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Fire Chief From PA Saves Man From Burning Car

12.30.15 | Sarah Harnisch

A car slammed into a pole, the driver was trapped inside and it caught on fire. York Township Fire Department chief 19, Nate Tracey, was the first on scene. As he pulled up, he ran out of his truck and dragged the driver out of the car to safety. ...

Missed The Details On The PA Budget? Check Them Out Here

12.30.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Gov. Tom Wolf's decision on Tuesday to veto parts of a $30.3 billion Republican-crafted budget resulted in lot of losers. But there were some winners in this $23.4 billion stopgap budget too, at least in some instances for the short term until ...

Attorney General Kathleen Kane Probed By State Commission For The First Time

12.29.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Attorney General Kathleen Kane now faces an investigation by the State Ethics Commission, in addition to criminal charges, a Senate removal process and various civil lawsuits. The commission initiated the investigation in response to a ...

PA Governor To Decide On The Budget Today

12.29.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Wolf is expected to announce what he’ll do with the budget bill on his desk today. Wolf could veto the bill, sign it to end the budget impasse or allow it to become law without his signature. Signing the spending bill or ...

It's Official: The Warm Temps On Christmas Eve Broke Records

12.28.15 | Sarah Harnisch

At least four locations in Pennsylvania on Thursday surpassed their record high temperatures on Christmas Eve. Thursday (Christmas Eve's) temperature of 63 fell a few degrees shy of the record high of 66 for Dec. 24, set in 1932, according to the ...

PA Gov's Big Decision: To Sign or Veto Bill in 6-month Impasse

12.28.15 | Sarah Harnisch

After butting heads with the Republican-controlled Legislature, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf faces perhaps the biggest decision of his short tenure: Sign a budget that falls short of everything he's sought or risk more damage to the schools and social ...

Pa. Supreme Court upholds Gov. Wolf's death penalty moratorium

12.22.15 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday upheld Gov. Tom Wolf's constitutional authority to grant temporary reprieves to inmates on death row. The case involved Terrance Williams, convicted of beating a man to death with a tire iron in 1984. With ...

Wolf says he will veto stop gap measure

12.22.15 | Bob Price

Half way through the fiscal year and Pennsylvania does not have a budget. A Republican majority passed a stop gap measure, with a vote of 22-15, out of the House Appropriations Committee Monday. “This is not most desirable way to proceed ...

Wolf, Senate: No stopgap budget

12.21.15 | Bob Price

Legislative leaders huddled behind closed doors Sunday to determine how to resolve the state's budget crisis after a so-called framework agreement seemed to implode a day earlier. But after hours of negotiating, it seemed another contentious ...

Wolf: GOP budget ultimatum 'ridiculous'

12.18.15 | Bob Price

A day after House Republicans told Gov. Wolf he had 24 hours to recruit enough votes to pass a long-overdue state budget, their deadline came and went. And nothing happened. A spokesman for Wolf dismissed the deadline as "ridiculous." Speaker ...

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