Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out over his handling of the sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, according to a survey released Sunday.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Vicente Fox, former President of Mexico, about Mexican-US relations, immigration, drug trafficking, and his coming visit to Pittsburgh.
The Obama administration says automatic spending cuts set to take effect this week would mean less money for Pennsylvania’s schools, military, environmental protection, and drug treatment.
Here’s a round up of some of Tuesday’s top news stories from the KDKA Afternoon News.
The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed President Barack Obama’s choice of five-term Sen. John Kerry to be secretary of state, with Republicans and Democrats praising him as the ideal successor to Hillary Rodham Clinton.
An “Inaugural Parade” of pint-size marchers passed through the halls of Manchester Academic Charter School, on the North Side.
Here’s a recap of what you may have missed on the KDKA-AM’s afternoon news on the MLK Day holiday.
President Barack Obama was officially sworn in during a private ceremony yesterday, the date constitutionally mandated for the inauguration.
Declaring “our journey is not complete,” President Barack Obama took the oath of office for his second term before a crowd of hundreds of thousands Monday, urging the nation to set an unwavering course toward prosperity and freedom for all its citizens and protect the social safety net that has sheltered the poor, elderly and needy.
On the cusp of his second term, President Barack Obama solemnly honored the nation’s fallen soldiers Sunday before taking the oath of office in an intimate White House ceremony, a swearing-in ritual he will repeat 24 hours later before a massive crowd at the Capitol.
In the wake of the Connecticut massacre, many schools across the country are trying to figure out how to better protect students. Now, the local police union says it can help schools here.
The shootings in Connecticut have many people in our area asking why and how someone could shoot innocent school children.
At least 27 people are dead after a shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school Friday, CBS News reports.
Leaders in Washington and on Wall Street are calling it the “Fiscal Cliff,” automatic tax hikes and domestic and military spending cuts in January if Congress fails to act.
After Tuesday’s election, America is essentially right where it was before voters went to the polls.