List by Category: Pennsylvania News

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 ...

Northern Tier man holds several hostage in home

12.16.13 | Bob Price

A Northern Tier man is in jail for holding three victims at gun point in Bradford County.  Police say 53 year-old Eugene Moore held two women and a man hostage in Pike Township and threatened to kill them and himself. He blamed them for his ...

Criminal charges coming for hazing death in Tunkhannock

12.13.13 | Bob Price

Criminal charges are being filed in connection to the hazing death of a student at a college in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. The Monroe County District Attorney says he won’t decide on “who” to charge&nbs...

Coyote bounty gains momentum in PA

12.13.13 | Bob Price

A bill that would authorize the Pennsylvania Game Commission to set a bounty on coyotes is advancing in the Legislature after winning the approval of the state House of Representatives. Named the “coyote control incentive program,” ...

PA teacher drug screening bill

12.12.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would require drug testing for prospective teachers and other school employees in the Keystone State. The bill, sponsored by Allegheny County Democrat Tony DeLuca, would ...

The Roaring Spring, PA chicken ban

12.11.13 | Bob Price

In Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania, you've got to lose the birds, but you can keep the bees. The Altoona suburb has voted to curtail in-town agriculture while carving out legal exceptions for gardeners and beekeepers.  The borough council ...

PA girl, 18, attacked by bear while hunting

12.11.13 | Bob Price

A black bear attacked a teenager in central Pennsylvania as she hunted deer on a family farm. Camille Marie Bomboy of Mill Hall, suffered severe bites on her arms and shoulders, and a deep cut on her head. She was hunting with a large group on ...

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