List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Pennsylvania DEP Fines Cabott Oil for Gas Leak

08.20.14 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said Tuesday it fined Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. more than $76,000 for losing control of a well at its Huston pad in Brooklyn Township, Susquehanna County. Regulators say the well released ...

PA Bill to Eliminate School Property Taxes Could Move Forward

08.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

State Senator David Argall, a Schuylkill County Republican, who is one of the main sponsors of the measure acknowledged it doesn't have the support to emerge from committee. But he says there's a simple strategy taking shape - just amend the ...

Authorites Probe Church Vandalism

08.19.14 |

State police are trying to figure out who fired two shots through the front doors of a small church in Port Allegany, in western Pennsylvania. Police say whoever the assailant was, they used two guns, with one of the bullets ending up on a pulpit ...

PA Sees Increase in Natural Gas Production

08.19.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's shale-gas wells produced 1.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas during the first half of this year, according to data released Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. That's up slightly. It puts ...

Two Dead After Train Collision

08.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Two men are dead following a train collision with a pickup truck in Lycoming County, in Clinton Township. Griffith Company, a construction company based in California, has confirmed that both men who died in the accident were working at the ...

Corbett Could Still Have a Shot at Second Term

08.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Brad Bumsted with the newspaper TribLive in Harrisburg says 9 in 10 pundits will tell you Tom Wolf will win in November. If so, Corbett will be the first governor not to win a second term in more then 4 decades. But Bumsted says Corbett may still ...

Hundreds of Emails Could be Incriminating in Sandusky Scandal

08.15.14 |

Governor Tom Corbett's administration hasn't decided whether to appeal an order that would reveal hundreds of emails sent amid the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. The PA office of open records on Wednesday told the State Department of Education ...

California Group Sues PA over Dog Kennel Laws

08.15.14 |

Animal-rights activists claim that a Pennsylvania state regulation that allows commercial breeding kennels to keep nursing mothers and puppies in mesh-floor cages is illegal and hazardous for the animals. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, a ...

PA Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Wolf Picks up Key Endorsement

08.14.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Tom Wolf is on a roll in his bid to be the next governor of Pennsylvania. The Wolf-Stack team picked up an important endorsement Wednesday as the Pennsylvania chapter of the fraternal order of police voted to back the democratic ticket. Governor ...

68th Little League World Series Kicks off Today

08.14.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Baseball's youth take center stage today in Williamsport, Pennsylvania with the start of the Little League World Series. Eight teams from around he world are competing in the international bracket. The U.S. teams are from Illinois, Washington, ...

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