List by Author: Bob Price

Big returns for sports gambling in Pennsylvania? Don't bet on it, experts say

05.22.18 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania stands to win from the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision opening the way for legal sports betting across the country. Even with seven pro sports teams in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and many high-profile college athletic programs...

ACLU blocked from getting access to state police social media monitoring policy

05.22.18 | Bob Price

Saying public safety would be at risk, a state appeals court has barred the American Civil Liberties Union from obtaining the full state police policy for monitoring social media in criminal investigations. The Superior Court panel's decision...

More than 1,000 people came to First Baptist Church to see Tim Tebow

05.22.18 | Bob Price

Tim Tebow arrived at the First Baptist Church Monday as a special guest speaker for a Christian Youth Group. Tebow talked mainly about his faith to the audience, including stories of when he was a child all the way up to his career here in...

It'll be Wagner vs. Wolf in PA's fall governor's race

05.16.18 | Bob Price

Scott Wagner defeated Paul Mango and Laura Ellsworth for the GOP nod. Wagner sounded confident in his victory speech last night. The other big-ticket item on the ballot Tuesday was the Republican U.S. Senate contest. Former Hazleton Mayor Lou...

Police Investigating Rash of Vehicle Break-ins in Mountain Top

05.15.18 | Bob Price

Police in Luzerne County are warning residents to lock up their cars after a rash of overnight break-ins in two communities in Mountain Top. Wright Township police say several vehicles were entered on numerous streets there as well as in...

Unoccupied Truck Strikes and Kills Big Flats Woman and her Dog

05.15.18 | Bob Price

A Big Flats woman and her dog were struck and killed by an unoccupied vehicle during their morning walk. Around 11:30 a.m., Monday morning, the Chemung County Sheriff's Office responded to Suburban Drive, in the Town of Big Flats, to find a...

Some Voters Puzzled by New Congressional Districts in Primary

05.15.18 | Bob Price

Tuesday's primary election marks the first time that Pennsylvania's newly redrawn congressional map comes into play for voters. In Luzerne County, the new congressional map splits up the Dallas area, making the lead-up to the primary a little...

Pennsylvania school funding lawsuit survives again

05.08.18 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania school funding lawsuit survived another challenge after a state court rejected Gov. Tom Wolf's and lawmakers' attempts to toss it. Seven parents and six school districts, including Panther Valley School District in Carbon and...

51 names being added to Police Officers' Memorial in Albany

05.08.18 | Bob Price

The names of dozens of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty are being added to the State of New York Police Officers' Memorial in Albany. The state Department of Criminal Justice Services says 51 names will join the names of...

Gov. Wolf unveils $1.5M grant program to reduce gun violence

05.08.18 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced a $1.5 million grant program aimed at reducing gun violence around the state. Wolf unveiled the Gun Violence Reduction Initiative in Philadelphia on Tuesday at the Carl Moore Center. It's a...

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