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Laura Nichols

Laura Nichols is a StateCollege.com news reporter and @LC_Nichols on Twitter.

Articles by Laura Nichols

State College Still Feeling Affects of Wednesday Night Thunderstorm
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State College Still Feeling Affects of Wednesday Night Thunderstorm
335 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Laura Nichols
More than 120 State College residents who lost power after Wednesday night's storm were still in the dark Thursday. This morning, West Penn Power crews were still re-wiring the lines on Holmes Avenue. [Read More]
Penn State Student Charged With Attempting to Steal Officer's Weapon Penn State Student Charged With Attempting to Steal Officer's Weapon
335 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Laura Nichols
A Penn State student faces felony charges after police were called to the University Park Airport for an emotional crisis that quickly turned physical. [Read More]
Graham Spanier Asks Judge to Drop Criminal Charges Graham Spanier Asks Judge to Drop Criminal Charges
335 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Laura Nichols
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier has asked a judge to drop criminal charges for his alleged mishandling of child sexual abuse reports made against Jerry Sandusky. [Read More]
Community Rallies Behind 'Centre Gives' to Benefit Dozens of Area Charities Community Rallies Behind 'Centre Gives' to Benefit Dozens of Area Charities
335 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Laura Nichols
"It's off to a great start. We're all glued to our computers," Shuey said. "We raised $27,900 without matching funds last year." [Read More]
Trustees Hopeful Judge Will Rule Against NCAA and Keep Corbett's Case Alive Trustees Hopeful Judge Will Rule Against NCAA and Keep Corbett's Case Alive
335 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Laura Nichols
Several trustees were in court Monday as the NCAA asked a federal judge to throw out Corbett's antitrust lawsuit. The suit claims the harsh sanctions the NCAA imposed on Penn State will harm the state's economy. [Read More]
State College Primary Election Results State College Primary Election Results
335 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Laura Nichols
There was a lackluster turnout in Tuesday's primary election with just 14 percent of registered voters casting ballots. [Read More]
Patton Township Police Arrest Murder Suspect Profiled on 'America's Most Wanted' Patton Township Police Arrest Murder Suspect Profiled on 'America's Most Wanted'
335 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Laura Nichols
When Patton Township Police officers arrested Reynard Cook on Friday for providing false identification and disorderly conduct, his fingerprints revealed he's also wanted for another crime – murder. [Read More]
$44 Million Spent Picking Up After Sandusky Scandal, Penn State Says $44 Million Spent Picking Up After Sandusky Scandal, Penn State Says
335 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Laura Nichols
The bill from the Jerry Sandusky scandal continues to grow. In the latest figures, just released on Penn State's 'progress' webpage, the university says it's spent an additional million dollars. That brings the grand total to $44,452,243. [Read More]
Borough Council Approves Changes to Fraser Centre Project Borough Council Approves Changes to Fraser Centre Project
335 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Laura Nichols
For the second week in a row, the buzzworthy topic at the borough council meeting was the long put off but possibly soon-to-be-constructed Fraser Centre. At Monday night's State College Borough Council meeting, council members voted to send a modified plan to the Planning Commission. [Read More]
Municipal Elections Tuesday; Two Newcomers to Challenge School Board Incumbents for Seats Municipal Elections Tuesday; Two Newcomers to Challenge School Board Incumbents for Seats
335 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Laura Nichols
Three incumbent members of the current board will be challenged by two newcomers, all vying for three seats on the State College Area School District Board of Directors. [Read More]
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