List by Author: Bob Price

Troopers come up empty on escaped prisoner lead

06.19.15 | Bob Price

Acting on a lead, New York State Police entered a home on Grover Cleveland Highway in Amherst Thursday night searching for escaped prisoners David Sweat and Richard Matt. The search came up empty, however. A spokesperson told 2 On Your Side police ...

Prosecutor's agents descend on Attorney General Kathleen Kane's offices in Harrisburg

06.19.15 | Bob Price

Agents from the Montgomery County District Attorney's office visited Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office in Harrisburg's Strawberry Square complex Thursday. Their presence was confirmed to PennLive by Kane's spokesman, Chuck Ardo, though he ...

Students raise over $3K for Tarbox family

06.18.15 | Bob Price

Fifth-grade students at Susquehanna Valley's Brookside Elementary School decided to do something different with the funds they normally raise to cover their graduation costs — help out a fellow student after a tragic fire. The fifth-grade ...

Investigation continues after dismembered body found in Niagara Falls home

06.18.15 | Bob Price

Niagara Falls police are investigating the death of a woman whose dismembered body was found inside of a home. Police identified the victim as 46-year-old Terri Lynn Bills. She was a Niagara Falls resident. Police were called to the Willow Avenue ...

About 70 percent of Pennsylvania school districts plan to raise property taxes

06.18.15 | Bob Price

About 70 percent of Pennsylvania school districts plan to raise property taxes in the 2015-2016 school year, according to a recent survey. Conducted by the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials and the Pennsylvania Association of ...

NY Senate Approves Tougher Penalties for Helping Prisoners Escape

06.18.15 | Bob Price

The State Senate has approved toughening penalties for those who help inmates escape prison. The current penalty is up to seven years, but under a bill passed as the legislative session ends, would jump to 25 years. "If you choose to help someone ...

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 ...

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