List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Lock Haven University Students Protest Budget Cuts

03.22.17 | Bob Price

State universities across Pennsylvania are struggling to balance budgets and many of these schools are being forced to make cuts due to less state funding. At Lock Haven University, those cuts could include the men's track and field team. When ...

Student sues Pennsylvania school over transgender policy

03.22.17 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania high school student on Tuesday sued his school district, saying its transgender-friendly policy constitutes sexual harassment and a violation of privacy. The action, filed Tuesday with the Eastern District of Pennsylvania federal ...

Melvin the Ram Found After Barn Collapses Under Heavy Snow

03.21.17 | Bob Price

Heavy snow piled on a barn roof in Union County caused the two-story structure to collapse over the weekend. Now a family is dealing with the loss of several barn animals and the burden of having to rebuild. Just a few weeks old, two lambs and ...

Former aides set to testify against Penn State ex-president

03.21.17 | Bob Price

Prosecutors preparing to lay out their case against Penn State's former president say two of his ex-top lieutenants are among those who could take the stand. Opening statements are scheduled to get underway Tuesday in the long-delayed criminal ...

A pro-life non profit is suing PA's auditor general over a financial audit

03.17.17 | Bob Price

Harrisburg-based Real Alternatives has asked the courts to prevent Eugene DePasquale from examining the money that it received from nearly 30 donors. DePasquale wants an investigation into how the money is being spent.

The last pending criminal trial from the child abuse scandal at Penn State is about to 'gavel in' Monday

03.17.17 | Terry Diener

Graham Spanier, the Penn State president from 1995 through 2011, will defend himself against  charges that his inaction on a February 2001 report about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky led to the abuses of at least three other ...

PA's iconic Zippo lighter factory in Bradford is laying off nearly 40 workers

03.16.17 | Bob Price

It blames the layoffs on a glut of inventory in China. Zippo employs about 500 people in the city of Bradford.

President Trump's government hiring freeze has led to the shut down of several historic sites in Philadelphia

03.16.17 | Terry Diener

Union representatives tell Philly.com several sites at Independence National Historic Park have closed.  David Fitzpatrick, who is head of union that represents park employees, says the halt in hiring shuttered seven sites, including ...

A PA lawmaker wants to bar police from any immigration enforcement activity

03.15.17 | Terry Diener

Representative Chris Rabb says his Sanctuary Commonwealth Bill would bar Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies from using agency or department funds, facilities, property, equipment or personnel to investigate, interrogate, detain, detect or arrest ...

Clarification: PA is not under a 'state of emergency'

03.14.17 | Bob Price

The commonwealth of Pennsylvania is not under a state of emergency.  Rather, Gov. Wolf declared and signed a signed a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency in anticipation of today's significant winter snowstorm.  Included in that: reduced ...

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