List by Author: Bob Price

PA Turnpike toll to increase in 2017

07.20.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission approved a six percent toll increase for both E-ZPass and cash customers on Monday.  The increase is set to take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2017. PTC Chairman Sean Logan said this toll increase ...

New Dick's distribution center to bring 466 jobs to New York

07.20.16 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a new Dick's Sporting Goods distribution center in Broome County will create 466 full-time jobs over the next five years. The Democratic governor says construction of the 650,000-square-foot facility will start next month in ...

Cops: Owner of NY wild animal park killed by Asian antelope

07.20.16 | Bob Price

Authorities say the 81-year-old owner of a western New York wild animal park has been fatally trampled by an antelope. The Wyoming County Sheriff's Office says family members found Han Boxler Sr. dead early Monday morning at his Hidden Valley ...

It's still illegal for local police in Pennsylvania to use radar guns to enforce speed limits

07.19.16 | Bob Price

But that could soon change.   Lawmakers are working on a plan that would equip local departments with these devices as soon as next year. Pennsylvania is the only state in the country that still bans municipal police from using radar.  ...

The Children's Home in Broome County New York is celebrating an important milestone

07.19.16 | Bob Price

That adoption agency has now helped more than 100 children find new and permanent homes in the Binghamton area.                    ...

A prison guard and an inmate are dead after a fight at a county jail in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

07.19.16 | Bob Price

WYOU TV's Britanny Sweeney reports the two fell down the elevator shaft after an altercation. The Luzerne County lockup was put on lock-down following the fatal altercation.

Two people were rescued earlier this week in dramatic fashion from a disabled motor boat that was adrift near the brink of Niagara Falls

07.19.16 | Bob Price

The hazardous 2 1/2 hour nighttime rescue was hindered by high winds. The 18-foot boat hit a reef and was adrift near Goat Island, between the American and Canadian side of the falls. The boat kept drifting until officials at the nearby ...

Police continue to investigate the tragic drowning of an 8 year-old boy at the Knoebels Amusement Park in Pennsylvania

07.18.16 | Bob Price

The child was found unresponsive over the weekend in the shallow end of a pool.       Park patrons were shocked to learn the news.Knoebels spokesman Karl Beagle says, "When anything happens in the park we take it very ...

A western New York boy is trapped in Turkey amid the ongoing civil unrest

07.18.16 | Bob Price

17 Year-old Kaizan Hall was traveling to the Philippines to visit family when his plane was diverted to a city some 600 miles east of Istanbul at the height of the failed coup attempt.The teenager is now stuck in Turkey and his parents are ...

Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera predicts the commonwealth with be the standard bearer for future education reform

07.18.16 | Bob Price

Rivera met with education stakeholders in Harrisburg recently to talk about Pennsylvania’s effort to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act. The new federal law replaces No Child Left Behind.     ...

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