penn State six years ago. He...

The NY state fair broke its 'all-time' single day attendance record on Sunday

08.28.17 | Bill Price

Over 123,000 people made their way to the fairgrounds in Syracuse.  That broke a record set three years ago. After five days, the fair is on track to shatter one million visitors by Labor Day.

PA officials say start-up costs to comply with fed I-D requirements should not exceed $30 million

08.28.17 | Bill Price

That's less than a third of what PennDot said it would cost five years ago. The Keystone State will start issuing those "beefed-up" identification cards in the spring of 2019. New York will start handing them out this fall.

A ten year-old child was seriously hurt last night in Pembroke, NY

08.28.17 | Bill Price

The youngster was hit by a car last night on route 77. Gordon Dibble, with the Genesee County Sheriff's Office, says "it's a busy piece of highway." Dibble says the child was with a bus tour staying at a local hotel in Pembroke when he ran...

Baseball took a back-seat to Harvey yesterday at the Little League World Series

08.28.17 | Bill Price

The Little League Lufkin, TX team lost to Japan in the finals. But the Texas community, just north of Houston, had bigger concerns than baseball. Jennifer Deaton was in Williamsport for yesterday's finale. She says her family back home in...

Pennsylvania leads the nation in the prevalence of lyme disease

08.04.17 | Bill Price

Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says last year there were 11,000 lyme disease cases in Pennsylvania. Lyme disease is spread most often by ticks. Officials are encouraging Pennsylvanians to wear insect repellent when in the great...

Security is in place for the big race at 'the Glen'

08.04.17 | Bill Price

100,000 fans have flocked to Watkins Glen for upstate New York's premiere sporting event. Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessmann says several recent high-profile international terrorist attacks has him on heightened alert for Sunday's NASCAR race...

A new proposal to bring together communities in Onondaga County is on the table

07.28.17 | Bill Price

It's being dubbed the Greater Syracuse Shared Services Council. County Executive Joanie Mahoney releasing her shared services plan Thursday.  It calls for a county-wide board with representation from each community. The plan is part of...