List by Author: Bob Price

70 Day-campers in Vestal, NY are sending thank you cards to police officers

07.21.16 | Bob Price

It's all about showing encouragement to our law enforcement officers.     Third-grader Emily Yetsko explained how she makes the "thumb-buddy" card for cops.  She says inked-thumbprints decorated the front of cards...

New bill aims to protect police from attacks

07.20.16 | Bob Price

In response to recent violence against police officers, state Representative Frank Burns introduced the “Blue Lives Matter,” bill but opponents say it’s a law that just isn’t necessary. Under Pennsylvania law, an assault...

PA Turnpike toll to increase in 2017

07.20.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission approved a six percent toll increase for both E-ZPass and cash customers on Monday.  The increase is set to take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2017. PTC Chairman Sean Logan said this toll increase...

New Dick's distribution center to bring 466 jobs to New York

07.20.16 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a new Dick's Sporting Goods distribution center in Broome County will create 466 full-time jobs over the next five years. The Democratic governor says construction of the 650,000-square-foot facility will start next month...

Cops: Owner of NY wild animal park killed by Asian antelope

07.20.16 | Bob Price

Authorities say the 81-year-old owner of a western New York wild animal park has been fatally trampled by an antelope. The Wyoming County Sheriff's Office says family members found Han Boxler Sr. dead early Monday morning at his Hidden Valley...

It's still illegal for local police in Pennsylvania to use radar guns to enforce speed limits

07.19.16 | Bob Price

But that could soon change.   Lawmakers are working on a plan that would equip local departments with these devices as soon as next year. Pennsylvania is the only state in the country that still bans municipal police from using...

The Children's Home in Broome County New York is celebrating an important milestone

07.19.16 | Bob Price

That adoption agency has now helped more than 100 children find new and permanent homes in the Binghamton...

A prison guard and an inmate are dead after a fight at a county jail in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

07.19.16 | Bob Price

WYOU TV's Britanny Sweeney reports the two fell down the elevator shaft after an altercation. The Luzerne County lockup was put on lock-down following the fatal altercation.

Two people were rescued earlier this week in dramatic fashion from a disabled motor boat that was adrift near the brink of Niagara Falls

07.19.16 | Bob Price

The hazardous 2 1/2 hour nighttime rescue was hindered by high winds. The 18-foot boat hit a reef and was adrift near Goat Island, between the American and Canadian side of the falls. The boat kept drifting until officials at the nearby...

Police continue to investigate the tragic drowning of an 8 year-old boy at the Knoebels Amusement Park in Pennsylvania

07.18.16 | Bob Price

The child was found unresponsive over the weekend in the shallow end of a pool.       Park patrons were shocked to learn the news.Knoebels spokesman Karl Beagle says, "When anything happens in the park we take it...

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