List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Fans of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood can now complete a tour of the places that inspired the TV-show

07.06.18 | Terry Diener

The suggested itinerary for the Pennsylvania Tourism Office's new Fred Rogers Trail starts in Latrobe where Rogers was born. Stops include the historical society, Rogers’ childhood church, and the bell at the site of his elementary...

Erie-area doctor pleads guilty to carrying an unlicensed pistol in DC

07.05.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

44-Year-old Bryan Moles was first arrested in may of last year when police discovered a semi-automatic pistol, an AR-15-style rifle, and ammunition in his car parked at the Trump International Hotel. The Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty this...

College students could see a change to how PA-owned universities set tuition

07.05.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Tuition is currently agreed on by the Board of Governors with the same rate charged at all 14 Pennsylvania-owned universities. Under a new plan, university presidents would be given the option to set prices at each school within parameters...

Gov. Wolf and Sen. Casey call for details about immigrant kids

07.04.18 | Terry Diener

Wolf and Casey, both Democrats, put those and other questions into a letter sent Tuesday morning to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary. The governor and U.S. senator say they oppose the practice of detaining families of asylum-seekers and...

Traveling the PA Turnpike just got more expensive

07.04.18 | Bill Price

Drivers will soon have to dig a little deeper to pay tolls after an "across-the-board" rate hike was approved by the Turnpike Commission. The agency approved the 6% toll increase Tuesday for both EZ Pass and cash-paying customers. The higher...

New study finds PA residents some of the most skeptical of free trade agreements

07.03.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Bucknell report discovered especially negative attitudes in states where voters supported President Obama in 2012 and flipped to President Trump in 2016, which includes the commonwealth. The poll showed these states tend to believe free...

U.S. Senator Bob Casey of PA calls himself a pro-life Democrat

07.03.18 | Brandon Dickson

But Casey's voting record paints a different picture and pro-life groups insist he's no champion of their cause. They view him as unlikely to support President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court--whose confirmation will be a battle on the...

PA's AG takes legal steps to make report on child sexual abuse known to the public

07.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

Attorney General Josh Shapiro is calling for the grand jury report on child sexual abuse in the Catholic church to be released to the public. Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynn Abraham says the "massive clergy sex abuse scandal has been...

We're hitting triple digits for the first time this summer

06.29.18 | Sarah Harnisch

The heat is so serious the National Weather Service has just issued a heat advisory for New York and Pennsylvania starting at noon on Saturday-- And it won't be lifted until 10 p.m. Monday night. Excessive heat creates the potential for heat...

4th of July travel heats up

06.29.18 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission estimates 5.8 million fourth of July travelers will use its roadway system, and the Fridays before and after the holiday will be the busiest.  That means today. The turnpike expects 750,000 vehicles to...

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