List by Author: Bob Price

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 ...

Congressional Democrats seek to step up fracking oversight

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of ...

Court sets rules for release of home addresses in Pennsylvania

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania government agencies may not release people's home addresses under the Right-to-Know Law without making them aware their addresses have been requested and giving them a chance to fight it, a state court ruled Tuesday. A divided ...

Toy museum announces hall of fame for video games

02.18.15 | Bob Price

The museum that houses the National Toy Hall of Fame announced Tuesday the creation of the World Video Game Hall of Fame to recognize the impact games like "Pong" and "Grand Theft Auto" have on culture and society. "Electronic games have changed ...

New York chief judge proposes major grand jury reforms

02.18.15 | Bob Price

Major grand jury reforms proposed Tuesday by New York's chief judge include releasing records of closed-door proceedings when nobody is charged and direct judicial oversight when police are investigated for killings or serious assaults. Chief ...

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