List by Month: 10-2016

Somebody stole an ambulance yesterday from Strong Hospital in Rochester

10.10.16 | Bob Price

The incident happened in the afternoon after EMTs took a patient to that hospital. Police found the stolen ambulance a couple hours later, abandoned along the side of a city street.

New regulations governing the natural gas industry have taken effect in Pennsylvania

10.10.16 | Bob Price

It's the first overhaul to the hydro-fracking industry since the controversial drilling technique took off in the Keystone State more than a decade ago. The new rules allow the state DEP to ban fracking near public resources and requires...

The fall hunting season is well underway in New York and a new law that lets young girls wear pink in the woods could spark interest in the sport

10.10.16 | Bob Price

State Senator Patty Ritchie says the pink option may entice a few more women to get involved.New York is one of just three states that allows hunters to wear pink in the woods.

The U.S. Navy is commissioning a new war-ship in Philadelphia tomorrow to honor the late Pennsylvania Congressman John Murtha

10.07.16 | Bob Price

He was the first Vietnam War vet elected to congress and became the longest-serving congressman in Pennsylvania history before his death in 2010. Thousands are expected to be on hand when the U.S.S. John P. Murtha is christened at  Penn's...

With a strike deadline looming, hundreds of faculty members with the Pennsylvania System of Higher Education protested yesterday at the state capital in Harrisburg

10.07.16 | Terry Diener

The protesters shouted "students first" along with other chants as they hoisted signs defending temporary faculty, fair negotiations, and students and declaring their unwillingness to sacrifice quality by giving in to some of the system's...

A suspicious death in Sodus, New York

10.07.16 | Bob Price

A woman found dead on her back deck Thursday had told her neighbors before she was killed that she feared for her life. Carolyn Mullin with the New York State Police says it will be "investigated as a homicide until it's rules otherwise."The...

Local leaders want to make toll booths a thing of the past in western New York

10.07.16 | Bob Price

Congressman Brian Higgins has proposed changing the toll plazas on Grand Island, Lackawanna, and Williamsville to what's called "open road" tolling. It essentially makes every lane a high-speed "E-Z Pass" lane. The mayor of Williamsville says...

There's an effort in Pennsylvania to abolish school property taxes

10.06.16 | Bob Price

The new effort would abolish school property taxes and replace the lost revenue by raising the sales and income tax rate. The Property Tax Independence Act was introduced in the state House yesterday. A similar tax reform effort was defeated by...

'No-fault' divorce waiting periods will be shorter in Pennsylvania

10.06.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Governor wolf signed the bill yesterday that reduces the mandatory "no-fault" divorce wait period from two years to one. The one year wait time takes effect in 60 days. While the Pennsylvania wait time is still longer than surrounding states...

Experts say the growing heroin epidemic is fueling an increase in human trafficking in western New York

10.06.16 | Bob Price

26 year-old Amber Motzer of Buffalo was ensnare" by the sex trade to pay for her drug addiction. Julie Palmer runs the Path Program in Buffalo. It provides shelter for battered, abused, and exploited women.New York ranks fifth in the nation in...

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