List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Judge sentences two to 'life without parole' in death of Penn State prof

04.25.18 | Bill Price

Jurors deliberated for about two hours after closing arguments before convicting 41 year-old George Ishler and 34 year-old Danelle Geier of all charges including first-degree murder which carries a mandatory life sentence. Centre County...

PA man who took 16-year-old to Mexico faces trial

04.25.18 | Brandon Dickson

After waiving his right to a preliminary hearing, 45-year-old Kevin Esterly awaits trial on charges including custodial interference.  He's been accused of taking a 16-year-old girl to Mexico without her parents' knowledge Esterly and the...

Gov. Wolf calls on legislature to expand firearm background checks

04.24.18 | Brandon Dickson

Tom Wolf also wants lawmakers to pass a measure to end an exception for shotguns, sporting rifles, and semi-automatic rifles that are sold at gun shows. However, the Republican-controlled legislature has long resisted gun-control measures and...

Penn State Hershey searches for new neurology docs

04.24.18 | Brandon Dickson

More than 2,000 neurology patients have been dropped by the Penn State Hershey Medical Center and are now searching for new doctors. ABC27 reports the neurology department at the hospital has lost four doctors recently: two that retired and two...

A former Centre Co. DA faces a disciplinary board hearing in Harrisburg today

04.23.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

  A complaint was filed against Stacy Parks Miller in February of 2017, while she was running for re-election to what would have been her third term. She's accused of taking part in one-sided communications with judges and using a fake...

U.S. investigators look into central PA plane crash that killed two people

04.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

The single-engine aircraft crashed Thursday morning in a residential area in Williamsburg. Victims have yet to be identified. The aircraft had taken off in Lancaster and was originally bound for South Bend, Indiana, but was diverted to the...

Erie, PA has opened its first medical marijuana dispensary

04.20.18 | Bill Price

It's called Rise Erie, and it's now open for business. It's the first medical mariujuana dispensary to open-up in Erie County, Pennsylvania. The facility offers marijuana-based oils, vape cartridges, patches, gels, and ointments to folks with...

A glut of milk in the U.S. continues to impact PA dairy farmers

04.19.18 | Terry Diener

More farmers in Pennsylvania, the nation’s sixth-largest dairy producer, are resorting to auctions to liquidate assets before things get worse. The website Farmshine.net lists dozens of them in the state in the coming months. Pennsylvania...

PA legislation advances to stiffen penalties on repeat drunk-drivers

04.19.18 | Bill Price

Right now, a drunk driver involved in a fatality faces a three-year mandatory sentence. Under the new bill, that sentence would rise to five years for a repeat drunk driver and seven years for someone with two or more drunk-driving...

Erie, PA closes in on a snowfall record

04.18.18 | Bill Price

The National Weather Service in Cleveland puts seasonal snowfall total at 198-and-a-half inches. Another inch of snow will give Erie the winter weather record. The all-time record for snowfall in a large u.s. city is 199.4 inches, which was...

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