List by Author: Bob Price

Awaiting a verdict in Schoharie County

05.19.16 | Bob Price

The 4th murder trial of Owego, NY businessman Cal Harris is close to being over. Lawyers for the defense and prosecution made their closing arguments yesterday.Harris was twice convicted of the murder of his wife, but those verdicts were tossed ...

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos can remain free this summer until "after" the U.S. Supreme Court rules on a public corruption case that could impact their prison terms

05.19.16 | Bob Price

Skelos received a five-year sentence and Silver 12 years for public corruption. The ex-lawmakers are awaiting the high court's decision on an "honest services" statute out of the commonwealth of Virginia before they must report to ...

Get ready to pay more for health insurance in New York

05.19.16 | Bob Price

New York health insurers have proposed premium increases of 17% next year for individuals and a 12% increase for group insurance plans. Officials say the increases are necessary to maintain the financial stability of the New York health insurance ...

Gov. Cuomo admits wrongdoing is possible

05.18.16 | Bob Price

The size and scope of New York's state government makes it "unrealistic" to expect bad actors won't participate in wrongdoing, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. Cuomo, speaking to reporters in New York City, faced another round of questions ...

Closings in 4th murder trial of upstate NY businessman

05.18.16 | Bob Price

Closing arguments are scheduled for Wednesday in the fourth murder trial of a wealthy New York man accused of killing his estranged wife in 2001. Calvin Harris is accused of killing 35-year-old Michele Harris, who disappeared the night of the ...

Why Pennsylvania Could Decide The 2016 Election

05.18.16 | Bob Price

When most people think of battleground America, they think of Florida and Ohio, two of only three states (along with Nevada) that have voted for the winner of every presidential election since 1996. They tend not to think of Pennsylvania as a ...

NY to let undocumented workers teach

05.18.16 | Bob Price

Despite criticism from some state lawmakers, the state Board of Regents on Tuesday adopted regulations to allow undocumented workers apply for teaching certification and other professional licenses. Some Senate Republicans and conservatives had ...

Six-Year-Old Girl Killed in Pike County Crash

05.17.16 | Bob Price

A six-year-old girl is dead after a crash in Pike County. State police say the girl died when two vehicles collided on Interstate 84 near Milford Monday afternoon. Three other people were hurt. The little girl who died was from ...

State may investigate whether Second Mile knew of Sandusky's abuses

05.17.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office is taking a second look at the Second Mile. Solicitor General Bruce Castor told the Tribune-Review he has asked a head investigator to compile a memo on “what an investigation into the Second Mile ...

Farmers blame Thruway salt for cattle die-off from tainted well

05.17.16 | Bob Price

One after another, the cattle in Jan and John Frederick's dairy herd were dying. Cows would lose control of their rear legs shortly after giving birth, go down and never get up. Calves would keel over days after being born. In all, 88 animals ...

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