May 10, 2013 RSS feed / State

Turnpike to be ‘free’ during detour

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Turnpike is waiving tolls for motorists who drive between the Carlisle and Harrisburg East exits as an alternative to Interstate 81, which remains closed near the state capital because of damage from a tanker More...

Diesel truck explosion closes busy interstate

HARRISBURG (AP) — A section of Interstate 81 near Harrisburg was expected to remain closed in both directions for the next several days after a tanker truck fully loaded with diesel fuel overturned Thursday morning and exploded into flames, sen More...

Turnpike looks to foreign investors for $200 million

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Foreign investors could provide $200 million to help connect the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Interstate 95 in southeastern Pennsylvania in a deal that would provide commissions and fees for the officers of a Philadelphia invest More...

Former governor dies after brief illness

HARRISBURG (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. George M. Leader, the son of a chicken farmer who was elected to the state’s highest office before he turned 40, died Thursday after a brief illness. He was 95.  More...

Judge revives college suit over birth control

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge has reinstated a lawsuit filed by a Christian college challenging looming federal health care regulations that would require its student and employee health benefits plans to cover birth control like the mornin More...

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