List by Author: Bob Price

Heavy lake snow continues to pile high in the western Twin Tiers

12.09.16 | Bob Price

A 13-car pileup injured 15 people on a snowy section of I-90 just south of Erie, Pennsylvania on Thursday. And in western New York - a school bus loaded with students slid off the road in Gowanda, NY. No injuries were reported there. One...

PA environmental regulators have fined a natural-gas driller more than $3 million

12.08.16 | Bob Price

The regulators say it's for violations at 10 well sites and six pipeline locations. The Department of Environmental Protection says Canonsburg-based Rice Energy operated an unpermitted wastewater treatment plant.   The western Pennsylvania...

A court will hear a request for a presidential vote recount tomorrow in Pennsylvania

12.08.16 | Bob Price

A federal judge in Philadelphia will consider a request for a recount of the presidential results from the Keystone State. Green party candidate Dr. Jill Stein is leading the charge. Mike Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute thinks the...

Police are looking for a suspect who shot and killed a person in the parking lot of a central NY Wal-mart

12.08.16 | Bob Price

The fatal shooting happened this morning in Ithaca, NY. When officers attempted to apprehend the suspect, he shot at them with a long gun. A manhunt is underway.

Local highway departments are gearing up and getting ready for the snow show

12.08.16 | Bob Price

John Dennee with the Erie County Highway Department says around the clock, snow removal efforts are underway and they won't stop, 'til the storm ends.Blowing and drifting snow will make travel next to impossible at times in the lake-effect belts...

NY's governor has launched an investigation into racial bias in the state prison system

12.07.16 | Bob Price

Andrew Cuomo says blacks are being punished at higher rates than whites and are being subjected to solitary confinement more often than whites. The governor has directed the state inspector general to look into the allegations.

PA's auditor general says much of the money spent by local governments from gas drilling impact fees is wasted

12.07.16 | Bob Price

The money from the impact fee is supposed to fix roads and bridges impacted by gas drilling.  But instead, it's paying for things like Christmas parties, swimming pools, and worker salaries.    Of the billion dollars...

Planned Parenthood has closed 10 clinics in Pennsylvania over the past three years

12.07.16 | Bob Price

The latest office in Scranton closed at the start of this month. The nation's largest abortion provider spent $30 million on "pro-choice" candidates in the 2016 presidential election.

Police in Elmira, NY say a 24 year-old homeless man set fire to a nativity scene

12.07.16 | Bob Price

Residents say they can't believe somebody would do this on purpose.Elmira officials are raising funds to replace the burned-down nativity scene with a new one in Wisner Park.

President-Elect Sonald Trump's plan to invest a trillion dollars in the nation's infrastructure is good news according to a U.S. senator from NY

12.01.16 | Bob Price

Charles Schumer, the incoming Senate minority leader, says more than half of New York's 17,000 bridges are at least 75 years old.

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