List by Category: Pennsylvania News

A hotline to prevent child abuse is paying dividends in Pennsylvania

09.16.16 | Bob Price

Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas says, "In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, there were about 24 amendments made to the child protective services law.  Those amendments had a big impact in child abuse reporting in Pe...

Franklin Graham will speak in Harrisburg at noon today

09.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It's part of his 50-state Decision America Tour. He'll be at Soldier and Sailor's Grove urging Christians to vote.  Mike Geer of the Pennsylvania Family Institute is holding a pastor's luncheon just after Graham's speech.Graham's next rally ...

Donald Trump's runningmate Indiana Governor Mike Pence made a campaign stop in Lackawanna County at a trucking company in Dunmore

09.15.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Pence said it's all about lowering taxes for the Trump campaign. He gave a rare sit-down interview to local t.v. station, WNEP.  Pence says he thinks the Keystone State could switch to a Republican state, because of Trump's "message and plan ...

Pennsylvania's government finances continue to scrape bottom

09.14.16 | Bob Price

The state borrowed another $1.2 billion Tuesday to keep from overdrawing on its accounts until more tax collections flow in. The credit line is the seventh time since the recession that the Pennsylvania Treasury Department has had to provide ...

Faculty at Pa. Universities Approve Strike Authorization Vote

09.13.16 | Bob Price

We're another step closer to possibly having a faculty strike at Mansfield University.   Faculty members at Mansfield and 13 other state universities have approved a strike authorization vote.   It gives faculty union leaders the ...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is heading to court tomorrow to defend his education spending

09.12.16 | Terry Diener

On Tuesday, Wolf's Democratic administration and the Republican-controlled legislature will try to persuade the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit that would compel the state to provide more money to public schools.The lawsuit, which ...

A Pennsylvania state trooper seriously wounded in the 2014 sniper attack outside the Blooming Grove barracks is suing the alleged gunman and his parents

09.12.16 | Bob Price

Alex Douglass had to undergo nearly two dozen surgeries in the shooting that took the life of his partner, Bryan Dickson.  Douglas spent nearly a year in the hospital. Eric Frein evaded capture for 48 days in the woods of Monroe and Pike ...

Today we get a little relief from the September sizzle

09.09.16 | Bill Price

It won't last for very long though. Meterologist Kevin Williams says the humidity builds again tomorrow before a cool front swoops through late on saturday.   It'll feel fall-like by Sunday. Strong storms last night knocked out power to ...

A strike is looming at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities

09.09.16 | Bob Price

Charlie Hoy is a communications professor at Mansfield University.  He says there has been some agreement on minor issues.          5,500 professors have been working without a contract for more ...

A major ruling on gun rights from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia

09.09.16 | Bob Price

The panel says people convicted of minor crimes should get a chance to legally own a firearm. The court sided with two Pennsylvania residents who were facing jail-time for their offenses. The Third Circuit ruled that a federal gun ownership ban ...

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