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Auditor General Putting Pa. Game Commission Under Microscope

Auditor General Putting Pa. Game Commission Under Microscope

HARRISBURG – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Tuesday the beginning of a performance audit of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, the agency responsible for managing the commonwealth’s wildlife resources. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 21, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
Charges Filed Against Seven Prison Guards After Year-long Investigation into Institutional Sexual Assaults

Charges Filed Against Seven Prison Guards After Year-long Investigation into Institutional Sexual Assaults

DUNMORE, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro yesterday announced felony criminal charges against seven current and former Lackawanna County Prison correctional officers who used their positions of authority to manipulate and dominate female inmates, perpetuating a persistent culture of sexual abuse and assault at the prison that continued for many years. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 16, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News, Police & Fire Calls
Attorney General Josh Shapiro Warns Pennsylvanians of Online Romance Scams

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Warns Pennsylvanians of Online Romance Scams

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Josh Shapiro is warning Pennsylvanians of romance scammers who entice people into online relationships, then ask for money and scam them. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 15, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
PennDOT Seeks Public Feedback on Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

PennDOT Seeks Public Feedback on Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, (PennDOT) yesterday announced that it has begun the process of updating the Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan and is inviting the public to weigh in through an online survey. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 14, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
New Legislation Could Remove Over 80 Jefferson County Sex Offenders from Megan’s Law List

New Legislation Could Remove Over 80 Jefferson County Sex Offenders from Megan’s Law List

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT) — Dozens of sex offenders in our area and thousands more across the state may no longer be required to register with state authorities thanks to pending legislation in Pennsylvania. FULL ARTICLE
Governor Wolf Reinforces Commitment to Rural Communities, Local Infrastructure with New Investments

Governor Wolf Reinforces Commitment to Rural Communities, Local Infrastructure with New Investments

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf yesterday outlined Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) plans to fix more locally owned bridges and improve more than 1,100 miles of rural and low-volume roadway through multi-year investments included in his budget proposal released last week. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 13, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
Pittsburgh Emerges from Distressed Status Under Act 47

Pittsburgh Emerges from Distressed Status Under Act 47

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf announced that the city of Pittsburgh’s status as a distressed municipality under Act 47 is terminated. Pittsburgh is the second city and 14th municipality to exit the program. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 13, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News, Regional Headlines
Pa. State Police Warn of Olympic-Related Scams

Pa. State Police Warn of Olympic-Related Scams

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pa. State Police are warning citizens of possible scam attempts now that the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, have begun. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 10, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
PennDOT Issues Reminder to Keep Snow off of Roadways

PennDOT Issues Reminder to Keep Snow off of Roadways

Indiana, Pa. – With the winter season in full swing, PennDOT is reminding residents of guidelines for shoveling or plowing snow around state-owned roadways to help ensure safe travel through the season. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 10, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
Governor Wolf Announces 45 Multimodal Transportation Projects to Benefit 22 Counties

Governor Wolf Announces 45 Multimodal Transportation Projects to Benefit 22 Counties

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced that 45 highway, bridge, bike and pedestrian, and ports and waterways projects will benefit communities in 22 counties through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Multimodal Transportation Fund. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 9, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News