List by Category: Pennsylvania News

To repair or replace Penn State's Beaver Stadium?

01.29.16 |

Beaver Stadium’s future is to be improved – but not new. That was the message of Phil Esten, Penn State’s No. 2 person in athletics, when he spoke on Thursday to State College business leaders. “Our desire, our ...

Strangers band together to save truck driver teetering over PA Turnpike hill

01.28.16 |

Locked arm and arm with each other, complete strangers saved the life of a driver whose tractor-trailer lost control during the weekend snowstorm and was teetering over the edge of a hillside. "It was a mess, dangerous. The truck was smoking, ...

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders meet with focus to table contentious issues and finish budget

01.28.16 |

Remember that incomplete state budget? Pennsylvania's Republican legislative leaders proposed a new way to try to tie it off Wednesday, hopefully before Gov. Tom Wolf launches debate on his 2016-17 proposal, which is now scheduled for a Feb. 9 ...

PA can fine drivers for snow on your vehicle

01.27.16 |

The windshield is clear and the driveway is down to just a trace of snow. Good enough to get on the road. But you forgot one thing: there’s 30 inches of snow sitting on top of your car that makes it look like you’re hauling a stack of ...

Erie region chocolatiers ramp up for Valentine's Day

01.26.16 |

It's the calm before the chocolate storm. Erie chocolatiers are making assorted candies for Valentine's Day, but the longest hours and biggest sales are still ahead. Most will open their shops early and close late Feb. 13 and 14 to make ...

Will Trump or Cruz sink Toomey re-election bid?

01.26.16 |

Republican anxiety is growing in Pennsylvania and corners of New Jersey over the possibility that Donald Trump or Ted Cruz will win the party's presidential nomination. Tough races loom down the ballot in both states - most prominently ...

Pennsylvania state government offices closed after historic snowstorm

01.25.16 |

Closures are continuing in Dauphin County as locals continue to dig out from a historic weekend storm that slammed the region with feet of snow. More than 30 inches of snow fell on the midstate, which left many struggling to clear snow from ...

Unprepared for storm impact

01.25.16 |

More than 500 cars, trucks and buses — including vehicles carrying Duquesne University men’s basketball team and the Temple University women’s gymnastics squad — got stuck on the turnpike Friday as the storm set in, ...

Wolf administration to tighten methane rules for drillers

01.22.16 |

A proposal to require natural-gas drillers to reduce methane emissions will help make Pennsylvania a “national leader” in efforts to combat global warming, the Wolf administration said on Wednesday. Plugging methane leaks at well pads, ...

Third suspect in casino scam is arraigned

01.22.16 |

The man prosecutors allege was the “mastermind” of a scheme to defraud Mohegan Sun Pocono out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility on Thursday with bail set at a half-million ...

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