List by Author: Bob Price

Inmate dies in Town of Tonawanda police custody

05.29.15 | Bob Price

A female inmate died while in custody of Town of Tonawanda Police early Thursday morning. Police tell 2 On Your Side, the inmate, Peggy Gaiser, 59, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs around 6:00 p.m. Wednesday. ...

Pa. lawmaker wants state to regulate tattoo shops

05.29.15 | Bob Price

If you want to cut and dye hair in Pennsylvania, you need a license. “I had to attend a beauty school for 1,250 hours and at the end of the 1,250 hours I had to apply to take a state board exam, written and practical,” said Jessica ...

Skelos and Son Indicted; Broader & Larger Charges

05.29.15 | Bob Price

The former leader of the New York Senate and his son were indicted Thursday on conspiracy and extortion charges as prosecutors boosted the amount of money from $200,000 to $300,000 that they allege was illegally steered to the son. The indictment ...

N.Y. Fallen Police Dogs Honored

05.28.15 | Bob Price

A unique memorial was held in New York State Wednesday for nine fallen police dogs. A ceremony was held at the K9 Memorial in Menands, north of Albany. The families of officers who lost their canine partners placed american flags and flowers on the ...

NY Assembly votes for universal health coverage

05.28.15 | Bob Price

The New York Assembly voted 89-47 on Wednesday for legislation to establish publicly funded universal health coverage in a so-called single payer system. All New Yorkers could enroll. Backers said it would extend coverage to the uninsured and ...

Gov. Wolf is Sold on Value of Solar Energy Industry

05.28.15 | Bob Price

Philadelphia trails other major American metropolitan areas in its use of solar power, but Gov. Tom Wolf is hoping that the solar initiative proposal in his next statewide budget will light a fire for stronger policies here and across the ...

N.Y. Assembly votes for universal health coverage

05.28.15 | Bob Price

The New York Assembly voted 89-47 on Wednesday for legislation to establish publicly funded universal health coverage in a so-called single payer system. All New Yorkers could enroll. Backers said it would extend coverage to the uninsured and ...

48 Handguns Stolen From Bradford County Store

05.28.15 | Bob Price

State and federal officials want to know who broke into a Bradford County gun store, stealing nearly 50 handguns in the process. The burglary happened over the long Memorial Day weekend at Fulmer's Sporting Goods on Route 6 in Wysox. The Federal ...

NY names new Education Commissioner

05.27.15 | Bob Price

The state Board of Regents on Tuesday named its first woman education commissioner amid a tumultuous time in New York education policy. MaryEllen Elia, 66, who was born in Rochester and started her career in the Buffalo area, was tapped as the ...

Poll Says Gov. Cuomo's Performance Rating at Lowest Point

05.27.15 | Bob Price

Another poll says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's favorability and job performance ratings have hit the lowest point of his tenure as governor. Tuesday's Siena College survey put the Democratic governor's favorability rating at 53 percent, down from ...

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