List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA Attorney General To Release Porn Emails From All State Judges

10.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There's been another twist in Pennsylvania's email porn scandal-- Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has agreed to give Pennsylvania's Supreme Court chief justice the names of any state judges or judicial employees who may have exchanged sexually ...

PA Highway Contractors Push For Cameras In Work Zones

10.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A group representing Pennsylvania highway contractors will push for legislation allowing the use of cameras to enforce speed limits in work zones. Associated Pennsylvania Constructors, with membership of more than 400 construction, engineering and ...

Wolf and Corbett Engaged In Final Debate

10.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Gov. Tom Corbett and his challenger, Tom Wolf, clashed Wednesday night on issues including voter ID laws, the death penalty, the size of the Legislature and easing penalties on marijuana. In the last of their three scheduled debates, the ...

Corbett, Wolf Have Final Governor's Debate Tonight In PA

10.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates will meet in a third and final debate Wednesday night inside Pittsburgh TV Station WTAE. The station has partnered with the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania to host the final gubernatorial debate ...

NCAA Goes On Legal Offensive With Penn State's Sandusky Fines

10.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The NCAA is going on the legal offensive, asking a federal judge to declare unconstitutional a state law that requires Penn State's $60 million fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal be kept within Pennsylvania.  The filing comes days after a ...

Letters, Warrants Add to Frein Search

10.07.14 | FL News Team

New reports say authorities have found a letter from the suspect detailing how he shot the troopers last month and escaped.And court papers show that Frein stayed at a friend’s apartment in the Stroudsburg area one day before the shooting. ...

PA Lawmakers Push for New Gun Laws

10.07.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania lawmakers are advancing two gun-related bills, including a new minimum sentence for certain violations in Philadelphia. The House voted Monday for the proposals, which also included a bill to discourage local governments from imposing ...

Police Activity Picks up in Frein Search

10.06.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Yesterday, police vehicles swarmed an orchard in Barrett Township, PA-- and helicopters were circling overhead, but still-- no Eric Frein. This is day 24 of the manhunt. Law enforcement officials tracking the survivalist charged with ambushing a ...

Pennsylvania lawmakers Consider Changes to Open Records Law

10.06.14 | Terry Diener

The Senate voted unanimously last week for a set of revisions, six years after a major rewrite of the Right-to-Know Law was enacted. The Pennsylvania News Media Association's concerns include the narrowing of what records must be produced by ...

PA Farmers Want Well Pad Plugged

10.03.14 | Bob Price

A couple in Lycoming County say they made a mistake when they signed a contract allowing a gas company from Texas to drill on their property. They say the well pad is not being used and has become an eyesore. Now they want it gone. Lewis and ...

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