List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA Judge : Girl Wrestler Allowed on Boys' Team

01.15.14 | Bob Price

A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction that allows a central Pennsylvania seventh-grader to be a member of the all-boys wrestling team at her middle school. U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann said the Line Mountain School District ...

81,000 in PA sign up for Obamacare

01.14.14 | Bob Price

More than 81,000 Pennsylvanians were among the 2.2 million Americans who signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to statistics released in Harrisburg. Halfway through the open enrollment period, federal ...

Bradford County Coroner: 87 Bones Found, Including Skull

01.14.14 | Bob Price

Northern tier officials have confirmed the human remains found in Bradford County this past weekend are bones.  Coroner Tom Carmen says 87 bones were recovered, including a human skull.  The remains were found just off a dirt road in ...

Pennsylvania Senate president targets welfare fraud

01.13.14 | Bob Price

The state Senate president plans to introduce legislation aimed at what he says is an outcry over welfare abuse. Among the proposals: increased penalties for fraud such as making the receipt of fraudulent benefits worth more than $1,000 a ...

Investigation into Remains Found in Bradford County Continues

01.13.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda say the remains were found in a wooded area just off Bennett Road in Burlington Township, right near the Burlington-Towanda Township line. While State Police continue to investigate, neighbors had mixed feelings ...

Penn State panel to vote on coach; reports point to Franklin

01.10.14 | Bob Price

Despite two reports that said he would become the next head football coach at Penn State, Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin gave no public indication Thursday that he would take the job. As Nittany Lions fans waited for Franklin to come aboard ...

Proposed PA campus gun policy needs work

01.10.14 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education is hearing from supporters and opponents of a proposed policy to allow weapons in limited areas of its 14 campuses, but officials say they need more time to work on the plan. The system's executive ...

Corbett open to FDA medical marijuana legalization

01.09.14 | Bob Price

Sensitive to the characterization that he doesn’t care about sick Pennsylvanians who believe they could benefit from medical marijuana, Gov. Tom Corbett moved to softened his opposition today. Although Corbett, a former state attorney ...

Pirates ditch pirate as main logo

01.09.14 | Bob Price

The scowling, one-eyed buccaneer with a red bandana and a gold earring is no longer the face of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The team has decided the gold "P" on its cap will become its primary logo, replacing the pirate logo, the Pirates announced ...

Appeals Court Decides City Can't Ban Guns From Erie Parks

01.08.14 | Bob Price

A big win Tuesday for the Erie man, who took the city of Erie to court for a city ordinance, which banned the right to carry guns in city parks.The Commonwealth Court on Tuesday, ruled the city's ordinance is "unlawful and unenforceable."  ...

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