July 27, 2012 RSS feed / State

Lawyers reveal mystery victim in Sandusky case

He was the victim whose horrific assault in the football team showers wound up costing Joe Paterno his job, severely tarnished Penn State’s image, and brought accusations of a cover-up by high-level university officials.  Law enforcement More...

Auditor calls for changes to Penn State board

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor and Penn State’s president should not serve as voting members of the university’s board of trustees, the state’s elected governmental watchdog said Thursday.  More...

Zoning limits in gas drilling law struck down

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania appellate court panel on Thursday struck down provisions in a new law regulating the state’s booming natural gas industry that opponents said would leave municipalities defenseless to protect homeowners, p More...

Medical worker at center of outbreak worked in Pa.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A medical technician accused of infecting patients in New Hampshire with hepatitis C worked two temporary assignments in Pennsylvania, health officials confirmed Thursday.  More...

Testimony: More voter ID hurdles, fewer voters

HARRISBURG (AP) — A University of Washington professor whose survey estimated that more than 1 million registered voters in Pennsylvania lack valid photo identification under a tough new state law testified Thursday that adding steps for people More...

PSU insurer seeking to deny, limit Sandusky coverage

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Penn State’s general liability insurer hopes to deny or limit coverage for Jerry Sandusky-related claims.  The Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association Insurance, argues that Penn State withheld key informati More...

Tens of thousands remain without power after storm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tens of thousands of customers remain without power after strong storms swept across Pennsylvania, bringing strong winds and lightning on the heels of sweltering heat.  More...

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