List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Business leaders share concerns with U.S. Senator Pat Toomey over trade taxes

08.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Toomey and other senators from both sides of the aisle have introduced legislation that requires congress to approve any tariffs made in the interest of national security. Last month, President Trump announced $12 billion in emergency relief to...

PA policeman charged with voluntary manslaughter

08.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

This after he fatally shot a man that was reportedly hanging on or jumping on moving cars near Dorney Park in Allentown. A prosecutor says 33-year-old South Whitehall Township Officer Jonathan Roselle had an "unreasonable" belief that his...

Flood cleanup continues across parts of NY & PA

08.08.18 | Bill Price

A state of emergency is up in the village of Deposit and the town of Sanford in Broome County, New York as a result of flash flooding that caused road and basement damage. Flash flooding also causing road damage in New Albany...

Gov. Wolf creates commission to protect the LGBT community from discrimination

08.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

The executive order is a first of its kind in the nation. Pennsylvania is the only northeastern state without comprehensive anti-discrimination laws protecting LGBTQ people. The 40-person commission will focus on workplace harassment...

PA's DEP slaps the Sunoco pipeline with a $148K penalty

08.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

The fine is for violations during construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline in Berks, Chester, and Lebanon counties.  

Church leaders speak out as PA dioceses start release of clergy names accused of child abuse

08.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Harrisburg dioceses has released 71 names. Bishop Ronald Gainer says the Catholic church is making reasonable steps for safety amid this problem that impacts every aspect of society. The rest of the approximately 300 names of clergy will be...

A federal judge has blocked the release of 3-D printed gun blueprints

08.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

The judge's temporary restraining order was made after 8 attorneys general, including New York's and Pennsylvania's, filed a lawsuit seeking to block the blueprint's release calling them a safety risk. In June, a Texas-based gun rights...

Piazza family responds to sentencing of Penn State frat member in hazing death

08.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

The family of Timothy Piazza, that Penn State student who died in a fraternity hazing incident in 2017, is responding to the first-sentence handed out in the case. The family says the three-month house arrest sentence for 20-year-old Ryan Burke...

PA starts phase-in of dry leaf medical pot at dispensaries tomorrow

07.31.18 | Brandon Dickson

Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says the compound can be vaped, but smoking it "will not be allowed by Pennsylvania law." The dry leaf form of medical marijuana will be available at 16 locations. Next week, it'll expand to 28 dispensaries...

Today judge will sentence 1st Penn State frat member linked to pledge death

07.31.18 | Brandon Dickson

Today, a judge is scheduled to announce the punishment for Ryan Burke for four counts of hazing and five alcohol violations. The 21-year-old Scranton resident is among more than 20 members of the now-closed Beta Theta Pi to face criminal...

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