List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA's auditor general says much of the money spent by local governments from gas drilling impact fees is wasted

12.07.16 | Bob Price

The money from the impact fee is supposed to fix roads and bridges impacted by gas drilling.  But instead, it's paying for things like Christmas parties, swimming pools, and worker salaries.    Of the billion dollars dispersed ...

Planned Parenthood has closed 10 clinics in Pennsylvania over the past three years

12.07.16 | Bob Price

The latest office in Scranton closed at the start of this month. The nation's largest abortion provider spent $30 million on "pro-choice" candidates in the 2016 presidential election.

Pennsylvania is in the throws of deer hunting season

12.05.16 | Sarah Harnisch

State Representative Martin Causer, who oversees McKean and Potter counties in northern Pennsylvania, was out in the woods himself this week.  So far, he's seen one buck and plans to head out again.Causer says there is an important program ...

Green Party Candidate Jill Stein is taking her fight for a recount of the votes in the presidential election to the federal court system

12.05.16 | Sarah Harnisch

By Sunday morning, her recount bid had raised a little more then $7 million. But she says they cannot afford the $1 million bond required for a Pennsylvania recount. Instead, they are switching strategies and filing for a federal recount.It's ...

Snow and cold making a display this week

12.05.16 | Sarah Harnisch

We are due for a 20 degree temperature drop by Saturday. The last two weeks of fall are going to feel a lot like winter. The National Weather Service is predicting below-normal temperatures that will start this week and last for 14 days. Some ...

Thousands of Penn State students are headed to the "Big 10" game in Indianapolis

12.02.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The Nittany Lions take on the Wisconsin Badgers for the Big 10 Championship game. Those in "Happy Valley" hope a win tomorrow night propels them into the National Championship Playoffs.The Nittany Lions are the seventh ranked team in the ...

Former PA attorney general Kathleen Kane will not be impeached

12.02.16 | Sarah Harnisch

She's already out of a job, but it looks like Kane's file won't read that she was impeached.  A state house subcommittee that formed earlier this year to review her conduct in office issued a five-page report, saying subcommittee members feel ...

Pennsylvania is being required to shorten the time between separation and divorce

12.02.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It's currently two years.  Under the new law, it will change to one year.  Specifically "no fault divorce,"where one spouse wants to leave, and the other does not. Divorcee Felicia Latsha says two years makes it especially hard on kids. ...

A judge has ruled to give a former Penn State assistant football coach an additional $5 million over his treatment by the school

12.01.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Judge Thomas Gavin ruled in favor of Mike McQueary's whistle-blower claim against the university adding to a jury's $7.3 million verdict issued last month for defamation and misrepresentation. McQueary had told investigators he saw Sandusky abuse ...

The PA Dept. of Transportation plans to place barriers along medians on interstate 80 to help prevent cross-over crashes

11.30.16 | Bob Price

The $2 million project will focus on Monroe and Carbon counties. PennDot says the implementation of guard rails between opposing lanes of traffic will save lives.

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