List by Category: Pennsylvania News

New bills in PA aim to crack down on speeders

04.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

The measures would allow municipal police to use radar to detect speed. Representative Greg Rothman says the commonwealth is the only state "that does not allow municipal police to use radar." Only state police in PA can use the technology...

A growing movement presses for students in PA to learn CPR

04.05.18 | Terry Diener

This year, Pennsylvania could become the 38th state in the nation to pass such a law. In the Pennsylvania legislature, the CPR in Schools legislation is in committee and may soon go before the full senate for a third and final vote. A similar...

Wolf, Casey hold early leads over Republican opponents in new poll

04.02.18 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Wolf and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey are polling above potential Republican challengers with big groups of voters remaining undecided seven weeks before the primary election, according to a new poll from Franklin & Marshall College. Wolf...

Spring Snow Showers Hit Hazleton

04.02.18 | Bob Price

It's hard to believe, and even harder to say, but more snow showers moved across the area Monday morning. The snow started falling around 2 a.m. Roads could be slippery in some parts of our area, and schools are delaying. A winter weather...

Judge says PA's Lt. Gov. Stack can keep his name on the ballot

03.30.18 | Brandon Dickson

The judge rejected a claim that he falsely listed Mike Stack's mother's home as his residence on election records, when he actually lives in a state-owned mansion. The judge sided with Democratic Lt. Gov. Mike Stack, saying his actions show his...

One PA community raises funds after the school board turned down an NRA grant

03.29.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

This week, Stroudsburg School Board Director Alex Reincke spoke for the bulk of the board members before the 6 to 2 vote, calling a $4,730 grant "dirty money." Students of the school's rifle team requested the funds from the National Rifle...

Drug withdrawal problems in PA newborns climbs over 1,000% since 2000

03.29.18 | Bob Price

Babies diagnosed with neo-natal abstinence syndrome tend to be born premature, have a low birth weight and suffer from respiratory problems. Doctors say this condition is most common in babies exposed to addictive drugs, like opioids, in the...

PA ranks 2nd in the nation for organic product sales

03.28.18 | Terry Diener

Agriculture officials say statewide sales increased by about 10 times over the last decade. The findings by the U.S. Department of Agriculture may sound at odds with long-held perceptions of Pennsylvania as home of cheesesteaks, hoagies, and...

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court makes an unprecentended ruling

03.28.18 | Sarah Harnisch

In a first, Pennsylvania's Supreme Court has approved $3 million in damages for emotional suffering for a turnpike whistle blower. Ralph Bailets testified it was humiliating to be escorted out of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s...

PA Gov. Tom Wolf has introduced a voting reform plan

03.27.18 | Brandon Dickson

Among his suggestions, same-day and automatic voter registration. Wolf adds that Pennsylvania needs to modernize absentee voting. He also suggested ending gerrymandering, and enacting campaign finance reform to reduce the influence of special...

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