List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA Congressman Tom Marino has filed a defamation lawsuit

05.01.18 | Bob Price

The suit is against a Lycoming County couple that's supporting his opponent in the newly-drawn 12th Congressional District. Michael and Marlene Steele accuse Marino of playing a big role in the prevalence of opioids. President Trump had...

The plight of PA's dairy farmers is a top concern to a candidate for state office

05.01.18 | Bob Price

Dennis Weaver is a retired farmer, running to replace Matt Baker in the 68th legislative district, which encompasses much of Tioga, Bradford, and parts of Potter County. Weaver says Pennsylvania's Dairy for Excellence program is helping keep...

There's a hearing today on the future of PA's higher ed system

04.30.18 | Bob Price

A spokesman for the commonwealth's 14 state-owned schools says the changes could leave students with higher tuition and fewer opportunities. Some are recommending merging schools in each region of the state with institutions such as Temple...

The Steel City celebrates the BD of a retired usher

04.30.18 | Sarah Harnisch

Retired usher Phil Coyne turned 100 on Friday, and the Pittsburgh Pirates threw a huge party. He was honored before the game against Saint Louis. Phil has been an usher since 1936.   He did take some time away, while fighting for his...

The man once considered 'America's Dad' will have to register as a sex offender

04.27.18 | Brandon Dickson

80-Year-old Bill Cosby is confined to his home in suburban Philadelphia as he awaits sentencing after Thursday's sex assault conviction.   Cosby faces up to 30 years in prison. His alma mater, Temple University, is considering rescinding...

The Keystone State pays tribute to fallen law enforcement officials tomorrow

04.27.18 | Brandon Dickson

Fallen law enforcement in the commonwealth will be remembered during a memorial motorcycle ride Saturday. The 85-mile motorcycle ride, which is part of the annual Soldier of the Law Memorial ride, starts and ends at the Pennsylvania State...

Judge sentences two to 'life without parole' in death of Penn State prof

04.25.18 | Bill Price

Jurors deliberated for about two hours after closing arguments before convicting 41 year-old George Ishler and 34 year-old Danelle Geier of all charges including first-degree murder which carries a mandatory life sentence. Centre County...

PA man who took 16-year-old to Mexico faces trial

04.25.18 | Brandon Dickson

After waiving his right to a preliminary hearing, 45-year-old Kevin Esterly awaits trial on charges including custodial interference.  He's been accused of taking a 16-year-old girl to Mexico without her parents' knowledge Esterly and the...

Gov. Wolf calls on legislature to expand firearm background checks

04.24.18 | Brandon Dickson

Tom Wolf also wants lawmakers to pass a measure to end an exception for shotguns, sporting rifles, and semi-automatic rifles that are sold at gun shows. However, the Republican-controlled legislature has long resisted gun-control measures and...

Penn State Hershey searches for new neurology docs

04.24.18 | Brandon Dickson

More than 2,000 neurology patients have been dropped by the Penn State Hershey Medical Center and are now searching for new doctors. ABC27 reports the neurology department at the hospital has lost four doctors recently: two that retired and two...

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