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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, ...

Price Hike on PA Turnpike

12.31.14 | Terry Diener

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 coming Sunday. ...

PA Parks Host New Years Day Hikes

12.30.14 | Terry Diener

As part of a nationwide America's State Parks First Day Hikes on New Year's Day, Thursday, Jan. 1, hikes will be held in 22 Pennsylvania state parks. Ellen Ferretti, secretary of the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources says that ...

PA Homes Without Heat Doubled in Last Decade

12.30.14 | Terry Diener

The Public Utility Commission said last week that its survey shows that about 23,213 households didn't have heat-related utility service. The utility commission says that's up from 12,000 in 2003 and 19,653 last year. It also says some households ...

Tom Wolf Tours PA

12.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has been touring Pennsylvania over the past week to drum out his message about state government's massive debt. Republicans want pension reform before they will consider any tax increase-- including a tax on natural ...

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