List by Author: Bob Price

PA state police are warning about a rash of 'abduction' style scams happening throughout Tioga County

06.23.17 | Bob Price

Cops have received multiple reports of people getting phone calls from an unknown scammer who claims to have abducted a loved one.  The scammer threatens the loved one with harm unless money is wired. Police say a child can be heard in the...

A jury rules 'guilty' in the murder trial of a Hornell man

06.23.17 | Bob Price

It took a Steuben County, NY jury nearly four hours to convict a Hornell man for the death of his girlfriend's infant son.  Dakota Miller killed 17 month-old Ian Maniske-Huff on Thanksgiving day, two years ago.   District Attorney...

NY state lamakers have adjourned for the year

06.22.17 | Bob Price

As lawmakers wrapped up work in Albany last night, the big issue left unresolved is mayoral control of New York City schools. That could result in higher taxes upstate. Before leaving town, the state Senate confirmed Governor Cuomo's pick for...

New York could require Spectrum Cable to fork over $13 million to help speed-up it's internet service

06.21.17 | Bob Price

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Spectrum, formally known as Time Warner, is guilty of false advertising its internet speed. It's the largest cable company in New York with more than two million customers.

The PA health department has announced the 12 companies that'll grow and process marijuana for medical use

06.21.17 | Bob Price

Just a dozen licenses were awarded out of 400 companies that applied.         Medical marijuana will be available in pill and oil forms only.  No smoke-able pot in Pennsylvania.Those awarded permits...

PA politicians are looking to finish up work soon on a more than $32 billion state budget

06.21.17 | Bob Price

Pundits are calling it the “Get-out-of-town Budget.” The deadline is next weekend. Lawmakers and Governor Wolf hope historic prison and pension reform plus government consolidation and gambling expansion will shore-up a $3 billion...

The Chemung County Habitat for Humanity is looking to help you help your home

06.20.17 | Bob Price

The not-for-profit is holding a series of home workshops and will reward those who attend. The first event happens tonight from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Elmira Community Kitchen.   Those who show up will receive a $25 gift card to Lowes.

PA state police have launched their yearly 'Code RED' food inspection campaign

06.20.17 | Bob Price

They're doing random safety-checks of big rigs all summer long to make sure the products they're hauling meet safety standards.State police will be setting up checkpoints on major highways throughout the commonwealth to make sure food is being...

A former governor returns to PA's capitol to mark an educational milestone

06.20.17 | Bob Price

Tom Ridge served as governor from 1995 to 2001, and he stood in the Capitol rotunda Monday to mark the 20th anniversary of the Pennsylvania charter school law. It was signed by Ridge in 1997 and created the commonwealth's first charter schools...

Convicted murderer Thomas Clayton will serve out his sentence inside a Westchester County, NY prison

06.20.17 | Bob Price

The former Elmira Jackal Hockey player was transferred this week to the Sing Sing Correctional Facility. Clayton was convicted in the murder for hire of his wife Kelley inside their Corning-area home. He's serving a life sentence with no chance...

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