List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA Court Ruling Upholds Drilling on Public Land

01.08.15 | Terry Diener

Commonwealth Court on Wednesday upheld a Pennsylvania agency's authority to lease public land for natural gas drilling and rejected an environmental activist's challenges to how the state is spending money gleaned from those agreements. The ...

Arctic Blast Brings Minus 20 Temps in NY, PA

01.07.15 | FL News Team

Forecasters are predicting that today's lows could be the coldest of the entire 2014-2015 winter season. Friendship, New York is near 0 without the winds, Kane Pennsylvania at 6 degrees and Coudersport at 5. Today's high is predicted to be just 12 ...

PA Senator Santorum Considers White House Bid

01.07.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum met with top state Republicans and supporters in Harrisburg Tuesday to discuss a possible 2016 campaign for the White House-- the latest sign that he wants another shot after finishing second to GOP nominee ...

PA Governor-Elect Tom Wolf Names Cabinet

01.06.15 | Terry Diener

He has chosen Dennis Davin as secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development and Eileen McNulty as secretary of the Department of Revenue. Davin, currently the director of Allegheny County Economic Development, helped lead ...

PA Judge Determines Frein Fit for Trial

01.06.15 | Terry Diener

Prosecutors on Monday presented chilling surveillance video that they say shows two troopers being gunned down by Eric Frein outside a state police barracks in September. Prosecutors aired the videos for Pike County District Judge Shannon Muir as ...

PA Farm Show in Harrisburg Next Weekend

01.05.15 | Terry Diener

This year marks the 99th year the event will display the best in Pennsylvania agriculture at the Pennsylvania Farms Show Complex. The official Farm Show does not begin until 8 a.m. Saturday. But once again this year, the food court — a ...

Accused Killer Eric Frein to Appear in PA Court Today

01.05.15 | Terry Diener

More than two months after he was apprehended, accused cop-killer Eric Frein is expected to make his first court appearance (today) Monday. 21 year old Frein of Monroe County, is scheduled for a preliminary hearing at the Pike County Courthouse. ...

Drivers In PA To Pay More To Use The Turnpike

01.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

 For the seventh straight year, drivers will pay more in the new year to ride on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Tolls are increasing by five percent for all customers, whether paying with cash or EZ Pass.  The hike will take effect this ...

PA Passes Slew of Laws In Response To Jerry Sandusky Scandal

01.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

A slew of bills developed in response to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal at Penn State University went into effect this week, changing the way abuse is reported and managed in Pennsylvania.  Dr. Rachel Berger, a pediatrician at ...

FAFSA Applications Due for College-Bound

12.31.14 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is advising college-bound high school seniors and their families to prepare for submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible after January 1st, ...

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