List by Category: Pennsylvania News

State Trooper Saves Carbon County Woman’s Life

07.29.16 | Bob Price

A state trooper is being called a hero tonight after a brave rescue in Carbon County. A house fire in Penn Forest Township left one woman trapped inside burned and breathing in too much smoke. That trooper went in again and again to find her and ...

Judge nixes pornographic email scandal as Kane trial defense

07.29.16 | Bob Price

The judge in Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s criminal case won’t allow jurors to hear as a trial defense that she was prosecuted to stop her from revealing a pornographic email scandal her office unearthed. Montgomery ...

Black Lives Matter Event Draws Hundreds at Bloomsburg University

07.28.16 | Bob Price

Hundreds of people marched on Bloomsburg University as part of a Black Lives Matter movement Wednesday. As they walked, they chanted and carried signs, pictures, even flags. "I am carrying the black pride flag. This represents our freedom after ...

Woman dies in fiery crash in Susquehanna, Pa.

07.28.16 | Bob Price

Police say a 64-year-old woman was killed Wednesday after her vehicle crashed and caught fire in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. The crash happened shortly after noon, on Route 29 in Dimock Township, according to Pennsylvania state police. ...

Rendell: Pennsylvania in play for Trump

07.27.16 | Bob Price

Former Gov. Ed Rendell on Tuesday declared Pennsylvania "in play" for president, two days before his friend Hillary Clinton is slated to accept the Democratic nomination in Philadelphia. The reason? Republican nominee Donald Trump's rhetoric is ...

Powerful Hail Storm Brings Down Trees, Damages Homes in Bradford County

07.26.16 | Bob Price

It was raining all day in the Twin Tiers, but some regions got a lot more than just rain. Large hail came down in Pennsylvania, leaving several neighborhoods a mess.  "They were hitting my house, they broke the windshield on my car," Towanda ...

State's public pensions to get scrutiny in audit

07.26.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's fiscal watchdog will audit the management of $78 billion in assets by the state's two big public employee retirement systems amid a federal investigation into fees paid to outside firms that invest billions of taxpayer dollars. The ...

Trump to speak in Scranton

07.25.16 | Bob Price

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is scheduled to campaign Wednesday in Scranton as the Democratic nominating convention unfolds in Philadelphia, multiple party sources said. Trump, 70, will campaign at an unspecified time in the ...

Career in teaching? College students turning away in droves

07.25.16 | Bob Price

Danielle Arnold-Schwartz, a teacher in the Lower Merion School District, considers education her calling. Yet, when her 16-year-old daughter began mulling the same career path, she advised her to choose a second major, just in case. The ...

A major public corruption case is brewing in Pennsylvania

07.22.16 | Bob Price

The state's former auditor general and state treasurer, Barbara Hafer has just been indicted for reportedly lying to federal authorities in their "pay to play" investigation of state government.The scandal could cost Hafer her pension and even her ...

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