List by Author: Bob Price

Four accused of targeting the Elderly in Pennsylvania

05.23.12 | Bob Price

Four men have been arrested, accused of bilking elderly Pennsylvanians out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. The state attorney general announced the arrests Tuesday in Harrisburg and described in frightening detail how the men allegedly ripped ...

Trooper revives toddler in Erie County, NY

05.23.12 | Bob Price

When Trooper Christopher Sullivan arrived at a home in Erie County Tuesday night, he found a toddler who had been in the pool unresponsive and not breathing. He quickly began CPR and partially revived the child. It was just before 9 p.m.

Regulators probe bank's role in Facebook IPO

05.23.12 | Bob Price

Regulators are examining whether Morgan Stanley (MS), the investment bank that shepherded Facebook through its highly publicized stock offering last week, selectively informed clients of an analyst's negative report about the company before the ...

Egypt votes in first free Elections

05.23.12 | Bob Price

More than 15 months after autocratic leader Hosni Mubarak's ouster, Egyptians streamed to polling stations Wednesday to freely choose a president for the first time in generations. Waiting hours in line, some debated to the last minute over their ...

The Problem with Prayer in Greece, NY

05.18.12 | Bob Price

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Thursday the Town of Greece violated the Establishment Clause through a prayer practice that “identified the town with Christianity.” The decision reversed a previous ruling in a lower ...

Reigning in NY Lobbyists

05.18.12 | Bob Price

The state's ethics commission may soon determine if the biggest lobbying group in Albany will have to name at least some of the donors behind an unprecedented $10 million TV campaign it funded to help boost Gov. Andrew Cuomo's poll numbers and ...

Unvaccinated Kids Booted from PA Classrooms

05.18.12 | Bob Price

Get stuck or get out. That's what Pennsylvania school districts told students and their parents this year as they approached a deadline to comply with new state vaccination requirements. The message seems to have penetrated.

Ring of fire eclipse visible from China to Texas

05.17.12 | Bob Price

Sunrises and sunsets often dazzle, but they'll have a special ring to them in a few days for people in the western United States and eastern Asia: The moon will slide across the sun, blocking everything but a blazing halo of light.

Obama requesting help to pay for Afghan War

05.17.12 | Bob Price

Mapping the way out of an unpopular war, the United States and NATO are trying to build an Afghan army that can defend the country after 130,000 international troops pull out. The alliance's plans for arm's-length support for Afghanistan will be a ...

Study Finds Java Drinkers Live Longer

05.17.12 | Bob Price

One of life's simple pleasures just got a little sweeter. After years of waffling research on coffee and health, even some fear that java might raise the risk of heart disease, a big study finds the opposite: Coffee drinkers are a little more ...

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