List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA residents will start seeing gray police vehicles on the road

08.14.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Pennsylvania State Police now has a fleet of over 1,100  gray SUVs and cars. The new gray Ford Interceptor Utility and Sedan patrol vehicles were unveiled over the weekend. But, it will take over three-years to phase in the new gray...

The teen mom accused of abandoning her baby in Elmira makes her first court appearance today

08.11.17 | Bob Price

The 17-year-old, from Sayre, Pennsylvania, faces attempted murder charges when she appears before a judge at 1 o'clock this afternoon. Elmira sisters Kayla and Karen Seals rescued the child after it was discarded near some bushes outside a...

A hearing happens today in PA for 16 members of a now closed Penn State frat house

08.10.17 | Bob Price

They're charged in the hazing death of 19 year-old Timothy Piazza, who passed away after a drinking party at the school in February. The Centre County DA says the defendants waited 12 hours before calling 911. Piazza died from injuries...

PA Gov. Tom Wolf has jumped into a labor dispute in Erie

08.10.17 | Bob Price

Unionized General Electric workers aren't putting much hope in negotiations. Nearly 600 GE jobs could be gone soon from Erie. General Electric wants to shut down locomotive production there. The plant has existed in Erie since the days of...

A PA congressman says he supports a new bi-partisan effort to fix what ails Obamacare

08.09.17 | Bob Price

Congressman Glenn Thompson is part of a group of 40 lawmakers called the Problem-solvers Caucus. One of their goals is to save rural hospitals. Thompson says since Obamacare was enacted, nearly 100 rural hospitals nationwide have...

A gas driller accused of polluting water in PA has filed a five million dollar lawsuit

08.09.17 | Bob Price

Cabot Oil & Gas has filed the suit against two law firms and a Pennsylvania resident, claiming they tried to extort the company through a frivolous lawsuit. Authorities for Cabot say the defendants sought to harass the Houston-based...

A infant baby was abandoned inside a garbage bag behind a home yesterday in Elmira, NY

08.09.17 | Bob Price

The child was found alive by neighbors who heard crying from behind a home on Walnut Street. Police Sgt. William Solt says the neighbors "tried to wash it up and immediately called 911." The baby is in stable condition at a local hospital. The...

A Pennsylvania lawmaker is setting into motion a measure to prevent microchip implants

08.08.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Democratic Representative Tina Davis of Bucks County has introduced a bill that would ban private employers and government groups in Pennsylvania from requiring employees to have microchips implanted in their bodies as a condition of employment...

PA patients may not be able to find enough doctors to dispense medical marijuana

08.08.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The state health department launched its medical marijuana registry program for doctors last month. Physicians who want to refer patients for the drug need to sign up and complete a training course. The Pennsylvania Medical Society, the state's...

A PA senator has introduced a new school voucher bill in Harrisburg

08.08.17 | Bob Price

Senator John DiSanto's bill would set up education savings accounts so parents can send their children to the school of their choice. Critics say the customized approach to education robs public schools of desperately-needed revenue.

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