List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Penn State takes measures to ban the spotted lanternfly

09.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

Now that school is back in session and football season is in full swing, Penn State wants to make sure the thousands of students, families, and fans coming to the campus are not bringing in the unwanted guest. The invasive spotted lanternfly...

"Pups at the Polls" efforts escalate before election

09.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

A liberal group is pouring more than $30 million into an effort to mobilize and energize young voters in 11 battleground states, including Pennsylvania. NextGen America is trying to attract students and register them to vote by doing things such...

Gas prices are expected to drop

09.03.18 | Terry Diener

Jim Garrity, a spokesperson for AAA East-Central, which serves Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky says fewer drivers tend to go on road trips after Labor Day, and gas stations will stock up on a different type of gasoline...

NY & PA dairy farmers are getting settlement checks

09.03.18 | Terry Diener

Thousands of Northeast dairy farmers-- including some in New York and Pennsylvania-- are receiving their share of a $50 million settlement, nearly nine years after some farmers filed a class-action lawsuit against a national dairy marketing...

Catholic leaders and PA lawmakers seek to create a victims' compensation fund for survivors of priest abuse

08.31.18 | Bob Price

The church views this as an alternative to allowing victims to sue in court. The bishop of Erie and the state's top Republican floated the idea of setting up a fund worth $250 million.  

PA health officials sound the alarm over rash of synthetic drug overdoses

08.31.18 | Bob Price

It comes a day after the state locked down all its prisons because staffers were getting sick from fentanyl exposure. Ray Barishansky with the Pennsylvania Opioid Command Center reminds families that "recovery is possible" with...

PA state prisons are still "locked-down" after officers were sickened

08.30.18 | Bill Price

Corrections Secretary John Wetzel announced the immediate lockdown on Wednesday.  All visits are also suspended and all department mail rooms are closed until further notice. No word yet on how long the lockdown will last. Over the last...

PA Turnpike officials expect a traffic surge this Labor Day Weekend

08.30.18 | Terry Diener

The turnpike commission expects 3.5 million vehicles to travel the statewide roadway from Thursday through Tuesday. Friday is expected to be the heaviest traveled day, with an estimated 750,000 drivers on the Turnpike. Construction and...

Gov. Wolf heads to Puerto Rico

08.29.18 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is headed to Puerto Rico today to see first hand the damage done from last year's hurricane. He's also there to develop cultural and business ties. Pennsylvania is home to more than 350-thousand Puerto Ricans...

Pittsburgh's daily newspaper stops daily printing

08.29.18 | Terry Diener

Pittsburgh will hold the distinction of being the largest city in the U.S. without a daily print newspaper after the city's Post-Gazette informed readers it will cut its production schedule from seven days a week to five beginning...

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