List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA's Second Gubernatorial Debate Wednesday Morning

10.01.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania's major party gubernatorial candidates will meet for the second of their three scheduled debates Wednesday morning at the studios of television station KYW in Philadelphia. And the final debate between Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf will be ...

Suspected Killer Frein Still on the Run, but Losing Strength

10.01.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania state police say they're closing in on accused cop killer Eric Freen. Lieutenant Col. George Bevins made another appeal on Tuesday for the suspect to give himself up. He cited the fact that while Frein seems to be weakening, the search ...

Battle for PA Senate Mounting

09.30.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The governor’s race may have garnered most of the political headlines recently, but Pennsylvania political insiders are also closely following another contest — the battle to see which party will control the state Senate next year. ...

Governor Corbett Probing Email Scandal

09.30.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is looking into the scandal-- where porn was found among some of his top employees, on work computers. A state forensics analyst accompanied a top aide to Governor Tom Corbett and a human resources specialist to a ...

Enrollment Down Against At Pennsylvania Colleges

09.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Preliminary reports show enrollment at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities declined for a fourth consecutive year, slipping 1.5 percent to an estimated 110,600 students, after peaking at nearly 119,500 in 2010. The Pennsylvania State System ...

Eric Frein Still Missing On Day 17

09.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

17 days-- and still no sign of ambush suspect Eric Frein in the Pennsylvania Poconos. Things start to head back to normal today-- with a number of schools reopening, and others, beginning outside activities. Several residents say they have spotted ...

Pike County Phone Scam, Amidst Frein Search

09.26.14 | Terry Diener

State troopers on the trail of Poconos homicide suspect Eric Frein were going door to door in the primary search area Thursday, speaking to homeowners and searching vacant homes and cabins. Meanwhile, residents were warned of a scam in which ...

PA State Officials Recipients of Explicit Emails

09.26.14 | Bill Price

At least eight prominent state officials, including the current head of the state police, Pennsylvania's top environmental regulator, and a former spokesman for governor Tom Corbett, were among state employees who sent or received hundreds of ...

Suspected Killer Eric Frein Spotted in Woods

09.25.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania State police said Wednesday, officers believe they spotted the suspect accused in the fatal ambush of a trooper, but it was from a distance and he eluded them. Lt. Col. George Bivens said officers saw a man they believe to be Eric ...

PA Sentate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

09.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania State Senate has passed legislation that legalizes several forms of medical marijuana. It now goes over to the state house. Supporters say the measure will help thousands of people with diseases. Opponents say it could perpetuate ...

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