List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Pennsylvania is middle of the pack when it comes to health

12.31.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Keystone State finds itself in almost the exact same spot it was nearly 30 years ago. Its number 28 ranking this year is down two spots from where it ranked in the initial report released in 1990 by the United Health Foundation.

The Keystone State saw a safer three-day Christmas holiday this year

12.31.19 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania police say there were no fatal crashes in the commonwealth after six deaths during the same time last year. Though the enforcement period was a day shorter this year, troopers investigated 40% fewer crashes and  just as many...

Wawa faces a wave of lawsuits

12.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

It comes after a data breach that affected the Pennsylvania-based convenience store chain's 850 locations along the east coast. Wawa says it discovered malware on its payment processing servers this month before stopping the breach on December...

A winter system is now bringing icy conditions to our region

12.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

Forecaster Kevin Williams tells Family Life, folks in central New York and far northeastern Pennsylvania could see ice build up within the next 24 hours. That particularly includes areas east of Interstate 81. Forecasters also warn air...

Debt is mounting for the Pennsylvania Turnpike

12.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

The highway's commission now owes $11.8 billion. Back in 2007, the state legislature mandated that the commission pay $450 million to PennDot each year. That's why January 5th, 2020 marks the 12th consecutive year tolls have increased six...

Another new year comes with another toll hike in Pennsylvania

12.27.19 | Terry Diener

Price hikes have become an annual tradition for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. Tolls for both E-ZPass and cash customers will rise 6 percent, starting January 5th. The increases were first announced in July. The most common toll for...

Pennsylvania lawmakers have been pushing the "No Consent in Custody" Bill

12.27.19 | Brandon Dickson

The bill would outlaw sexual contact between a police officer and a person in custody. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says, "law enforcement is here to protect and serve, not to abuse their power." The measure by Representative...

All 9 U.S. House Democrats from PA push for impeachment

12.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

In the likely chance the full House votes tomorrow to impeach, a Senate trial would then determine whether Trump is removed from office--an unlikely scenario in the Republican-led senate. Today, the House Rules Committee will set rules for the...

PA will no longer charge homeless people $20 for a birth certificate

12.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf announced the policy change during a news conference on efforts to help vulnerable people in the state. The Democrat says the fee can be a barrier to helping homeless people obtain jobs or qualify for government services.

Plenty of shoveling, scraping, and salting today as storm sweeps through region

12.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Weatherman Kevin Williams says the Rochester/Finger Lakes Region, south central New York will see the bulk of the snow, up to six inches today.   Nearly everyone in the listening area will get some form of snow, sleet, or freezing rain...

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