List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Fumo Heads to Halfway House

08.06.13 | Bob Price

A once-towering state senator from Philadelphia is set to leave federal prison after serving four years for fraud. Vincent Fumo, a Philadelphia Democrat, heads to a city halfway house today for the next six months.

Enrollment Down at PA State Universities

08.05.13 | Bob Price

After peaking three years ago, enrollment is down at most of pennsylvania's 14 community colleges - in some cases far more than administrators anticipated.

Sideburns Contest in Erie, PA

08.05.13 | Bob Price

A sideburns contest honoring a U.S. Navy Commodore known for his impressive facial hair is marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie.

Racing Fan File Suit Against Pocono Racetrack

08.02.13 | Bob Price

A racing fan who is a quadriplegic, and a nonprofit group, allege Pocono Raceway in northeastern Pennsylvania has failed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

PA Companies Sign Up For Health Exchanges

08.02.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania state insurance regulators say subsidiaries of eight companies are signaling interest in selling health care policies through the marketplace that's being set up in the state next year under 2010's sweeping federal law.

Weight Limits Coming to 1,000 PA Bridges

08.01.13 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Corbett's top transportation adviser is warning that about 1,000 bridges in Pennsylvania will be slapped with additional weight restrictions in the coming months as a consequence of declining funding for repairs.

Casey Weighs in on Photo ID, Same-Sex Marriage

08.01.13 | Bob Price

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey stepped into the fray on two of Pennsylvania's most contentious issues Tuesday, saying the state's voter identification law was politically motivated and urging the state to move toward allowing same-sex marriage.

Sandusky Saga Heads to Court Again

07.31.13 | Bob Price

The Jerry Sandusky scandal appears headed for another court battle that is sure to prolong the media spotlight and relive the testimony of how the former Penn State football icon molested boys, sometimes in the school's facilities.

McQueary Testifies at Penn State Hearing

07.30.13 | Bob Price

The morning that Joe Paterno was fired as Penn State's head coach, Mike McQueary testified Monday, his old coach gave him one last piece of advice. In the years after McQueary told Paterno that he had seen Jerry Sandusky engaged in a "very bad ...

Gov. Scranton Remembered in PA

07.30.13 | Bob Price

One of the most influential and powerful politicians from our area has died. Former Governor William W. Scranton died Sunday in California at the age of 96. While his family founded the city of Scranton, William Scranton’s influence reached ...

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