List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Man Shot by Police After Attacking Officers with Ax, Bat: Troopers

11.14.16 | Bob Price

State police say a man was shot by police after he attacked them inside his home in Columbia County. Troopers said Johnathan M. Young, 38, locked himself inside his home on Lackawanna Avenue in Scott Township near Bloomsburg just before 2 p.m...

Election results might shake up leadership in Pa. legislature

11.14.16 | Bob Price

State lawmakers return to Harrisburg this week for closed-door caucus leadership elections, and the results might shake up who leads legislative Democrats for the next two years. Republicans, who expanded their ranks in last week's general...

Pennsylvania's reelected U.S. Senator Pat Toomey is ready to get back to work

11.11.16 | Terry Diener

Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is preparing for a new six-year term following his narrow Pennsylvania victory and says he continues to have reservations about President-elect Donald Trump, though he expects a good working relationship. Toomey...

Pennsylvania has launched a new website for veterans

11.11.16 | Bob Price

The Network of Care centralizes services and benefits available to vets.          Governor Tom Wolf says the network ensures that vets have access to the support they need.The Network of Care includes...

Pennsylvania is adding to it's GOP majority in the General Assembly

11.10.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Republicans now have even bigger majorities in the Pennsylvania legislature.   In the 50-member state senate, the GOP achieved super-majority status by gaining three seats.  This gives them the ability to override a veto from the...

16 counties in south-central PA are getting a new area code

11.10.16 | Bob Price

Numbers already being used in the 717 area code won't be affected. The region has been designated for the 223 area code once there are no 717 numbers left.  That should happen before the end of next year.  

The bulk of PA elk hunters this year have taken home a trophy

11.09.16 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Game Commission announced Tuesday that 97 elk were taken by hunters during the regular one-week elk season that ended November 5th.  And for those licensed to hunt antlered elk, also known as bulls, the success rate was 96...

Republican Pat Toomey holding onto his U.S. Senate seat out of Pennsylvania

11.09.16 | Bob Price

He narrowly beat Democrat Katie McGinty. The race was the most Senate contest expensive in the nation. Toomey won his bid for reelection by 2 points, 49 to 47%.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is working to prevent another turnpike shutdown

11.08.16 | Terry Diener

Winter storm Jonas swept through Pennsylvania on January 22nd, 2016 leaving some drivers stranded on the turnpike for two days. Trucks, cars and buses carrying hundreds of passengers were frozen in place. Officials who oversee the turnpike have...

Pennsylvania petroleum products will be flowing again by the end of the week

11.08.16 | Bob Price

Sunoco says a pipeline that was breached during flash floods near Williamsport last month is nearly fixed. The company has had 160 people working around the clock replacing the line that was broken by a slab from a bridge washed away by flash...

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