List by Category: Pennsylvania News

U.S. Senator Bob Casey floats idea of running for president

11.27.18 | Terry Diener

Fresh off winning a third term in office, Casey’s campaign has bolstered the presidential possibility, releasing a memo that makes the case for Casey’s electoral effectiveness in a state that was a crucial stepping stone in President...

Pennsylvania's former top prosecutor may soon go to prison

11.27.18 | Brandon Dickson

The state Supreme Court has announced it'll not review former state attorney general Kathleen Kane's conviction for leaking grand jury information and lying about it. She's been out on bail since her October 2016 sentencing to 10 to 23 months in...

Today marks the first day of Rifle Deer Season across much of Pennsylvania

11.26.18 | Sarah Harnisch

And it's a wet one-- black ice, fog and 36 degrees. Experts say the rain in the forecast could impact where the deer go.   The die hards say, "Nor rain, nor sleet nor snow nor dark of night will keep them from the woods!" Rifle deer season...

The Keystone State praises hunters who donate their returns to the hungry

11.21.18 | Brandon Dickson

The game commission has announced that hunters in Pennsylvania make around 200,000 meals possible every year by giving venison through the Hunters Sharing the Harvest. The commission has also given $20,000 dollars to the program, which allows...

Penn State says it wants to force the sale of a frat house linked to fatal pledge death

11.21.18 | Brandon Dickson

The university said it wants to put it "towards a positive purpose." The school has not determined any specific use for the Beta Theta Pi house, but they have filed a lawsuit against the chapter, saying a 1928 deed gives it the right to compel...

Roadways are heating up as travelers take to the thoroughfares in NY and PA

11.21.18 | Brandon Dickson

State police in both states are also telling people to fill their gas tanks and check fluids and tire pressure before hitting the road. They also suggest taking a phone charger, flashlight, snacks, and water. AAA predicts 54-million Americans...

Next month Pennsylvania lawmakers will see their paychecks grow bigger

11.21.18 | Terry Diener

Lawmakers get a raise of 1.6 percent, boosting the base salary that most legislators get paid to $88,610. It means rank-and-file lawmakers will get an annual raise of $1,430. Currently, the base pay for lawmakers is $87,180, the second highest...

PennDot is offering tools to travelers this Thanksgiving holiday

11.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

You're encouraged to visit the "Historic Holiday Traffic" page at 511pa.com, which allows users to see how traffic speeds the Wednesday before and Sunday after Thanksgiving in 2016 and 2017 compared to traffic conditions during a typical...

PA ranks high for placing foster youth in group homes and institutional care

11.20.18 | Terry Diener

According to a new Annie E. Casey Foundation report, 47 percent of the state’s foster children aged 14 to 21 live in these facilities. The national rate for foster children of the same age is 34 percent. The study also found that, in...

A new lawsuit claims PA sent out absentee ballots too late

11.14.18 | Terry Diener

The lawsuit by the ACLU and nine voters has been filed in Commonwealth Court against the governor, top elections officials and the leaders of the House and Senate. The voters say they all submitted absentee ballot applications as required by...

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