List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PennDOT is looking to build 'diverging diamond' interchanges in PA

12.01.17 | Terry Diener

Diverging diamonds are a departure from standard diamond or clover leaf designs -- instead of making left turns across oncoming traffic to enter highway on-ramps, they are designed to weave traffic through the interchanges, eliminating...

A payraise for Pennsylvania politicians kicks in today

12.01.17 | Bob Price

All 253 state lawmakers will take-in an extra $700 to $87,000 a year to boost their annual salary. Next to California, Pennsylvania politicians are the highest paid state lawmakers anywhere in the U.S.

Expect longer DMV lines as PA works to comply with federal Real ID standards

11.30.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

PennDOT is urging residents to start gathering required I.D. documents now, or to check with the state in a few months to see if they're already on file. Included in the list are: a certified birth certificate, social security card, proof of any...

PA motorists will be able to keep a closer eye on PennDOT plows this winter

11.30.17 | Terry Diener

This winter, all of the more than 2,200 PennDOT-owned and rented plow trucks will be equipped with technology that allows the public to view the trucks on interstates and expressways at www.511PA.com. PennDOT started the program in 2014 on a...

NY Congressman Tom Reed supports 'anti-sexual' harassment training for members of Congress and staff

11.29.17 | Bob Price

The Congressman from New York says, "sexual assault and sexual harassment has no place in the workplace, and I think it's only appropriate that we adopt this legislation. Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino has introduced legislation that...

A human trafficking ring has been busted-up in four PA counties

11.29.17 | Bob Price

Attorney General Josh Shapiro says two men forced six women into prostitution. The trafficking ring operated for three years in Lancaster, Montgomery, Philadelphia, and York counties.

Half-a-million hunters took part in PA's opening day of deer rifle season

11.28.17 | Bob Price

Experts say the popularity of the sport has waned steadily in the commonwealth over the past 10-15 years. Still, many schools shut down on the first day of deer season in Pennsylvania. The two-week deer rifle hunt ends Saturday, December 9th in...

A few hardware stores in northeastern PA are being ripped off by the same guy

11.28.17 | Bob Price

Anthony Fazio is wanted in three different counties for writing bad checks. Brian Mushell runs a True Value store in the suburbs of Scranton.  He says the man has "written checks on a closed account." Police say Fazio stole hundreds of...

Woman faces charges after a baby's body was found outside a western PA home

11.27.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

23-year-old Brittany Robinson faces charges after the child's body was found under the porch of her father's Lawrence County home Sunday. State Police Lt. Eric Hermick says the homeowner discovered the baby inside a bag when he was decorating...

Today is the kickoff of the Pennsylvania deer hunting season

11.27.17 | Sarah Harnisch

If the Pennsylvania Game Commission's seasonal forecast and area archery hunters trophy photos are any indication, this could be a big firearms season for deer hunters. The game commission reported that a large acorn crop from 2016 could result...

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