Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Pa. Turnpike Commission Sends Pilot Bill After Emergency Landing

The pilot of a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Route 43 in August when a piece of the propeller came off. Now the pilot says he is being charged thousands of dollars to pay the cost of those who responded to the incident.

11/15/2013

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Tractor Trailer Overturns Along Turnpike In Cranberry

A tractor trailer overturned late this morning along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Cranberry Township.

10/29/2013

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Rt. 22 Reopens, After Water Main Break Causes Traffic Mess

A water main break was the source of some major traffic headaches today along busy Route 22 in Monroeville.

08/27/2013

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Turnpike To Increase Tolls In January

Turnpike tolls are set to increase again starting next year.

07/29/2013

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Former Turnpike CEO To Learn Fate In Corruption Case

A judge is about to make a decision about which charges, if any, will be held for trial in a Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption case.

07/16/2013

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Turnpike Corruption Defendants Appear In Court

Five of the eight men charged earlier this year in an investigation of corruption at the Pennsylvania Turnpike are due in court for a preliminary hearing expected to last five days.

06/24/2013

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Parents Of Girl Who Rode With Dog In Cage On Turnpike Due In Court

A couple who allowed a 10-year-old girl to ride in a dog cage in the back of a pickup truck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike are expected to appear in court today.

06/13/2013

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Parents Charged After Girl Rides With Dog In Cage On Turnpike

Two parents face charges after authorities say motorists spied a 10-year-old girl riding in a dog cage in the back of a pickup truck in western Pennsylvania.

05/28/2013

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Vehicle Lands On Roof In Turnpike Crash

At least two people have been injured following an accident along the Pennsylvania Turnpike this afternoon.

05/10/2013

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Authorities ID Turnpike Motorcycle Crash Victim

Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a motorcycle crash early this morning along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Westmoreland County.

05/09/2013

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PA Turnpike Going Green, Adding Electric Fueling Stations

Carl DeFebo Manager of Media and Public Relations for the Pennsylvania Turnpike says the Turnpike is going green.

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Overturned Tractor Trailer Causes Traffic Problems On Turnpike In New Stanton

An accident involving a tractor trailer is causing some major traffic problems along the Pennsylvania Turnpike this afternoon in Westmoreland County.

03/29/2013

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Man Charged With Wrong Way Turnpike Driving Waives Hearing

It could have been deadly, a man driving for miles in the wrong direction on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. That man was in court today to answer the charges against him.

03/21/2013

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Corbett Says Pay-To-Play Is No Longer Rule In State Government

Gov. Tom Corbett won’t talk about the current investigation, but says whatever happened at the Turnpike Commission under previous governors, his rule about doing business with any state agency is simple.

03/15/2013

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Pa. A.G. Accuses Turnpike Commission Of Awarding Contracts Illegally

It’s hard to drive on the Pennsylvania Turnpike without running into construction somewhere — much of it needed. But in an 85-page presentment a grand jury has found that some turnpike commissioners, officials, and political leaders awarded contracts based on gifts, favors, and political contributions.

03/13/2013

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