List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Drivers in Pennsylvania are getting some extra leeway when it comes to red lights

09.19.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's new red light law went into effect on Sunday. It allows drivers to run a red light when the sensor appears to be malfunctioning. Some traffic lights use sensors under the pavement so when a car comes up, it triggers the sensor. The ...

People in Pennsylvania are picking up the pieces after severe storms over the weekend

09.19.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Officials in the northwestern part of the state reported downed trees, wires-and even a barn.  The national weather service is trying to determine if a tornado or a down burst went through warren county Saturday night.In central Pennsylvania, ...

A famous preacher held a prayer rally yesterday at the Pennslyvania state capital

09.16.16 | Bob Price

Reverand Franklin Graham admonished Christian activists to stay engaged in the public square.  He says it's not too late for America.  "Not when God's people come together and pray, it's not too late."   &...

A hotline to prevent child abuse is paying dividends in Pennsylvania

09.16.16 | Bob Price

Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas says, "In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, there were about 24 amendments made to the child protective services law.  Those amendments had a big impact in child abuse reporting in Pe...

Franklin Graham will speak in Harrisburg at noon today

09.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It's part of his 50-state Decision America Tour. He'll be at Soldier and Sailor's Grove urging Christians to vote.  Mike Geer of the Pennsylvania Family Institute is holding a pastor's luncheon just after Graham's speech.Graham's next rally ...

Donald Trump's runningmate Indiana Governor Mike Pence made a campaign stop in Lackawanna County at a trucking company in Dunmore

09.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Pence said it's all about lowering taxes for the Trump campaign. He gave a rare sit-down interview to local t.v. station, WNEP.  Pence says he thinks the Keystone State could switch to a Republican state, because of Trump's "message and plan ...

Pennsylvania's government finances continue to scrape bottom

09.14.16 | Bob Price

The state borrowed another $1.2 billion Tuesday to keep from overdrawing on its accounts until more tax collections flow in. The credit line is the seventh time since the recession that the Pennsylvania Treasury Department has had to provide ...

Faculty at Pa. Universities Approve Strike Authorization Vote

09.13.16 | Bob Price

We're another step closer to possibly having a faculty strike at Mansfield University.   Faculty members at Mansfield and 13 other state universities have approved a strike authorization vote.   It gives faculty union leaders the ...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is heading to court tomorrow to defend his education spending

09.12.16 | Terry Diener

On Tuesday, Wolf's Democratic administration and the Republican-controlled legislature will try to persuade the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit that would compel the state to provide more money to public schools.The lawsuit, which ...

A Pennsylvania state trooper seriously wounded in the 2014 sniper attack outside the Blooming Grove barracks is suing the alleged gunman and his parents

09.12.16 | Bob Price

Alex Douglass had to undergo nearly two dozen surgeries in the shooting that took the life of his partner, Bryan Dickson.  Douglas spent nearly a year in the hospital. Eric Frein evaded capture for 48 days in the woods of Monroe and Pike ...

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