List by Category: National

President Trump visits Pennsylvania a 4th time

12.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

Mr. Trump was at a rally in Hershey last night and addressed the two articles of impeachment that Democrats announced Tuesday. House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler says Mr. Trump "endangers our democracy and national security." But, the...

A PA dealer is selling a mass of missives between President Reagan and a screenwriter

10.18.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The 40+ letters written between Ronald Reagan and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Douglas Morrow are valued at $200,000. Most have never been published. Correspondence topics range from reflections on the Challenger spacecraft disaster to...

A U.S. judge has ruled that injection sites don't violate federal drug laws

10.03.19 | Brandon Dickson

The ruling Wednesday could clear the way for Philadelphia to open what would be the nation's first legally sanctioned site where people could inject drugs and have medical help nearby if they overdose. Seattle, New York, and San Francisco are...

Real ID will become the law of the land next year

10.02.19 | Bill Price

All adult passengers flying on domestic commercial flights will need to present a Real ID to pass through security checkpoints and board their planes. But aviation and PennDOT officials say the number of Pennsylvanians with real id has lagged far...

3 Inmates who escaped from an Ohio prison are back behind bars

09.30.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Police in a suburb of Raleigh, North Carolina arrested the men early this morning. The three, along with another inmate, escaped from a jail in southeast Ohio after overpowering two female guards just after midnight Sunday. One was spotted...

Signature of one of Elmira’s most famous residents was recently found in a cave

09.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

Signed by Samuel Clemens more than 150 years ago, the signature inside Mark Twain’s cave was discovered in July and recently verified by historians. Cave owner, Linda Coleberd, is ecstatic. The cave is located in Hannibal, Mississippi...

Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro says coalition reaches agreement to end robocalls

08.23.19 | Terry Diener

The 12 phone companies have agreed to adopt eight principles targeted at improving prevention and enforcement of illegal robocalls. Among them: offering some form of call blocking services for all types of telephone customers at no cost to the...

Erie-native and fraud investigator issues a report he says is "bigger fraud than Enron"

08.16.19 | Brandon Dickson

The subject of Harry Markopolos' 175-page report is General Electric Company, longtime owners of GE Transportation, and the most widely held stock in the Erie area. Markopolos is the financial fraud investigator who uncovered the $65 billion...

Supreme Court's gerrymandering ruling should have no immediate impact on PA

06.28.19 | Brandon Dickson

That's because the series of legal disputes that played out in the Keystone State took place largely within the state court system with Pennsylvania's Supreme Court having thrown out the former congressional maps to impose its own for the 2018...

NY native back in Batavia after receivng Medal of Honor from Pres. Trump

06.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

Former Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia is the first living Iraq War veteran to receive the nation's highest military honor.   Bellavia helped his platoon escape fire in Fallujah in November 2004 and killed at least four insurgents.  

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