List by Author: Bob Price

Kane case still big question for Ferman

06.17.15 | Bob Price

There's little doubt where Risa Vetri Ferman will be in January: The longtime Montgomery County district attorney is a strong candidate to win a seat on the County Court bench. But as the clock ticks down on her career as a local prosecutor, the ...

Joe Paterno to be inducted into Pa. Sports Hall of Fame

06.17.15 | Bob Price

Joe Paterno will be inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. The late Penn State football coach is one of three Nittany Lions to receive the honor Oct. 24. Former quarterback Chuck Fusina and former kicker Matt Bahr will be inducted ...

Buffalo Schools Offer Raises, Longer Work Days for Teachers

06.17.15 | Bob Price

Buffalo teachers haven't had a contract in a decade. Tuesday, Buffalo Public Schools unveiled their opening contract offer to the Buffalo Teachers Federation. The deal calls for raises of 23 percent over four years, but will require a longer school ...

The Latest on Prison Escape: Sheriff Thinks Woman was Plan B

06.17.15 | Bob Price

An upstate New York sheriff says he doubts that the two murderers who broke out of a maximum-security prison were relying on a tailoring shop supervisor to be their getaway driver. The prosecutor who brought charges accusing Joyce Mitchell of ...

New poll shows majority of Pennsylvanians favor fracking

06.16.15 | Bob Price

A new poll reveals more than half of Pennsylvanians favor fracking. The survey, performed by Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, shows 57.1 percent of Pennsylvanians support the natural gas drilling technique, which has drawn significant ...

Emergency medical marijuana bill heads to Cuomo

06.16.15 | Bob Price

A bill that would expedite access to medical marijuana for severely ill patients in New York will head to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's desk. The Republican-controlled Senate passed legislation Monday night that would create a "special certification" for ...

Embattled Pa. state police nominee withdraws

06.16.15 | Bob Price

Following months of controversy, Gov. Wolf's embattled choice to lead the Pennsylvania State Police on Monday withdrew his name from consideration. Acting State Police Commissioner Marcus Brown's decision was announced in a statement from the ...

Small plane crashes, hospitalizes pilot in upstate New York

06.16.15 | Bob Price

Authorities say a pilot was hospitalized after his small plane crashed on an upstate New York golf course. It happened around 7:15 p.m. Monday near the second hole at Poolsbrook Golf Course in Kirkville. Manlius police say 52-year-old Mark Penell ...

Lock Haven Man Gets Struck by Lightning…Again

06.15.15 | Bob Price

A man is recovering after he was struck by lightning Friday night in Clinton County and it wasn’t the first time. The old saying goes “lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice.” Clearly, whoever came up with that ...

Cuomo promises $100 million for upstate schools

06.15.15 | Bob Price

Financial help could soon be on the way for struggling schools in Buffalo and across the upstate region. Governor Cuomo is pledging $100 million in aid to help failing schools. Under the "upstate distressed school fund," districts with a high ...

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