| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:44 AM
Round 2 was not the surprise Round 1 was, but a steady snow early Tuesday morning quickly spread through the region and turned commutes into a hazardous journey for many.
Major traffic jams were reported on most roadways, including Interstate 78 and...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:43 AM
A young doctor who was a Peace Corps alumnus and the father of two was killed Sunday when he got out of his car to check on other motorists involved in a multicar crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Chester County.
Andrew S. Fisher, 35, of Pittsburgh,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Snow and ice that had been moving their way across the country since last week, finally arrived in the nation’s Mid-Atlantic region, creating power outages and traffic woes up through the Northeast on Monday.
Snowfalls of up to a foot were...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:29 PM
The season's first significant dose of winter weather caused a rash of accidents Sunday — including a massive chain-reaction crash that closed a 21-mile stretch of the westbound Pennsylvania Turnpike — and left officials scrambling to treat...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 9:34 PM
A series of snowy and icy storms swept through the southern and northeastern United States over the weekend, leaving at least six people dead and causing the cancellation of more than 2,500 flights Sunday — including more than 1,000 at Dallas/Fort...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:41 AM
A massive winter storm that drove parts of the southern United States into a deep freeze over the weekend kept a tight grip on the region on Monday while bitter temperatures, snow and ice spread through the East Coast.
There are a number of weather-...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Two former New Jersey men involved in a string of armed robberies that terrorized convenience store owners in the Poconos for more than a month have received sentences of 71/2 and 10 years in federal prison.
Tysheed Hargrove and Jose William Nunez,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Police closed Shimerville road after a vehicle crashed into an overpass carrying the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike at about 9:30 p.m.
According to radio reports, the vehicle hit a utility pole, bringing down wires, before crashing into...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Pennsylvania’s early migratory bird seasons have been approved, and changes this year will increase the number of birds hunters can keep in their possession. The early seasons for mourning doves, Canada geese, woodcock and other migratory bird...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:20 PM
The juxtaposition of two seemingly unrelated events this week ought to have taxpayers recoiling in horror.
Both events involved schemes by politicians to grab "upfront cash" to make themselves look good while in office, so that when most of the bills...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Less than 50 miles from the Lehigh Valley, as the crow flies, is the only museum dedicated entirely to the world's most important document.
The National Constitution Center is two blocks from Independence Hall, where the U.S. Constitution was signed...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Pennsylvania may soon get one of its most revealing insights ever into how its venal political system operates.
On Tuesday, following a six-day hearing on charges against former Pennsylvania Turnpike officials and a former state Senate leader,...