List by Category: Pennsylvania News

President Trump becomes the first U.S. president since Ronald Reagan to speak to the NRA today

04.28.17 | Bob Price

He'll address a gathering of 70,000 in Atlanta who feel passionately about the right to bare arms.NRA Spokeswoman Jennifer Baker says President Trump has been a strong advocate of 2nd Amendment rights.Tomorrow night, the president marks his 100th ...

A jury has decided cop-killer Erik Frein deserves to die for the 2014 sniper attack in the Poconos

04.27.17 | Bob Price

Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin says jurors "have delivered the penalty that is so richly deserved by Eric Frein."Defense Attorney William Ruzzo claims he's surprised by the jury's decision.        ...

The state Senate is doing something about limited healthcare in rural parts of PA

04.27.17 | Terry Diener

Lawmakers have passed a bill that lets nurse practitioners provide health care independent of a doctor. By a vote of 39-10, the chamber embraced a measure that would allow nurses to practice on their own after fulfilling a three-year, 3,600-hour ...

Father of convicted trooper killer Eric Frein says he failed his son

04.25.17 | Bob Price

The father of a survivalist who ambushed two state police troopers, killing one of them, said Monday that he failed his son by lying about his military exploits and by not pushing him harder to grow up. Eugene "Michael" Frein, 67, testified during ...

Trump chooses Pa. for rally marking his first 100 days

04.24.17 | Bob Price

President Trump will hold a rally in Pennsylvania to mark the first 100 days of his presidency —  a period that has been marked by tumult, a few victories, and several unaccomplished proposals. The rally will be in Harrisburg on April ...

Should McDonald’s Workers Get $50K Reward in Facebook Murder Case?

04.21.17 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania McDonald's employees who tipped off police and tried to stall Facebook murder suspect Steve Stephens are being called heroes on social media. People quickly took to Twitter, saying that the workers deserve the ...

The PA Senate is advanced legislation that would allow certain school teachers to carry firearms in the classroom

04.20.17 | Sarah Harnisch

State Senator Don White says many educators are expressing support for his bill. But opponents argue guns in school would do more harm than good.Senate Bill 383 would allow school personnel access to guns if they have authorization from the ...

The sentencing phase of Erik Frein's murder trial is underway in Pike County, PA

04.20.17 | Bob Price

The cop-killer's capital murder case is nearly over. Yesterday it took a jury just four hours to convict Frein of 1st degree murder for the ambush-slayings of two state troopers in the Poconos. Pike County's District Atttorney Ray Tonkin says ...

U.S. Congressman Glenn Thompson of PA is concerned the president's 'Buy American - Hire American' directive will hurt the dairy industry

04.19.17 | Bob Price

Glenn Thompson says, "on most farms, there are not a lot of Americans who want to do that work today."The congressman insists protections need to be in place to help farmers who rely so much on migrant labor.Agriculture is the number one industry ...

Closing arguments underway in the murder trial of accused cop killer Eric Frein in Pike County, PA

04.19.17 | Bob Price

Local prosecutor Ray Tonkin says after they sum up, "the jurors will have a chance to make their decision."Defense lawyers rested their case yesterday without calling a single witness. They shocked reporters, too, when they said their client ...

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