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Kathleen Kane's chief of staff resigns after 4 months on the job

04.06.15 | Bob Price

Attorney General Kathleen Kane's chief of staff resigned on Friday, four months into the job. Blake Rutherford, who took the position in December, follows others who left key positions under the embattled state prosecutor. Four aides quit last ...

Gun goes off in Altoona church during Easter Vigil mass

04.06.15 | Bob Price

Police say a gun went off at about 11 p.m. Saturday at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona, Blair County. Jason Wagler was sitting with his fiancee at Mass and heard the gunshot. "We were standing for a few minutes and just before ...

Reforms to Pa Animal Cruelty Laws

04.03.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvanians convicted of animal cruelty would have to give up the animals they harmed under legislation pending in the state legislature. Under current law, owners may be required to give up animals they abused or neglected at sentencing. Under ...

Bat's Threatened Listing Will Bring Changes to Pa Timber Industry

04.03.15 | Bob Price

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it will list the northern long-eared bat as threatened and install new protections for the mammal. The service said it’s trying to protect the bat, whose population has been decimated by the disease ...

11 Looking for New Homes After Flames Gut Apartment House

04.02.15 | Bob Price

Nearly a dozen people need new homes after flames hit an apartment house early Thursday morning in Moosic. The apartment house on Corey Street was gutted leaving only a charred shell of remains behind. Authorities ...

Montgomery County DA Ferman to review grand jury report on AG Kane

04.02.15 | Bob Price

Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman is under political pressure as she decides whether to charge Attorney General Kathleen Kane with crimes recommended by a statewide grand jury, and the “public wants accountability as ...

Interstate 80 Back Open After Crashes

04.01.15 | Bob Price

About 34 miles of Interstate 80 in both directions were closed for most of the afternoon Tuesday because of several crashes. The highway was closed in both directions between the Milton exit (Exit 212B) in Northumberland County and the Lock Haven ...

PA Supreme Court rejects AG Kane's bid to end criminal probe

04.01.15 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's challenge to a grand jury's recommendation that she face criminal charges. In a 4-1 decision, the court said judges have full legal authority to appoint ...

Part of Paternos' case rejected

03.31.15 | Bob Price

The family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno can't sue the NCAA and the university for breach of contract for their actions in response to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, a Pennsylvania judge Monday ruled for a second ...

Flames Gut Home of Animal Rights Activist

03.30.15 | Bob Price

Flames engulfed the home of a well-known animal rights activist Sunday night. The alarm on Haven Lane in Clarks Summit went off just before Midnight. Lisa Walker, an animal rights activist, lived in the home and fears she may have lost valuable ...

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