List by Category: Pennsylvania News

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 ...

Pennsylvania Forces Dentists To Carry New, Expensive Insurance... It'll Affect Your Bill

07.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A trip to the dentist is likely going to cost more in Pennsylvania next month.  The Keystone State has become the tenth state to force dentists to carry malpractice insurance.  The bill takes effect next month.  Proponents of the law ...

Prison Reform Law In P.A. Leaves Out One Important Detail

07.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Prison reform became law on Thursday in Pennsylvania. Sort of. Governor Tom Corbett signed Senate Bill 100 into law. It diverts nonviolent, addicted offenders from state prison by treating their addition issues at a local level. It sounds simple, ...

NY, PA Sweltering In Volcanic Heat Today

07.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York and Pennsylvania could break a few heat records today. More then a thousand records have been broken just in the last couple of days nationwide, and both the Empire and Keystone States are poised to hit the mid 90's, with a heat index ...

Not As Many People Are Able To Vote In P.A. As Previously Thought

07.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania says more then 758-thousand voters don't have a legal i.d. to vote. It leaves their ability to cast a ballot in November in doubt, unless they have another acceptable form of identification. The number is based on Penndot voter ...

Scranton Wants Joe Biden To Pay For His Visit

07.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It's tough on a town to get a Vice Presidential visit. Cash-strapped Scranton says it will bill the Obama/Biden campaign for costs stemming from Vice President Joe Biden's visit Tuesday. Biden's visit to his boyhood home came at a time when the ...

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