HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — About 1.5 million Pennsylvania residents will be able to freely leave their homes next week, and retail shops and other businesses will be able to reopen, as Gov. Tom Wolf...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State University has suspended a fraternity while a third-party report of an allegation of sexual assault is investigated.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A man has been charged in an alleged murder-for-hire plot against a former Pennsylvania prosecutor that involved two current or former prison inmates authorities...
Authorities said Thursday they will not charge others who were present in October when an Erie teenager died of chemical asphyxia from inhaling nitrous oxide at a house in State College....
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor wants Major League Baseball to rethink a restructuring plan that would affect three minor league teams in his state.
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — A woman was killed on the New Jersey Turnpike when a wrong-way driver struck her vehicle head-on.
The crash occurred around 1:45 a.m. Monday in the southbound lanes...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A dispute between the U.S. Postal Service and the owners of a new apartment building has left more than 100 residents without mail delivery.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Thousands of faculty members at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities will be voting later this month on a tentative contract agreement finalized last week.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old male was found dead in an off-campus house at Penn State and a fraternity has been suspended.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The president of Penn State is getting a 2.5% salary increase and trustees are making it retroactive to the beginning of July.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Micah Parsons could hardly wait to see his face on the massive video board atop Beaver Stadium. He imagined how cool it would be to hear 107,000 fans roar when he was...
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A former Penn State fraternity brother erased security camera footage from the night a pledge died because he knew it would be damaging, prosecutors told a jury Tuesday as...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania prosecutor says no charges will be filed in the death of an autistic man shot by police earlier this year.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State is hiring an architect under a plan to build a $71 million campus art museum that could open in 2022.
Philly.com says university President Eric Barron...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State President Graham Spanier must report to jail by May 1 to start serving a criminal sentence for his handling of a complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities said they can't find a motive for a drunken gunman who opened fire at a Pennsylvania hotel bar, killing two men and wounding a woman before breaking into a...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penn State is poised to send out another senior class as four-time national champions and cement its status as the college powerhouse of the past decade.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — In the headline on a story Feb. 12 about AccuWeather, The Associated Press erroneously characterized a $290,000 payment by the company to resolve allegations by the U.S. Labor Department of sexual harassment of female employees. The company agreed to make the payment before any enforcement proceedings were held. It was not a fine.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Trump nominee's family paying 290K in sex harassment dispute
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Adam Smeltz, a reporter who got his start in journalism at the Centre Daily Times, is set to become the newspaper's executive editor.
The newspaper announced Smeltz will take over as top editor Feb. 18.
Since 2015 he has been a reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He also had worked for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and earlier spent about 10 years in State College as a reporter.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a hotel bar near Penn State's main campus, killing two men and wounding a woman, broke into a stranger's house and fatally shot the 83-year-old homeowner, and then killed himself, authorities said.
The initial shooting happened just after 10 p.m. Thursday at P.J. Harrigan's Bar & Grill in State College, about 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Penn State's campus.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on shooting at a hotel bar in Pennsylvania (all times local):
Police say another person has died, hours after a gunman opened fire at a hotel bar in central Pennsylvania, then broke into a home and fatally shot a man there before killing himself.
State College Police Chief John Gardner says 19-year-old Steven Beachy died of his wounds at a hospital Friday.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Weather authorities are warning of dangerously cold temperatures moving into Pennsylvania following a storm that brought as much as a foot of snow to parts of the commonwealth.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning beginning this evening for many areas and transportation officials are warning of icy conditions on roadways.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — It's sometimes called State College and sometimes University Park, but Penn State wants to ensure it holds the trademark when it's called Happy Valley.
The Centre Daily Times reported Wednesday the university asked the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last month to trademark the term that refers to the school's setting in the mountains of central Pennsylvania.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) _ Eclipse Resources Corp. (ECR) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the State College, Pennsylvania-based company said it had net income of 1 cent. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 4 cents per share.
No. 17 Penn State will have a say in who plays for the Big Ten championship even if it is unlikely to be the Nittany Lions.
No. 18 Iowa (6-1, 3-1) comes to State College, Pennsylvania, on Saturday in the first of three straight games for Penn State (5-2, 2-2) against division contenders. The Hawkeyes are part of a logjam near the top of the Big Ten West standings, with four teams having one loss halfway through the season. They have also become a sneaky playoff contender.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Each Michigan State player brought a poker chip to Happy Valley and coach Mark Dantonio encouraged the Spartans to push them all to the center of the table Saturday.
As the evening wore on against No. 8 Penn State, it was clear the Spartans were all-in.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A bye week allowed Penn State players to watch more film on their upcoming opponent, but all viewings showed the same thing: Michigan State stuffs the run and makes teams one dimensional.
"These guys are giving up 33 yards per game running," Penn State coach James Franklin said. "And I think the mistake you make is when you're playing a team like that is that you abort the run and go all pass."
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Florence are expected to reach Pennsylvania by midday Monday.
The National Weather Service says the storm could dump 2 to 4 inches of rain as it moves across Pennsylvania from southwest to northeast. Higher rainfall amounts are possible. Wind gusts could reach 30 mph.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — After squandering a 14-point, fourth-quarter lead to a program with a history of being a giant killer, things grew tense in Happy Valley.
Not for Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley.
The Heisman Trophy hopeful led a game-tying drive with less than a minute to go to force overtime and No. 10 Penn State rebounded to hold off Appalachian State 45-38 exactly 11 years after the Mountaineers stunned Michigan in one of the biggest upsets in college football history.
ATLANTA (AP) — United Airlines says it's adding more flights and using bigger planes this fall to carry passengers to college football games across the South and elsewhere in the U.S.
The Chicago-based airline says in a statement that the added seats will bring passengers to "top college football markets."
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Security camera footage from the night a pledge suffered fatal injuries inside a Penn State fraternity house is again key evidence as prosecutors seek to convince a judge they have enough evidence to send charges to county court for trial.
State College Police Detective David Scicchitano remained on the stand Tuesday when the first day of a preliminary hearing ended in the case of former members of Beta Theta Pi.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — James Franklin knows Penn State is facing more uncertainty this season than the last two, when the Nittany Lions quickly matured into one of the best teams in the country.
Entering his fifth season in Happy Valley, Franklin is confident that some new faces will step in and help Penn State sustain its re-established championship form.
"We've got a good-looking football team," Franklin said. "We're athletic. We're inexperienced, but we're talented."
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) _ Eclipse Resources Corp. (ECR) on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $19 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the State College, Pennsylvania-based company said it had a loss of 6 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and asset impairment costs, were 1 cent per share.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Leaders from at least 137 public high schools reportedly plan to meet Tuesday in State College to talk about changes to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association — but association representatives aren't expected to attend.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A former Penn State University employee has been charged with filming people inside a bathroom on campus.
The State College Area School District says a student reported being filmed at the Bryce Jordan arena during a prom held in May.
The student told police a man that he thought was a chaperone led him to a restroom. The student says he later heard the sound of video being recorded and saw a camera pointing in his direction.
ENOLA, Pa. (AP) — Weather authorities have confirmed that a tornado touched down in central Pennsylvania earlier this month, but no injuries were reported.
The National Weather Service office in State College said the EF-1 tornado appeared at about 4:15 p.m. on May 15 near Enola in Cumberland County.
The storm had estimated maximum wind speeds of 90 mph and traveled 200 yards.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State is giving President Eric Barron three more years at the helm of the university.
The school's board on Friday voted to extend his contract on existing terms through 2022.
That supplants a contract that was scheduled to end in June 2019.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State fraternity pledge who died after a night of drinking and hazing did not trip over sorority girls before tumbling down basement steps, the chief investigator testified Thursday.
State College Police Detective David Scicchitano said he talked to the two members of the Trilogy sorority who some have linked to the February 2017 fall that left Tim Piazza unconscious at the foot of the stairs in the Beta Theta Pi house.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania State University student has been found dead.
State College police say the parents of 25-year-old Charles Cudlipp found the student's body at his off-campus apartment Monday morning. The cause of death is unknown.
Authorities do not suspect foul play. The Centre County coroner says an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday night.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State board member who's been a vocal supporter of former head football coach Joe Paterno isn't running for another term as university trustee.
Businessman Anthony Lubrano said Monday he faces family and business demands on his time, and believes newcomers will help the university.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — An 81-year-old waitress who has been a fixture at a popular Penn State hangout for more than six decades has worked her final shift.
Emma Gunsallus retired Tuesday from The Corner Room, where she worked as a waitress for 61 years. The Centre Daily Times reports Gunsallus worked her first shift at the restaurant in the 1950s and has not missed a shift since.
"To me the restaurant has meant good food and good people," Gunsallus said. "But the people is what I'll miss."
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Jim Tarman, a former athletic director at Penn State who led many of the school's sports teams to national recognition, has died. He was 89.
The university says he died Sunday in State College.
Tarman joined Penn State as sports publicity director in 1958. In 1982, he was promoted to director of athletics. He held the position until his retirement in 1993.
BOALSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A ski lift malfunction on opening day at a Pennsylvania ski resort stranded dozens of people and left five with minor injuries.
Around 10 a.m. Saturday, a chair carrying skiers and snowboarders slipped along the haul rope and slid backward into another chair, officials with Tussey Mountain ski resort in Centre County, around 82 miles northwest of Harrisburg, said. That caused a domino effect to several other lift chairs.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Mike Watkins has worn a weighted vest in practice and it's helped Penn State's power forward when he finds himself wearing multiple defenders on game days.
Penn State's 6-foot-9 forward scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to spark the Nittany Lions' 74-54 win over George Washington on Saturday.
"He's been dominating in practice, dominating in the games," Penn State guard Shep Garner said. "He's making our life that much easier."
CASTLETON, Vt. (AP) — The new president is on the job at Vermont's Castleton University.
The school says Karen Scolforo began work on Monday at the school that is part of the Vermont State College system.
Scolforo comes to Vermont after spending four years as president at Central Penn College located in Summerdale and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The last 48 hours weren't easy for the Wisconsin Badgers who had all day Sunday plus a long flight into Happy Valley on Monday to stew over their worst home loss in nearly a decade.
Penn State nearly extended that misery, but a potential go-ahead 3-pointer by Tony Carr bounced off the rim with two seconds to play and the Badgers held on for a 64-63 win.
"It's nice to see a bounce back and look like a Wisconsin team should look," Badgers coach Greg Gard said.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump's new communications director is getting sacked on social media for quoting Joe Paterno while making a point about honor and dignity.
Anthony Scaramucci mentioned the late Penn State football coach's oft-cited line "act like you've been there before" during a CNN interview Thursday about his push to stop leaks to the press.