List by Month: 7-2013

Preliminary Hearing in Sandusky Case

07.29.13 | Bob Price

A long-delayed court hearing against three former top Penn State University administrators over their role in the Jerry Sandusky scandal will begin Monday in Dauphin County Common Pleas Court.

Helicopter Crash Kills 5 in PA

07.29.13 | Bob Price

A helicopter crash in a rugged, wooded area of northeastern Pennsylvania claimed the lives of five people, including one child, officials said Sunday.

Kids Korner Auditions

07.26.13 | Matt Jackson

Thank you to everyone who signed up

Quest To Bring NCAA Fines Into Pennsylvania Cost Taxpayers $383K

07.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Corbett’s failed attempt to get the federal courts to overturn the NCAA sanctions has cost taxpayers nearly $383,000. And that’s not the final tally. All the bills from Philadelphia law firm Cozen O'Connor have not yet ...

Former Penn State President Due In Court Monday

07.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Penn state's former president, Graham Spanier, goes before a judge over the Jerry Sandusky scandal on Monday. Spanier lost a request yesterday to take a peek at various prosecution materials, including a transcript of his grand jury testimony. He, ...

Colleges In NY Told To Notify Renters If There Are No Sprinklers

07.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Colleges will now have to notify students whether or not a sprinkler system is present when they move into school-owned housing, according to a new law signed Thursday by New York governor Andrew Cuomo. The bill, named after Kerry Rose Fitzsommons, ...

NY Still Tops The Nation For Spending Per Student

07.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

School funding has steadily grown in New York in the 2000's. A report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows schools now spend between 18 and 25 thousand dollars per student; more then any other state. Despite that, only three quarters ...

Another Sexual Harrasment Case in NY Assembly

07.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

Yet another sexual harassment case has surfaced in the New York Assembly.

U.S. Attorney In PA This Morning

07.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

U.s. Attorney general Eric Holder will be in pennsylvania this morning.

On the Fence About Common Core Standards

07.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

Pennsylvania is one of several states on the fence about the common core standards on track to hit schools during the 2014 to 15 school year.