List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Sandusky Moved To Different State Prison

10.24.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Jerry Sandusky became a state prison inmate Tuesday with his transfer out of the Centre County jail, his home since his conviction in June. The 68-year-old former Penn State Assistant coach is settling in at the state correctional institute at Camp ...

Deer Leaps Over Bed At Hotel Room In Lancaster, PA

10.23.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It was a wakeup call they hadn't bargained for. A Pennsylvania couple was asleep when a deer jumped through their hotel window, and over their bed. They were staying at an Econolodge in Lancaster, P.A. when they awoke a little before midnight to ...

P.A. Lawmakers Wrap Up 2012

10.23.12 |

Pennsylvania's legislative session is done until January. How did it go? Lawmakers think they did well. They passed 371 bills, compared to 226 the previous session; and approved the second consecutive no-tax increase, on-time budget. They passed an ...

Paul Ryan Stomps In PA

10.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Paul Ryan made a brief stop in Pennsylvania. It was brief, but noteworthy. The Republican 'number two' spoke to an enthsiastic crowd of 500 at a hangar near the Pittsburgh airport Saturday, mentioning the importance of coal mining and jobs. He also ...

Pennsylvania Logs Second Highest Student Debt In The Nation

10.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Student loan debt hit a record high 27-thousand dollars per graduate, a study out this week showed. And apparently, Pennsylvania has the second highest student debt load in the nation. Keystone state students left campus with 29-thousand-959 ...

Apple Cider Is Nearly Double Last Year's Price

10.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you think the price of gas is high, check out a gallon of apple cider. Local supermarkets are selling the seasonal drink for as much as $5.99 a gallon. Other stores like Target are selling half-gallons for $3.99. That is almost double the cost ...

Act 13 Debated In High Court In PA; Gas Drilling In Towns At Risk

10.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court had a standing-room only crowd yesterday for 2 hours as it debated Act 13, a bill that dictates which parts of the the drilling industry can and cannot be regulated by towns. Representatives of 7 towns told the state's ...

Sexting Could Cost You In PA, If Bill Is Passed

10.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Senate Wednesday gave its approval to a bill to create criminal penalties for anyone over age 12 who sends lude photos of themselves using any electronic device, cell phone, tablet or computer. If the bill is passed in the House ...

Romney Pulls Within 4 Points of Obama in PA

10.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new poll shows Republican Mitt Romney is gaining ground on President Obama in the key battleground state of Pennsylvania. The new survey, released by Quinnipiac University Tuesday, finds that Romney has closed Obama's lead in the Keystone State ...

Pennsylvania Logs Its First Case Of Meningitis Linked To National Outbreak

10.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Two more drugs have been linked to the fungal menigitis outbreak. Now, the FDA is urging doctors to contact all patients who got any injection from a Massachusetts pharmacy, not just those with a steroid injection. Meanwhile, Pennsylvania health ...

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