List by Author: Bob Price

A major ruling on gun rights from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia

09.09.16 | Bob Price

The panel says people convicted of minor crimes should get a chance to legally own a firearm. The court sided with two Pennsylvania residents who were facing jail-time for their offenses. The Third Circuit ruled that a federal gun ownership ban ...

Former Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane has asked a judge to order her ex-husband to pay her a million dollars as part of their divorce settlement

09.08.16 | Bob Price

The Scranton-native has filed a petition saying she needs the money now for attorney fees as she prepares for sentencing and appeal of her perjury conviction.

Broome County New York 's battle against the heroin epidemic continues

09.08.16 | Bob Price

Officials have announced a new initiative to give addicts the support they need once they leave treatment programs.Nearly half of all heroin addicts fail to enter long-term treatment programs after being discharged from a detox center. The death ...

A debate about debates has emerged in the highly-contested and increasingly testy U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania

09.08.16 | Bob Price

Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and Democratic challenger Katie McGinty are locked in a debate over when, where, and how many debates they'll have.Toomey wants four between October 6th and the 24th in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and at ...

New York State is requiring schools to conduct at least four lockdown drills a year

09.08.16 | Bob Price

It's to simulate what students and staff would do in the event of an active-shooter situation. John Gammon is in charge of security at Livonia High School.  He says the mandate is a good idea.  His team works to update policies and ...

A Bradford County community is taking a stand against the natural gas industry and it's second largest company

09.07.16 | Bob Price

Wilmot Township is raising the red flag about Chesapeake Energy royalty payments in the Northern Tier.Last night, residents voted to stop Chesapeake Energy from removing anymore gas from it's wells until the company pays lease-holders their full ...

Items belonging to Alexander Hamilton are now on display at Fort Ticonderoga in northern New York

09.07.16 | Bob Price

The museum purchased the artifacts in 1945 from a great-great-nephew of Hamilton, America's first treasury secretary. The rare items include a 1790s sword with Hamilton's name on it, his mahogany writing box, and a pin from his Continental Army ...

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene Depasquale says the state turnpike commission is on financially shaky ground

09.07.16 | Bob Price

The commonwealth's top fiscal watchdog says without a funding reform formula, vital transportation projects on the Pennsylvania Turnpike could come to a screeching halt. He says that puts the motoring public at risk.DePasquale says one of the ...

Schools in New York will be required to test their drinking water for lead under a new law signed yesterday by Governor Cuomo

09.07.16 | Bob Price

All 700 districts must report the results to parents.  Elementary schools must complete the tests by the end of September. High schools have until the end of October. The mandate makes New York the first state in the nation to require lead ...

Pro-family activists in Pennsylvania are keeping a close eye on LGBT legislation as it gains strength in Harrisburg

09.06.16 | Bob Price

The so-called bathroom bill, Senate bill 1306 could endanger the religious freedom rights of christian not-for-profits. The Pennsylvania Family Institute says the measure infringes on hiring policies and privacy protections. That group fears ...

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