List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Edgy Billboard Put up by Church

08.29.14 |

A billboard that says God loves sex was put up Thursday in northeastern Pennsylvania. It was placed there by a church. A one-year-old non-denominational church with a congregation of 100 in Wilkes-Barre put up the billboard along Route 309 and it's ...

Pennsylvania DEP Releases Water Contamination Report

08.29.14 | Terry Diener

After years of delays and confusion Pennsylvania has released details of 243 cases where regulators determined that oil or natural gas drilling or related activities ruined private drinking water wells. The Department of Environmental Protection ...

New Wave of Thefts Hits Pennsylvania

08.28.14 |

The Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors said Wednesday that homeowners should be cautious of people who come to the door claiming to be surveyors. A rash of so-called “distraction thefts” has hit Pennsylvania, leaving some people ...

PA Has Heightened Highway Patrols For Holiday Weekend

08.28.14 | Terry Diener

"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over," is in full swing in Pennsylvania-- through Labor Day. Last year, there were 150 alcohol-related crashes, 47 drug related crashes and 9 fatalities. It means PA DUI task forces will have checkpoints and roving ...

Trucker Shortage in Pennsylvania

08.26.14 | Terry Diener

According to the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association, there is a shortage of about 23,000 licensed truck drivers nationwide, and if the shortfall continues to grow, the gap could be 10 times larger by 2023. In Western Pennsylvania, the shortage is ...

Shale Drilling Reaches Southern PA

08.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a new drilling site right near Pittsburgh International Airport. The announcement ceremony Monday featured remarks by Republican Governor Tom Corbett. This is called the Consol Energy project, and it could ultimately bring more than $500 ...

Little League president: Organization is staying put in Williamsport

08.25.14 | Bob Price

The president and chief executive officer again has tried to discount reports that surface periodically that Little League will be moving its headquarters and world series elsewhere. "Little League is going nowhere," Stephen D. Keener said. "It is ...

One Dead in Luzerne County Crash

08.25.14 | Bob Price

The coroner was called to a deadly crash in Luzerne County Sunday night. Emergency crews were called to the scene on Kunkle Road near Dallas shortly before 8 p.m. Police say a young male died at the scene. Officials have not released the name or ...

NY, PA Police Cracking Down On Drivers This Week

08.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

We're a week away from the Labor Day holiday, and you'd better be careful if you're driving along the New York Pennsylvania border. Pennsylvania and New York police say they're upping their patrols during the Nationwide Impaired Driving Crackdown ...

PPL Lowers Its Rates

08.22.14 |

The cost of electricity is going down-- if you use one of Pennsylvania's biggest electric carriers.  The price of electricity for PPL Electric Utilities' default customers will drop slightly next month. For residential customers it will now be ...

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