A former prison tailor is now free

02.06.20 | Bill Price

The female employee who helped two inmates escape from a northern New York jail has been released from prison today. Joyce Mitchell has served time at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for helping Richard Matt and David Sweat break-out of...

New York's Green Light Law trips a red light for DHS

02.06.20 | Bill Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Department of Homeland Security is now blocking New Yorkers from enrolling in 'trusted traveler' programs due to the controversial state law that grants drivers licenses to illegal immigrants. Trusted traveler programs allows customers to...

VP Pence paying PA a visit

01.28.20 | Bill Price

He'll speak at a Women for Trump event at the Radisson Hotel in Camp Hill on Wednesday, February 5th. The VP will be joined by White House Adviser Kellyanne Conway and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. The event begins at 5 p.m.

Local event aims to stop human trafficking in the Southern Tier

01.23.20 | Bill Price

Tomorrow's event is called "It Takes a Village." Christine Battisti co-chairs the Southern Tier Human Trafficking Task Force. She says tomorrow's event in Johnson City will focus on youth and how to protect them from predators. Tomorrow's...

Cuomo may try to close the budget gap is through rec. marijuana

01.21.20 | Bill Price

Today, Governor Cuomo will be laying out his fiscal plan for the Empire State when he gives his budget address. One way the governor may try and close the $6 billion budget gap is through the legalization and taxation of recreational...

Winter weather returns

01.16.20 | Bill Price

Up to six inches of snow is possible in parts of "ski country" today. Steve Welch at the National Weather Service in Buffalo says the "white stuff" and the wind put "lake effect" on full display. Winter weather advisories are up through six...

The flu's on the move in western New York

01.13.20 | Bill Price

The Erie County Health Department says a child passed-away over the weekend from the flu. Doctor Joseph Chow says local hospitals across the county are seeing a rise in flu cases with over 700 being admitted in the last couple of weeks. Last...

Experts: Safety gear could have saved lives in weekend Turnpike bus accident

01.07.20 | Bill Price

Five people were killed, while sixty more were hurt. NTSB's Jennifer Homendy says the bus that crashed early Sunday morning in western Pennsylvania was not required to have seat belts. Officials say they've recovered machinery from the bus that...

The probe into Sunday's horrific crash on the Pennsylvania Tpke. continues today

01.06.20 | Bill Price

Police say a passenger bus from Rockaway, New Jersey was on its way to Cincinnati, Ohio when the driver lost control and rolled the bus on it's side. Five people were killed while dozens were injured in the multi-vehicle wreck, involving several...

The opiod crisis has NY officials expanding syringe exchange sites

12.12.19 | Bill Price

Those sites allow users to swap-out a dirty syringe for a clean one. Lori Drescher has worked first-hand in the syringe exchange program. She says in order to help drug addicts, you have to meet them where they are. But many people in Rochester...

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