List by Category: Pennsylvania News

New car seat requirements that were signed into law in June in Pennsylvania take effect today

08.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The new bill mandates all kids under the age of two must be in a rear-facing seat until they outgrow the seat as indicated by the manufacturer. If they violate the law, the fine is as high as $125. Pennsylvania is just the 4th state to enact this ...

Storms tore through New York and Pennsylvania last night

08.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

In Batavia,  New York, a man and a woman huddled under a tree were both struck dead in a fierce lightening storm.Lackawanna County Pennsylvania still has 1,400 people without power. Most towns, Waverly, Corning, Buffalo logged as much as two ...

A top aide to Pennsylvania's attorney general has spoken out against her

08.11.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

On the second day of testimony in Kane's trial, former First Deputy Bruce Beemer says he was shocked when he saw the 2014 newspaper article with grand jury information. He says Kane asked him to file a court challenge to block the investigation ...

Nearly 100 liquor stores that were closed on Sundays open this Sunday for the first time in Pennsylvania

08.11.16 | Sarah Harnisch

A new law goes into effect this week from the Liquor Control Board. One store owner says it's a good thing, because people were travelling to New Jersey to get it. Eventually about 300 stores will have expanded Sunday hours. Another component to ...

Pennsylvania's Attorney General has gone on trial in a perjury and obstruction case that prosecutors say stems from her drive for political revenge

08.10.16 | Bob Price

They say Democrat Kathleen Kane was incensed about a news article that faulted her for not charging anyone in a statehouse bribery sting. So she leaked grand jury material to the media to embarrass the former staff lawyer she thought planted the ...

Flooding is being reported near the Kinzua Dam in Warren County, Pennsylvania

08.10.16 | Bob Price

That dam is one of the largest east of the Mississippi. The area was inundated with four inches of rain overnight. A flash flood warning continues for north-central Pennsylvania though the morning.

Pa. overdose deaths surge again

08.09.16 | Bob Price

More than 3,500 people died from drug overdoses in Pennsylvania in 2015 — a 30 percent increase from the previous year, according to a report from the Pennsylvania State Coroners Association. In most of those deaths, numerous drugs were ...

Testimony Starts Tuesday In Attorney General Kane's Trial

08.09.16 | Bob Price

The Jury has been chosen in the perjury trial for Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Testimony is set to begin Tuesday morning. The jury is made up of six men and six women, according to Eyewitness News reporter Eric Deabill. Surrounded by her ...

Trial begins for Kathleen Kane

08.08.16 | Bob Price

The final act of the Kathleen Kane drama is at hand. Almost four years after her landslide victory to become Pennsylvania's first Democratic attorney general, and after her popularity collapsed amid reports of dropped criminal cases and vendettas ...

Death Penalty Imposed On Woman In 2003 Slaying Thrown Out

08.08.16 | Bob Price

A central Pennsylvania judge has thrown out the death penalty imposed on a woman convicted of killing her World War II-veteran neighbor with a hatchet more than a dozen years ago. Clinton County Senior Judge Michael Williamson said 37-year-old ...

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