Pennsylvania News

3 Dead in Snowy Pileup of Dozens of Vehicles in Pennsylvania

POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Tractor-trailers and other vehicles lost control and slammed into each other, people leapt away from careering trucks seconds before collision and at least three people were killed and more than a dozen others injured during a …

All 100 Lab Monkeys Accounted For After Several Escape Crash

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP)–The last of the escaped monkeys from the crash of a truck towing a trailer load of 100 of the animals was accounted for by late Saturday, a day after the pickup collided with a dump truck on …

Pennsylvania Fire Departments Facing Volunteerism Emergency

SUNBURY, Pa. (AP)–The state of volunteer firefighting is in a crisis. That is the assessment of Acting Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Thomas Cook and multiple fire officials in the state, nation and Valley. The current model of volunteer firefighting in …

FBI: Artifacts Stolen From Museums in 1960s, 1970s Returned

PHILADELPHIA (AP)–Federal authorities say 15 historical artifacts stolen almost a half-century ago from a number of Pennsylvania museums have been returned to the institutions. The FBI art crime team and other law enforcement agencies repatriated the 18th- and 19th-century rifles …

New Jersey’s Largest Dairy Farm Nearly Destroyed in Tornado

The morning after one of the most intense tornadoes recorded in New Jersey history all but demolished the largest dairy farm in the state, owners Marianne and Wally Eachus looked at each other and just cried. “What are we going …

Small Town Besieged by Hundreds of Giant Black Vultures

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Black vultures circled beneath a leaden sky, swooping down close to the tombstones in a Marietta cemetery in search of something dead to eat. Classic horror imagery aside, a big bird in the air is better than …

Pa. Gov. Cites Denied Insurance Claims as Reason Not to Defy Shut-Down Orders

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The administration of Gov. Tom Wolf issued a warning Monday to businesses that choose to open in defiance of the pandemic shutdown, saying they could be jeopardizing their insurance coverage. With several counties in open rebellion against …

Environmental Contamination Shuts Down Pennsylvania Schools

Students at three Pennsylvania schools were told to stay home Thursday amid ongoing concerns over lead and asbestos contamination, as state police investigate what former district officials did to address problems with tainted water. One day after Gov. Tom Wolf …

Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, Hires Clark Lawrence as Vice President of Marketing, Eastern Region

San Diego, CA, December 9, 2014 – Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, a national multi-line program manager, welcomes Clark Lawrence as the new vice president of marketing for the eastern region. In his new role, Lawrence will be responsible for …

Pennsylvania County Wrongly Estimated Blood Alcohol Levels

People who told police they were not that drunk while driving may have been right in one Pennsylvania county. Somerset County District Attorney Lisa Lazzari-Strasiser tells the Daily American that a hospital has been testing drivers’ blood serum, not whole …