List by Author: Bob Price

The NY inspector general has released a long awaited report on the prison break from the Clinton Correction Facility

06.07.16 | Bob Price

The report says "chronic complacency" and "systematic failures" at the prison led to the escape of convicted killers, Richard Matt and David Sweat.         The report was released on the one-year anniversary ...

The deadline to apply for Pennsylvania's property tax rebate program is being extended to December 31st

06.07.16 | Bob Price

Participants get an additional six month to apply this year. Revenue Secretary Eileen McNulty said, "Last year, nearly 600,000 people benefited from the program. Distribution of rebates starts July 1, so eligible Pennsylvanians are encouraged to ...

Heroin, Uber, fantasy sports top NY lawmakers' final agenda

06.06.16 | Bob Price

Brewing up a Budget: Will state spending plan pass on time?

06.06.16 | Bob Price

Workers at Little Amps Coffee Roasters in downtown Harrisburg know all about brewing coffee. Sitting in the shadow of the State Capitol, they know a thing or two about the state budget as well. Lawmakers and lobbyists make up a large chunk of ...

Sex offenders removed from group home in West Seneca

06.06.16 | Bob Price

West Seneca residents found relief Sunday after officials announced the removal of seven sex offenders from two group homes on Leydecker Road.  The sex offenders were placed in the group homes during the middle of the night in December of ...

Pa. bill would require gun locks

06.06.16 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania lawmaker has introduced a package of legislation that would require gun owners to keep firearms under lock and key. Rep. Leslie Acosta (D-Philadelphia) said her legislation would prevent accidental shootings. House Bill 1963 would ...

Heroin, Uber, fantasy sports top NY lawmakers' final agenda

06.06.16 | Bob Price

New York state lawmakers are entering the final days of their 2016 session, with big votes possible on measures to combat heroin addiction, allow Uber to expand upstate and regulate daily fantasy sports. Addressing corruption, which polls show ...

The Pottsgrove School District bans prayer during graduation

06.02.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania public high school is ending its long tradition of offering a prayer during its graduation ceremony on June 15th. Its because there was a complaint after a student last year invoked the name of Jesus during the benediction. The ...

New York prison guards say they are "fighting for there lives" to take care of inmates every day at the states' 54 correctional institutions

06.02.16 | Bob Price

Joe Miano, a prison guard in Attica, says despite a decrease in the overall prison population, the remaining inmates tend to be more violent.   Over the past five years, inmate assaults on prison guards in New York have jumped nearly ...

Something is killing the fish at a state park in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

06.02.16 | Bob Price

One visitor insist, "There were dead fish all over the place." Wildlife officials say it does not appear to be pollution, and they don't think the public is at any risk.  Still, the smell is overwhelming according to one Kingston ...

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