List by Author: Bob Price

Wolf, Senate: No stopgap budget

12.21.15 | Bob Price

Legislative leaders huddled behind closed doors Sunday to determine how to resolve the state's budget crisis after a so-called framework agreement seemed to implode a day earlier. But after hours of negotiating, it seemed another contentious ...

Casino licenses announced today

12.21.15 | Bob Price

The State Gaming Commission is expected to grant licenses to three new casinos Monday, including the Lago Casino in Seneca County. However, those who oppose the casino say there's still hope. "This kind of caught us off guard," said James Dawley, ...

Rep. Hanna stepping down after term ends

12.21.15 | Bob Price

Maverick U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna, R- Barneveld, will retire when his term expires next year, according to published reports. The three-term legislator is expected to officially announce his decision on Monday at a 10 a.m. news conference at his ...

Cornell researchers: 4 reasons why you can't quit Facebook

12.18.15 | Bob Price

If you are finding it difficult to quit or "break up" with Facebook, researchers at Cornell University have found you are not alone. New research suggests four main reasons why the social media site is so difficult to let go. "There was one ...

Thomas Clayton pleads not guilty to murder charges

12.18.15 | Bob Price

Thomas Clayton, of Caton, pleaded not guilty Thursday to three murder charges against him, all but guaranteeing he will go to trial in connection with the death of his wife. At the same time, special prosecutor Chemung County District Attorney ...

Wolf: GOP budget ultimatum 'ridiculous'

12.18.15 | Bob Price

A day after House Republicans told Gov. Wolf he had 24 hours to recruit enough votes to pass a long-overdue state budget, their deadline came and went. And nothing happened. A spokesman for Wolf dismissed the deadline as "ridiculous." Speaker ...

Couple who kidnapped, abused Amish children sentenced to lengthy prison terms

12.18.15 | Bob Price

A North Country couple was sentenced to hundreds of  years in federal prison today for the abduction and sexual abuse of two Amish girls snatched from their family’s St. Lawrence County farm stand in August 2014. In separate appearances ...

Protest for Physical Education

12.17.15 | Bob Price

Parents, students and community members rallied outside of City Hall on Wednesday night, calling for Buffalo City School Superintendent Kriner Cash to support advances in the districts Physical Education program.  Superintendent Cash has said ...

New York Agrees to Overhaul Solitary Confinement in Prisons

12.17.15 | Bob Price

New York agreed on Wednesday to overhaul how thousands of state inmates are punished within prison walls, settling a long-standing lawsuit by accepting a range of reforms to how solitary confinement operates. The agreement, filed in federal court ...

Could schools close if budget’s not passed soon?

12.17.15 | Bob Price

School kids singing Christmas carols on the steps of the Capitol Rotunda. A student orchestra playing holiday music in the East Wing Rotunda. From one side of the Capitol to the other, school children are entertaining passersby, staffers and ...

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