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11 Looking for New Homes After Flames Gut Apartment House

04.02.15 | Bob Price

Nearly a dozen people need new homes after flames hit an apartment house early Thursday morning in Moosic. The apartment house on Corey Street was gutted leaving only a charred shell of remains behind. Authorities ...

Montgomery County DA Ferman to review grand jury report on AG Kane

04.02.15 | Bob Price

Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman is under political pressure as she decides whether to charge Attorney General Kathleen Kane with crimes recommended by a statewide grand jury, and the “public wants accountability as ...

Interstate 80 Back Open After Crashes

04.01.15 | Bob Price

About 34 miles of Interstate 80 in both directions were closed for most of the afternoon Tuesday because of several crashes. The highway was closed in both directions between the Milton exit (Exit 212B) in Northumberland County and the Lock Haven ...

PA Supreme Court rejects AG Kane's bid to end criminal probe

04.01.15 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's challenge to a grand jury's recommendation that she face criminal charges. In a 4-1 decision, the court said judges have full legal authority to appoint ...

Part of Paternos' case rejected

03.31.15 | Bob Price

The family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno can't sue the NCAA and the university for breach of contract for their actions in response to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, a Pennsylvania judge Monday ruled for a second ...

Flames Gut Home of Animal Rights Activist

03.30.15 | Bob Price

Flames engulfed the home of a well-known animal rights activist Sunday night. The alarm on Haven Lane in Clarks Summit went off just before Midnight. Lisa Walker, an animal rights activist, lived in the home and fears she may have lost valuable ...

Pa. town using signs to shame residents into cutting lawns

03.30.15 | Bob Price

A councilwoman in a small Pennsylvania borough says they're wrong for approving a form of public shaming to make sure residents cut their lawns this summer. Officials in 20,000-resident Chambersburg say they'll place signs amid the tall grass ...

Hard hat dispute pits Amish miners against Labor Dept.

03.27.15 | Bob Price

A Republican lawmaker is leading efforts to overturn a requirement that Amish workers wear hard hats at mining sites. In a dispute that pits religious freedom against workplace safety, Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) is pushing the Department of Labor ...

Voters upbeat so far about Wolf; 59% polled supporting his tax plan

03.26.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's registered voters are more optimistic about the state's future than they have been in five years, a poll released Thursday shows. Pollster G. Terry Madonna of Franklin & Marshall College's Center for Opinion Research said the ...

Penn State president panned for anti-war activist's visit

03.25.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania State University's president got a raft of criticism on Tuesday at a hearing on the university's budget - not over fiscal issues but from lawmakers angry about on-campus appearances by a co-founder of the violent anti-war group the ...

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