List by Author: Bob Price

Bucks County town declares state of emergency ahead of pope's visit

07.29.15 | Bob Price

Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia has already triggered a state of emergency in one Bucks County town.Middletown Township's board of supervisors recently voted to declare a state of emergency during the weekend of the pope's visit in September. ...

New York prison worker: I got 'caught up' in escape plot

07.29.15 | Bob Price

A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a breakout planned by two killers told investigators she performed sex acts with one of the men and took naked photos of herself for the other. Joyce Mitchell, 51, an instructor in the tailor ...

Prison employee accused of helping 2 killers escape in court

07.28.15 | Bob Price

A New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run will face charges in court. Joyce Mitchell, a tailor shop instructor at Clinton ...

Pa. House speaker says overriding Wolf's budget veto 'an option'

07.28.15 | Bob Price

House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Marshall, said Monday that overriding Gov. Tom Wolf's veto of a no-tax-hike state budget is an option for the House to consider. Democrats said they'll stand firmly behind Wolf. Tuesday marks the 28th day of a budget ...

Biden makes Rochester connection in speech

07.28.15 | Bob Price

Opportunities to see a sitting vice president up close don’t come along often. Iman Abid took no chances. The president of Monroe County Young Democrats, she saw Biden in 2014 when he came to Monroe Community College, but only at a distance. ...

Broome County Fair returns Tuesday with music, fun

07.28.15 | Bob Price

Tractors with airplane engines will rev their engines, live country performers will rock a grandstand and children will delight in visiting barnyard animals during the 141st annual Broome County Fair. This year’s fair, which begins Tuesday ...

Wolf seeks review amid outcry over Planned Parenthood video

07.27.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration is taking steps to make sure that human fetal tissue isn't being sold commercially in Pennsylvania. Wolf said in an interview Friday on KQV-AM radio in Pittsburgh that the review is in response to an ...

Police: Driver kills motorcyclist while trying to avoid bear

07.27.15 | Bob Price

State police say a motorcyclist is dead after he was he was hit by a car that swerved to avoid a black bear in upstate New York. The crash happened around 9:40 p.m. Friday in Windsor. Police say 56-year-old Thomas Poole was ejected from his ...

NY board to finalize report on fast-food worker wage hike

07.27.15 | Bob Price

New York's wage board is expected to finalize a report endorsing a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers. The three-member board will meet Monday in Albany. It is recommending the increase to the state labor commissioner. A public comment period ...

Biden, Cuomo to make 'major' infrastructure announcement

07.27.15 | Bob Price

Vice President Joe Biden, who last year dubbed one of New York's airports "a Third World country," is talking infrastructure with Gov. Andrew Cuomo. They're scheduled to make a "major infrastructure announcement" Monday afternoon in New York ...

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