Dec 1, 2023
Mayor Ed Gainey Wants the NFL Draft In Pittsburgh
In cities across America, Pittsburghers gather every Sunday, dressed in their black and gold, ready to cheer for the Steelers on gameday. Nearly every city in America has a Steelers...
Nov 30, 2023
Water Utilities Are Vulnerable To Hackers After PA Attack
The top U.S. cyberdefense agency says hackers are targeting industrial control systems widely used by water and sewage-treatment utilities.
Nov 29, 2023
Larry Fink, Photographer Who Contrasted Social Classes, Dead at 82
Larry Fink, an acclaimed and adventurous photographer whose subjects ranged from family portraits and political satire to working class lives and the elite of show business and...
Nov 27, 2023
Republican Ex-Federal Prosecutor to Run for AG
Former federal prosecutor Katayoun "Kat" Copeland says she's running for attorney general of Pennsylvania in 2024.
Nov 17, 2023
How Zappala Won While Rockey Lost in Allegheny Co.
There was always a narrow path for Allegheny County’s longtime Democratic district attorney to win re-election as the Republican nominee. There was an even narrower path for a...
Nov 17, 2023
PA AG Sues to Shut Down Delco Car Dealership
From a press release Attorney General Michelle Henry announced a lawsuit against a Delaware County-based used vehicle dealer for not disclosing issues with vehicles sold...
Nov 8, 2023
Dem Jill Beck Wins PA Superior Court Seat
Democrat Jill Beck won a seat on the Pennsylvania Superior Court in Tuesday's state-wide election.Voters across the Commonwealth assured Beck's seat on the Superior court while also...
Nov 8, 2023
Innamorato Wins in Allegheny Co., Local Race Roundup
Voters in Western Pennsylvania headed out to the polls Tuesday to decide races from Westmoreland County commissioners to the Allegheny County executive and district attorney....
Nov 6, 2023
Sen. Fetterman Rallies Iowa Democrats
Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman encourages Iowa Democrats as they rally to take back seats at the Liberty and Justice Celebration on Nov. 4, 2023.
Nov 2, 2023
UPenn Attampts to Address Antisemitism With Task Force
The University of Pennsylvania is implementing new preventive measures as a way to tackle antisemitism on campus.
Oct 26, 2023
Western PA's House Members Vote on Party Lines for Speaker
Republicans eagerly elected Rep. Mike Johnson as House speaker on Wednesday.
Oct 26, 2023
Sen. Cmte. Advances Bill Requiring Armed Security at PA Schools
Senate Bill 907 would require school districts to employ and armed, trained and vetted security person at every school during operating hours.
Oct 25, 2023
PA GOP Court Candidate Struck By Car While Placing Yard Signs
A Pennsylvania judicial candidate was struck by a car while putting out yard signs over the weekend.
Oct 25, 2023
State Senate Passes Bill Restricting Sexual Content in School Books
The measure now goes to the House.
Oct 20, 2023
PA Rep. Patty Kim Announces Run For State Senate
Rep. Patty Kim announced Thursday she will run for Dauphin County's 15th district.
Oct 19, 2023
PA House OKs Bill to Move 2024 Primary Election By 1 Week
Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives is backing another proposal to give an earlier date for the state’s 2024 presidential primary election, this time moving it by one week.
Oct 19, 2023
Gov. Josh Shapiro Voices Support For Israel
The governor spoke in support of Israel.
Oct 5, 2023
PA Could Go After Tax Returns of Turnpike Toll Scofflaws
Pennsylvania lawmakers are advancing legislation to authorize the Department of Revenue to go after the lottery winnings and income tax returns of turnpike toll scofflaws.
Oct 3, 2023
The Unions Behind the Checks to PA Dems
See which union PACs sent money to Cherelle Parker and Sara Innamorato
Sep 28, 2023
All Philadelphia Liquor Stores Closed After Looting
At least 18 state-run liquor stores were broken into by looters in Philadelphia, officials said.
Sep 26, 2023
PA Trooper Charged With Forcibly Committing Ex-Girlfriend
A Pennsylvania state trooper is facing felony charges for allegedly using his position in law enforcement to forcibly restrain and involuntarily commit his ex-girlfriend to a...
Sep 18, 2023
Special Election on Tuesday to Again Decide PA House Control
For the second time this year, Allegheny County will determine which party controls the Pennsylvania state House. And once again, there won’t be much suspense about the outcome.
Sep 14, 2023
How They Caught Escaped Murderer Danelo Cavalcante
Pennsylvania authorities say they were able to capture escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante thanks to thermal imaging equipment in the air, search teams working through a stormy night,...
Sep 14, 2023
Court Limits Search of Scott Perry’s Cellphone for Jan. 6
Under the ruling, many of Perry’s communications with fellow members about claims of fraud or efforts to overturn the 2020 election would remain off limits to investigators.
Sep 6, 2023
More Small Businesses Can Compete for State Contracts
Small businesses may now have a better chance at landing a state government contract as a result of an executive order Gov. Josh Shapiro signed on Tuesday.
Sep 1, 2023
Times-Shamrock Selling Off Newspaper Group
The sale includes four local daily papers and several weekly and periodic publications.
Aug 21, 2023
Underground Mines Likely Didn't Cause PA House Explosion
Pennsylvania officials say it's unlikely that natural gas seeped from an abandoned underground mine and caused a house explosion last weekend that killed six people.
Aug 8, 2023
PA Town Experiencing Problem of Squatters in Abandoned Homes
Jeannette, Pennsylvania Fire Department Chief Bill Frye on the growing problem of squatters in abandoned homes and the safety concerns that come with this.
Aug 3, 2023
Advisory Issued For Invasive Fish in Pennsylvania
The agency encourages anyone who catches a northern snfakehead anywhere in the state to report and dispose of it.
Aug 1, 2023
Gov: Millions Will Go to Train Workers For Infrastructure Projects
Pennsylvania will direct up to $400 million in federal money to reimburse organizations that train new infrastructure workers on the job. Democratic Gov.
Jul 31, 2023
PA State Employee Unions Begin Voting On Proposed Contracts
Members of two large state employee unions are voting on proposed contracts with Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro’s administration, including one that would deliver pay raises of more...
Jul 27, 2023
Poison Hemlock Increasing Throughout Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania could be seeing an explosion of a poisonous weed.
Jul 21, 2023
Special Election For the State House Majority
The special election to fill the seat left vacant by State Rep. Sara Innamorato’s resignation will be held on Sept. 19.
Jul 19, 2023
PA Prosecutor Asks State To Take Jail Escape Probe
A county prosecutor in Pennsylvania says he asked the state attorney general’s office to take over a case surrounding the jail escape of a homicide suspect due because jail staff...
Jul 18, 2023
Bill Would Limit PA Officials To One Race Per Election
Pa. bill would limit officials to one race per election.
Jul 13, 2023
Drone Possibly Near Jail Before Suspect's Escape, Police Say
Authorities are seeking information about a drone that may have been operating near a northwestern Pennsylvania jail before the escape of a homicide suspect last week, and they say...
Jul 11, 2023
PA Town Overrun by Floodwaters: 'There Was No Stopping It'
A massive cleanup effort is underway in Stony Creek Mills after drenching rain from a weekend storm caused the nearby Antietam Creek to spill over and turn the town's streets into...
Jul 10, 2023
Cyber Charter Schools in PA Face Rule Changes
An effort to subject Pennsylvania’s cyber charter schools to stronger ethics standards and curb the amount of money school districts must pay them passed the state House of...
Jul 7, 2023
State Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Adult Use of Marijuana
"We have a duty to Pennsylvania taxpayers to legalize adult-use marijuana."
Jun 23, 2023
PA Senate Votes to Expand Ban Cell Phones While Driving
Pennsylvania’s state Senate wants to expand a ban on texting while driving and is advancing legislation that increases the penalties for motorists who are handling their cell...
Jun 22, 2023
PA Lawmakers Eye Liberalization of Medical Marijuana Rules
Pennsylvania state senators are advancing legislation that would liberalize the state’s 5-year-old medical marijuana program. It would expand the scope of who can buy medical...
Jun 21, 2023
St. Luke’s Adding Children’s Hospital
St. Luke’s University Health Network on Tuesday announced the opening of St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital based at the Network’s Bethlehem Campus in Fountain Hill. “St....
Jun 7, 2023
PA House Passes Electronically Campaign Finance Reports Bill
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday to require candidates for a state office to file their campaign finance reports...
May 31, 2023
Rep. Perry On Why He Will Not Back the Debt Limit Deal
More than two dozen House Republicans say they will not back the debt limit deal, saying Speaker McCarthy made too many concessions to the White House during negotiations. One of...
May 17, 2023
Padora, Hetherington in; Halcovage out in Schuylkill
Incumbent Schuylkill County Commissioner George Halcovage Jr. appears to have lost his bid for re-election. Halcovage, whose last term was marred with controversy as four female...
May 4, 2023
PA Senate Backs Bill to Narrow Philly Commuter Tax
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's state Senate voted Wednesday to pare back a Depression-era law that allows Philadelphia to impose a commuter tax on suburban residents. The...
Apr 28, 2023
Poll: DeSantis, Not Trump, Likely to Beat Biden in PA
New polling suggests Florida’s Governor seems able to accomplish something former President Trump cannot in the Keystone State — beating President Biden.
Apr 24, 2023
Penn State Events Featuring Right-Wing Speakers Canceled
An April 24 event featuring self-proclaimed professional troll Alex Stein, who gained headlines last summer for sexually harassing U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, was canceled by...
Apr 13, 2023
SEIU Healthcare Union Has BIg Sway With Mayor Gainey
A health care workers union has considerable sway over Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey’s administration after it helped elect him.
Apr 5, 2023
Over 20 Departments Needed to Extinguish Warehouse Fire
A massive fire has erupted at a warehouse in Northampton County Tuesday morning, prompting a heavy response from emergency crews.
Mar 29, 2023
All 7 W. Reading Chocolate Factory Explosion Victims Found
WEST READING, Pa. (AP) — All seven bodies have been recovered from the site of a powerful explosion at a chocolate factory in a small town in eastern Pennsylvania, officials said.
Mar 28, 2023
Delaware River Spill Includes Toxin Released in OH Train Wreck
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Mar 10, 2023
Kenyatta Enters '24 Race for PA Auditor General
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker said Thursday he is running for Pennsylvania auditor general in next year's election, getting an early start on the campaign to...
Mar 3, 2023
Guns and School Security
We take a look at the topic of guns and their effect on school safety.
Mar 2, 2023
Explosive Found in Bag at PA Airport, Man Arrested
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man faces federal criminal charges after he checked in a suitcase with an explosive device hidden in the lining on a flight to Florida,...
Mar 1, 2023
Pennsylvania Unseals Search Warrant in Idaho Killings
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Law enforcement officials seized dark clothing, medical gloves, a flashlight and other items from a Pennsylvania home where they arrested a graduate student...
Feb 22, 2023
PA House Nears Vote on Child-Abuse Lawsuit Window
The chamber began work on legislation for a two-year "window" for child sexual abuse lawsuits, aiming for a final House vote later this week.
Feb 17, 2023
Ride the Rails From Pittston to Jim Thorpe
Officials tell Newswatch 16 this is just the first phase of a project they hope will expand into much more.
Feb 17, 2023
PA DEP to Test Water After Train Derailment
Gov. Josh Shapiro says Pennsylvania will conduct independent water sampling following the train derailment just over the border from Beaver County in East Palestine, Ohio.
Feb 14, 2023
Court Allows 2022 Chester Co. Election Recount
The appellate court held that the county commissioners and a lower court had misapplied the state’s election statute.
Feb 6, 2023
Republicans Endorse Carluccio For Seat on State's High Court
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Republican Party officials voted Saturday to endorse a Montgomery County judge, Carolyn Carluccio, to be the party’s nominee in this year’s...
Jan 23, 2023
Unemployment Rate in PA Hits Record Low of 3.9%
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate fell to a new record low in December, dropping below 4% for the first time since record-keeping began, according to...
Jan 20, 2023
Man Killed in Downtown Pittsburgh Shooting
A shooting in downtown Pittsburgh has left one man dead. One suspect has been arrested.
Jan 16, 2023
U.S. Supreme Court Takes Religious Freedom Case From PA
A USPS driver refused to work Sundays saying it was a violation of his religious beliefs.
Jan 12, 2023
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Head Nominated to be PA Health Secretary
Dr. Debra Bogen, head of the Allegheny County Health Department, has been nominated as Pennsylvania’s secretary of health.
Jan 3, 2023
Police Chief and Suspect Killed, Officer Injured in Shootings
Both a police officer and a suspect were killed while another officer was wounded in separate shootings near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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