List by Author: Bob Price

Embattled Pa. state police nominee withdraws

06.16.15 | Bob Price

Following months of controversy, Gov. Wolf's embattled choice to lead the Pennsylvania State Police on Monday withdrew his name from consideration. Acting State Police Commissioner Marcus Brown's decision was announced in a statement from the ...

Small plane crashes, hospitalizes pilot in upstate New York

06.16.15 | Bob Price

Authorities say a pilot was hospitalized after his small plane crashed on an upstate New York golf course. It happened around 7:15 p.m. Monday near the second hole at Poolsbrook Golf Course in Kirkville. Manlius police say 52-year-old Mark Penell ...

Lock Haven Man Gets Struck by Lightning…Again

06.15.15 | Bob Price

A man is recovering after he was struck by lightning Friday night in Clinton County and it wasn’t the first time. The old saying goes “lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice.” Clearly, whoever came up with that ...

Cuomo promises $100 million for upstate schools

06.15.15 | Bob Price

Financial help could soon be on the way for struggling schools in Buffalo and across the upstate region. Governor Cuomo is pledging $100 million in aid to help failing schools. Under the "upstate distressed school fund," districts with a high ...

PA Voters Want Jobs and Less Spending, Not Tax Hikes

06.15.15 | Bob Price

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Pennsylvania today released the topline results from a new Susquehanna Polling and Research poll showing the top concerns of Pennsylvania voters. Taxes are the single most important concern on voters’ minds, ...

Prisoner manhunt enters Day 10; alleged helper due in court

06.15.15 | Bob Price

The intense manhunt for two escaped murderers in far upstate New York has hit its 10th day as a woman charged with helping the killers flee from prison heads back to court. Prosecutors say Joyce Mitchell, a prison tailoring shop instructor who had ...

World’s Tiniest Deer Gives Birth and the New Baby Is Adorable

06.09.15 | Bob Price

  It’s springtime at the Queens Zoo, and that means adorable baby animals are arriving. A male southern pudu, the world’s smallest deer species, was born at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo in New York on ...

Senate OKs Cordelia's Law to give horses animal-cruelty protection

06.08.15 | Bob Price

A bill placing horses on par with dogs and cats under Pennsylvania's animal cruelty law has passed the Senate. Cordelia's Law (Senate Bill 294) was one of four anti-cruelty measures that the Senate passed Wednesday by overwhelming majorities. Sen. ...

Answers sought in NY 'Shawshank Redemption'-style escape

06.08.15 | Bob Price

Two murderers who escaped from a prison by cutting through steel walls and pipes remain on the loose as authorities investigate how the inmates obtained the power tools used in the "Shawshank Redemption"-style breakout. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the ...

$900M power plant proposed for Cambria County

06.08.15 | Bob Price

A proposed project in Cambria County promises to bring hundreds of jobs and an economic boost to the region's economy.  A $900 million natural gas power plant that a company based in Boston says it's been planning for about a year.  The ...

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