List by Author: Bob Price

Jet carrying unconscious passengers makes emergency landing

04.23.15 | Bob Price

A SkyWest airlines flight to Connecticut was diverted, descended steeply and made an emergency landing in New York on Wednesday after three passengers lost consciousness. The flight, carrying 75 passengers, departed from O'Hare International ...

Pa. to eliminate asset test for food stamps

04.22.15 | Bob Price

The controversial test, initiated by former Governor Tom Corbett in 2012, ties federal food-stamp benefits - now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP - to people's bank accounts and car ownership. Corbett saw the ...

Math exams to start as test-refusal effort continues

04.22.15 | Bob Price

A second round of state testing will begin Wednesday in New York public schools as a movement to refuse the exams in protest continues to gain momentum. Students in grades 3-8 will sit Wednesday for the first of three consecutive days of ...

Judge sets focus of AG Kane's hearing for contempt of court

04.22.15 | Bob Price

A Montgomery County judge has set ground rules for a hearing to determine whether Attorney General Kathleen Kane violated a protective order by firing a top lawyer who testified against her. To find Kane in contempt, Judge William Carpenter said, ...

Investigative Brain Cancer Vaccine Gets Strong Response

04.22.15 | Bob Price

A phase one testing of an investigational brain cancer vaccine has demonstrated safety and tolerability in patients with recurrent or progressive malignant brain tumors, say researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. “This recently ...

NY's Cuomo to be first gov. to visit Cuba as ties reopen

04.20.15 | Bob Price

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is heading to Havana, the first American governor to visit Cuba since the recent thaw in relations with the communist nation. Whether his trade mission generates anything more than headlines, however, remains to be ...

The Pro-Life Raucus over Wolf's nominee for Secretary of State

04.20.15 | Bob Price

Majority Co-Chairs Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren) and Sen. John Eichelberger (R-Blair) joined with more than 40 members of the bipartisan Pennsylvania House and Senate Pro-Life Caucus in sending the following letter to Gov. Tom Wolf today regarding his ...

Tim Tebow agrees to deal with Philadelphia Eagles

04.20.15 | Bob Price

Sources tell Action News that Tim Tebow has agreed on a deal with the Eagles. Tebow is expected to sign a 1-year deal on Monday. Tebow came to Philadelphia back in March to workout with the team. The former Heisman Trophy winner was a first-round ...

New York holds line on volunteer firefighters after declines

04.20.15 | Bob Price

More new firefighters are volunteering in New York state after years of declining membership, though companies are still seeking recruits to meet more calls. Fire companies statewide attracted 12,665 new volunteers in 2011 and 2012 amid aggressive ...

NY's Cuomo to be first gov. to visit Cuba as ties reopen

04.19.15 | Bob Price

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is heading to Havana, the first American governor to visit Cuba since the recent thaw in relations with the communist nation. Whether his trade mission generates anything more than headlines, however, remains to be ...

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