The tiny town of State College is topping a list of happiest small towns in America.
Penn State coach James Franklin sat behind a microphone, bantered with the media, and gamely tried to steer questions toward this weekend’s game at Rutgers. “I would like to talk about Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers,” Franklin said, “and then maybe a little bit more about Rutgers.”
Equality Pennsylvania has launched a six-week tour across the state to drum up support for House and Senate Bill 300, which would provide statewide discrimination protection for gays, lesbians and trangendered people in Pennsylvania.
Fans of the late Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno are planning to commission a new bronze statue of him, and place it across from the school.
Three Penn State University students were facing charges in a stabbing incident over the weekend that injured two students from another school.
Paterno family spokesman Dan McGinn said Sue Paterno fell on campus while going to a memorial service on Thursday and she’s hospitalized for observation.
THON ended Sunday afternoon and raised $13.34 million for pediatric cancer research and to provide support for patients.
A Penn State University student is dead after he fell from the ninth floor balcony of an off-campus apartment building.
Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter with a 15-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Ryan Keiser sealed the win with an end zone interception, lifting Penn State over Illinois 24-17 on Saturday.
Penn State’s nearly $2.3 million share of bowl revenue has been divided among the Big Ten’s 12 member schools, including Penn State, to distribute for causes focused on child protection or advocacy.
Penn State’s Board of Trustees has approved a $4.42 billion budget and tuition increases averaging about 2.8 percent for all students.
Megabus spokesman Mike Alvich says two passengers were treated for minor injuries following the incident Tuesday morning.
A fire has destroyed a 19-unit apartment building in State College.
State police are looking for whoever stole 13 snakes from a central Pennsylvania family’s home.
State College, Pa. ranks the third “Best College Town” in the American Institute for Economic Research’s 2012-2013 “AIER College Destinations Index.”