List by Category: Pennsylvania News

The Villanova Wildcats are college basketball's new champs

04.05.16 | Bob Price

Villanova is celebrating it's second men's title ever--the first in over 30 years after a last second, buzzer-beater over North Carolina last night.Villanova forward Kris Jenkins hit a 3-point shot as time expired.  &nbs...

The Pennsylvania House could vote this week on fetal pain awareness legislation

04.05.16 | Bob Price

The measure was voted out of committee yesterday.   It bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Republican representative Kathy Rapp sponsored the bill. The reforms are the first in a quarter century to Pennsylvania's abortion ...

Amtrak trains are running again near Philadelphia after the lead engine derailed

04.04.16 |

Amtrak trains are back on track near Philadelphia after a collision yesterday that killed two workers and injured 30 passengers.The train hit a backhoe on the tracks during a trip from New York City to Savannah, Georgia. There were 350 people on ...

New pro-life legislation is pending in Pennsylvania

04.04.16 |

The House bill bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Representative Kathy Rapp is sponsoring the fetal pain awareness effort amid growing scientific evidence that shows unborn babies feel pain after 20 weeks of gestation.

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has won a key citizenship case before Pennsylvania's highest court

04.01.16 |

The state Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that affirmed the Texas senator's eligibility to appear on Pennsylvania's primary ballot this month.A resident of Pittsburgh had argued that Ted Cruz's name should be expunged from the ballots ...

The Crawford County Pennsylvania jail warden and his wife are accused of stealing

04.01.16 |

Timothy Lewis and his wife, Debra, were arraigned yesterday in Titusville on theft charges for taking more than $130 thousand from a Moose lodge in East Fairfield to cover gambling losses. They were officers of the Moose lodge when they allegedly ...

PA community colleges, State System universities sign agreement

03.31.16 |

A new partnership between the 14 community colleges and 14 state universities in Pennsylvania will enable more students to attain an associates degree than ever before. The "reverse transfer" program allows students who began their post-secondary ...

Court upholds dismissal of charges against former officials of Penn State

03.31.16 |

A Pennsylvania appeals court will not reconsider its decision to throw out the most egregious charges against three former Penn State administrators related to their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. The State Superior Court is ...

Obama and Biden endorse Katie McGinty for U.S. Senate race

03.30.16 |

Former state Environmental Secretary Katie McGinty is the pick for President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in the April's Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate. In a statement released Wednesday, Obama noted McGinty's work on energy and ...

White House hopefuls Ted Cruz and John Kasich will both speak in Harrisburg this weekend

03.30.16 |

The GOP presidential nominees will share with the attendees of the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference on Friday, April 1.Election officials say there has been a noticeable surge in new Republican voters in Pennsylvania ahead of the April 26th ...

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