List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Father of convicted trooper killer Eric Frein says he failed his son

04.25.17 | Bob Price

The father of a survivalist who ambushed two state police troopers, killing one of them, said Monday that he failed his son by lying about his military exploits and by not pushing him harder to grow up. Eugene "Michael" Frein, 67, testified during ...

Trump chooses Pa. for rally marking his first 100 days

04.24.17 | Bob Price

President Trump will hold a rally in Pennsylvania to mark the first 100 days of his presidency —  a period that has been marked by tumult, a few victories, and several unaccomplished proposals. The rally will be in Harrisburg on April ...

Should McDonald’s Workers Get $50K Reward in Facebook Murder Case?

04.21.17 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania McDonald's employees who tipped off police and tried to stall Facebook murder suspect Steve Stephens are being called heroes on social media. People quickly took to Twitter, saying that the workers deserve the ...

The PA Senate is advanced legislation that would allow certain school teachers to carry firearms in the classroom

04.20.17 | Sarah Harnisch

State Senator Don White says many educators are expressing support for his bill. But opponents argue guns in school would do more harm than good.Senate Bill 383 would allow school personnel access to guns if they have authorization from the ...

The sentencing phase of Erik Frein's murder trial is underway in Pike County, PA

04.20.17 | Bob Price

The cop-killer's capital murder case is nearly over. Yesterday it took a jury just four hours to convict Frein of 1st degree murder for the ambush-slayings of two state troopers in the Poconos. Pike County's District Atttorney Ray Tonkin says ...

U.S. Congressman Glenn Thompson of PA is concerned the president's 'Buy American - Hire American' directive will hurt the dairy industry

04.19.17 | Bob Price

Glenn Thompson says, "on most farms, there are not a lot of Americans who want to do that work today."The congressman insists protections need to be in place to help farmers who rely so much on migrant labor.Agriculture is the number one industry ...

Closing arguments underway in the murder trial of accused cop killer Eric Frein in Pike County, PA

04.19.17 | Bob Price

Local prosecutor Ray Tonkin says after they sum up, "the jurors will have a chance to make their decision."Defense lawyers rested their case yesterday without calling a single witness. They shocked reporters, too, when they said their client ...

The nationwide manhunt for the man who posted a murder on Facebook ends in Erie

04.18.17 | Terry Diener

The man police say posted a video of himself on Facebook killing an elderly man,  shot and killed himself after a brief pursuit by Pennsylvania State Police today.Steve Stephens was accused of shooting seventy-four year old Robert Godwin Sr. ...

A significant marriage ruling has been made in Pennsylvania

04.18.17 |

The state appeals court says a same-sex couple had a legitimate common-law marriage decades before homosexual marriage became legal in Pennsylvania. The decision means the surviving partner of a man who died decades ago has the same legal rights ...

A new Penn State study reveals women are more represented in the healthcare field in PA than any other industry

04.17.17 | Terry Diener

Women make up about 88% of the state's health care support workers.   Women in most health care professions also tend to earn closer to the same amount as men in their fields.  Support workers earn more than 80 cents for every ...

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