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Hearing Set For Western Pennsylvania Man Charged With Child Murder

Hearing Set For Western Pennsylvania Man Charged With Child Murder

BUTLER CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Butler County man charged in the brutal murder of a four-year-old boy is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Thursday. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 25, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Clearfield County to Receive $700,000 for Rail Freight Project

Clearfield County to Receive $700,000 for Rail Freight Project

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf announced new project approvals through the State Transportation Commission totaling more than $40 million in funding that will support an estimated 375 jobs in rail freight projects statewide. FULL ARTICLE
Gov. Wolf Urges Seniors to Protect Themselves Against Financial Fraud

Gov. Wolf Urges Seniors to Protect Themselves Against Financial Fraud

HERSHEY, Pa. – On Friday Governor Tom Wolf joined Department of Banking and Securities Secretary Robin L. Wiessmann and Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne to discuss measures the Wolf Administration has taken to help protect senior citizens from financial scams and fraud. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 22, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Pa. State Constable Accused of Soliciting Sex, Bribery

Pa. State Constable Accused of Soliciting Sex, Bribery

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Wednesday the arrest of a suspended Pennsylvania state constable accused of abusing his official authority by soliciting at least seven women for sex. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 20, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania’s CARE Act Takes Effect April 20

Pennsylvania’s CARE Act Takes Effect April 20

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Beginning Thursday, April 20, more than 1.6 million family caregivers across Pennsylvania will now receive critical assistance to help older loved ones remain at home with the implementation of the state's Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 20, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
New Details Emerge in Death of Facebook Killer

New Details Emerge in Death of Facebook Killer

ERIE, Pa. (EYT) – According to Erie-based State Police, an alert citizen spotted Facebook killer Steven Stephens late Tuesday morning. FULL ARTICLE
Wolf Administration Announces Traffic Deaths Drop to Record Low in 2016, Bucking National Trend

Wolf Administration Announces Traffic Deaths Drop to Record Low in 2016, Bucking National Trend

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday PennDOT announced that traffic deaths in Pennsylvania reached a record low in 2016 with 1,188 fatalities on Pennsylvania roadways last year, a new low since record keeping began in 1928, and seven less than 2015. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 18, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Gov. Wolf Announces DCNR Rangers, Managers will Carry Naloxone to Combat Opioid Overdoses

Gov. Wolf Announces DCNR Rangers, Managers will Carry Naloxone to Combat Opioid Overdoses

LEWISBERRY — Governor Tom Wolf announced Wednesday that the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is equipping state park and state forest rangers, managers and assistant managers with life-saving naloxone to minimize opioid overdose fatalities, especially in rural settings such as state parks and state forests where police and first responders may not be readily available. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 13, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News

Pa. Ranks in Top 10 in Study on Protection for Consumers Who File Homeowners Insurance Claims

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania homeowners have more protection against having their homeowners' insurance policies cancelled or non-renewed or having their rates raised when they file a claim than homeowners in 40 other states. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 12, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
$5 Million Heroin Pipeline from NY to York to Altoona Shut Down

$5 Million Heroin Pipeline from NY to York to Altoona Shut Down

YORK, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced criminal charges Monday against 15 people for their roles in a drug pipeline that distributed and sold 15,000 bricks of heroin in York and Blair counties over a two-year period. The heroin sold for approximately $5 million. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 11, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News