List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Court Date set for PSU Officials

07.18.12 | Bob Price

A judge is going to hear oral arguments on pretrial motions in the case of two former Penn State officials charged with perjury and failing to report suspected child sexual abuse.

Trucker Leaps Into Moving Vehicle In Pennsylania

07.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There was a daring rescue in LeHigh County, Pennsylvania... on the turnpike, of all places. State police say a trucker lept from his own rig to stop a tanker truck after its driver suddenly died behind the wheel. The trucker noticed the semi ...

Mitt Romney To Speak To Crowd In Western P.A. Today

07.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Mitt Romney stumps for votes in Pennsylvania today.  He's speaking on energy issues at a gas company in suburban Pittsburgh this afternoon.  It's Romney's sixth trip to the Keystone state in the last 3 months as he tries to put ...

Heat Is On Again... In New York and Pennsylvania

07.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We could be breaking more heat records this week in New York and Pennsylvania. The first half of July was just a warm-up. Tuesday's high could hit 95. The record for July 17th in Rochester was 95, set in 1900. The National Weather Service says so ...

One County In PA Bucks Trend; Logs Unusually High Number of Bankruptcies

07.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Bankruptcies have been dropping across most of northeastern Pennsylvania, but not in Monroe county. Bankruptcies in 33 northeastern counties have dropped 17-percent from 2011. But in Monroe County, they actually increased by about 3-percent. It's ...

Insurance Company Says It Won't Cover Businesses Or People Who Hydrofrack

07.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company has become the first insurer in the nation that won't cover damage related to natural gas drilling. The company said its personal and commercial policies were "not designed" to cover damage related to ...

Lightening Bugs Are Thriving In Pennsylvania; But Not Elsewhere

07.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The iconic bug of summer: lightening bugs;, are disappearing across the country. But they are thriving in Pennsylvania.  Kelli Hoover, a Penn State Entomology Professor, says there's no doubt there are far more fireflies this year in the state ...

Is Your County In The Nationwide Drought? Check Out Our Map

07.13.12 |

Temperatures will exceed 90 in New York and Pennsylvania today for the fourth time this month. That is 10 degrees above average. Parts of New York and Pennsylvania are officially in a drought, along with a thousand other counties nationwide.  ...

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh Releases His Report On Jerry Sandusky

07.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Freeh investigated how the University handled the news of Sandusky's abuse of children. He did months of interviews and was allowed unfettered access to documents, emails, and Penn State employees. This isn't the only report we're waiting on. The ...

Penn State Rakes In Donations Post-Sandusky

07.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Penn State isn't hurting from the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The college recieved more then 208-million-dollars in donations from the fiscal year that just ended. It's the second highest total in university history. The school said there was a slight ...

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