List by Category: Pennsylvania News

No Butts About it: Smoking Ban Pilot Program

05.01.15 | Bob Price

There’s something serene about hanging out at one of Pennsylvania’s many state parks. However, every so often you will come across something less serene: trash. To help clear that up, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and ...

Groom Arrested Right After Ceremony in Carbon County

04.30.15 | Bob Price

Right after saying, “I do,” a man was arrested in Carbon County. Officers in Weatherly said they arrested Todd Sandefer, 42, of Milnesville after his wedding ceremony, but before his reception on Saturday. Police were tipped off that ...

300 Pa. State Police personnel to aid in Baltimore

04.30.15 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania State Police is sending 300 troopers and other personnel to help authorities in Baltimore as they try to maintain peace and prevent a repeat of looting and arson that erupted earlier this week. The approximately 6,000-employee ...

Montgomery County D.A. to investigate Kane aide's firing

04.29.15 | Bob Price

Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman says her office will investigate why state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane fired a top lawyer who had testified against her before a grand jury investigating whether Kane leaked ...

Report: Pa. Town Named Second Safest In America

04.29.15 | Bob Price

Do you feel safe in your hometown? According to a list by SafeWise.com, eight Pennsylvania and New Jersey cities are the top 25 safest towns in America. The list finds that Hibbing, Minnesota is the safest city in America with .25 violent crimes ...

Grand jury: Kane orchestrated leak and cover-up

04.28.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane orchestrated an illegal leak to embarrass a critic and later lied about it under oath, according to a grand jury report made public Monday. The panel found that Kane's testimony was "riddled with ...

Man overcomes cerebral palsy to earn Eagle Scout

04.27.15 | Bob Price

A young man in King of Prussia didn't let cerebral palsy stop him from earning the rank of Eagle Scout.20-year-old Christian Matkovich carried on his family tradition on Sunday.Christian has been in scouting since first grade. He passed his verbal ...

Unique courtroom drama awaits attorney general

04.27.15 | Bob Price

A showdown looms for Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Monday, and it’s the not the typical courtroom drama. The state's top prosecutor will be in the hot seat, facing allegations that she violated a court order when she fired an employee ...

Wolf garners more opposition to plan replace drilling fee

04.24.15 | Bob Price

An organization of Pennsylvania’s municipalities is joining counties in opposing Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to replace a variable fee on Marcellus Shale natural gas wells with a flat annual payment to local governments in drilling ...

Scranton Police Officer Helps Deliver Baby on City Sidewalk

04.23.15 | Bob Price

It certainly wasn`t the average day on the job for a Scranton police officer. Officer James Golden was on patrol last Friday when his role quickly shifted from patrolman to stork. He responded to a call for a woman in labor and ended up delivering ...

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