List by Category: Pennsylvania News

A judge has ruled to give a former Penn State assistant football coach an additional $5 million over his treatment by the school

12.01.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Judge Thomas Gavin ruled in favor of Mike McQueary's whistle-blower claim against the university adding to a jury's $7.3 million verdict issued last month for defamation and misrepresentation. McQueary had told investigators he saw Sandusky...

The PA Dept. of Transportation plans to place barriers along medians on interstate 80 to help prevent cross-over crashes

11.30.16 | Bob Price

The $2 million project will focus on Monroe and Carbon counties. PennDot says the implementation of guard rails between opposing lanes of traffic will save lives.

A recount court day has been set in Pennsylvania

11.30.16 | Bob Price

A hearing will happen Monday morning, December 5th in Harrisburg to consider an election challenge from third party candidate Dr. Jill Stein. She says electronic voting machines could have been manipulated by malware. Pennsylvania Congressman...

PA Congressman Lou Barletta may be in line for a post in the Trump administration

11.28.16 | Bob Price

The 11th District Republican Representative is meeting today with the President-Elect. Barletta, the former mayor of Hazelton, currently sits on the House Homeland Security and Transportation committees. He is rumored to be the "odds on...

It's the opening day of deer season today in Pennsylvania

11.28.16 | Bob Price

More than 9,000 sportsmen are expected to take part in the two-week hunt which ends December 10th. Last year, 27% of the total deer harvest and nearly 50% of the buck harvest came on the opening day of Rifle Season.

Seven Left Homeless after Thanksgiving Day Fire

11.25.16 | Bob Price

Smoke could be seen pouring from a building in Freeland Thursday evening. The fire at the home on the 600 Block of Hemlock Street in Freeland Street is currently under investigation. Officials say the seven people who lived in the house were...

Maverick Democrat Jim Burn to challenge Gov. Wolf?

11.25.16 | Bob Price

As Pennsylvania Democrats grapple with the aftermath of the Nov. 8 election, leaders can expect criticism from a familiar source: former state Democratic chair Jim Burn, who says he’s weighing a challenge to Gov. Tom Wolf in the Democratic...

Pennsylvania’s AG office has announced 50 arrests for insurance fraud

11.22.16 | Terry Diener

Changing insurance policies before reporting a fender-bender. Working while receiving disability benefits. Lying about who was behind the wheel during a crash. These were some of the alleged crimes for which the Pennsylvania attorney general's...

The Pennsylvania AG says a review of offensive emails found no evidence that the administration of justice had been undermined

11.22.16 | Bill Price

Bruce Beemer says a new report flags 38 people as "high-volume" senders of inappropriate emails. He says 13 of those were judges or senior government officials. No names were announced at today's press conference in Harrisburg. The scandal...

PA politicians are reminding residents about help to pay for heat

11.21.16 | Bob Price

Northern Tier Representative Matt Baker notes the federal program helps individuals and families pay their heating bills.   He says, "It also provides crisis grants to help residents in the event of a home heating emergency due to...

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