List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Shooting suspect surrenders after long standoff in Philadelphia

08.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

A man that police say shot six officers is in custody after an 8-hour ordeal. Two police officers were trapped in the house for hours before they were safely freed, along with three others, by SWAT officers. Police Commissioner Richard Ross...

The first pitch of the Little League World Series starts today at 1 o'clock

08.15.19 | Bob Price

16 Teams from across the country and around the world have descended on Williamsport for the best there is in "pint-sized" baseball. Last night, the teams were treated to a Grand Slam Parade. The teams tossed candy to kids from floats as...

Gov. Wolf takes steps to protect the vulnerable in Pennsylvania

08.01.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Governor Wolf has signed an order setting up a 25-member group that has three months to propose upgrades for care systems in the commonwealth. The move is aimed at protecting at-risk populations including older citizens in nursing homes...

Commonwealth consumers will have more choices for the Affordable Care Act

08.01.19 | Brandon Dickson

Along with the added options, rates will increase across the Keystone State next year. Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman says consumers in all 67 counties will now have more options, markets will have greater competition, and...

Former PA AG Kathleen Kane was released from jail this morning

07.31.19 | Bill Price

Kane wrapped up serving serving an eight-month sentence for leaking grand jury material and then lying about it, under oath. The warden of the Montgomery County Correctional Institution says Kane shaved two months off her sentence for good...

Montour County, PA swimmer is now world record holder

07.29.19 | Bob Price

April Warrick of Danville has become the first American woman to swim from Italy to France. Warrick survived multiple jellyfish stings, even to her face, after swimming nine miles. Her next goal is to swim Lake Tahoe or all the Great Lakes.

Rules "policing possession" of marijuana just gotten tougher in Pennsylvania

07.29.19 | Terry Diener

So far, Pennsylvania’s legal cannabis options haven’t interfered with prosecuting cases of illegal marijuana possession. A Pennsylvania State Police spokesman said it’s too early to say whether police procedures will change in...

Firings for the "force" in Philadelphia

07.19.19 | Bob Price

The city's police commissioner, Richard Ross, says 13 cops will be cut for making racist or offensive Facebook posts--an unprecedented wave of terminations resulting from a scandal that has attracted national attention. The department had...

Hot now? Wait a few decades

07.19.19 | Terry Diener

The Union of Concerned Scientists, an advocacy group that's warning about the dangers of climate-change, says Pennsylvania will experience an average of 40 days a year with a heat index above 90 degrees by 2050, compared to an average of just...

Contrasting steps taken on death penalty in Pennsylvania

07.17.19 | Bob Price

Philadelphia's top prosecutor and the state district attorneys' association have taken opposing positions in a case that will determine if Pennsylvania's death penalty will remain in effect. Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner says his own review...

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