Stories tagged: "007 LOCAL NEWS"

Thousands of Minks Are on the Loose in Northumberland County

State police are investigating after a mink farm in Upper Augusta Township was broken into late Sunday.

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Pennsylvania’s EMS System on the Brink: Critical Shortages and Overwhelmed First Responders

Kutztown Area Transport Services is the third community ambulance service provider in the state to fold since June, highlighting a crisis happening across Pennsylvania.

Children Crossing road sign in Philadelphia. (Photo: Franckreporter)
North Philly School Zones to Get Safety Improvements Due to Biden Policies

Public safety projects  surrounding six North Philadelphia grade schools received a $25 million funding boost last week thanks to President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. 

FILE - Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw speaks with members of the media during a news conference in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023.  Outlaw will step down this month to take a leadership position with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the mayor said Tuesday, Sept. 5.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw Resigns, Months Before End of Mayor’s Second Term

Outlaw leaves after a bumpy three years on the job that began just before the pandemic lockdowns and was quickly followed by intense protests that broke out in Philadelphia and across the country in the summer of 2020 over the police killing of Black people.

Screenshot of PSEA Members at HACC's Lancaster campus before getting arrested for trespassing on August 30, 2023
Two Union Representatives Arrested for Informing Professors About Their Union

Two representatives from the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), Pennsylvania’s largest teachers union, were arrested for trying to talk to union members at the Harrisburg Area Community College’s (HACC) Lancaster campus on Wednesday.

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the Democratic nominee for the state's U.S. Senate seat, right, poses for a photo with a supporter after speaking at a rally in Erie, Pa., on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Fetterman Rallies With Hundreds of Striking Wabtec Workers in Erie

US Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pennsylvania) rallied with hundreds of striking union members from the Wabtec Locomotive plant in Erie on Monday. 

FILE - Work continues at a shale gas well drilling site in St. Mary's, Pa., March 12, 2020. A team of that has spent four years studying the health effects of natural gas fracking in southwestern Pennsylvania is set to present its findings Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
Report: Kids Living Closer to Fracking Area Have Increased Risk of Rare Cancer

A state-sponsored study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh found “significant associations” between gas industry activity and medical conditions in southwestern Pennsylvania.