List by Author: Bob Price

Fast internet speed is a literal a pipe dream in rural PA

11.06.17 | Bob Price

Now, advocates for rural broadband want the state to invest a $140 million in federal funds so residents in sparsely populated areas can live-stream, telecommute and do video-conferencing. The FCC plans to distribute the funds through an...

Two waterways in western NY are spilling their banks this morning

11.06.17 | Bob Price

The Genesee River in Rochester, ny and tonawanda creek near buffalo are both spilling their banks this morning. Rising water will be a problem through the day for the Genesee River in Rochester, NY and Tonawanda Creek near Buffalo. Flooding in...

NY authorities are seeking the extradition of a Mansfield, PA man

11.06.17 | Bob Price

Curtis Burrows is accused of shooting to death a Chemung County resident Friday morning. 60-year-old Timothy Webster was killed in a car-jacking following a botched kidnapping that started in corning and ended a day-and-a-half later in...

Former NY Congressman Anthony Weiner start serving a 21-month prison sentence today

11.06.17 | Bob Price

He'll be incarcerated at a federal prison in Massachusetts for having inappropriate online contact with a 15-year-old girl. The minimum security prison, 40 miles from downtown Boston, has about 1,000 inmates.

A candle-light vigil was held last night in NYC on the bike path of the recent terror attack

11.03.17 | Bob Price

One attendee says, "We're going to heal and unite.  That's why we're here: empathy, love, and strength." President Trump is once again calling for the death penalty for the 29 year-old suspect, Sayfullo Saipov.  He told Fox News last...

NY state police are investigating a shooting and home invasion in the town of Big Flats

11.03.17 | Bob Price

Authorities were searching for a suspect in a stolen pickup truck. The shooting happened overnight. Police locked down the area there near Guthrie Corning Hospital.

NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has introduced the 'Stop Act'

11.02.17 | Bob Price

It provides funding to local governments so they can erect traffic barriers to protect pedestrians from terror attacks. Local cops have mixed feelings about it. The Stop Act allocates $50 million over ten years to the U.S. Department of...

Human trafficking continues to be a problem throughout NY and PA

11.02.17 | Bob Price

In the Buffalo area, it's a big problem. Amy Fleischauer, runs a not-for-profit that works with survivors of human trafficking. She says "the majority of cases involving minors, involved minors that were born, roomed, and trafficked here in...

Pennsylvania's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program is up and running

11.02.17 | Bob Price

State Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller says the critical federal funds "allow Pennsylvanians to stay warm and safe." Last year, 350,000 Pennsylvanians benefited from "LIHEAP."

Bloom. Univ. officials say charges will be filed in a case of animal abuse

11.02.17 | Bob Price

The school is getting a lot of backlash after pictures of an opossum being mistreated went viral on social media. The pictures show three young men "force-feeding" the opossum alcohol, and then throwing it in a trash-can. The state game...

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