List by Author: Bob Price

Cicadas likely to emerge soon in Finger Lakes region

06.04.18 | Bob Price

You know that annoying buzzing sound you hear towards the end of summer. It comes from annual cicadas. Well, that sound is about to become much louder. Periodical cicadas emerge only once every 17 years and 2018 is next up on their mating...

Lawmakers respond to Scott Wagner's resignation

06.04.18 | Bob Price

Senate Republican spokeswoman Jennifer Kocher applauded Scott Wagner's decision to step down from the state Senate. "We thought the decision by Senator Wagner was laudable," said Kocher. In a statement, the Republican gubernatorial candidate...

Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies suspend search for Owen Hidalgo-Calderon

06.04.18 | Bob Price

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts has called off the search for 14-month-old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon. Dozens of agencies have been searching for the baby boy since he was last seen over two weeks ago. His mother, Selena Hidalgo-Calderon's body was...

Former priest to stand trial for alleged sexual abuse in Jefferson County

06.01.18 | Bob Price

A former Catholic priest in the Diocese of Erie will stand trial after he waived his preliminary hearing Thursday in Jefferson County. Father David Poulson, 64, of Oil City, is accused of sexually abusing two young boys over a period...

1 peacock found dead, 3 more missing from zoo

06.01.18 | Bob Price

A spokeswoman for the Philadelphia Zoo says one of four peacocks that escaped from the zoo has been found dead on a highway. Dana Lombardo says the animal was found Thursday on Interstate 76 and likely had been hit by a car. Zoo staffers are...

State expanding electric vehicle efforts with $250M program

06.01.18 | Bob Price

New York state is continuing its push to expand the use of electric vehicles and create more infrastructure to keep them charged. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that a new EV expansion initiative - Evolve NY - is getting $250 million...

Activity in the NY Senate is at a standstill

06.01.18 | Bob Price

The State's Senate is at a standstill as Republicans and Democrats are in a stalemate. "The Governor and I agree this is something reprehensible and cowardly," Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul (D-N.Y.) said. With one Republican Senator absent from the...

Pro-lifers scuttle abortion expansion effort in the NY Senate

05.31.18 | Bob Price

The Women's Reproductive Rights Act would have paved the way for unfettered access to abortion at all stages of pregnancy. Steven Hayford with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedom says the pro-choice measure is a needless expansion of...

Big returns for sports gambling in Pennsylvania? Don't bet on it, experts say

05.22.18 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania stands to win from the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision opening the way for legal sports betting across the country. Even with seven pro sports teams in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and many high-profile college athletic programs...

ACLU blocked from getting access to state police social media monitoring policy

05.22.18 | Bob Price

Saying public safety would be at risk, a state appeals court has barred the American Civil Liberties Union from obtaining the full state police policy for monitoring social media in criminal investigations. The Superior Court panel's decision...

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