List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Spanier steps to clear his name for Sandusky's crimes

02.08.18 | Terry Diener

The attorneys for the former Penn State president appeared before a panel of state Superior Court judges to argue for the dismissal of hiss March 2017 conviction on one count of child endangerment. Graham Spanier was convicted for what...

A ticker-tape parade happens today in Philadelphia

02.08.18 | Bob Price

It's a Super Bowl parade, and it's the first-ever in Philadelphia. The city is offering free subway rides all day long for Eagles fans. They're expected to show up in droves along the five-mile parade route. The festivities start at 11 a.m...

Winter storm turns NY & PA into a snow globe

02.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

A winter storm warning is in effect for much of our listening area until 10 tonight. Syracuse and central New York are expected to receive 7-11 inches, the Twin Tiers will see 6-10 inches, Rochester and the Finger Lakes 5-8, western New York...

26 new flu deaths have been reported in PA

02.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

The total this season in Pennsylvania is now 91. The state health department says total flu cases have climbed to more than 47,000 since October, up from about 35,000 a week ago. The highest activity has been in the southeast region, and...

Gov. Wolf rolls out his fourth and final first-term budget proposal today

02.06.18 | Brandon Dickson

The election-year plan is expected to carry no major new policy initiatives, and instead will look to highlight and cement his accomplishments as he campaigns for a second term. Wolf will seek a nearly 3% increase in spending, driven primarily...

PA lawmaker looks to fill firefighter void with ex-convicts

02.06.18 | Terry Diener

State Senator Dan Laughlin’s proposal would train non-violent criminals to become volunteer firefighters after they’re released from prison, something California is already doing. The senator wants inmates trained in prison so...

Eagles win their first Super Bowl trophy in franchise history

02.05.18 | Sarah Harnisch

Even in the locker room they gave God the glory for their 41 to 33 win over the Patriots last night in Minneapolis. People who were never Eagles fans before in Pennsylvania and New York are Eagles fans today.  

VP Pence is set to visit Pittsburgh today

02.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

Mike Pence is headed to the Steel City to help raise money in a congressional election widely viewed as a test of whether Republicans can stave off Democratic gains this year. Pence is scheduled to appear at a rally and fundraiser for Rick...

A Butler, PA dispensary will soon open its doors for medical pot

02.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

City officials toured CY+ dispensary Thursday, saying the facility will help Butler's economy. Pro-family groups say medical pot could still lead people down a slippery slope of addiction.

A lawmaker in PA tries to crack down on human trafficking

02.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

Republican Representative Seth Grove has introduced a bill to increase penalties on those convicted of trafficking someone into sex slavery and individuals who patronize a victim of trafficking. He hopes increasing the penalty for the crime to...

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