List by Category: Pennsylvania News

A bit more rain on tap today, but nothing like the lightening storm we saw over the weekend

08.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Three swimmers were sent to the hospital and one was killed Saturday because of a lightening strike at Beltzville State Park in Carbon County Pennsylvania.   38-Year-old Jose Lopez-Hernandez of Camden, New Jersey was killed while...

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will testify at his appeals hearing today

08.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

That is a first for Sandusky. The 72-year-old did not take the stand during his 2012 trial, where he was convicted of abusing 10 boys. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison. Sandusky is appealing the conviction, saying his trial lawyers in 2012...

New car seat requirements that were signed into law in June in Pennsylvania take effect today

08.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The new bill mandates all kids under the age of two must be in a rear-facing seat until they outgrow the seat as indicated by the manufacturer. If they violate the law, the fine is as high as $125. Pennsylvania is just the 4th state to enact...

Storms tore through New York and Pennsylvania last night

08.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

In Batavia,  New York, a man and a woman huddled under a tree were both struck dead in a fierce lightening storm.Lackawanna County Pennsylvania still has 1,400 people without power. Most towns, Waverly, Corning, Buffalo logged as much as two...

A top aide to Pennsylvania's attorney general has spoken out against her

08.11.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

On the second day of testimony in Kane's trial, former First Deputy Bruce Beemer says he was shocked when he saw the 2014 newspaper article with grand jury information. He says Kane asked him to file a court challenge to block the investigation...

Nearly 100 liquor stores that were closed on Sundays open this Sunday for the first time in Pennsylvania

08.11.16 | Sarah Harnisch

A new law goes into effect this week from the Liquor Control Board. One store owner says it's a good thing, because people were travelling to New Jersey to get it. Eventually about 300 stores will have expanded Sunday hours. Another component to...

Pennsylvania's Attorney General has gone on trial in a perjury and obstruction case that prosecutors say stems from her drive for political revenge

08.10.16 | Bob Price

They say Democrat Kathleen Kane was incensed about a news article that faulted her for not charging anyone in a statehouse bribery sting. So she leaked grand jury material to the media to embarrass the former staff lawyer she thought planted the...

Flooding is being reported near the Kinzua Dam in Warren County, Pennsylvania

08.10.16 | Bob Price

That dam is one of the largest east of the Mississippi. The area was inundated with four inches of rain overnight. A flash flood warning continues for north-central Pennsylvania though the morning.

Pa. overdose deaths surge again

08.09.16 | Bob Price

More than 3,500 people died from drug overdoses in Pennsylvania in 2015 — a 30 percent increase from the previous year, according to a report from the Pennsylvania State Coroners Association. In most of those deaths, numerous drugs were...

Testimony Starts Tuesday In Attorney General Kane's Trial

08.09.16 | Bob Price

The Jury has been chosen in the perjury trial for Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Testimony is set to begin Tuesday morning. The jury is made up of six men and six women, according to Eyewitness News reporter Eric Deabill. Surrounded by...

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