List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Fourteen people are homeless today in Ashland, Pennsylvania after a fire tore through three row homes

08.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch, Traci Lynn Woolsey

One of those homes belonged to the fire chief of the town.  After 46 years of fighting fires, Ashland Fire Chief Philip Groody says, "Thank God there's nobody hurt.  None of us were home. We were all working. Now it's time to pick up the ...

An athiest group in Pennsylvania has filed a federal lawsuit asking that they be allowed to give their own invocation at the opening of each session

08.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The group Pennsylvania Nonbelievers filed the lawsuit Thursday against House Speaker Mike Turzai and five lawmakers. Republicans fired back for the first time last night. Cumberland County State Representative Steven Bloom says there's no gray ...

Prosecutors say three former Penn State University administrators should still be tried for child endangerment

08.25.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Prosecutors want ex-president Graham Spanier, former vice president Gary Schultz and former athletic director Tim Curley  tried for child endangerment. They made their arguments to proceed with criminal charges against the trio public on ...

A Pennslvania police barracks is getting a memorial garden

08.25.16 | Sarah Harnisch

In Pike County Pennsylvania, work is underway on a special memorial garden for fallen State Trooper Corporal Bryon Dickson, killed in an ambush.Eric Frein is on trial for that assassination. Now, a $10,000 garden is going in beside the barracks ...

A plan's in the works in Pennsylvania to freeze tuition for five years at the 14 state-owned universities

08.24.16 | Bob Price

The bi-partisan effort will be formally submitted to the House when it reconvenes next month.   The goal is to make it easier for the middle class to afford a college education.   If adopted, the tuition freeze would impact more than ...

And the hearing goes on in the appeal process for Jerry Sandusky in Pennsylvania

08.24.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

In Centre County, Jerry Sandusky is trying to get his child abuse convictions overturned. The two men that prosecuted Sandusky in 2012 took the the stand Tuesday In defense of their actions. Joe McGettigan and Frank Fina were questioned about a ...

Franklin Graham is making a stop in Albany tomorrow as part of his Decision America Tour

08.24.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It's not every day that you have Billy Graham's son in your back yard. Our news team got him on the phone and asked him some questions ahead of the tour. Graham says, "If we don't vote, then we can't complain." The prayer rally starts at noon at ...

World War II Planes on Display

08.23.16 | Bob Price

It's not too often you get to see World War II bombers at your local airport, but this week you can at the Hazleton Airport. From a P-51 Mustang to a B-17 Flying Fortress, they're all here for this year's Wings Over Hazleton event. The event runs ...

Trump Leads Clinton by 5+ Points in the Key Battleground State of Pennsylvania

08.23.16 | Bob Price

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has surged to a 5-point lead over democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the key battleground state of Pennsylvania as per the poll conducted by CEPEX Center for Excellence in Project Execution, ...

For Kane, bitter months ahead as sentencing looms

08.22.16 | Bob Price

Facing a possible prison term, the loss of her law license, an impeachment push, and a contentious divorce, former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane can expect bitter months ahead. Still, the Scranton Democrat appeared calm, almost ...

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