List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Jerry Sandusky Could Be Labeled A Predator For Life

08.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Penn State Assistant Football Coach Jerry Sandusky has been recommended for designation as a sexually violent predator, a legal status that would require lifetime registration with authorities.  The recommendation from the sexual ...

Federal Court Tosses Texas Law That Looks A Lot Like P.A.'s Voter ID Law

08.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's been another federal court decision on a voter id law, but this time, it wasn't in Pennsylvania. A 3-judge federal panel unanimously rejected a Texas law Thursday that would require voters to have an id on them when they vote in November. ...

Amazon To Collect Sales Tax In Pennsylvania

08.30.12 |

Beginning Saturday, Amazon.com will start collecting Pennsylvania sales tax, courtesy of a new state directive that forces it to. The online retail giant had previously refused to register to collect Pennsylvania's 6-percent levy on its orders. but ...

Gas Prices to Spike In NY, PA Over the Labor Day Weekend... Fill Up Now

08.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The storm is impacting gas prices in New York and Pennsylvania. Patrick Delhan with Gasbuddy.com, and he says prices could stay high longer if there's a severe impact on oil production in the Gulf. He says "346 refineries have been shut or have had ...

Advance papers in Pa., NY to publish 3 days a week

08.29.12 | Bob Price

Newspapers in Harrisburg, Pa., and Syracuse, N.Y., announced Tuesday they will switch to a three-days-a-week publication schedule in January as their corporate owner continues its shift away from daily printed papers.

West Nile Claims Life of Luzerne County Man

08.28.12 | Bob Price

A man from Luzerne County has contracted the West Nile Virus and died, according to state health officials.

Arlen Specter in the Hospital

08.28.12 | Bob Price

Former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter is seriously ill and in the hospital.

Escaped Bull Injures 10 at Pa Fair

08.27.12 | Bob Price

At least 10 people were injured at the Harford Fair on Friday evening when a bull ran loose on the fairgrounds.

Date Set for Hearing on Pa Voter ID Law

08.24.12 | Bob Price

A hearing on Pennsylvania's new voter-identification law will be held next month before the state's highest court.

Pittsburgh Woman Accused of Abducting Newborn

08.24.12 | Bob Price

A 19-year-old Pennsylvania woman is being accused of abducting a three-day-old boy from Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh

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