List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Penn State Sees New Initiatives to Fight Sex Abuse

03.20.14 | Bob Price

Penn State’s partner in fighting child abuse reports positive results. The steps began after the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.The University says their partnership with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and National Sexual Violence ...

Bill to curb local gun restrictions goes to Pa House

03.19.14 | Bob Price

Gun owners and groups like the National Rifle Association would be able to take municipalities to court over their local gun laws under a measure that passed a House committee with overwhelming support Tuesday. The bill would give challengers of ...

Irish Eyes Are Smilin’ in Wilkes-Barre

03.17.14 | Bob Price

The freezing weather didn’t keep people away from the annual Saint Patrick’s parade in Wilkes-Barre, Sunday. The bagpipers played through the Diamond City. Lots of people lined South Main Street to watch all the groups in the parade. ...

Gosnell Clinic Worker Sentenced in Philadelphia

03.14.14 | Bob Price

One of Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s medical assistants has been sentenced to 5 to 10 years in prison for her role in the death of an abortion patient. 54 year-old Sherry West sobbed with her head down on the defense table, after a ...

Hanger Exits PA Governor's Race

03.14.14 | Bob Price

John Hanger is dropping out of the Democratic nomination race for Pennsylvania governor. His political director, Roger Cohen, confirmed Thursday that Hanger will announce his exit from the race at a Capitol news conference. Hanger, who became the ...

Gov. Corbett opposes plan to alter state university system

03.13.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Corbett appeared to be in full campaign mode during stops Wednesday in the Pittsburgh area. The Shaler Republican took swipes at his leading Democratic opponent and mugged for photos with rescued puppies. He described the $2.3 billion ...

PA A-G promises to investigate price-gouging allegations

03.12.14 | Bob Price

After customers complained their electric companies were artificially inflating prices in some markets, Attorney general Kathleen Kane says she will investigate the accusations.  In some parts of Lackawanna County, electric ...

Dottie Sandusky on the "Today Show"

03.12.14 | Bob Price

Speaking publicly for the first time since her testimony at her husband's criminal trial, Dottie Sandusky appeared this morning on the NBC "Today" show.  She insisted her husband is innocent. The interview was the first on camera for ...

Pa. teacher misconduct bill stalls

03.11.14 | Bob Price

It’s called “passing the trash.” A teacher faces discipline for misconduct, resigns before repercussions, and ends up teaching in another district, the suspect history left behind and undisclosed to the new employer.   A ...

Billionaire backer: Rick Santorum ‘needs to be heard’ in 2016

03.10.14 | Bob Price

If Rick Santorum takes another stab at a the GOP presidential nomination, the former Pennsylvania Senator will have a powerful deep-pocketed, ally in his corner. Foster Friess, the billionaire who backed Santorum's dark-horse run in 2012 says he'll ...

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