List by Author: Bob Price

The Penn State Board of Trustees is expected to give final approval today to a more than 2% tuition increase for students next year

07.22.16 | Bob Price

In-state students on the main campus in State College will pay "north of" $28,000 a year. That's almost $700 more than last year for full-time students. Smaller tuition increases have been proposed for Penn State's branch campuses.

The heat is on in New York and across much of the country

07.22.16 | Bob Price

The heat wave comes in the midst of a drought in New York state and it's putting a strain on cash crops. Jim Allen, President of the New York State Apple Association, says the lack of rain hurts the yield and production.And the drought is also...

Pennsylvania's governor has ordered flags lowered to half-staff to honor a Luzerne County prison guard who fell to his death this week

07.21.16 | Bob Price

25 Year-old Chris Moles died along with an inmate when they fell down an elevator shaft during a fight at the Luzerne County Jail in Wilkes-Barre.Moles' college baseball coach Chris Penzack says he always knew the star athlete would choose a...

A Northern Tier community is in mourning today following a tragic two-car crash that took the lives of three

07.21.16 | Bob Price

A young child is among the dead in the Bradford County, Pennsylvania accident. Two of the dead, Cliff and Sarah Heasley leave behind five children. For whatever reason, a car driven by Philip Frisbie of Towanda crossed the center line in...

70 Day-campers in Vestal, NY are sending thank you cards to police officers

07.21.16 | Bob Price

It's all about showing encouragement to our law enforcement officers.     Third-grader Emily Yetsko explained how she makes the "thumb-buddy" card for cops.  She says inked-thumbprints decorated the front of cards...

New bill aims to protect police from attacks

07.20.16 | Bob Price

In response to recent violence against police officers, state Representative Frank Burns introduced the “Blue Lives Matter,” bill but opponents say it’s a law that just isn’t necessary. Under Pennsylvania law, an assault...

PA Turnpike toll to increase in 2017

07.20.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission approved a six percent toll increase for both E-ZPass and cash customers on Monday.  The increase is set to take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2017. PTC Chairman Sean Logan said this toll increase...

New Dick's distribution center to bring 466 jobs to New York

07.20.16 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a new Dick's Sporting Goods distribution center in Broome County will create 466 full-time jobs over the next five years. The Democratic governor says construction of the 650,000-square-foot facility will start next month...

Cops: Owner of NY wild animal park killed by Asian antelope

07.20.16 | Bob Price

Authorities say the 81-year-old owner of a western New York wild animal park has been fatally trampled by an antelope. The Wyoming County Sheriff's Office says family members found Han Boxler Sr. dead early Monday morning at his Hidden Valley...

It's still illegal for local police in Pennsylvania to use radar guns to enforce speed limits

07.19.16 | Bob Price

But that could soon change.   Lawmakers are working on a plan that would equip local departments with these devices as soon as next year. Pennsylvania is the only state in the country that still bans municipal police from using...

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