List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Pittsburgh planning an appeal after gun control laws were tossed

10.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

On Tuesday, a judge struck down gun restrictions that the city council imposed after the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting. The legislation would have restricted military-style assault weapons like the AR-15 rifle cops say was used in the...

Guide rail replacement along all PA highways comes with $45 million cost

10.29.19 | Terry Diener

It's a mandate from the federal government, but state taxpayers are being handed the bill. The cost will come from PennDOT's current maintenance budget. That means some road repairs could have to wait. PennDOT says it will still be out fixing...

Prayers for football players in Pennsylvania

10.29.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey, Brandon Dickson

A community is rallying around North Schuylkill High School's star Quarterback, Jaden Leiby. He was badly injured in a game Friday night. Superintendent Robert Ackell says the injury has effected the entire student body and community. The...

PA will not hand over driver's license records to Census Bureau

10.25.19 | Terry Diener

Secretary Leslie Richards wrote to a Census Bureau official, saying her department won’t participate in the project. According to an Associated Press survey more than a dozen other states have already declined to participate. The Census...

Jerry Sandusy still seeking a new trial or prison release

10.24.19 | Brandon Dickson

The former Penn State assistant football coach is now asking a federal court to do what state courts so far have not. The 75-year-old has filed a petition that repeats many of the arguments he's made in state courts about why his 45-count child...

Hundreds of people in PA petition in Harrisburg to allow parole for "life" inmates

10.24.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Many of the rally speakers have incarcerated loved ones sentenced to life in prison. In the Keystone State, inmates sentenced to life in prison are not allowed parole.

The president promotes his support of the natural gas industry in Pittsburgh

10.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Commander in chief made his second visit to the commonwealth in the past three months to tout his pro-industry policies. His visit came just hours after Democratic Presidential Candidate, Joe Biden, was in his native Scranton campaigning for...

Another Penn State fraternity in trouble

10.23.19 | Bob Price

An off-campus fraternity at Penn State University has been suspended following the death of a 17 year-old. Jack Schoenig, of Erie, was not a student there. He died over the weekend while visiting an off-campus house allegedly occupied by...

PA House approved measure would exempt volunteer fire crews from Right-to-Know law

10.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

Supporters say the 2008 rewrite of the open records law was not meant to apply to volunteer fire, rescue, and ambulance entities, and that records requests puts a burden on entities that are stretched thin. The Pennsylvania NewsMedia...

It's a pivotal political week in Pennsylvania

10.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

Vice President Pike Pence was in the Scranton suburbs yesterday, speaking at a high-tech glass maker to push for passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade. Pence expects Pennsylvania to get "thousands of manufacturing jobs"...

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