List by Author: Bob Price

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office has canceled a news conference set for today

05.31.16 | Bob Price

We were supposed to learn the results of an investigation into inappropriate emails found on state servers and shared among state judges and prosecutors. The solicitor general says the report was not comprehensive enough and contained too much ...

A northeastern Pennsylvania coroner is sounding the alarm about a dangerous new type of heroin

05.31.16 | Bob Price

At least 10 people in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area have died this year from taking this synthetic drug. It's a more potent form of the pain medication fentanyl and experts say it's more deadly than heroin. Officials suspect that drug dealers in ...

A church employee is accused of stealing nearly $250,000 dollars from the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh

05.30.16 | Bob Price

Police say 62 year-old Thomas Ross stole the money to fund his gambling addiction.   He was a fundraising coordinator for more than 20 years in that diocese.  

A 20 year-old woman crashed into a smoke-shop yesteray on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation in western New York

05.30.16 | Bob Price

Police say it's a miracle nobody was killed. There were half dozen people in the store at the time.The owner of the Two Eagles Smokeshop, about 15 minutes east of Batavia, says his store was left in shambles by the wreck.   The driver was ...

A New York state prison guard was injured when a package he received blew up outside his mailbox in Floyd yesterday

05.30.16 | Bob Price

The 52 year-old suffered burns to his hands and arms. Utica-area police are calling it an isolated incident and the general public is not at risk.

Despite allegations of economic cronyism, a New York state oversight board has approved funding a $500 million solar power project in Buffalo

05.26.16 | Bob Price

It's the centerpiece of the governor's controversial "Buffalo Billion" program. Governor Cuomo's former campaign manager is accused of profiting illegally from the program. Buffalo says the SolarCity project will mean 3,000 new and good-paying ...

Some incoming freshmen at Penn State are getting a deal on tuition

05.26.16 | Bob Price

Due to high enrollment, the school is offering huge discounts to certain students. In-state students who attend any one of Penn State's 18 satellite campuses could receive $10,000 off tuition.   Out-of-state students may be in line for ...

New York and Pennsylvania have launched new advertising campaigns to remind folks about the dangers of the Zika virus

05.26.16 | Bob Price

Television and radio spots will be airing soon to educate the public about how to guard against the disease that is running roughshod in South America. Pennsylvania Congressman Glenn Thompson is confident the bugs carrying Zika there will not come ...

We all know seatbelts save lives, but in New York state only passengers in the front seat have to wear them

05.26.16 | Bob Price

AAA spokeswoman Liz Carey claims this sends a dangerous message to teens.  She says, of "teenagers between the ages of 16 and 18, less than 40% of them are buckling up in the back seat, because it's not required. As long as you're over ...

Gun rights groups rallied at the Pennsylvania state capitol Tuesday in support of the second amendment

05.25.16 | Bob Price

They lobbied for legislation that would eliminate the conceal carry permit requirement.   One speaker said, "We're a free people, and free men do not ask permission to bear arms."Under current state law, no license is required for guns ...

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