Preview: Sen. John Fetterman on his struggle with depression
In an interview to be broadcast on "CBS Sunday Morning" April 2, Pennsylvania Senator John Fetterman talked with Jane Pauley about his health, just days before his discharge from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.news.yahoo.com
Factory blast survivor: I thought I was having a nightmare
A woman pulled alive from the rubble of a Pennsylvania chocolate factory after an explosion killed seven co-workers says her arm caught fire and then she fell through the floor into a vat of liquid chocolate. (March 31) (AP Video: Michael Rubinkam, Patrick Orsagos)news.yahoo.com
Investigators examine pipeline in chocolate factory blast
Federal safety investigators are examining a natural gas pipeline for fractures and other damage as they gather evidence on the cause of last week's deadly explosion at a Pennsylvania chocolate factory, a spokesperson said Wednesday. The National Transportation Safety Board opened a probe into Friday's blast at R.M. Palmer Co. that killed seven people, wounded several others and leveled the building in West Reading, a small town about 50 miles (80 kilometers) northwest of Philadelphia. The agency has called it a natural gas explosion and fire.news.yahoo.com
Deadly chocolate factory blast highlights combustion risks
Last week's fatal blast at a Pennsylvania chocolate factory highlighted the combustibility of food plants in general and chocolate making in particular. The powerful explosion at 75-year-old R.M. Palmer Co. — which makes chocolate eggs, bunnies, bars, coins and other treats — killed seven, sent 10 to the hospital and damaged several other buildings in West Reading, a small town 60 miles (96 kilometers) northwest of Philadelphia, where it has long had a factory. Local, state and federal investigations are ongoing.news.yahoo.com
Georgia bill is latest GOP effort targeting prosecutors
A new Georgia commission to discipline and remove wayward prosecutors would be the latest move nationwide to ratchet up oversight on what Republicans see as “woke prosecutors” who aren't doing enough to fight crime. The Georgia House voted 97-77 on Monday for Senate Bill 92 to create the commission. The Senate later sent the measure to Republican Gov. Brian Kemp for his signature or veto.news.yahoo.com
Jumbled wreckage complicates chocolate factory blast probe
Investigators looking for the cause of a deadly explosion that leveled part of a Pennsylvania chocolate factory are facing an even more difficult task as they comb through wreckage that was picked apart and moved around during the weekend search for victims and survivors.
Pennsylvania chocolate plant blast kills 2, leaves 9 missing
An explosion at a chocolate factory in Pennsylvania Friday killed two people and left nine people missing, authorities said. Several other people were injured by the explosion at the R.M. Palmer Co. plant, said West Reading Borough Police Department Chief of Police Wayne Holben, who did not confirm the exact number of injured. “It’s pretty leveled,” West Reading Borough Mayor Samantha Kaag said of the explosion site.news.yahoo.com
Pennsylvania judge dismisses lawsuit that would prevent counties from fixing minor errors on mail-in ballots
A lawsuit to prevent Pennsylvania counties from fixing minor errors on mail-in ballots was dismissed by a judge. The judge claimed the counties have jurisdiction, not statewide courts.foxnews.com
25 Employees Walk Out After Pennsylvania Restaurant Owner Names Drinks ‘The Negro’ And ‘The Caucasian’
Dozens of employees walked out from a bar and restaurant establishment in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, after the owner created a menu that featured drinks named after racial terms. According to the Gettysburg Times, at least 25 employees left when Donald Hoffman, owner of Mela Kitchen at Jack’s Hard Cider, decided to serve oddly named cocktails in the theatre… Continue reading 25 Employees Walk Out After Pennsylvania Restaurant Owner Names Drinks ‘The Negro’ And ‘The Caucasian’news.yahoo.com
Gisele Fetterman's advice for disagreeing with a husband: 'Just, like, ignore him while he's speaking'
Gisele Fetterman, wife to freshman Senator of Pennsylvania John Fetteman, said in December that her advice for navigating a relationship with a spouse is to “ignore him when he’s speaking.”foxnews.com
Fetterman 'on path to recovery,' will be out for more weeks
A spokesman for Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman says the Democrat is “on a path to recovery” after checking himself into a hospital for clinical depression earlier this month, and he is still expected to be away from the Senate for several weeks.