List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Suspected Killer Eric Frein Still Knows Terrain Well

09.24.14 | Terry Diener

Eric Frein (freen), the suspect in the ambush shooting of two state troopers, continues to elude a manhunt in the Poconos. A documentary filmmaker says Frein appears in an upcoming film about Vietnam War re-enactors, telling the Associated Press, ...

Pennsylvania Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

09.24.14 | FL News Team

The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs Saturday September 27th, as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Take-Back Day is a ...

Suspected Killer Eric Frein Still At Large

09.23.14 | FL News Team

It's been ten days since Eric Frein disappeared into the thick woods of Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains after ambushing a Canadensis police barracks and fatally shooting state trooper Bryon Dickson and injuring trooper Alex Douglas on Friday, ...

Education, State Budget Hot Topics in First Gubernatorial Debate

09.23.14 | FL News Team

Taxes, state government finances and education policy dominated the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor's race Monday night, as Republican Gov. Tom Corbett sought to raise questions about the viability of Democrat Tom Wolf's policy goals and ...

Corbett, Wolf Hold First Gubernatorial Debate Tonight

09.22.14 | Terry Diener

Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf are preparing for the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor's race. They square off tonight at a Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce dinner in Hershey. The forum-- the first of 3 agreed to-- with only 8 weeks left in the ...

PA Authorites Close to Finding Suspected Killer Eric Frein

09.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

After 10 days of searching, investigators in Pennsylvania believe they are close to finding suspected cop killer Eric Frein. Police released new photos they found while searching for Frein. One picture shows an AK-47 they believe he was carrying ...

Review of PA's Common Core Delayed

09.19.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania lawmakers postponed two hearings to discuss Gov. Tom Corbett's call for a review of state academic standards Thursday because Education Secretary Carolyn Dumaresq said no changes to the standards are planned. Corbett called for the ...

Pike County Killer Sought By Federal Authorities

09.19.14 | Terry Diener

A federal magistrate judge has issued an arrest warrant for Eric Matthew Frein, the Monroe County man accused in the slaying of state police Cpl. Bryon Dickson and critically injuring Trooper Alex Douglass outside the Blooming Grove barracks last ...

Vote for Phaldelphia School Funding Delayed

09.18.14 |

A Pennsylvania state House vote on a bill that is designed to provide crucial revenue for cash-strapped Philadelphia public schools is being postponed a few more days. House Republican leaders put off a vote Wednesday and said it's now expected ...

Byron Dickson Funeral Draws Hundreds to Scranton

09.18.14 | Terry Diener

The 38 year-old father of two was shot last week outside the police barracks in Blooming Grove, PA. Police from across the country are expected to be at the service honoring this 7-year veteran of the State Police force. Meanwhile, the search for ...

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