List by Author: Bob Price

Pressure mounts for Trump to take a closer look at his drug czar nominee

10.17.17 | Bob Price

The extra heat comes after a Washington Post / "60 Minutes" investigation into opiod abuse. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer says "confirming Rep. Marino as our nation's drig scar is like putting a wold in charge of the hen...

VP Mike Pence will be pitching the Trump tax reform plan while in Buffalo today

10.17.17 | Bob Price

It calls for elimination of a state and local tax deduction in order to pay for tax cuts. The vice president will also be meeting with small business owners and attending a fundraiser for western New York Congressman Chris Collins,  the...

Motorists can expect a smoother drive on the PA Turnpike today

10.16.17 | Bob Price

All lanes of the turnpike's Northeast Extension are now open again after crews wrapped up a bridge replacement project early this morning. The busy thoroughfare in the Poconos was closed all weekend long, forcing drivers on a 70-mile detour.

The search has resumed in the Niagara River for the body of a missing Buffalo, NY police diver

10.16.17 | Bob Price

34-year-old Craig Lehner went under Friday night during a training exercise near the falls. Buffalo Police Lt. Jeff Rinaldo says search crews are working to bring closure to the family and the police department. Police officials from Canada to...

A protest for prison reform happened Sunday afternoon in Scranton, PA

10.16.17 | Bob Price

The rally was meant to draw attention to sexual violence at the Lackawanna County Prison. Opponents argue a few "bad apples" should not cause the public to lose trust in their corrections officers. Four women at the Lackawanna County Prison...

A special election will be held in PA to fill the seat left vacant by Rep. Tim Murphy

10.10.17 | Bob Price

The representative was forced into early retirement because of a scandal. Republicans are hopeful they can hold the seat in the Pittsburgh suburbs. That district voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last year, but Democrats outnumber...

Buffalo-area parents of kids found bullying at school face jail time

10.10.17 | Bob Price

Moms and dads of bullies in North Tonawanda, NY face fines of $250 and 15 days behind bars if their child is convicted of bullying or violating a neighborhood curfew twice within a three-month period.

President Trump will be in the Harrisburg area tomorrow afternoon

10.10.17 | Bob Price

The event at the "yet to be" disclosed location is by invite only. The president is expected to speak about his tax reform plan near the Harrisburg International Airport. It's being billed as a townhall-style gathering.

Senator Chuck Schumer wants to improve tractor safety on family farms

10.10.17 | Bob Price

Sen. Schumer visited a vineyard in Hector, New York Monday afternoon. Tractor rollovers are the most common cause of fatality on farms. The senator wants to make it easier for farmers to install roll bars to keep their tractors upright in the...

Health experts say the warm weather this fall has kept mosquitos active along with the threat of West Nile

10.05.17 | Bob Price

The New York state health department confirms the first human case of the West Nile virus in western New York in about five years. Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein made the announcement Wednesday. Statewide, there are 16...

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