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Backyard sinkhole reveals mysterious room

03.20.15 | Bob Price

A sinkhole has unearthed a mystery in Lebanon. From above, the sinkhole looks about 10 feet long, four feet wide, and about seven feet deep, but look down inside and you will find there is much more. Stone walls make what appears to be some type ...

Eric Frein capture cost more than $11M

03.19.15 | Bob Price

The 48-day manhunt for Eric Frein who is charged in the homicide of a state trooper in Pike County cost more than originally projected, said the state police Wednesday. State police spent an estimated $11.7 million, about $700,000 more than the ...

Retirement Age For Firefighters And Police In PA May Change

03.18.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Raising the retirement age for police and firefighters and the state funding for distressed communities were among a slew of suggestions proposed this week in Pittsburgh as fixes for Pennsylvania's $7.7 billion municipal pension crisis. The House ...

Teacher Layoff Protocol May Change In PA

03.18.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Efforts are underway once again in Harrisburg to change the state law that calls for teachers to be laid off by seniority and certification area. Legislation was introduced Tuesday in both the House and Senate that call for school districts to be ...

Pennsylvania lawmakers try again to change laws governing teacher layoff

03.17.15 |

Efforts are underway once again in Harrisburg to change the state law that calls for teachers to be laid off by seniority and certification area. Today State Sen. Ryan Aument, R-Lancaster, introduced Senate Bill 5 and state Rep.Stephen Bloom, ...

Fight against Fracking in Williamsport

03.16.15 | Bob Price

A filmmaker who owns property in Wayne County is touring all over the northeast, rallying support for alternative energy. Some aren’t welcoming his message. Josh Fox gained popularity in 2010 with his Academy Award nominated film Gasland ...

Teacher strike threats remain in Western Pennsylvania

03.16.15 |

The threat of a teachers' strike in Steel Valley is over, but several school districts in Western Pennsylvania do not have contracts in place. Teachers in Sto-Rox, Derry Area, Belle Vernon, South Butler, California Area, Chartiers-Houston, ...

Wolf backs Delaware River Basin moratorium

03.13.15 |

Gov. Tom Wolf supports a moratorium on gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin, his spokesman confirmed a day after the issue came up in a legislative committee hearing. “This is a regional decision between Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New ...

Fayette County man admits threatening lives of Obama and family

03.12.15 | Bob Price

A Fayette County man admitted Wednesday in federal court to threatening President Obama and his family. Joseph H. Savage, 35, of North Union was awaiting trial on unrelated state charges when he mailed a letter to the White House, said Assistant ...

2 Pa. lawmakers, former House member arrested on corruption charges

03.11.15 | Bob Price

An influence-peddling case that Attorney General Kathleen Kane rejected has netted six arrests of public officials on bribery charges and the Philadelphia district attorney's investigation continues, a lead prosecutor said Tuesday. “It's ...

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