List by Author: Bob Price

Turnpike Commission to remove emergency call boxes

07.20.15 | Bob Price

They’re relics of the time before cell phones, and they could soon be removed from the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The Turnpike Commission is trying to determine how many if any, emergency call boxes they still need along the road. They pop ...

Buffalo's Most Famous Voice is Stilled: Van Miller Dead at 87

07.20.15 | Bob Price

Van Miller, the legendary voice of the Buffalo Bills and arguably one of the most versatile broadcasters ever, died late Friday night. He was 87. Miller's legendary run began on July 30, 1960, when he debuted on the air at War Memorial Stadium to ...

Police: Murder-Suicide In Amherst

07.20.15 | Bob Price

It looks like a stark reminder that domestic violence can happen anywhere -- Amherst Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in the Ransom Oaks subdivision. Relatives checking on a 55-year-old woman Sunday afternoon discovered the ...

Increasing the speed limit in Pa ?

07.20.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania motorists who gravitate toward the left lane may have to wait a bit longer to learn whether state policymakers consider it safe to increase interstate speed limits to 70 mph. A Penn State study of crash and speed data in pilot areas ...

Parking Garage Collapse in Johnson City

07.17.15 | Bob Price

A parking ramp in Johnson City collapsed Thursday afternoon.The second story parking ramp at UHS Wilson Hospital collapsed just after 3:30 p.m.Witnesses said people have been working on the ramp over the past few daysMultiple cars are be ...

GOP lawmaker proposes income tax increase, severance tax to break impasse

07.17.15 | Bob Price

Saying it's time to break the impasse, a Republican lawmaker on Thursday offered a budget package that he claimed would meet Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and GOP leaders halfway in the 17th day of a stalemate. “I think it needs to stop,” ...

Propeller falls off plane, slices through roof of NY home

07.17.15 | Bob Price

Officials say a propeller has fallen off a single-engine plane and sliced through the roof of a home in upstate New York. The Daily Gazette of Schenectady reports the owners of the home in the Montgomery County hamlet of Hagaman were out when the ...

Man sentenced for killing Rochester police officer last year

07.17.15 | Bob Price

A 39-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting a Rochester police officer last year. Fellow officers and Daryl Pierson's family, including his widow, packed a Rochester courtroom Thursday for the ...

Ex-attorney says NY senator asked law firm to hire his son

07.16.15 | Bob Price

New York state Sen. Thomas Libous asked a law firm to hire his son and help conceal that his son was also being paid by a lobbying firm, a disbarred lawyer testified Wednesday. The law firm, eager for the new business Libous promised to steer its ...

Assessing the flood damage in Westfield

07.16.15 | Bob Price

Residents in Westfield are still trying to assess the damage caused by flooding Monday night and Tuesday. Many homeowners still have water in their basements, and if their basement has dried, they're throwing out possessions that were damaged or ...

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