List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Pa. Drivers Prepare for Sticker Shock at the Pump

12.30.13 | Bob Price

Drivers in Pennsylvania and across the Twin Tiers are bracing for higher prices at the pump come January 1st. That’s when a transportation bill signed by Governor Tom Corbett in late November takes effect.It looks to raise $2.3 billion to ...

ESPN : Penn States' O'Brian / Texans working on deal

12.30.13 | Bob Price

Bill O'Brien has emerged as the overwhelming favorite to become the next coach of the Houston Texans, and the two sides are working to get a deal in place within the next week, league sources told ESPN. O'Brien met with the Texans this week after ...

PA Court overturns Roman Catholic Church official's child-endangerment conviction

12.27.13 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania appeals court has ruled that a Roman Catholic church official was wrongly convicted for his handling of priest sex abuse complaints. The unanimous decision released Thursday by the state Superior Court also dismisses the criminal ...

Pennsylvania politician wants to punish motorists who drive snow-covered vehicles.

12.26.13 | Bob Price

State Senator Lisa Boscola wants to give police the power to punish people who drive cars and trucks covered in snow and ice. Her legislation is prompted by the 2005 death of a Northampton County woman, killed when ice flew off a truck ...

PA Supreme Court strikes a blow to Gas Industry

12.20.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that municipalities can limit what drillers can do. By a vote of 4 to 2, the Court struck down a 2012 law that limited municipal powers on drillers.  The ruling is seen as a victory for property rights ...

Corbett trails all major Dems in 2014 race

12.19.13 | Bob Price

A New Quinnipiac University Poll shows Governor Corbett trailing all the major Democrats vying for his job next year.  The poll shows the governor with just a 36 percent approval rating ....his worst score ever as Chief Executive.  56 ...

Pennsylvania : 2nd in the nation for natural gas production

12.18.13 | Bob Price

The U.S. Energy Department says that Pennsylvania may close out 2013 as the second-largest producer of natural gas in the nation, behind Texas.  The release from the Energy Information Administration shows that soaring production from the ...

Former PSU lawyer's role during Sandusky scandal to be argued

12.17.13 | Bob Price

A former Supreme Court justice's legal advice takes center stage today at a pretrial hearing for three former Penn State administrators charged with covering up child sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky, the schools’ former assistant football ...

PA tax reformers drum up support to abolish property taxes

12.17.13 | Bob Price

A group called “Real Reform 76” ....named after Senate Bill 76...which would abolish local school property taxes has been campaigning in places like Centre, Erie, Allegheny and Crawford counties the past month, trying to drum up ...

Pa gas driller offers Susquehanna County families water containers

12.16.13 | Bob Price

A natural gas driller has backed off of plans to remove tanks that’ve been supplying fresh water to Pennsylvania families who claim the company polluted their wells. Instead, the gas industry will give the families the ...

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