List by Author: Bob Price

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 ...

Thomas Clayton Arraigned on new charges Thursday

12.17.15 | Bob Price

The former Elmira Jackal, accused of helping an Elmira man plan his wife Kelley's death, is set to be arraigned in court on new charges filed against him.   Thomas Clayton will be arraigned Thursday at 1:15 p.m. at the Steuben County ...

Fire at Salvation Army church destroys toys and clothes meant for 200 families for Christmas

12.16.15 | Bob Price

Two days after a fire broke out within The Salvation Army church on Shadyside Avenue in Huntingdon, PA, an investigation into the cause is still ongoing.  The contents of the building are a total loss, and the status of the structure is ...

N.Y. State of Health Insurance Program Enrollment Deadline Extended

12.16.15 | Bob Price

The New York State of Health Insurance Program is extending its enrollment deadline for January 1st coverage.    New Yorkers now have until Saturday, December 19th to enroll for health insurance coverage that begins next ...

State opts not to appeal ruling giving Sandusky back pension

12.16.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's large public-sector pension system isn't appealing a court order restoring state retirement benefits to former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. A State Employees' Retirement System spokesman said Tuesday that the ...

Manufacturing in New York shrinks for 5th straight month

12.16.15 | Bob Price

Factory activity in New York shrank for the fifth straight month in December, forcing significant job cuts. The New York Federal Reserve's Empire State manufacturing index, released Tuesday, did improve but stayed in negative territory. It moved ...

Pa. senator calls for handgun licensing law

12.15.15 | Bob Price

A state Senator has unveiled legislation that would require Pennsylvanians to obtain a firearms eligibility license before they could buy a handgun. Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) said handgun buyers would have to be at least 18 ...

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