List by Author: Bob Price

Vestal among 20 schools cited for immigrant policies

02.20.15 | Bob Price

Vestal Central School District is among 20 upstate school districts that have agreed to new policies for immigrant students enrolling in classes after a state investigation, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday. The agreement with ...

'Frozen' Niagara Falls drawing tourists to winter spectacle

02.20.15 | Bob Price

The winter's deep freeze has transformed Niagara Falls into an icy spectacle, encasing the trees around it into crystal shells and drawing tourists who are braving below-zero temperatures. The Niagara River keeps flowing below the ice cover, so ...

Why Car Batteries Won't Work in the Cold

02.20.15 | Bob Price

Especially this winter, there's been frustration for many a driver as cars just won't start. The battery is the big reason. "When the cold weather hits anything, just like you, the car doesn't like to start, the battery doesn't like really cold ...

Hugo Selenski Sentenced to Life in Prison

02.19.15 | Bob Price

A jury decided that Hugo Selenski should be sentenced to life in prison for the murders of Michael Kerkowksi and Tammy Fassett. Jurors spent about two hours deliberating Selenski’s fate, returning to the court room after 6 p.m. After two ...

Pa. judge names special prosecutor in Kathleen Kane leak case

02.19.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's fight against a grand jury report recommending criminal charges against her was condemned in the strongest terms Wednesday by the judge who launched the investigation. And that led to an ...

500 UB students relocated after power outage

02.19.15 | Bob Price

About 550 University of Buffalo students have been relocated to a temporary shelter at Alumni Arena on the North Campus after a frozen sprinkler head caused a power outage in a residence hall. According to the university, the incident occurred ...

Unrelenting Cold and Unrelenting Ice Dams

02.19.15 | Bob Price

The unrelenting bitter cold, combined with the snowpack on roofs across Western New York, has led to significant ice dam problems across the region.  And along with the ice dam problems comes associated safety issues with homeowners trying to ...

Wolf slams visit by Florida Governor

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is headed to Philadelphia on Monday - but he's not coming north on a trade mission. Depending on whom you talk to, the Republican governor is either coming to woo companies to the sunnier, more tax-friendly South, or ...

Physicist whose work helped world see 1st moon walk dies

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Physicist Ernest Sternglass, whose research helped make it possible for the world to see the first moon walk, has died at age 91 of heart failure. His research helped lead to a sensitive television camera tube that captured low-light lunar action ...

State Working to Cut Down Roadside Snow Piles

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Everybody knows that snow and ice can make roads dangerous, but many Western New York drivers have a new concern. Big snow piles have caused a driving hazard at nearly every corner in the area, and with the weather providing no thaw in the ...

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