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A top aide to Pennsylvania's attorney general has spoken out against her

08.11.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

On the second day of testimony in Kane's trial, former First Deputy Bruce Beemer says he was shocked when he saw the 2014 newspaper article with grand jury information. He says Kane asked him to file a court challenge to block the investigation...

Nearly 100 liquor stores that were closed on Sundays open this Sunday for the first time in Pennsylvania

08.11.16 | Sarah Harnisch

A new law goes into effect this week from the Liquor Control Board. One store owner says it's a good thing, because people were travelling to New Jersey to get it. Eventually about 300 stores will have expanded Sunday hours. Another component to...

Pennsylvania's Attorney General has gone on trial in a perjury and obstruction case that prosecutors say stems from her drive for political revenge

08.10.16 | Bob Price

They say Democrat Kathleen Kane was incensed about a news article that faulted her for not charging anyone in a statehouse bribery sting. So she leaked grand jury material to the media to embarrass the former staff lawyer she thought planted the...

Flooding is being reported near the Kinzua Dam in Warren County, Pennsylvania

08.10.16 | Bob Price

That dam is one of the largest east of the Mississippi. The area was inundated with four inches of rain overnight. A flash flood warning continues for north-central Pennsylvania though the morning.

Pa. overdose deaths surge again

08.09.16 | Bob Price

More than 3,500 people died from drug overdoses in Pennsylvania in 2015 — a 30 percent increase from the previous year, according to a report from the Pennsylvania State Coroners Association. In most of those deaths, numerous drugs were...

Testimony Starts Tuesday In Attorney General Kane's Trial

08.09.16 | Bob Price

The Jury has been chosen in the perjury trial for Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Testimony is set to begin Tuesday morning. The jury is made up of six men and six women, according to Eyewitness News reporter Eric Deabill. Surrounded by...

Trial begins for Kathleen Kane

08.08.16 | Bob Price

The final act of the Kathleen Kane drama is at hand. Almost four years after her landslide victory to become Pennsylvania's first Democratic attorney general, and after her popularity collapsed amid reports of dropped criminal cases and vendettas...

Death Penalty Imposed On Woman In 2003 Slaying Thrown Out

08.08.16 | Bob Price

A central Pennsylvania judge has thrown out the death penalty imposed on a woman convicted of killing her World War II-veteran neighbor with a hatchet more than a dozen years ago. Clinton County Senior Judge Michael Williamson said 37-year-old...

Fans Gather to Cheer, Support Keystone Little League Team

08.05.16 | Bob Price

More than a hundred hometown fans gathered to cheer and fundraised for the Keystone Little League team Thursday night at the Mill Hall Baseball Field. The team is headed to Connecticut this weekend for regionals and if there’s a win...

Bill would shield 'Good Samaritans' who rescue kids left in cars

08.05.16 | Bob Price

Days after a heat wave blistered parts of the state, a Luzerne County legislator has introduced a bill that would bar individuals from being sued for breaking into a hot car to rescue a child inside. "People wouldn't have to question, 'What if I...

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