List by Author: Bob Price

4 lawyers vie for state Senate seat in Buffalo

10.03.14 | Bob Price

New York's most contested legislative race is in Buffalo, where voters will choose among four lawyers in the 60th Senate District that includes part of the city and suburbs north and south. Republican, Democratic and Conservative Party candidates ...

Inappropriate email scandal claims top Pa Officials

10.03.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo and a top aide resigned Thursday over revelations that they were among dozens of state officials who sent or received pornographic e-mails over state ...

SUNY adopts uniform Sexual Assault Policy

10.03.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Thursday that he had instructed the State University of New York to overhaul its approach to preventing, investigating and prosecuting sexual assault, including making affirmative consent the rule on all 64 of its ...

Cuomo, Astorino Packing Punches as Governor's Race Winds Up

10.01.14 | Bob Price

As the governor's race heads into the homestretch, the candidates for New York's highest office are engaging in some mud-slinging. Democrats charge Astorino with using his position, as a Westchester County executive, to pad his pockets. Republicans ...

Cornell Selects First Female President

10.01.14 | Bob Price

University of Southern California provost Elizabeth Garrett was selected yesterday to lead the Ivy League school. She'll officially take over in July of next year. The 51-year-old takes over for David Skorton, who will become the next secretary of ...

Suspected Killer Frein Still on the Run, but Losing Strength

10.01.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania state police say they're closing in on accused cop killer Eric Freen. Lieutenant Col. George Bevins made another appeal on Tuesday for the suspect to give himself up. He cited the fact that while Frein seems to be weakening, the search ...

Upstate Store Owner Please Not Guilty to Helping ISIS

09.19.14 | Bob Price

Thirty-year-old Rochester native Mufid Elfgeeh plead not guilty to three counts of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State. He's accused of trying to arrange trips to Syria so foreign fighters could join up and fight alongside ...

Tyre Casino Lawsuit Dismissed

09.19.14 | Bob Price

Plans to build a casino in the Seneca County town of Tyre are one step closer to becoming a reality. Thursday, a state supreme court judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by residents who had claimed the Lago Casino and Resort development violated the ...

Study: PA’s debt would cost taxpayers $14,500 each to pay off today

09.02.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is famous for its potholes, but it has an even bigger sinkhole problem that could cost taxpayers way more than minor car repairs caused by pock-marked roads. Truth in Accounting, an economic think tank based in Chicago, released ...

Invasive insects taking a bite from N.Y. farms, gardens

09.02.14 | Bob Price

Like many berry growers in the Southern Tier, Dave Johnson, of Apple Hill Farms, in Binghamton, was aware of a new Asian pest threatening soft fruit in 2010 on the West Coast. "I thought 'Yeah, in the natural course of things, it could be years, ...

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