List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Demolition of the Schuylkill Mall will begin by the end of the year

08.17.17 | Bob Price

It's to make way for two industrial buildings capable of supporting more than 800 new jobs in Frackville.

A state lawmaker in PA has pled guilty to his role in an illegal gambling ring

08.16.17 | Bob Price

Democrat Marc Gergely represents the 35th district in eastern Allegheny County. He's admitted to accepting illegal campaign contributions. Sentencing is set for November.

A national group says NY and PA are home to dozens of hate groups

08.16.17 | Bob Price

The left-of-center Southern Poverty Law Center adds that the number of hate groups nationwide has surged to nearly 1,000. The state with the most hate groups is California, followed by Florida, Texas, New York is fourth and Pennsylvania is...

The Wolf administration is making available $4 million to combat the opioid epidemic in PA

08.16.17 | Bob Price

Physician general Dr. Rachel Levine says the opiod epidemic is the biggest ever in Pennsylvania and the nation. Jennifer Smith runs the commonwealths' drug recovery program. She says 13 people died every day in 2016 to opiods. The funds made...

45,000 people have flocked to Rock Springs, PA for Penn State Ag Progress Days

08.15.17 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Congressman Glenn Thompson says the event focuses on "innovation and technology that drives agriculture. Tomorrow, the congressman will be there to meet with local dairy farmers, many of whom are struggling to stay in business. Ag...

Gettysburg has not received complaints about its Confederate monuments

08.15.17 | Terry Diener

More than 1,300 monuments, markers and plaques are housed at the park to memorialize the historic battle, including a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and a Confederate flag on display in the museum. The park maintains that the...

PA public schools praise Gov. Wolf for reducing time for tests

08.15.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Teachers say the 20% drop in testing will give them more time for instruction in the classroom and means less time they have to spend "teaching the test" at school.

Iowa State Fair cow and boy taking nap wins the internet after photo goes viral

08.15.17 | Bob Price

Published August 14, 2017 Fox News  

A judge wants Penn State to explain why the school's top athletic trainer allegedly took part in a deadly hazing incident

08.14.17 | Bob Price

The athletic trainer lived in the Beta Theta Hi house where Timothy Piazza died after a binge drinking party. More than a dozen others at the now-shuttered fraternity face manslaughter charges.

PA residents will start seeing gray police vehicles on the road

08.14.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Pennsylvania State Police now has a fleet of over 1,100  gray SUVs and cars. The new gray Ford Interceptor Utility and Sedan patrol vehicles were unveiled over the weekend. But, it will take over three-years to phase in the new gray...

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