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Stolen Car Suspect in Frein Search

10.24.14 | Terry Diener

A car stolen in the Poconos has turned up about 100 miles north in New York, and authorities are working to rule out any connection to a man being sought for the killing of a Pennsylvania state trooper. The sheriff's office in Delaware County, New ...

PA Hands out Clean Energy Grants to Schools, Businesses

10.24.14 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PED) is handing out $12.5 million in grants to 28 local governments, schools and businesses for alternative and clean energy projects, along with projects deploying technologies such as solar energy, ...

PA Police Seized Nearly $50M In Drugs This Year

10.23.14 | Terry Diener

The $49 million worth of drugs includes $2.47 million worth cocaine, $37.34 million worth of heroin, and $8.98 million worth of marijuana. Troopers have seized more than $88 million in prohibited drugs so far this year. The 75 kilos of heroin ...

PA, NY to Start Ebola Monitoring Protocols

10.23.14 | Terry Diener

Federal health officials say starting Monday, all travelers to the U.S. whose flights originated in Sierra Leone, Liberia or Guinea will be actively followed for up to 21 days by state health departments in Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland, ...

Former President Bill Clinton to Campaign for Wolf

10.22.14 | Terry Diener

The Tom Wolf gubernatorial campaign said Clinton will lead a mid-day rally next Monday at an electrical workers' union hall on Pittsburgh's South Side. Wolf is challenging Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's re-election bid. Clinton is the third ...

DEP to Fine Fracking Company for Pipeline Violations

10.22.14 | Terry Diener

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has fined Regency Marcellus Gas Gathering LLC of San Antonio, Texas, $306,000 for multiple violations during the construction of two natural gas pipelines in 2012 and 2013. The pipeline construction ...

PA Bully Legislation Fails to Pass House

10.21.14 | Terry Diener

House Bill 1163 unanimously passed the state House in April, but Representative Ron Marsico said an unrelated amendment attached last week prevented final passage of his proposal in the Senate. The bill would have made it illegal to use electronic ...

Penn State to Re-Examine Controversial Freeh Report

10.21.14 | Terry Diener

Penn State's board plans next week to discuss the Freeh Report, a document regarding the school's response to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal that has divided the university and its alumni since it was issued more than two years ago. ...

PA Lawmakers Push for New Gun Laws

10.07.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania lawmakers are advancing two gun-related bills, including a new minimum sentence for certain violations in Philadelphia. The House voted Monday for the proposals, which also included a bill to discourage local governments from imposing ...

Pennsylvania lawmakers Consider Changes to Open Records Law

10.06.14 | Terry Diener

The Senate voted unanimously last week for a set of revisions, six years after a major rewrite of the Right-to-Know Law was enacted. The Pennsylvania News Media Association's concerns include the narrowing of what records must be produced by ...

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