List by Author: Bob Price

Pa. studies link fracking with health problems

07.16.15 | Bob Price

For all the talk about what hydraulic fracking might mean for human health, there has been little scientific evidence. That is slowly starting to change. Research released Wednesday from the University of Pennsylvania found that as more wells ...

Escapee out of prison infirmary; faces disciplinary charges

07.16.15 | Bob Price

Former fugitive David Sweat was released from a prison infirmary Wednesday and is facing new disciplinary charges stemming from his escape from an upstate New York correctional facility. The 35-year-old murderer, who was shot and wounded during ...

Big clean up in Chautauqua County due to flooding

07.15.15 | Bob Price

Flooding has caused a series of road closures throughout Western New York, with many in Chautauqua County. The slow moving storms may cause additional localized flooding throughout the day. A State of Emergency was issued in the Town of Granger ...

Severe Weather Hits the Twin Tiers

07.15.15 | Bob Price

Severe weather caused flooding all across our region Tuesday evening. Elmira Firefighters received several calls for help as a result of the storm. One involved this car stuck in several feet of water under the railroad overpass.No rescue was ...

PA legislator reloads bill allowing NRA to sue over local gun laws

07.15.15 | Bob Price

Legislative gymnastics doomed a 2014 law that allowed interest groups such as the National Rifle Association to sue local municipalities over their firearms ordinances, but a central Pennsylvania lawmaker is reloading the legislation. State ...

Prosecution: Libous repeatedly lied to FBI

07.15.15 | Bob Price

The deputy majority leader of the state Senate lied repeatedly to FBI agents to cover up that he arranged a high-paying job for his son with a politically connected law firm in Westchester, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday. In his opening ...

NYS Could Award Medical Marijuana Licenses as Early as This Week;

07.13.15 | Bob Price

Only five companies will be licensed by the state to grow and sell medical marijuana. Each company selected will be allowed to open up four dispensaries.43 companies are vying for a spot.Ultimately, that decision is up to the state. An official ...

Pa. man faces 500 rape charges

07.13.15 | Bob Price

A Hughesville, Pa., man faces multiple charges of rape over a seven-year period involving a child, according to Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda. Ricky Carter, 37, is charged with 500 counts of rape, 300 counts of statutory sexual assault, 300 ...

UPDATE: Scranton Police Confirm Officer Dies from Injuries

07.13.15 | Bob Price

Scranton’s police chief said early Sunday morning officer John Wilding, who was critically injured Saturday morning while chasing robbery suspects through the city’s west side, has died. According to police, Wilding died at 1:28 Sunday ...

Report: Nursing degrees on rise in NY

07.13.15 | Bob Price

The number of registered nurses graduating each year from New York colleges has more than doubled since the height of a nursing shortage in 2002, according to a new report. The survey of in-state colleges by the University at Albany's Center for ...

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