List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Erie physician to take donated tennis rackets to refugee children in Africa

08.22.16 | Bob Price

When Brian Stark travels to the Kakuma refugee camp in Africa in October, the Erie physician will deliver antibiotics, multivitamins and nutritional medicine to some of the world's poorest people. He'll also have tennis rackets. How many...

In Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf has picked a different Bruce to replace attorney general Kathleen Kane

08.19.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Convicted of perjury on Tuesday, Kane resigned as attorney general Wednesday, and Bruce Castor took the job. But less then 24 hours after her resignation took effect, Governor Wolf appointed his own Bruce to take office--Bruce Beemer...

The Little League World Series kicked off in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania

08.19.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

All 16 teams were introduced Thursday and Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench was on hand to catch the first pitch. Main-Enwell Little League from New York is representing the Mid-Atlantic states.  They beat Rhode Island in the first match...

A Penn State professor has been reported missing from the main campus in State College

08.19.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Police say 56-year-old Ronald Bettig was last seen at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. He drives a maroon 2010 Ford Focus. His car is also missing. He is an associate professor in the university's College of Communication and was hired in 1988.

Kathleen Kane is no longer attorney general of Pennsylvania

08.18.16 | Sarah Harnisch

She officially stepped down yesterday after her conviction on nine charges earlier this week. She spoke to the press for the first time yesterday. She said, "It's bittersweet.  I loved my job.  I'm proud of the work we have done. But...

Today kicks off the Little League World Series

08.18.16 | Sarah Harnisch

40,0000 people attended the annual Grand Slam Parade and Festival last night. 16 teams from all over the world were showcased on floats that went down the street. Even umpires were excited to be there. The games kick off at one this...

A tree dedication ceremony was held last night at the Flight 93 National Memorial site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania

08.17.16 | Sarah Harnisch

450 red maple trees will be planted on a trail that creates a canopied walkway for visitors to follow from the visitor's center to Memorial Plaza. 40 passengers overran terrorists on that plane, bringing it to the ground, and sacrificing...

Kathleen Kane is out as attorney general and Bruce Castor is in

08.17.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Bruce Castor, the first deputy attorney general taking the helm, after Kane's nine convictions on Tuesday. People across Pennsylvania are in shock at the stunning fall from grace for the first female attorney general in Keystone State history...

A storm front is atop New York and Pennsylvania this morning

08.16.16 | Sarah Harnisch

After it passes us, things could get ugly this afternoon with wind gusts, hail, lightning, tree damage, lightning, and power outages.The National Weather Service saying they are not ruling out an isolated tornado, as well as flash floods...

Convicted on all counts: Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has lost her pergury case in court

08.16.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Her attorney says "It's a crushing blow, but we have not lost our resolve.  We will continue this litigation.  We will continue this fight, because we believe our client has been wrongfully accused of this conduct." Prosecutors say...

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