List by Author: Bob Price

THE BIG DAY: NY set to dole out windfalls

12.10.15 | Bob Price

Drum roll, please. The anticipation will end Thursday morning over which three regions of New York will split a $1.5 billion pot for economic development known as the “Hunger Games” competition. The three winners will be picked from ...

Girl who lost family in fire has one Christmas wish

12.09.15 | Bob Price

A little girl whose father and three siblings died in an arson fire has a simple holiday wish: She wants enough holiday cards to fill up her Christmas tree. Safyre Terry is the sole survivor of the blaze that killed her family two years ago. ...

Bill Clinton Coming to Scranton

12.09.15 | Bob Price

Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Scranton this week to campaign for his wife, Hillary. President Clinton will be at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel on December 10 for what's being called a "small rally" for about 250 people. This ...

6 arraigned in kidnap of 2 college students; motive unknown

12.09.15 | Bob Price

Six people were arraigned Tuesday in the kidnapping of two college students who investigators said were forcibly restrained for more than 40 hours and repeatedly beaten until a police SWAT team rescued them. One victim was shot in the ...

House GOP tries again to resolve Pennsylvania standoff with own budget

12.09.15 | Bob Price

Widening a Republican rift in the Pennsylvania Legislature, House Republicans unilaterally attacked the state government's 5-month-old budget stalemate with a spending plan of their own Tuesday, rejecting a bipartisan Senate vote a day earlier on a ...

Cal Harris' 4th trial gets new judge

12.09.15 | Bob Price

A state Supreme Court justice from Columbia County will preside over Cal Harris' fourth murder trial, poised to begin March 28. The Hon. Richard Mott was assigned to the case in a Dec. 4 decision from the state's Third Judicial District. ...

Senate plan introduced for possible removal of AG Kane

12.08.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania senators were given a proposal Monday about a process that could lead to the removal from office of embattled state Attorney General Kathleen Kane. The Special Committee on Senate Address introduced a five-page resolution that ...

Niagara University Dean placed on administrative leave

12.08.15 | Bob Price

Carrie McLaughlin, the Dean of Students at Niagara University, has been placed on administrative leave, and the college has hired an outside law firm to investigate claims that a sexual assault complaint was mishandled. This issue came ...

Pennsylvania Senate OKs bipartisan budget; House fate unsure

12.08.15 | Bob Price

A proposal that could end Pennsylvania’s 5-month-old state budget stalemate is through the Senate and headed to the House, where rank-and-file Republicans are pushing back against a deal GOP leaders helped negotiate. The bill passed, 43-7, ...

Police charge 6 in abduction of 2 New York college students

12.08.15 | Bob Price

Police have charged six people in connection with the abduction of two New York college students. But the details surrounding the incident, which ended when a SWAT team stormed a home near the school, remain unclear. Rochester police announced the ...

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