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Fire tears through onion-packing plant; no one is injured

11.25.16 | Bob Price

An onion-packing plant in western New York has been ravaged by a fire. No one was injured in the fire Thursday morning at Big O Farms in Elba, about 50 miles east of Niagara Falls. Genesee (JEN'-uh-see) County Emergency Services coordinator Tim...

1 Dead, 2 Injured in Jamestown Shooting

11.25.16 | Bob Price

One man is dead and at least two others wounded following a shooting in Jamestown early Thursday morning.  "We're currently investigating a homicide that occured in front of 129 South Main Street, about 4 AM this morning," said Jamestown...

Pennsylvania’s AG office has announced 50 arrests for insurance fraud

11.22.16 | Terry Diener

Changing insurance policies before reporting a fender-bender. Working while receiving disability benefits. Lying about who was behind the wheel during a crash. These were some of the alleged crimes for which the Pennsylvania attorney general's...

The Pennsylvania AG says a review of offensive emails found no evidence that the administration of justice had been undermined

11.22.16 | Bill Price

Bruce Beemer says a new report flags 38 people as "high-volume" senders of inappropriate emails. He says 13 of those were judges or senior government officials. No names were announced at today's press conference in Harrisburg. The scandal...

A Buffalo pastor is living homeless all this week to raise awareness about poverty and his Boxes of Love campaign

11.22.16 | Bob Price

Eric Johns with the Buffalo Dream Center has made his "week on the streets" a Thanksgiving week ritual for nearly two decades.Johns uses the homelessness awareness campaign to promote his Boxes of Love fund-drive which provides wrapped Christmas...

Upstate New York is digging out from the storm

11.22.16 | Bob Price

The region got pummeled yesterday with a couple feet of snow. The lake-effect blizzard crippled the communities of Rochester, Syracuse and Binghamton. The wintry weather caused a fatal tractor-trailer accident near Buffalo and is blamed for a...

PA politicians are reminding residents about help to pay for heat

11.21.16 | Bob Price

Northern Tier Representative Matt Baker notes the federal program helps individuals and families pay their heating bills.   He says, "It also provides crisis grants to help residents in the event of a home heating emergency due to...

The season's first significant snowstorm is complicating travel across upstate NY

11.21.16 | Bob Price

Blizzard-like conditions being reported south and east of Rochester and Syracuse.   A U.S. postal worker was killed yesterday on a snow-covered highway near Oswego. There are numerous school closings today. Thousands have lost power due...

A Scranton church is making a concerted effort to reach refugees

11.21.16 | Bob Price

St. Paul's United Methodist Church has begun an outreach campaign to minister to 20 displaced residents of war-torn Congo. Many of them have relocated to Scranton, in search of a better life. Pastor Scott Miller says the opportunity seems to be...

Two upstate NY men face manslaughter charges in the death of two boys at Letchworth

11.21.16 | Bob Price

The six and nine year-old brothers fell over a 70-foot waterfall back in June at Letchworth State Park.          The Wyoming County District Attorney says the deaths were "100% preventable."  He...

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