List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Pittsburgh Woman Accused of Abducting Newborn

08.24.12 | Bob Price

A 19-year-old Pennsylvania woman is being accused of abducting a three-day-old boy from Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh

New Report Details 600 Incidents Of Hostility Toward Christians In America

08.23.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new 140-page report by the Family Research Counsel and Liberty Institute reveals a pattern of hostility toward Christians in the United States. The report details over 600 incidents spanning a ten-year period. The attacks range from an elementary ...

Teacher's Personal Info To Be Debated In Court

08.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will allow the state's largest teacher's union to protect teacher addresses. The high court ruled 5 to 1 Tuesday to allow the closely watched lawsuit to continue. The Pennsylvania Education Association was suing over ...

97% Of Kids Say They Have Access To Drugs and Alcohol At School

08.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

As your kids head back to school in New York and Pennsylvania, you may be surprised at how many carry something a little extra in their backpack: drugs and alcohol. There's a new teen survey from the substance abuse and addiction center at Columbia ...

Two Massive Health Networks To Track The Sick In P.A. Marcellus Territory

08.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Two powerful healthcare networks in Pennsylvania are conducting the first systematic study of the health effects of Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling. Guthrie Health, based in Sayre, Pennsylvania and the Geisinger Health System, based out of ...

P.A.'s Voter ID Ruling Appealed Within 24 Hours of Judge's Decision

08.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Lawyers for peoples rights groups have officially appealed the decision on Pennsylvania's voter id law.  The groups suing filed the appeal Thursday afternoon. They asked the high court for a speedy review, with oral arguments during the ...

Pennsylvania Logs Its 7th Case of West Nile; We Have Tips To Keep You Safe

08.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It's an all-out ariel assault in Texas on mosquitos that are carrying the West Nile virus. Dallas County, Texas started using crop sprayers to spray mosquitos. That hasn't happened since 1966.  230 people have been infected in that one county, ...

Romney Closing In On Obama In PA

08.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new Franklin & Marshall College poll shows Mitt Romney is cutting into President Obama's lead in Pennsylvania.  A month ago, Obama was up by double digits. Today that lead is just six points, 44 to 38 percent. The poll also shows ...

Meteorologists Say January and February Will Be A Doosy For Winter Storms

08.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Forecasters say they see a big winter coming. While the air conditioners are still running, meteorologists are beginning to focus on the long-term winter weather forecast. They predict the East coast is going to battle some very large storms, ...

Taxpayers Pay Big For Sandusky Trial

08.15.12 | Jeremy Miller

The Jerry Sandusky child sex trial has cost Pennsylvania taxpayers 56-thousand-dollars so far. County officials released the numbers, saying most of that tab is from employee overtime. Security was supplied by sheriff's deputies for the 2-week ...

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