January 24, 2014 RSS feed / State

Erie judge being reprimanded over waving gun

HARRISBURG (AP) — A special court that disciplines Pennsylvania judges who misbehave on Thursday ordered a written reprimand for an Erie district judge who waved a handgun at another motorist in a road-rage incident five years ago.  More...

Trial ordered in death after snow blower fight

SWOYERSVILLE (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial in a shooting death that authorities said stemmed from a fight over a snow blower.  Brian Pavia, 39, of Plains Township, is charged in the Dec. More...

Universities get flexibility on tuition rates

HARRISBURG (AP) — The board that oversees Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities Thursday gave the green light for experiments that could give individual campuses more flexibility in setting tuition and fees.  More...

Toppled wind turbine probe could take months

MILL RUN (AP) — The spokesman for a southwestern Pennsylvania wind farm says it could take months to determine why a 213- foot tall wind turbine collapsed last week.  More...

Harness racing suspended at Philadelphia Casino

State regulators on Thursday suspended harness racing at a suburban Philadelphia casino, saying it had failed to resolve problems with the track’s surface.  Meeting in Hershey, the Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission took action against More...

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