List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Film explores 'Kids for Cash' scandal in Pa.

02.03.14 | Bob Price

Charlie Balasavage, a baby-faced boy of 14, landed in juvenile detention after his parents bought him a stolen scooter. Hillary Transue was sent away over a MySpace parody of her vice principal. Justin Bodnar was locked up for mouthing off to a ...

State Republican Party chairman confident Corbett will win re-election

02.03.14 | Bob Price

President Obama's failed policies will be a “millstone around the neck” of Democratic candidates in the November election, and voters will re-elect Gov. Tom Corbett despite his low public approval ratings, state Republican Party ...

Two Dead from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Lycoming County

02.03.14 | Bob Price

Two people are dead after a case of carbon monoxide poisoning near Williamsport. The Lycoming County Coroner says Salina Johnson and Keith Payton, both 40 years old, were found dead Friday night in Hepburn Township. Coroner Charles Kiessling was ...

NRA-led Great American Outdoor Show opens Saturday at state Farm Show Complex

01.30.14 | Bob Price

The National Rifle Association's Great American Outdoor Show is set to run Feb. 1-9 at the state Farm Show Complex on Cameron Street. "We're incredibly excited about the whole thing," said Lars Dalseide, NRA media relations manager. For those of ...

Poll: majority in Pa. support gas drilling

01.30.14 | Bob Price

A new poll shows that a significant majority of people in Pennsylvania support the boom in Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling, but many also have concerns about environmental impacts. The Franklin & Marshall College poll released Thursday ...

Corbett in trouble shows Keystone State poll

01.29.14 | Bob Price

The Republican governor of Pennsylvania faces a challenging political environment as he campaigns for reelection this year, according to two Jan. 22 Human Events/Gravis polls of Keystone State voters. In the poll of 956 registered Republican ...

Same-sex marriage ban strains region's Methodists churches

01.28.14 | Bob Price

Same-sex marriage — a divisive issue for many faiths — has the region’s United Methodist congregations facing strains in their churches. A former United Methodist pastor, who was defrocked late last year for officiating at a ...

Labor unions pack Pa. Capitol over paycheck bill

01.28.14 | Bob Price

Labor unions packed the Pennsylvania Capitol for a raucous rally Tuesday as they widened their fight over legislation that aims to prevent the state, school districts and local governments from deducting union dues and political action ...

Pa. game commission asked to expand deer hunting

01.27.14 | Bob Price

Members of the Pennsylvania Game Commission are being urged to expand deer hunting opportunities in the commonwealth. Lancaster Newspapers reports that deer were the game species most talked about Sunday at the start of the commission's annual ...

Reconsider voter ID ruling, Corbett asks court

01.27.14 | Bob Price

The Corbett administration Monday asked Commonwealth Court to reconsider its finding that the Pennsylvania voter ID law is unconstitutional. Judge Bernard McGinley earlier this month found the 2012 law violates the state constitution by imposing ...

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