List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Pa Leadership Straw Poll : Walker for President

04.19.15 | Bob Price

The results for the 2015 Pennsylvania Straw Poll (pastrawpoll.com) was announced during the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference on Saturday April 18, 2015, which is  the premier gathering of conservative activists annually in ...

Pennsylvania court weighs legality of law that lets NRA sue to overturn gun control rules

04.16.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court judges heard arguments Wednesday about whether a law that makes it easier for the National Rifle Association, gun owners and other groups to sue municipalities over their gun ordinances is constitutional. A law ...

Pa. senator introducing bill eliminating state background check from firearms purchases

04.16.15 | Bob Price

State Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington/Beaver/Greene) is introducing a bill that she hopes will streamline the purchasing of firearms in Pennsylvania. Currently, individuals must first pass background checks through both the Pennsylvania ...

Police: Bones Found At Kermit Gosnell's Home

04.15.15 | Bob Price

Police say the Crime Scene Unit is looking into bones found at convicted killer and abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell's  home located on  North 32nd Street in Mantua. L&I made the discovery while sealing off the property. There is no ...

Radon / Natural gas link in Pa

04.15.15 | Bob Price

A study linking increased radon levels in Pennsylvania homes to natural-gas fracking sites made national waves when it was released last week. It also likely elicited one of several emotions from people who heard the news: worry for the natural-gas ...

Penn State pays big price for restoring Joe Paterno's wins

04.14.15 | Bob Price

The cost of the legal battle that restored Joe Paterno's status as the winningest coach in major college football, with 409 total wins, didn't come cheap. It is expected to figure out to about $13,500 for each of the 111 wins Paterno's team ...

Pa. House OKs bill that allows pharmacists to offer flu shots to children

04.14.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania pharmacists would be allowed to offer flu vaccines to children ages 9 and older, with parental permission, under legislation approved Monday by the state House of Representatives. House Bill 182 would also allow licensed pharmacy ...

Freeh seeks out-of-county judge for Spanier defamation suit

04.13.15 | Bob Price

Former FBI director Louis Freeh wants a judge from outside the State College area to handle the defamation case against him and his law firm filed by former Penn State president Graham Spanier. Freeh’s lawyers filed a motion Friday seeking ...

Search warrants on Kane's offices seek emails

04.13.15 | Bob Price

Investigators served search warrants seeking emails from Attorney General Kathleen Kane's offices as Kane prepares for a legal challenge in Montgomery County where she could be held in contempt of court, sources told the Tribune-Review on ...

Mail Carrier Hailed As Hero For Helping Toddler

04.11.15 | Bob Price

Wilkes-Barre police took custody of a toddler after finding the child alone inside a Hazle Street apartment Friday morning. Officers said the toddler was bruised and wearing only a dirty diaper, alone in a filthy place, with a space heater on. A ...

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