List by Author: Bob Price

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.     ...

Seneca Falls, NY is celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the hit film "It's a Wonderful Life" today

07.18.16 | Bob Price

Karolyn Grimes, the actress who played "Zuzu" in the holiday classic will be in town at the It's a Wonderful Life Museum. For those who don't know, Seneca Falls is the real life town that the fictional town of Bedford Falls was based on in the ...

Pa students at state universities to see $89-per-semester tuition hike

07.15.16 | Bob Price

Students attending Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities will see an $89-per-semester increase in tuition this fall. The increase approved Thursday by the State System Board of Governors means base tuition will be $7,238 a year for ...

Anxiousness sets in as severe drought conditions persist

07.15.16 | Bob Price

The last time he suffered through a summer this dry, Paul Zittel was just a kid, watching his father manage their family farm in Eden Valley without the luxury of a modern irrigation system. "He would just run out of water," Zittel said, "and then ...

Pa. distributing Zika prevention kits to pregnant women

07.15.16 | Bob Price

The state Health Department is distributing Zika prevention kits to pregnant women. The kits contain insect repellent for skin, spray repellent for treating clothing and shoes, standing water tablets for killing mosquito larva, condoms to prevent ...

Verizon to end mass delivery of business phone books in NY

07.15.16 | Bob Price

Verizon will soon end the mass distribution of business phone directories in New York state in another example of how the internet has changed daily life. State utility regulators gave Verizon permission to cease the widespread distribution of ...

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