List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Convicted child abuser and former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky appears before a judge this morning in Bellefonte

05.03.16 | Bob Price

Sandusky's new legal team pressed to get him a new trial in Center County, Pennsylvania.Judge John Cleland voiced doubt about whether defense attorneys are entitled to question some of the coach's victims. The Sandusky legal team wants a new trial ...

Pennsylvania politicians return to the state capital today to begin work on a $33 billion budget proposal that's due at the end of next month

05.02.16 | Bob Price

The spending plan comes on the heels of the latest state budget in commonwealth history.

Convicted child abuser and former Penn State football coach, Jerry Sandusky appears before a judge this morning in Bellefonte

05.02.16 | Bob Price

The 72 year-old has a new legal team as he tries for a new trial. Today's hearing gets underway at 11 a.m.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is hiring an engineering firm as it builds a beltway in the Scranton area to ease congestion on Interstate-81

04.29.16 | Bob Price

The commission expects to announce a request for proposals this summer and have a firm on board by the end of the year.The plan would link Interstate-81 and the Northeast Extention, I-476.  The proposal calls for highway-speed connections that ...

Pennsylvania's DEP plans to ramp up its efforts to monitor air quality near natural gas compressors in rural areas

04.29.16 | Bob Price

Special sensors that monitor soot will be installed in eight counties. These sensors will gather data about the quantity of pollutants released in the atmosphere. Each of the eight counties being tested is home to fracking sites.

Donald Trump has won a vast majority of the unbound delegates in Pennsylvania

04.28.16 | Bill Price

Pennsylvania's Attorney General Kane filed to dismiss the criminal charges against her

04.28.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

In the motion filed Wednesday in Montgomery County, Kane's attorneys argued that she was the victim of "selective or vindictive prosecution."Kathleen Kane's legal team argued that grand jury leaks are rarely prosecuted, noting accusations arising ...

Polls open for Pennsylvania's primary

04.26.16 |

In the presidential race former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will vie in the Democratic presidential primary.On the Republican side, businessman Donald Trump faces opposition from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio ...

It's back to school today in Sayre, Pennsylvania

04.25.16 | Bob Price

For the first time since April 12th, students are returning to the classroom. A two-week teachers strike has ended. The Sayre teachers have been working without a contract for 3 years.

Energy activists in New York are denouncing DEC's decision to deny permission to finish construction of the Constitution Pipeline

04.25.16 | Bob Price

Binghamton area state Senator Fred Akshar said the pipeline is an opportunity for jobs in a suffering economy.  The rejection of this pipeline is a blow to those seeking work.The DEC says the proposed route of the pipeline from Pennsylvania ...

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