List by Month: 10-2017

Health experts say the warm weather this fall has kept mosquitos active along with the threat of West Nile

10.05.17 | Bob Price

The New York state health department confirms the first human case of the West Nile virus in western New York in about five years. Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein made the announcement Wednesday. Statewide, there are 16...

New numbers are out from an insurance giant on the number of deer/car collissions in PA

10.05.17 | Terry Diener

The Keystone State ranks third in the nation behind Montana and West Virginia for the most "deer-related" automobile crashes. State Farm has released its annual deer claim study. It says the odds of a vehicle collision involving deer are now 1...

A massive police investigation is underway in Canandaigua, NY

10.05.17 | Bob Price

An off-duty parole officer was shot and killed late Wednesday at an apartment complex in the city. Shots rang out around 4:30 yesterday afternoon at the Pinnacle North Apartments, a relatively new apartment complex in Canandaigua.  

PA's governorsays he'll borrow money to patch the deficit

10.05.17 | Bob Price

For three months lawmakers have been unable to find a way to fill the $32-billion hole. Tom Wolf blasted the Republican-controlled general assembly in announcing his revenue raising plan. The governor says he'll borrow money from the...

NY's governor slams Republicans for what he calls a 'lack of leadership' on gun control

10.04.17 | Bob Price

Andrew Cuomo says "now is the time to act," but Republicans are afraid of the NRA. Cuomo signed the first law in the nation to tighten gun rules after the Newtown School rampage. A bill by western New York Congressman Chris Collins would block...

Pennsylvanians have less than a week to register to vote in the November election

10.04.17 | Terry Diener

The deadline is Tuesday, October 10th. Pennsylvania’s online voter registration site is The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Tuesday, Oct. 31st, and the voted ballots must be received in the county...

A 12-year-old girl from Buffalo suffered minor injuries after falling 12-feet down a sewer hole

10.04.17 | Bob Price

The girl's grandfather William Miles says his grand-daughter, Grace Knox, was stranded in two feet of water in the city's sewer system on Tuesday. The family may sue over the incident. Police are still trying to figure out why the man-hole...

Penn State could be tobacco-free as soon as January

10.04.17 | Terry Diener

Findings by the Penn State Smoke Free/Tobacco Free Task Force, released this week, go to PSU President Eric Barron for review. A final decision on recommendations - which include banning smoking and tobacco - will be made later this semester...

PA politicians hope to make a deal soon to end a 3-month budget battle

10.03.17 | Bob Price

Rank-and-file members of the house and senate have been holding closed-door meetings to discuss new ways to raise revenue. The state budget is out of balance to the tune of nearly $3 billion. Pro-family groups are concerned lawmakers will...

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is taking aim at the gun industry in the wake of the mass shooting

10.03.17 | Bill Price

The senator from New York says Congress "is too weak and too cowardly to stand up to the gun industry." The liberal Democrat said Monday, "We must take gun violence as seriously as we take the threat of terrorism." Gun rights groups argue no...