List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA politician wants to ban political speech by teachers at school

10.08.18 | Bob Price

Republican Will Tallman says classrooms become "indoctrination factories" when that happens. Dr. Ralph Kerr at the Teaching and Learning Institute says the proposal would limit the free speech of teachers and impinge on academic...

2 Hospitalized after explosion in Lycoming County, PA

10.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

The blast completely destroyed the house near Jersey Shore Thursday evening. Nippennose Valley Fire Chief Dean Miller says the structure was "completely leveled" when his crew arrived. He says a man and woman were injured in the...

Alex Trebek apologizes for his performace as PA debate moderator

10.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Jeopardy host raised eyebrows for making jokes and speaking at length about his own political opinions during a 45-minute debate in Hershey between Governor Tom Wolf and his Republican challenger Scott Wagner. Trebek said that he was...

NWS confirms at least 10 tornadoes touched down in PA

10.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

Twisters ranging from EF0 to EF2 struck in Crawford, Jefferson, Lycoming, Carbon, Monroe, Luzerne, and, Green counties on Tuesday night. Amazingly, no serious injuries were reported from the storms.

Allentown police say man sent letters before deadly explosion

10.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

Police in Allentown are saying Jacob Schmoyer reportedly sent letters to them and his family members on the same day as the explosion that took his life and the life of his son. Law enforcement agencies are scheduled to give updates today on...

Cleanup continues in the commonwealth after tornado

10.03.18 | Brandon Dickson

That twister, packing 115-mile-per-hour winds, tore the roof off a nursing home in Conneautville, Pennsylvania Tuesday. Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Chiocco and his crew with the fellows club fire department helped relocate the residents to a...

PA Senate passes work zone camera bill

10.03.18 | Terry Diener

The measure cleared its last hurdle with overwhelming support in the Senate. It permits automated speed enforcement cameras in work zones on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, interstates, and other "federal aid" highways such as Routes 22/322 or 11/15...

The president in Pennsylvania today

10.02.18 | Sarah Harnisch

President Trump will deliver a speech to another massive crowd in the Keystone State today--10,000 electricians, apprentices and contractors-- at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. It's all part of the National Electric...

PA gubernatorial debate over; supporters of both claim victory

10.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic incumbent Tom Wolf and Republican challenger Scott Wagner squared off last night in Hershey. Jeopardy host Alex Trebek moderated the debate between the Pennsylvania politicians.   The candidates talked about issues ranging...

Commonwealth gubernatorial candidates clash tonight

10.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic incumbent Governor Tom Wolf and Republican challenger Scott Wagner will be front and center tonight in their only debate before the November 6th election.   Jeopardy host Alex Trebek will moderate the 45-minute conversation...

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