List by Month: 4-2012

Arrest made as Pitt Bomb Threats Continue

04.12.12 | Bob Price

Federal authorities say tips from the public are helping their ongoing investigation of dozens of bomb threats at the University of Pittsburgh.

Cuomo orders Health Exchange Program

04.12.12 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order Thursday to establish a statewide health insurance exchange intended to reduce coverage costs for individuals, small businesses and local governments.

Simpsons Creator inspired by Oregon Town

04.11.12 | Bob Price

The Springfield that exists in the mind of Matt Groening is a kind of American everything - hick pit stop, rosy-cheeked Rockwellian font of family values, cesspool of corruption, ethnic melting pot, boomtown gone to rust.

Strong Indonesian Quakes cause Panic, not Tsunami

04.11.12 | Bob Price

Two massive earthquakes triggered back-to-back tsunami warnings for Indonesia on Wednesday, sending panicked residents fleeing to high ground in cars and on the backs of motorcycles. No deadly waves or serious damage resulted, and a watch for much ...

AG Vows Thorough Review In Trayvon Martin Case

04.11.12 | Bob Price

Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that the Justice Department will take appropriate action in the killing of Trayvon Martin if it finds evidence that a federal criminal civil rights crime has been committed.

Employers Gather for Regions First Shale Gas Job Fair

04.11.12 | Bob Price

Businesses ranging from wildlife consultants to titans of the oil and gas industry will gather in Binghamton for New York's first shale gas job fair, buoyed by hopes that state regulators will lift a four-year-old ban and start permitting hydraulic ...

Santorum Steps Aside

04.10.12 | Jeremy Miller

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum is suspending his presidential campaign.  Santorum managed to score some wins in the race for the GOP presidential nomination, but lagged far behind Mitt Romney in the delegate count.  Santorum ...

Judge makes gag order in Sandusky Case

04.10.12 | Bob Price

After a February court hearing where Jerry Sandusky was asking for more freedom while awaiting trial on child sex abuse charges, his attorney took to the podium outside the Centre County Courthouse when something a bit unconventional happened.

Cuomo says Medical Marijuana won't pass this year

04.10.12 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he understands the benefits of medical marijuana but at this point believes the risks still outweigh them.

Attack on Afghan Offices Kills 15 (Courtesy of AP)

04.10.12 | Bob Price

Suicide bombers struck two government offices in southern and western Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 15 people as militants step up attacks across the country with the arrival of spring temperatures, authorities said.