List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA's House majority leader presses for 3rd-party residents to vote in primaries

05.03.18 | Brandon Dickson

Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Dave Reed also seeks to change the way the redistricting process is done, and put term limits on house committee chairmanships. Reed sent a memo Wednesday to legislative colleagues seeking support for his...

Mother and son being sued by Rep. Tom Marino speak out

05.03.18 | Brandon Dickson

Republican Representative Tom Marino is suing the Lycoming County duo for sending an email that accuses Marino of taking kickbacks and having ties to organized crime. Michael Steele says he and his mother are confused why the 10th District...

The Keystone State has begun taxing and regulating online fantasy sports

05.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says regulation began over the weekend of games operated by six companies that filed applications to the agency.  

PA's AG is pursuing involuntary manslaughter charges against 5 Penn State frat brothers

05.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

Attorney General Josh Shapiro, who is now in charge of prosecuting the case, says he'll appeal the March decision by a district judge to dismiss the charges against five members because "we firmly believe that justice for Tim Piazza demands that...

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...

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