List by Author: Bob Price

A Mother's Day tragedy in Broome County, New York

05.09.16 | Bob Price

A four year-old girl is dead following a two-car crash in the town of Union, not far from Johnson City on Sunday afternoon.          Ben Harting with the Broome County sheriff's office says two others ...

School funding is expected to be a hot topic again as another budget standoff gets underway again in Pennsylvania

05.09.16 | Bob Price

The deadline on a new spending plan is June 30th. Northern Tier Representative Kathy Rapp says the House Republicans do not want to put "oppressive taxes on the people of Pennsylvania."Rapp claims Governor Wolf is using schools and school kids as ...

Exploding electronic cigarettes have injured four New York state residents in just the past couple weeks and now, Senator Chuck Schumer wants the government to do something about it.

05.09.16 | Bob Price

Schumer says, "a good FDA investigation will get to the bottom of it, and make sure this stops."Two-and-a-half million Americans use e-cigs.   The senator calls them "ticking time bombs."

Tomorrow is the 5th annual 'I Love My Park' Day in New York

05.06.16 | Bob Price

The event is aimed at getting New Yorkers to visit parks and pitch in to spruce them up by doing things like planting trees, picking up trash, and restoring trails. More than 100 parks and historic sites are taking part in "I Love My Park" Day ...

A Williamsport company shuts its doors after a bank dispute

05.06.16 | Bob Price

NuWeld incorporated, based in Williamsport, says the impact of the plant closure is far-reaching.The company has been around for more than 20 years but can't pay it's employees.  The steel fabrication plant says its' negotiating with the bank ...

How soon did 'Joe-Pa' know?

05.06.16 | Bob Price

A report today says legendary Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno knew of the child abuse committed by his longtime assistant Jerry Sandusky as early as 1976.   The report cites a court order in an insurance case that claims a child told ...

Six people are dead after a house fire early this morning in Syracuse

05.06.16 | Bob Price

The flames broke out around 4 a.m. at a home on Martin Street on the city's northside. Eight people lived at that home.  Seven were there at the time: only one made it out alive.  Four of the victims were found upstairs, two ...

Governor Wolf says more people in his state die each year from opiod overdoses than traffic accidents

05.05.16 | Bob Price

2,500 Pennsylvanians died last year from drug overdoses. And the numbers nationwide are just as shocking. Wolf said nearly as many Americans died from drug overdoses last year as were killed in the twelve most intense years of the Vietnam ...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled General Assembly have agreed that campaign finance reform is a must

05.05.16 | Bob Price

The commonwealth is one of just a dozen states that has no limit on what people can give to political campaigns. Both Republicans and Democrats agree the lax laws need to be reigned in.  How to do that is the big question in ...

The New York Court of Appeals has ruled that physician-assisted suicide is unconstitutional

05.05.16 | Bob Price

There's an effort afoot in Albany to lift the ban and allow for co-called "right to die" legislation. The state's highest court says nothing in the constitution creates a fundamental right for doctor-assisted suicide.

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