List by Category: Pennsylvania News

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 ...

State parties lean on Hispanic officials to reach Latino voters

04.23.15 | Bob Price

Hispanic voters will receive plenty of attention from both political parties as Pennsylvanians get ready for the 2016 presidential and U.S. Senate elections. State Democrats said Monday that Shamaine Daniels, an immigration attorney and the first ...

Pa. to eliminate asset test for food stamps

04.22.15 | Bob Price

The controversial test, initiated by former Governor Tom Corbett in 2012, ties federal food-stamp benefits - now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP - to people's bank accounts and car ownership. Corbett saw the ...

Judge sets focus of AG Kane's hearing for contempt of court

04.22.15 | Bob Price

A Montgomery County judge has set ground rules for a hearing to determine whether Attorney General Kathleen Kane violated a protective order by firing a top lawyer who testified against her. To find Kane in contempt, Judge William Carpenter said, ...

Penn State Alumni Trustees Ask Court For Access To Freeh Docs

04.21.15 | Bill Price

Seven alumni-elected members of Penn State’s board are asking a county judge for access to documents used by the team of former FBI director Louis Freeh that produced a report about how university leaders handled complaints about Jerry ...

State Lawmakers Cracking Down On Animal Cruelty in Pennsylvania

04.21.15 | Bill Price

Tethering dogs outdoors for long periods of time could result in animal cruelty charges under legislation introduced Monday by two Pennsylvania senators. Senate Bill 373 would make tethering a dog to a stationary object illegal unless the dog ...

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