Articles

Pennsylvania kids are among the most obese in the nation

10.11.19 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania ranked 9th in the nation for childhood obesity, according to the first-ever report on childhood obesity from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. New York fared far better, coming in at 25th out of the 50 states. Experts say in the...

New information today on the deadly 2018 limo crash in Schoharie, NY

10.10.19 | Bob Price

A mechanic now says he falsified a brake repair report before that horrific wreck last October. The former manger at the Mavis Discount Tire Store in Saratoga Springs told prosecutors he purchased a brake part for the limo that crashed, but it...

A Bronx teenager is the first vaping related fatality in New York

10.08.19 | Bob Price

Nationwide, 19 people have died from using electronic cigarettes. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says, "you are playing with your life when you're playing with this stuff." The 17-year-old male victim passed away at a New York City...

No shots, no school in New York

09.25.19 | Bob Price

But many families are finding it hard to get in compliance with the new vaccine law. Rebecca Graves of Buffalo tried to get her 11-year-old son the MMR vaccine, but the nurse told her office visitors have increased significantly in the last few...

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls for regional approach to recreational marijuana

09.25.19 | Bob Price

Cuomo is in Connecticut today to try to get neighboring states to work together on "pot policies" that also address vaping products. The governor says pot legalization is a top priority for next year's legislative session. Opponents argue in...

NY state police could be the next agency to utilize body cameras

09.23.19 | Bob Price

State Senator Patrick Gallivan says there's no question that body cameras are a useful tool, but says policing is still about human interaction. That said, Gallivan admits cops who wear cameras tend to behave better than those who don't. He...

Catholic Diocese of Buffalo bound for bankruptcy?

09.20.19 | Bob Price

Embattled Bishop Richard Malone says he’s close to making a decision on whether the diocese will file Chapter 11. When all is said and done, he expects nearly 300 lawsuits to be filed against the church under the Child Victims Act. The...

Senator aims to make NY first state to require colleges pay student athletes

09.19.19 | Bob Price

Democrat Kevin Parker's bill would give college athletes the right to sell the rights to their own names, images and likenesses. Any revenue generated would be equally divided among all student athletes who compete at the school. Parker modeled...

New York has a new adoption law

09.17.19 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo has signed legislation that prohibits courts from denying child adoptions to petitioners who are already a legally-recognized parent. The bill protects parents whose names were not on the birth certificate, same-sex couples, and...

Early voting is the "law of the land" in New York

09.13.19 | Bob Price

For the first time this fall, voters have 10 days before Election Day to cast ballots. Jason McGuire of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms says not all polling sites will be open for an extended period. The change in state law is intended...

Previous12345678910 ... 142143