List by Author: Bob Price

NY to let undocumented workers teach

05.18.16 | Bob Price

Despite criticism from some state lawmakers, the state Board of Regents on Tuesday adopted regulations to allow undocumented workers apply for teaching certification and other professional licenses. Some Senate Republicans and conservatives had ...

Six-Year-Old Girl Killed in Pike County Crash

05.17.16 | Bob Price

A six-year-old girl is dead after a crash in Pike County. State police say the girl died when two vehicles collided on Interstate 84 near Milford Monday afternoon. Three other people were hurt. The little girl who died was from ...

State may investigate whether Second Mile knew of Sandusky's abuses

05.17.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office is taking a second look at the Second Mile. Solicitor General Bruce Castor told the Tribune-Review he has asked a head investigator to compile a memo on “what an investigation into the Second Mile ...

Farmers blame Thruway salt for cattle die-off from tainted well

05.17.16 | Bob Price

One after another, the cattle in Jan and John Frederick's dairy herd were dying. Cows would lose control of their rear legs shortly after giving birth, go down and never get up. Calves would keel over days after being born. In all, 88 animals ...

Pipeline developers appeal New York permit rejection

05.17.16 | Bob Price

Constitution Pipeline Company has appealed New York's denial of a critical permit and asked a federal court to take away the state's permitting authority for the project. The state Department of Environmental Conservation last month denied a water ...

A Johnson City, NY police officer who shot down a suspect moments after his partner was slain has been chosen for the nation's highest award for valor

05.16.16 | Bob Price

Patrolman Lou Cioci will receive the Congressional Medal of Valor today during a ceremony at the White House. Authorities say the heroic actions of that Binghamton-area cop saved countless lives. Cioci is one of 13 officers receiving recognition ...

Pennsylvania's solicitor general says he's just starting to "scratch the surface" when it comes to child-abuse investigations at Roman Catholic congregations

05.16.16 | Bob Price

Already, 50 priests have been accused of abusing hundreds of children over several decades in the Altoona-Johnstown area. But there are investigations just getting underway in Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, Harrisburg, Philadelphia and ...

A Pennsylvania lawmaker wants public schools to offer mental health checks to students

05.16.16 | Bob Price

Representative Dan Miller's legislation would require at least one depression screening for each student by age 14. Parents would have the right to opt their children out of the screening.

A coalition of media groups in Pennsylvania has asked a judge to unseal court records surrounding settlements that Penn State paid to Jerry Sandusky's abuse victims

05.13.16 | Bob Price

The settlements came to light last week in a dispute between the university and its insurer over who should cover the cost of the nearly $93 million Penn State has paid to 32 Sandusky victims since 2013.

The fire that killed four children and two adults one week ago in Syracuse was sparked by smoking materials left on the porch of the home

05.13.16 | Bob Price

Officials say the home had no working smoke detectors. Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner says this tragedy serves as a wake-up call about the need for smoke detectors in the home.         ...

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