List by Author: Bob Price

Rep. Chaka Fattah denies wrongdoing after indictment

07.30.15 | Bob Price

U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia vowed to remain in office and fight the charges against him after his indictment in an alleged racketeering case. Fattah denied wrongdoing and wrote that he's "confident" he'll be cleared of charges. ...

Praise, protest greet Clinton in Corning

07.30.15 | Bob Price

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit to Corning on Wednesday evening brought a mix of both support and protest on the outside of the Radisson Inn on Denison Parkway — but solid praise from the inside where some paid ...

Police: Man sexually abused Broome Developmental Center client

07.30.15 | Bob Price

State police say a Broome Developmental Center employee is accused of sexually abusing an adult client of the facility. Noel Smith, 21, of Binghamton, was charged Friday following the investigation of a complaint reported July 17. Troopers charged ...

State Budget Almost Month Past Deadline

07.29.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate has now stretched to almost a month past the June 30th deadline. Governor Tom Wolf vetoed the budget republicans passed in the state legislature. On Tuesday, Newswatch 16 asked him in a satellite interview ...

Corning Preparing for Hilary Clinton Visit on Wednesday

07.29.15 | Bob Price

Hilary Clinton will be in Corning on Wednesday, but your chances of seeing her may be slim. Clinton will be attending a thousand dollar a plate fundraiser at the Radison Hotel in Corning Wednesday evening. It's an invitation only event and a ...

Bucks County town declares state of emergency ahead of pope's visit

07.29.15 | Bob Price

Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia has already triggered a state of emergency in one Bucks County town.Middletown Township's board of supervisors recently voted to declare a state of emergency during the weekend of the pope's visit in September. ...

New York prison worker: I got 'caught up' in escape plot

07.29.15 | Bob Price

A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a breakout planned by two killers told investigators she performed sex acts with one of the men and took naked photos of herself for the other. Joyce Mitchell, 51, an instructor in the tailor ...

Prison employee accused of helping 2 killers escape in court

07.28.15 | Bob Price

A New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run will face charges in court. Joyce Mitchell, a tailor shop instructor at Clinton ...

Pa. House speaker says overriding Wolf's budget veto 'an option'

07.28.15 | Bob Price

House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Marshall, said Monday that overriding Gov. Tom Wolf's veto of a no-tax-hike state budget is an option for the House to consider. Democrats said they'll stand firmly behind Wolf. Tuesday marks the 28th day of a budget ...

Biden makes Rochester connection in speech

07.28.15 | Bob Price

Opportunities to see a sitting vice president up close don’t come along often. Iman Abid took no chances. The president of Monroe County Young Democrats, she saw Biden in 2014 when he came to Monroe Community College, but only at a distance. ...

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