List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Pennsylvania hunters are preparing for the opening of Spring Gobbler season this weekend

04.20.16 |

Hunters age 16 and younger can head into the fields and woods Saturday to participate in the annual Youth Spring Turkey Hunt.A week later, April 30, all hunters can participate.Last spring, hunters took 41,180 turkeys in Pennsylvania, which is ...

A decision by PA's AG to wade into the legal battle over gas royalties is not sitting well with some home-owners in Bradford County

04.19.16 | Bob Price

The litigation has delayed the doling out of 11 million dollars in settlement cash to thousands of people. The energy industry agreed to settle claims by landowners who were being short-changed on their lease deals. Some landowners who were part ...

Eric Frien goes to pre-trial hearing today

04.19.16 | Bob Price

A pre-trial hearing is happening today for the Pennsylvania survivalist charged with killing a state trooper and injuring another during an ambush two years ago in the Pocono Mountains. The hearing will decide if Eric Frein can mount an insanity ...

The Athens School District is the latest Pennsylvania school district to go on strike

04.18.16 | Bob Price

Teachers have walked off the job after being unable to reach a deal with the school board on a new contract. Athens Superintendent Craig Stage says there's no way of knowing how long the job action will last.Extracurricular activities including ...

Pennsylvania has become the 24th state to pass a medical marijuana law

04.18.16 | Bob Price

Gov. Wolf signed the measure yesterday. At the bill signing ceremony, supporters hailed pot as an crucial remedy for controlling pain.          But critics argue medical marijuana is unsafe.  Dr. ...

Pro-life activists in Pennsylvania are "up in arms" over stalled abortion-ban legislation

04.15.16 | Bob Price

The fetal pain awareness bill was halted suddenly this week after the president of Planned Parenthood derailed it in Harrisburg.  The legislation seeks to ban abortions after 20 weeks. It's unclear whether the pro-life legislation will be ...

Many people in Pennsylvania are wondering how the states' new medical marijuana law will work

04.15.16 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf will sign the measure on Sunday. Up to 150 licensed pot dispensaries will be permitted to sell the drug.                   Dr. Loren Robinson with ...

GOP presidential presence comes to Pennsylvania

04.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Donald Trump was in Pittsburgh last night. A thousand police officers had to hold rioters back. Inside though, "The Donald" had a foible. It seems that in Nittany Lion country, he didn't know that Joe Paterno had died.   Ted Cruz's dad, ...

Medical marijuana could be a done deal in Pennsylvania this weekend

04.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The bill, signed and sealed by both houses of the legislature, now sits on Governor Tom Wolf's desk.  He says he'll sign it Sunday. Crowds on both sides of the aisle were up late into the night, waiting. As news of the vote came in, there ...

The presidential campaign: 6 days till New York heads to the polls and 13 days for Pennsylvanians

04.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

One upstate New York mom is making headlines for taking her three kids to every single presidential rally in upstate New York. Republican or Democratic. Lynn Flannery Howlett says it's been easy.  The candidates keep coming to ...

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