12 Amish girls have been rescued from a home in Bucks county, Pennsylvania

06.20.16 | Bob Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

They range in age from 6-months to 18 years.             A 51 year-old Feasterville man faces a slew of federal charges.   An Amish couple has also been implicated in the bizarre...

Tioga, Bradford, and Potter counties in Pennsylvania's Northern Tier will share $15 million in impact fees from natural gas drilling this year

06.20.16 | Bob Price

Representative Matt Baker says the money will provide tax relief and infrastructure improvements throughout the Northern Tier.

New York lawmakers are back home after ending their six-month legislative session last weekend in Albany

06.20.16 | Bob Price

They've agreed to tough new drug reform measures, more disclosure when it comes to campaign financing and schools will now be required to do routine testing for lead in their drinking water.

Activists say it is possible to reduce crime and the prison population at the same time, but 27 states including New York have done it

06.20.16 | Bob Price

James Cullen at the Brennan Center for Justice says since 2006, New York's prison population declined by 18% while it's crime rate fell by 17%. He said the pattern shows "a pathway for solving mass incarceration."

Locals Debate Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline

06.17.16 | Bob Price

Federal environmental officials are considering a proposed natural gas pipeline that would span nearly 200 miles across Pennsylvania from Susquehanna County all the way down to Lancaster County. Inside Lake-Lehman High School near Dallas, about...

Seneca Depot acreage sold; plan includes park for white deer

06.17.16 | Bob Price

A rare herd of white deer will be protected as part of development plans for the former Seneca Army Depot in central New York. Local businessman Earl Martin was picked from among 16 bids to buy the land. The Seneca County Industrial Development...

Two killed in Centre County plane crash

06.17.16 | Bob Price

Thursday morning around 8:20, there was a fatal plane crash near the University Park Airport. The crash happened just off of Barnes Road in a wooded area. Two people were onboard the plane, the pilot and a passenger.  Both were pronounced...

Final deals elusive as NY lawmakers aim for adjournment

06.17.16 | Bob Price

New York lawmakers lumbered toward adjournment Thursday, seeking to strike final deals on proposals to extend Mayor Bill de Blasio's control of New York City schools and rein in government corruption that would allow them to end the 2016...

New York regulators have approved a sizable rate hike for a couple of major utilities upstate

06.16.16 | Bob Price

RG&E and NYSEG customers will see their first increases in electricity and natural gas delivery charges since 2012, beginning this summer. On average, Rochester gas and electric customers will pay about a $150 more a year by 2018. NYSEG...

As expected, Pennsylvania's counties and municipalities will see less money from a state fee on Marcellus Shale gas wells

06.16.16 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission said Wednesday that impact fee revenue from Marcellus Shale wells dropped by $36 million to about $188 million. That's the lowest annual payment in the five-year history of the impact fee, and the second...

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