List by Category: Pennsylvania News

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...

State College ranks as PA's 'drunkest city'

11.27.17 | Terry Diener

The financial news website 24/7 Wall St. said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data show that 22.3 percent of State College residents binge drink or drink heavily, well above the state average of 18.1 percent and national average of 18...

The next Centre Co. DA wants the state to take over the Penn State hazing case

11.22.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Bernie Cantorna says he has a conflict of interest and will ask the attorney general’s office to take over prosecution of the Beta Theta Pi case. 26 people face charges in the death of 19-year-old pledge Timothy Piazza in February. The...

The PA House is expected to vote next month on legislation to tax Marcellus shale gas production

11.22.17 | Bob Price

The commonwealth is the only natural gas producing state that does not impose a severance tax on the energy industry. Critics contend a severance tax would cripple gas production in Pennsylvania.

A suspected cop killer is in custody in the suburbs of Pittsburgh

11.21.17 | Bob Price

29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt was apprehended without incident early this morning after a 3-day manhunt. Police say he shot to death New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw during a traffic stop last Friday night. Shaw, a 25-year-old rookie...

A newly uncovered email indicates PA's top election official was forced out

11.21.17 | Terry Diener

Former Secretary of State Pedro Cortez was under pressure to step down due to allegations of voter fraud in the commonwealth. He told Democratic Governor Tom Wolf that he could not understand why he was being pushed out. In the email, Cortes...

PA's governor has ordered flags lowered in honor of a fallen cop in the suburbs of Pittsburgh

11.20.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

As troopers continue to such for the gunman who killed rookie police officer Brian Shaw, the state flags are flying at half-staff through sunset Wednesday. The 25-year-old policeman was fatally shot Friday night following a traffic stop...

PA's controversial medicinal marijuana program is picking up steam

11.17.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

More than 6,000 patients and 300 caregivers have registered for Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program in the time span of two weeks. The law gives people under a doctor's care access to medical marijuana if they have qualifying...

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