List by Author: Bob Price

Gov. Cuomo is stepping up security at bridges, tunnels, and airports as Christmas nears

12.20.17 | Bob Price

Andrew Cuomo notes the state has "radiation detection equipment that is going to be deployed. We have canines that are trained to detect chemicals." The governor says the stepped up security is not born out of any increase in terrorism chatter...

PA's Gov. Wolf will veto newly-approved pro-life legislation next week

12.15.17 | Bob Price

Tom Wolf will veto the measure, Monday, in a ceremony at City Hall in Philadelphia. The state Senate fell just two votes shy of achieving a "veto proof" majority when it passed a fetal pain awareness bill earlier this week. The legislation...

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is teaming up to study the effects of medical pot on kids with autism

12.12.17 | Bob Price

This is the first major effort in these United States to link the controversial therapy with the developmental disorder. More than 200,000 cases of childhood autism are diagnosed every year in America. Pennsylvania's medicinal marijuana program...

A gas driller's ongoing feud with a PA homeowner is back in court

12.12.17 | Bob Price

Cabot Oil & Gas claims Dimock resident Ray Kemble and his lawyers tried to extort the company through a frivolous lawsuit. The federal lawsuit, which was filed in April but withdrawn two months later, accused Cabot of polluting Kemble's...

'Tis the season for giving, but it's also the season for taking

12.11.17 | Bob Price

New York state troopers are warning shoppers to beware of thieves. Police recommend shopping with a friend or in a group, making sure all your purchases are kept out of sight in your car, and to avoid carrying large amounts of cash. They also...

PA education officials are reducing standardized testing days

12.07.17 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf says schools are spending too much time "teaching the test" and that's not the way education works. Starting next spring, standardized testing will be done over two weeks, not three, and the exams will be doled out later in the...

A dumping of snow is expected in towns south of Buffalo

12.07.17 | Bob Price

Today through early Friday, the south towns of Buffalo are expected to be covered with 12-18 inches of wind-blown snow. Those lake-effect snow bands off Lakes Erie and Ontario are starting to shift south.

A religious freedom case is brewing in the capital region of Pennsylvania

12.07.17 | Bob Price

A 20-year veteran of the Pennsylvania police force has been suspended for 10 days for going to church while he was on duty. Mark Hovan went to services twice in uniform at a Catholic church in Middletown, some 10 miles outside Harrisburg. Hovan...

A family funnels funds in Niagara Falls

12.07.17 | Bob Price

A former head of the Niagara Falls Housing Authority, and her son and daughter-in-law, have entered guilty pleas to stealing government funds. Stephanie Cowart faces up to 10 years in prison, while her son Allen and his wife could get up to a...

The lake effect machine cranks up today

12.06.17 | Bob Price

Snow-blowers will be working overtime as several inches of the white stuff fall near the Great Lakes. Expect blizzard-like conditions at times. A winter weather warning is in effect from seven tonight thru 7 o'clock Friday morning in ski...

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