List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA state police say 3 people found shot to death were victims of a murder suicide

07.25.17 | Bob Price

The tragedy happened over the weekend in a mobile home park near Erie, Pennsylvania.

A bookstore in Wellsboro, PA could by yours for just $75 and a well written 250-word essay

07.24.17 | Terry Diener

Kevin and Kasey Coolidge have decided after 10 years it is time to leave the bookstore business, so he can concentrate on writing children's books. They've come up with a novel way to find someone to take over the business: an essay contest. The...

Plans are in the works for a natural gas-fired electric power station in Renovo, PA

07.21.17 | Bob Price

The $800 million dollar plant is being constructed at a former railroad yard in the borough and should open some time in 2018.

The mayor of Allentown, PA has signed a law banning so-called gay conversion therapy for minors

07.21.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The law prohibits licensed mental health professionals from offering counseling or treatment that seek to change a minor's sexual orientation or gender identity preference. Violators would lose their business licenses. The ban stirs up concern...

PennDOT is planning a major highway construction project in the Northern Tier

07.21.17 | Bob Price

It's going to impact a nine-mile stretch of both the north and sound bound lanes of Intersate-81 in Susquehanna County. Concerned citizens showed up at a special meeting last night in Great Bend to learn how the road repair project will impact...

The PA Supreme Court has ruled on mandatory reporting laws for convicted child abusers

07.20.17 | Terry Diener

On Wednesday, the high court said a man convicted in Cumberland County of indecent assault of a 12-year-old girl won’t have to register for life. The defendant was convicted in 2007 but wasn’t sentenced until 2014. That’s two...

Cop cars are changing color in Pennsylvania

07.20.17 | Bob Price

The state police are phasing-in a new fleet of vehicles featuring gray instead of white cop cruisers. State Trooper Mark Keyes says from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia and everywhere in between, police sedans and SUVs are making the switch from...

An 87-year-old Tioga County, PA man is dead following a freak accident

07.20.17 | Bob Price

George Ackley drowned after his motorized scooter rolled down an embankment at his home in Westfield. Ackley became trapped in a ditch that was flooded from recent storms.

Last year hackers made more than 90 billion cyber intrusions against the commonwealth of PA

07.19.17 | Terry Diener

A spokesperson for the Department of State, said that such disclosure could potentially provide useful information to hackers and draw attention to the application, resulting in even more intrusion attempts. The 90 billion figure applies to all...

Efforts to end PA's 18-day stalemate over how to pay for spending plan has hit another wall

07.19.17 | Bob Price

House Republicans have abruptly retreated from talks over raising taxes to help stitch together the "bare-bones" spending package. The GOP says Pennsylvanians are already taxed too much.  They're exploring other revenue sources, including...

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