List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Want to own a home in Pennsylvania?

09.27.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey, Brandon Dickson

The Keystone State's Senate has advanced legislation to create special savings accounts for first-time homebuyers. If the measure is passed, the money could be deducted from your state income tax. Account holders could contribute up to $50,000...

Sunbury, PA is trying to keep the city open for business

09.27.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Northumberland County town has voted to borrow a $500,000 line of credit. The money will make sure that Sunbury will be able to continue operating for the rest of the year.

TV star Bill Cosby waking up behind bars today

09.26.18 | Brandon Dickson

Yesterday, a judge sentenced Cosby to 3 to 10 years in prison for sexual misconduct. Many that grew up watching "The Cosby Show" are disappointed in Cosby's actions.   A publicist for the actor has complained that his conviction and...

Meningitis health scare at Penn State

09.26.18 | Brandon Dickson

A case of bacterial meningitis has been confirmed at the university's main campus. A student has been treated for the deadly infection and is recovering at the hospital. Close contacts of the student have been notified and given...

Group in PA urges state lawmakers to speed up funding to replace voting machines

09.26.18 | Terry Diener

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Pennsylvania’s Election Security released interim recommendations and said the estimated $125 million to replace all machines statewide was “a relative bargain.” The administration of Governor Tom...

PA lawmakers are close to allowing cameras in highway work zones

09.25.18 | Terry Diener

Supporters say the system is needed in response to a steady rise in construction zone accidents, with the uptick in injuries involving both construction workers and motorists. The aim is to record license plates of speeding vehicles and generate...

Gov. Wolf addresses lack of planned debates

09.25.18 | Brandon Dickson

Tom Wolf and his Republican opponent Scott Wagner will only battle once before the November 6th election.  Traditionally, gubernatorial candidates have done at least three debates. Wolf says voters should consider his overall campaign, and...

PA lawmakers return to the capitol after months of recess

09.24.18 | Terry Diener

The state House has just nine voting days scheduled before recessing for good in November, and the Senate has ten. Once those sessions end the session, all bills have to start from scratch. In the House, one of the most likely bills to move is...

Bill Cosby may have just had his last weekend of freedom

09.24.18 | Brandon Dickson

A sentencing hearing for the comedian begins today in Norristown. Cosby was found guilty in April of drugging and assaulting former Temple University athletics staffer Andrea Constand at his home in 2004. The sentencing hearing is scheduled...

U.S. Senate candidate uses opioid maker campaign donations to fight drug crisis

09.21.18 | Brandon Dickson

Republican Lou Barletta says he's donating that money to City Mission Charity, a faith-based program that helps low-income people in Washington, Pennsylvania. Barletta is also calling on his Democratic rival, Senator Bob Casey, to donate the...

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