List by Author: Bob Price

An upstate NY child sex ring has been busted up and put out of commission

06.13.17 | Bob Price

The ring has been disbanded thanks to some good detective work and an under-cover FBI sting operation. It netted a dozen arrests in Warren County, north of Albany.Warren County Sheriff Bud York announced the details of Operation Spider...

More than $3 million has been returned to over a thousand workers in NY

06.13.17 | Bob Price

It's come about through wage theft enforcement efforts. Governor Cuomo says he will fight to ensure "a fair day's pay for a fair day's work." He says employers who seek to skirt the law and deny workers what they're owed will be punished to...

Historic changes are coming to pension plans in Pennsylvania

06.13.17 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf has signed Senate Bill One. The measure overhauls the retirement system for school teachers and state workers.The reforms will require employees hired after 2019 to choose between partial or full 401-style pension plans.

PA politicians are closing in on historic pension reform legislation

06.09.17 | Bob Price

The House has passed a Senate-approved measure and sent to the governor legislation that enacts major changes to the retirement plans of school teachers and state workers. The governor has said he'll sign it.

A vigil was held last night outside the Wyoming County Courthouse in Tunkhannock to remember the victims in a workplace shooting

06.09.17 | Bob Price

Those victims include: 63-year-old Terry Sterling of Montrose, 47 year-old Brian Hayes of Springville, and 25 year-old Victoria Brong of Factoryville. Police say the gunman responsible for the murders of three people at a Weis Market in...

A former Buffalo Bills wide receiver was found dead in a river in Fort Wayne, Indiana yesterday

06.09.17 | Bob Price

31-year-old James Hardy was the Bills' second-round draft choice in 2008. Hardy had been reported missing by his mother a week ago. No cause of death has been given.

Shooting at Weis Market in Wyoming County Leaves Four Dead, Including Shooter

06.08.17 | Bob Price

State police say four people are dead after a murder-suicide in Wyoming County. Troopers say they received a call just before 1 a.m. Thursday that a man was shooting at people inside the Weis Market along Hunter Highway near Tunkhannock. State...

In Olean, Opioid Epidemic Plagues Community

06.08.17 | Bob Price

Matthew Chaffee’s story of opioid addiction, like so many others, began with painkillers. He first took the drugs at the hospital after a nasty car accident about five years ago. Then, he turned to heroin, which plagued him during the past...

Pennsylvania House OKs biggest gambling expansion in years

06.08.17 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Wednesday night passed sprawling gambling legislation, unveiled just hours earlier, to expand casino-style gambling to the internet, airports, bars and elsewhere in a move that could shape how the...

Lawmakers rail against lack of oversight on state projects

06.08.17 | Bob Price

State lawmakers continued a push Wednesday to improve oversight of the state’s economic-development programs, saying taxpayers are often left in the dark about how their money in an effort to lure new jobs to New York. Assembly Republicans...

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