List by Month: 8-2017

The 8-month baby discarded in Elmira, NY has been released from the hospital

08.16.17 | Bob Price

Little baby Sabrina was wrapped in plastic and exposed to the elements for three days before being rescued last week. She's now in the care of a foster family. Police say Sabrina was just 30 minutes from death at the time she was rescued.

The cost of health-care is going up in New York

08.16.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Insurance rates for individuals will increase on average 15% next year. For employees on group plans the cost will go up roughly 10%. For customers of Blue Cross Blue Shield, the largest health insurer in New York, premiums will jump 5-10% on...

A state lawmaker in PA has pled guilty to his role in an illegal gambling ring

08.16.17 | Bob Price

Democrat Marc Gergely represents the 35th district in eastern Allegheny County. He's admitted to accepting illegal campaign contributions. Sentencing is set for November.

A national group says NY and PA are home to dozens of hate groups

08.16.17 | Bob Price

The left-of-center Southern Poverty Law Center adds that the number of hate groups nationwide has surged to nearly 1,000. The state with the most hate groups is California, followed by Florida, Texas, New York is fourth and Pennsylvania is...

The Wolf administration is making available $4 million to combat the opioid epidemic in PA

08.16.17 | Bob Price

Physician general Dr. Rachel Levine says the opiod epidemic is the biggest ever in Pennsylvania and the nation. Jennifer Smith runs the commonwealths' drug recovery program. She says 13 people died every day in 2016 to opiods. The funds made...

A Niagara Falls agency has hired a firm to study the black discharge

08.15.17 | Bob Price

The Niagara Falls Water Board has retained the services of a Los Angeles-based company to analyze the contents of the ink-like sludge. State officials are still investigating what led to the accident. Niagara County lawmakers are seeking a...

45,000 people have flocked to Rock Springs, PA for Penn State Ag Progress Days

08.15.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Congressman Glenn Thompson says the event focuses on "innovation and technology that drives agriculture. Tomorrow, the congressman will be there to meet with local dairy farmers, many of whom are struggling to stay in business. Ag...

Gettysburg has not received complaints about its Confederate monuments

08.15.17 | Terry Diener

More than 1,300 monuments, markers and plaques are housed at the park to memorialize the historic battle, including a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and a Confederate flag on display in the museum. The park maintains that the...

PA public schools praise Gov. Wolf for reducing time for tests

08.15.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Teachers say the 20% drop in testing will give them more time for instruction in the classroom and means less time they have to spend "teaching the test" at school.

Iowa State Fair cow and boy taking nap wins the internet after photo goes viral

08.15.17 | Bob Price

Published August 14, 2017 Fox News