List by Author: Bob Price

Buffalo is home to the nation's first opioid crisis drug court

07.10.17 | Bob Price

The court puts abusers under an expedited supervision program with the goal of keeping them alive. The drug court forces opiod addicts into treatment within hours of their arrest.  They must check in with a judge every day and abide by a...

The state budget passed by PA politicians a week ago still sits on the governor's desk

07.07.17 | Bob Price

The legislation is in limbo because it does not contain a fix-it plan for the state's more than $2 billion budget shortfall. Governor Wolf has until midnight Monday to veto the bill, sign it, or let it become law without his signature.

There's a new wave of hope for flood victims along the shores of Lake Ontario

07.07.17 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo has already promised $55 million in state aid for affected homes and businesses in upstate New York. State Assemblyman Joe Morelle of Rochester says the goal is to get state aid into the hands of people that have damage surpassing...

Buffalo police are investigating a hit and run crash that claimed the life of a 40-year-old woman last night

07.07.17 | Bob Price

It happened just after 10 p.m. This is the second hit-and-run crash on Buffalo's east side this week. Back on Tuesday, a 7-year-old boy was left in critical condition after he was hit by a car two miles away from where the 40-year-old woman was...

The PA Turnpike Commission is giving drivers a chance to pay their overdue tolls before a new law takes effect

07.06.17 | Bob Price

Turnpike CEO Mark Compton says toll cheats have a month to avoid stiffer penalties. This is for people with six or more toll violations or $500 worth of toll fees. You can find out more about the toll cheat amnesty program at www.paturnpike.com.

NY state Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi has brought his congressional campaign to the Southern Tier

07.06.17 | Bob Price

The Democrat announced his candidacy for the 22nd District last week, and yesterday he was in Binghamton to reaffirm his plan to challenge Republican Claudia Tenney. Brindisi promises, if elected, he will hold a town hall meeting in every town in...

Erie County NY's drug drop-off program is reaping results

07.06.17 | Bob Price

The county now has 26 locations where you can drop off unused and expired prescription drugs. County Executive Mark Poloncarz says most addiction problems begin with legitimate prescriptions. Since the program's start in 2014, 14 tons of drugs...

Gov. Cuomo is enforcing a 'no wake zone' along the Lake Ontario shoreline

07.03.17 | Bob Price

Boaters who go above five miles-per-hour within 600 feet of shore can be slapped with a $250 fine. 20 Police boats and twice that many law enforcement officers are patrolling hundreds of miles of shoreline to enforce the "no wake zone."

PA authorities have arrested a man in connection to a deadly road rage incident

07.03.17 | Bob Price

Authorities say a man in a red pickup truck shot an 18-year-old woman in the head.Bianca Roberson had recently graduated from high school in the suburbs of Philadelphia.The Chester County DA says the 28 year-old suspect is being held without bail...

Clean-up continues from widespread flooding in central NY over the weekend

07.03.17 | Bob Price

Nobody got it worse than the Utica/Rome area.The deluge decimated much of Oneida, Madison, and Onondaga counties. Residents are working to save their homes.The flash flooding nearly drowned the city of Utica. The American Red Cross is...

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