Father Of Teen Accused Of Shooting Trooper Speaks Briefly Outside Police BarracksThe father of the suspect accused of shooting a Pennsylvania State Trooper is speaking out tonight. He was surrounded by reporters as he left the police barracks a short time ago.
Local University Marching Band To Perform In Macy's ParadeA local university's marching band is set to perform this Thursday in New York at one of the season's most beloved parades.
Boothwyn Firefighter Runs Marathons In Full Gear For CharityOf all the runners at the Philadelphia Maration Sunday, one stood out. That's Firefighter Steven Bender running 26.2 miles in full gear… including an air tank that weighs about 22 pounds.
Extensive Screening Process For Syrian Refugees Coming To U.S.Fear over the US' acceptance of more Syrian refugees has sparked protests and debates across the country. In Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf has said the Commonwealth will continue to welcome them after an extensive screening process.
Pa. Senate Rejects Measure To Eliminate School Property TaxesThe Pennsylvania Senate narrowly rejected a measure Monday night to eliminate billions of dollars in school property taxes statewide by replacing the money with increases in state tax rates on sales and income, although the legislation could re-emerge with more support.
Salvation Army Preparing Thousands Of "Thanksgiving-To-Go" MealsHundreds of families in need will be able to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal thanks to generous donations from the Salvation Army. And instead of a communal meal, the families will be able to enjoy the feast in their own homes.
Pennsylvania Sales Tax Could Jump By 1.25%Under a budget proposal by Governor Tom Wolf, sales tax could increase 1.25% to 7.25%. That move would make Pennsylvania the state with the second highest sales tax in the country. In Philadelphia County, the tax rate would be 9.25%.
Wolf: Tentative Budget Deal In ‘Deep Peril’When the governor and legislative leaders agreed to the framework of a budget deal, Wolf said he hoped it would be passed by Thanksgiving. But the governor says the process of finalizing the budget has stalled since that framework was announced earlier this month.
Passengers Evacuated Following SEPTA Train FireOfficials say this happened just before the Villanova Station.
Fight Over Who Pays For Public Schools Heads To Senate FloorThe Pennsylvania state Senate is juggling a long-simmering fight over who pays for public schools just as Gov. Tom Wolf and top lawmakers try to hold together the skeleton of a five-months-late budget deal.
Penn State Adding Dorms To Two Philadelphia-Area CampusesPenn State University has announced plans to add dormitories to the Abington and Brandywine satellite campuses.
Judge: 14-Year-Old Pennsylvania Girl 'Active Participant' In Mother's MurderA judge says a 14-year-old eastern Pennsylvania girl's "intelligence and manipulation" were crucial to the plot to have her soldier boyfriend kill her mother, which the judge called a "vicious and monstrous crime."