List by Author: Bob Price

NY's governor is expected to sign legislation that requires police officers receive CPR training

08.11.17 | Bob Price

Brianna's Law is named after 11-year-old Brianna Ojeda, a New York City girl who died after suffering an asthma attack in 2010. Brianna's mom was stopped by a cop on the way to the hospital.  That officer did not know CPR.  

The teen mom accused of abandoning her baby in Elmira makes her first court appearance today

08.11.17 | Bob Price

The 17-year-old, from Sayre, Pennsylvania, faces attempted murder charges when she appears before a judge at 1 o'clock this afternoon. Elmira sisters Kayla and Karen Seals rescued the child after it was discarded near some bushes outside a...

NY child advocacy groups are reminding parents of unwanted babies about the state's Safe Haven law

08.10.17 | Bob Price

Mothers unable to care for a newborn, up to 30 days old, can drop it off at a fire station or hospital, with no questions asked. This week, an eight-month-old baby was abandoned in a plastic back in some bushes outside a home in Elmira...

A hearing happens today in PA for 16 members of a now closed Penn State frat house

08.10.17 | Bob Price

They're charged in the hazing death of 19 year-old Timothy Piazza, who passed away after a drinking party at the school in February. The Centre County DA says the defendants waited 12 hours before calling 911. Piazza died from injuries...

PA Gov. Tom Wolf has jumped into a labor dispute in Erie

08.10.17 | Bob Price

Unionized General Electric workers aren't putting much hope in negotiations. Nearly 600 GE jobs could be gone soon from Erie. General Electric wants to shut down locomotive production there. The plant has existed in Erie since the days of...

A PA congressman says he supports a new bi-partisan effort to fix what ails Obamacare

08.09.17 | Bob Price

Congressman Glenn Thompson is part of a group of 40 lawmakers called the Problem-solvers Caucus. One of their goals is to save rural hospitals. Thompson says since Obamacare was enacted, nearly 100 rural hospitals nationwide have...

A gas driller accused of polluting water in PA has filed a five million dollar lawsuit

08.09.17 | Bob Price

Cabot Oil & Gas has filed the suit against two law firms and a Pennsylvania resident, claiming they tried to extort the company through a frivolous lawsuit. Authorities for Cabot say the defendants sought to harass the Houston-based...

A infant baby was abandoned inside a garbage bag behind a home yesterday in Elmira, NY

08.09.17 | Bob Price

The child was found alive by neighbors who heard crying from behind a home on Walnut Street. Police Sgt. William Solt says the neighbors "tried to wash it up and immediately called 911." The baby is in stable condition at a local hospital. The...

NY state is taking a new approach to cut-down on opioid deaths

08.09.17 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo is offering a program that cuts the cost on the "overdose-reversing" medication naloxone. It means that starting this week folks with health insurance, medicare or medicaid, can get the lifesaving drug with up to $40 in co-payment...

The Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo has just been named one of the best cancer hospitals in the U.S.

08.08.17 | Bob Price

Roswell Park came in 33rd out of nearly 900 cancer hospitals that were reviewed by U.S. News & World Report.  

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