List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Kermit Gosnell Case Enters Its 5th Week

04.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It could be days-- or even weeks-- before the defense starts its case. Prosecutors will continue to call witnesses as they pursue the death penalty against Dr. Kermit Gosnell. Last week, former employees described doing ultrasounds and helping with ...

Bill To Be Proposed To Abolish The Entire Turnpike Commission In PA

04.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

In light of the Turnpike Commission pay-to-play scandal-- one lawmaker has a solution: abolish the entire turnpike commission. A Clarion County lawmaker will introduce a bill this week to dissolve the turnpike, and let 21-hundred state employees ...

Two Pennsylvania National Guard Troops Killed In Afghanistan

04.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Two Pennsylvania National Guard troops, both pilots, have died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. The men, 34 year old Matthew Ruffner, and 27 year old Jarrett Yoder, were both from south central Pennsylvania. The U.S. military says it has no ...

Case Against 3 Penn State Administrators Set To Move Forward

04.10.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Three former Penn State administrators accused of covering up complaints about Jerry Sandusky lost a set of rulings Tuesday. It allows their criminal cases to move forward. A judge denied an attempt to throw out the grand jury report backing up the ...

Food Laced With EColi Could Be Served In NY and PA School Lunchrooms

04.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Hundreds of thousands of pounds of frozen food laced with ecoli could be served in your child's lunchroon in Pennsylvania and New York. That's according to the company that manufactured the items-- Farm Rich products-- based in Buffalo. They ...

4 Are Now Running Against Tom Corbett

04.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz on Monday became the fourth Democrat — and the first woman — to declare her candidacy for Pennsylvania governor in 2014. Schwartz, 64, who has said for weeks that she intended to run, filed papers Monday with ...

There Is A Way To Avoid The Wait On The Phone Line With the Unemployment Office In Pennsylvania

04.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

People who are hunting for a job in Pennsylvania are sitting on phone lines with the state unemployment office for as long as an hour to learn if they can get help.  The state unemployment office says they're doing the best they can, but their ...

900 Thousand Pennsylvania Kids Taking PSSA's This Week

04.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

As schools across Pennsylvania begin administering annual standardized tests this week, there is growing debate about the opportunity to opt out of the exams. Pittsburgh parent Kathy Newman is pulling her third-grader out of the tests known as the ...

Iranian Pastor Saeed Abedini Gets Support From John Kerry

04.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Iranian Pastor Saeed Abedini has a new ally. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday he has given the nod to U.S. allies to intervene on Abedini's behalf, to have him freed from an Iranian prison. The 32 year old is serving time for founding ...

Kingston, PA Featured In Film Out May 17th

04.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The town of Kingston, Pennsylvania is going to be featured in a new film called "The English Teacher." Julian Moore stars as a character who struggles to help her former star student find his calling. The film was actually shot entirely in New York ...

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