List by Author: Bob Price

NY state is on it's way to becoming a one stop shop for the hemp growing industry

07.13.17 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo signed new legislation at Cornell University Wednesday to expand industrial hemp production. Hemp is processed for it's fibers which are used in thousands of products from paper to cosmetics. The governor wants to make New York...

Public authorities in NY have increased operating expenses by nearly 30% over five years

07.11.17 | Bob Price

The spending uptick over the past five years has resulted in few promised jobs. A report out today takes a critical look at the nearly 600 state and local government agencies that spend billions of your tax dollars every year trying to entice...

A preliminary hearing continues today for 18 members of a Penn State fraternity

07.11.17 | Bob Price

A judge will determine whether there's enough evidence to proceed with a trial for the accused after the February hazing death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza. Attorney Tom Kline, representing the victim's parents, says Piazza was...

The search continues today for a missing mother and her son in Orleans County, NY

07.11.17 | Bob Price

24-Year-old Alexandra Finnefrock and her 2-year-old child, Joseph, were last seen last Thursday at her father's residence in Holley. Finnefrock was driving a silver Toyoya Corrola with Florida license plates.

Gov. Wolf has allowed a nearly $32 billion state budget to become law without his signature

07.11.17 | Bob Price

Tom Wolf had until midnight Monday to sign, veto, or strike out some of the spending provisions, but the governor did none of the above. The budget is not in balance and lawmakers have failed to come to an agreement on how to fund it.

Accused cop killer Justin Walters was back in court last night

07.11.17 | Bob Price

In northern New York, Justin Walters was formally charged with 1st degree murder. Walters, a decorated Fort Drum soldier is accused in the fatal shootings of his wife Nicole and State Trooper Joel Davis following a domestic violence...

A PA politician is facing multiple drunk driving charges

07.10.17 | Bob Price

Representative John Maher, a Republican from the suburbs of Pittsburgh, was charged this past week for the June 13th incident in Cumberland County. His blood alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit.

Senator Chuck Schumer wants the FDA to look into a snortable chocolate powder

07.10.17 | Bob Price

It's called Coco Loko, and the senator says it could be harmful to kids. Kids are using Coco Loko to get an energy rush. The FDA hasn't determined yet the impact it has on overall health.

The Weis supermarket in Tunkhannock, PA reopens to the public this week

07.10.17 | Bob Price

In June, an employee shot three co-workers before taking his own life. A benefit was held Sunday in Tunkhannock for the three victims' families. Weis is planning a low-key 6 a.m. Thursday reopening.

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...

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