List by Category: Pennsylvania News

P.A.'s Voter ID Law To Be Challenged This Summer

12.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A commonwealth judge discussed issues with lawyers at an hour long meeting Thursday, and said he's leaning toward a summer trial. He says he'll issue an order within 2 weeks. There is another primary election May 21st, and it's not clear if ...

PA National Guard Unit Could Be Among Last Deployed To Afghanistan

12.13.12 |

The 56th Stryker Brigade has been told it could receive alert orders - normally given a year before a deployment - next month. That would line the 3,500-4,000 members of the brigade up for a potential deployment in January 2014. That deployment ...

Prison Population Leveling Off In PA

12.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania’s dramatic 30-year, 525 percent rise in prison population appears to have ended, or at least hit an historic lull. After a year-end high of 51,487 inmates in 2009, the state’s prison population has remained relatively ...

The Flu Is Now Widespread In NY, PA

12.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

State health experts say cases of the virus have been reported in 47 counties in New York, and the number of cases in Pennsylvania has doubled in the past week, and half the state has been hit. Pediatrician Dr. Robin Altman tells Family Life News, ...

Detained Kids Will Get Quicker Appeals In PA

12.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There will soon be quicker appeals for kids in detention centers in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania State Supreme Court, reacting to the Kids-For-Cash scandal, adopted new rules that will speed appeals by Juvenile offenders who challenge their ...

Navy Seal Who Made Rescue of Christian Doctor In Afghanistan Was From Western PA

12.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Navy seal who laid down his life to rescue a Christian doctor in Afghanistan has now been identified. And he was a native of Monroeville, Pennsylvania. That's in western Pennsylvania, in Pittsburgh's eastern suburbs. Petty Officer Nicholas ...

42 Year Old Basketball Player Plays On College Team In PA

12.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Brian Rice quite possibly the oldest college basketball player in the history of the country, and he's playing in western Pennsylvania. The retired navy officer is playing for the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes this season, at the ripe old age of ...

The Election Isn't Till 2014, But The PA Governor's Race Is All Abuzz

12.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There may soon be a republican name in the hat to run against Tom Corbett in the race for governor in Pennsylvania in 2014.  A republican who opposed Corbett when he was elected Attorney General in 2004 says he may take the governor on in the ...

Towns In NY, PA See 10-Degree Temperature Drops In 20 Minutes

12.05.12 |

And now, people of Pennsylvania and New York, your regularly scheduled winter has started. It came in with a boom, one moment, towns like Bath, New York were logging temperatures of 72 degrees, then minutes later, the winds rolled in, temperatures ...

Spanier Asks To Have His Passport Reinstated

12.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier wants to travel out of state as he awaits his trial in the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Spanier's said his domestic travel needs included visits to his second home in New York City and holidays with relatives ...

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