The first witness takes the stand today at the murder-for-hire trial of former Elmira hockey player Thomas Clayton

01.13.17 | Bob Price

Prosecutors say the defendant took out a one million dollar life insurance policy on his wife, the year before he had her killed in their Corning-area home. The trial is expected to last four to six weeks in Steuben County.

PA Gov. Tom Wolf says 700,000 residents will lose their insurance if the A.C.A. is repealed

01.12.17 | Bob Price

He says under Obamacare, Pennsylvania's uninsurance rate has gone from 20% to 6%. Skeptics point out that a big reason for that is because under the A.C.A., if you don't get insurance, you have to pay a fine.

Gov. Cuomo wants unfettered production of industrial hemp in the Southern Tier

01.12.17 | Bob Price

Andrew Cuomo says the budding industry is the economic "shot in the arm" that struggling farmers have been waiting for.        Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball agrees.  He says it gives farmers and rural...

The Buffalo Bills have a new head coach

01.12.17 | Bill Price

The team announced Wednesday that former Carolina Panthers Defensive Coordinator Sean McDermott will take over next season.McDermott has signed a five-year deal with the team.  He takes over for Rex Ryan who lasted just two seasons in...

PA Rep. Lou Barletta wants state officials to delay a decision on prison closures

01.12.17 | Terry Diener

Barletta says the officials should take time to consider a forthcoming report detailing the impact of the closure on local communities. Officials announced plans last week to close two state correctional institutions this year as part of a...

NY Senate majority leader John Flannigan may challenge Gov. Cuomo in 2018

01.12.17 | Bob Price

The Suffolk County lawmaker joins Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino as potential GOP contenders. Astorino lost to Cuomo in 2014; Paladino was defeated in 2010.

Cuomo is wrapping up his 'State of the State' road show with speeches today in Syracuse and Albany

01.11.17 | Bob Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Among the proposals he's pitching is a plan to establish "recovery high schools" for young folks with drug addictions.Cuomo says his six-point plan would address prevention, treatment...and recovery. The drug-free recovery high school concept...

Parts of I-81 in PA were closed for several hours last night due to icy weather

01.11.17 | Bob Price

Six tractor trailers jack-knifed in the southbound lanes near Clarks Summit last night. At least one of them caught fire.

The flu bug is getting worse in Pennsylvania

01.11.17 | Terry Diener

There have been 4,546 confirmed flu cases.  Allegheny County has the most cases at 671, and Berks County is second with 297 cases.  Since the current flu season began, nine people have died from the flu in Pennsylvania.  Seven of...

A flood watch takes effect tomorrow in ski country

01.11.17 | Bob Price

Warmer weather is melting the snow.  That combined with a healthy dose of rain means those rivers and streams will be rising fast.          A flood watch is in effect from tomorrow morning...