List by Category: Pennsylvania News

A prominent Bucknell alumnus embroiled in misconduct allegations

07.30.18 | Brandon Dickson

Reporter Tony Decople says today's scheduled gathering of the CBS board of directors comes after the release of a report noting six women claim CEO Les Moonves sexually harassed them. Bucknell has removed all references to Moonves from its...

Pennsylvania officials block a company's 3-D gun downloads in the commonwealth

07.30.18 | Brandon Dickson

Attorney General Josh Shapiro says, "once these untraceable guns are on our streets, we can never get them back." He says Texas-based Defense Distributed agreed to block Keystone State users after an emergency hearing Sunday night in federal...

The bathroom bill law stands again in Pennsylvania

07.27.18 | Sarah Harnisch

A major ruling last night has shocked pro-family groups across the state. For the second time, a federal appeals court has denied a request to hear a challenge to the Boyertown School District's policy allowing transgendered students to use...

Flooding in PA has claimed the life of an 18-year-old man in Dauphin County

07.27.18 | Brandon Dickson

He had been missing since Sunday. The coroner says the victim was likely stranded by high water in the Biglerville area, then was swept away when he attempted to get out of his van and walk. Meanwhile, the body of a woman has been found in a...

A Pittsburgh-area legislator will also try get recreational pot legalized

07.27.18 | Terry Diener

Democratic state representative Jake Wheatley said his bill also will include provisions to expunge criminal records for marijuana-related convictions that would be considered lawful under the act. Several similar bills have been introduced in...

Persistent precipitation pounding Pennsylvania

07.26.18 | Brandon Dickson

Flooding concerns abound as the aftermath of consistent rain continues to cause cresting creeks and flash floods. At least three dozens rescues across the state as well, including in Dauphin County. Tom Connolly, the president of the Swatara...

PA's forests agency says no damage to waterways amid the expanded gas drilling

07.26.18 | Terry Diener

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said Wednesday in a new report that its water chemistry analysis hasn’t provided evidence that shale gas development has degraded the quality of waterways in state forests in the core gas...

Former PA gov. nominee Paul Mango is joining the Trump adm.

07.25.18 | Terry Diener

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is housed in the Department of Health and Human Services, on Tuesday named Mango chief of staff and principal deputy administrator. An Army veteran, Mango graduated from the United States...

Rains continue to pelt central Pennsylvania

07.25.18 | Brandon Dickson

At least one person remains missing and flooded-out roads have caused concerns. Tremont, Pennsylvania resident Jodi Reed is praising the response team for its rapid help. Hersheypark and Knoebels are feeling the effects of the rain again...

Flooding continues to be an issue today

07.24.18 | Brandon Dickson

Flooding continues to be a concern across our area as strong rain falls on a region already dealing with rising waters. Meteorologist David Parkinson says the eastern seaboard could see a half-foot of rain by the weekend. Schuylkill County has...

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