List by Category: Pennsylvania News

It's kickoff week for the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

08.16.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Maine-Endwell Little League of New York won the Mid-Atlantic Championship against Keystone Little League of Pennsylvania. The crew from New York opens its World Series journey against New England at 3 p.m. Thursday. This will be the first ...

Preparations are underway in Scranton this morning for the arrival of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton

08.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The phones are busy and the paint is flowing in the campaign's headquarters in downtown Scranton. Clinton plans to hold a rally at the Riverfront Sport's Complex. She's traveling today with Vice President Joe Biden. As crews continue preparations ...

A bit more rain on tap today, but nothing like the lightening storm we saw over the weekend

08.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Three swimmers were sent to the hospital and one was killed Saturday because of a lightening strike at Beltzville State Park in Carbon County Pennsylvania.   38-Year-old Jose Lopez-Hernandez of Camden, New Jersey was killed while swimming ...

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will testify at his appeals hearing today

08.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

That is a first for Sandusky. The 72-year-old did not take the stand during his 2012 trial, where he was convicted of abusing 10 boys. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison. Sandusky is appealing the conviction, saying his trial lawyers in 2012 ...

New car seat requirements that were signed into law in June in Pennsylvania take effect today

08.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The new bill mandates all kids under the age of two must be in a rear-facing seat until they outgrow the seat as indicated by the manufacturer. If they violate the law, the fine is as high as $125. Pennsylvania is just the 4th state to enact this ...

Storms tore through New York and Pennsylvania last night

08.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

In Batavia,  New York, a man and a woman huddled under a tree were both struck dead in a fierce lightening storm.Lackawanna County Pennsylvania still has 1,400 people without power. Most towns, Waverly, Corning, Buffalo logged as much as two ...

A top aide to Pennsylvania's attorney general has spoken out against her

08.11.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

On the second day of testimony in Kane's trial, former First Deputy Bruce Beemer says he was shocked when he saw the 2014 newspaper article with grand jury information. He says Kane asked him to file a court challenge to block the investigation ...

Nearly 100 liquor stores that were closed on Sundays open this Sunday for the first time in Pennsylvania

08.11.16 | Sarah Harnisch

A new law goes into effect this week from the Liquor Control Board. One store owner says it's a good thing, because people were travelling to New Jersey to get it. Eventually about 300 stores will have expanded Sunday hours. Another component to ...

Pennsylvania's Attorney General has gone on trial in a perjury and obstruction case that prosecutors say stems from her drive for political revenge

08.10.16 | Bob Price

They say Democrat Kathleen Kane was incensed about a news article that faulted her for not charging anyone in a statehouse bribery sting. So she leaked grand jury material to the media to embarrass the former staff lawyer she thought planted the ...

Flooding is being reported near the Kinzua Dam in Warren County, Pennsylvania

08.10.16 | Bob Price

That dam is one of the largest east of the Mississippi. The area was inundated with four inches of rain overnight. A flash flood warning continues for north-central Pennsylvania though the morning.

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