List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Helicopter Crash Kills 5 in PA

07.29.13 | Bob Price

A helicopter crash in a rugged, wooded area of northeastern Pennsylvania claimed the lives of five people, including one child, officials said Sunday.

Quest To Bring NCAA Fines Into Pennsylvania Cost Taxpayers $383K

07.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Corbett’s failed attempt to get the federal courts to overturn the NCAA sanctions has cost taxpayers nearly $383,000. And that’s not the final tally. All the bills from Philadelphia law firm Cozen O'Connor have not yet ...

Former Penn State President Due In Court Monday

07.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Penn state's former president, Graham Spanier, goes before a judge over the Jerry Sandusky scandal on Monday. Spanier lost a request yesterday to take a peek at various prosecution materials, including a transcript of his grand jury testimony. He, ...

U.S. Attorney In PA This Morning

07.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

U.s. Attorney general Eric Holder will be in pennsylvania this morning.

On the Fence About Common Core Standards

07.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

Pennsylvania is one of several states on the fence about the common core standards on track to hit schools during the 2014 to 15 school year.

Chancellor Search: Chairman Provides Status Report

07.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

The chairman of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education board declined to be interviewed about the status of the search for a new chancellor to oversee the 14 public universities' system.

NCAA Takes Aim at Paterno Lawsuit

07.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

Fresh off one early-round knockout in Penn State Nation's push-back against the Jerry Sandusky sanctions, the NCAA on Thursday cocked its legal fist again, this time in the direction of the late Joe Paterno's family and friends.

Gay Marriage Not Likely for a Long Time in PA, Panelists at Forum Concur

07.23.13 | Abby Lutcher

At least three marriage equality pieces of legislation have been introduced in the General Assembly, but Pennsylvania is a long way from legalizing same-sex marriage. That was the consensus Monday night among panelists, including two state ...

Trial on Pa. Voter ID Law Heads into Second Week

07.23.13 | Abby Lutcher

The constitutionality of Pennsylvania's voter-identification law will get a second week of scrutiny as the trial judge hears allegations that it would disenfranchise large numbers of voters.

June Added 19,000 Jobs in PA

07.22.13 | Abby Lutcher

Employers in Pennsylvania added an estimated 19,000 jobs to payrolls in June as the state's unemployment rate remained steady.

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