A central New York gal was nearly crowned this year's Miss America

09.12.16 | Bob Price

Ithaca, New York's Camille Sims was named the second runner-up at last night's competition in Atlantic City. Sims graduated from Cornell University.

A Pennsylvania state trooper seriously wounded in the 2014 sniper attack outside the Blooming Grove barracks is suing the alleged gunman and his parents

09.12.16 | Bob Price

Alex Douglass had to undergo nearly two dozen surgeries in the shooting that took the life of his partner, Bryan Dickson.  Douglas spent nearly a year in the hospital. Eric Frein evaded capture for 48 days in the woods of Monroe and Pike...

Today we get a little relief from the September sizzle

09.09.16 | Bill Price

It won't last for very long though. Meterologist Kevin Williams says the humidity builds again tomorrow before a cool front swoops through late on saturday.   It'll feel fall-like by Sunday. Strong storms last night knocked out power to...

A strike is looming at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities

09.09.16 | Bob Price

Charlie Hoy is a communications professor at Mansfield University.  He says there has been some agreement on minor issues.          5,500 professors have been working without a contract for more...

Tim Tebow could be playing baseball in Binghamton

09.09.16 | Bob Price

The former NFL quarterback signed a minor league deal with the New York Mets this week.And many are hoping Tebow will wind up with the ball club's AA team in Binghamton. The Binghamton Mets organization says it'd be thrilling to see Tebow called...

A major ruling on gun rights from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia

09.09.16 | Bob Price

The panel says people convicted of minor crimes should get a chance to legally own a firearm. The court sided with two Pennsylvania residents who were facing jail-time for their offenses. The Third Circuit ruled that a federal gun ownership...

Former Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane has asked a judge to order her ex-husband to pay her a million dollars as part of their divorce settlement

09.08.16 | Bob Price

The Scranton-native has filed a petition saying she needs the money now for attorney fees as she prepares for sentencing and appeal of her perjury conviction.

Broome County New York 's battle against the heroin epidemic continues

09.08.16 | Bob Price

Officials have announced a new initiative to give addicts the support they need once they leave treatment programs.Nearly half of all heroin addicts fail to enter long-term treatment programs after being discharged from a detox center. The death...

A debate about debates has emerged in the highly-contested and increasingly testy U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania

09.08.16 | Bob Price

Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and Democratic challenger Katie McGinty are locked in a debate over when, where, and how many debates they'll have.Toomey wants four between October 6th and the 24th in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and at...

New York State is requiring schools to conduct at least four lockdown drills a year

09.08.16 | Bob Price

It's to simulate what students and staff would do in the event of an active-shooter situation. John Gammon is in charge of security at Livonia High School.  He says the mandate is a good idea.  His team works to update policies and...

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