HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s state elections agency is asking lawmakers to require counties to distribute mail-in ballots earlier for the 2020 General Election and beyond, based on its review of how the greatly expanded mail-in system performed during the June 2 primary.
HARLEIGH, Pa. (AP) — State police are searching for a vehicle that fled the scene after striking and killing a construction worker on Interstate 81 in northeastern Pennsylvania over the weekend.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — When he was 18, Omar Brooks left home in Canonsburg to enlist in the Army. His training took him to Fort Stewart in Georgia, where every morning after reveille at 0630, the soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division sang “Dogface Soldier” — a World War II paean to the grit of th…
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man trying to cross from one car to another on a subway in Philadelphia was run over by the train and killed, authorities said.
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say seven people were arrested and about 150 people were asked to leave a western Pennsylvania amusement park after a number of fights broke out.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a challenge to the governor's statewide moratorium on foreclosures and evictions, leaving in place an order that shields renters from losing their homes for failing to pay rent during the pandemic.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania will foot the cost of postage for voters to mail in ballots in November's general election, officials said Friday, a move that Gov. Tom Wolf has made a priority as the coronavirus pandemic unexpectedly fueled high interest in voting by mail under a new state law.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man who was convicted of threatening President Donald Trump and a district attorney has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania health officials on Thursday reported 860 additional cases of the coronavirus, and 14 new deaths.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday denounced a Republican state lawmaker and self-styled opponent of mask-wearing for mimicking the words of the state's health secretary, who is transgender, by appealing for tolerance of the “unmasked community.”
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A contact-tracing app that was downloaded by one-fifth of Ireland in 36 hours might undergo a pilot project in Pennsylvania that could go live in the coming weeks as part of an effort to more quickly contain coronavirus outbreaks by notifying people who may have been e…
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that eight people who live in the Pittsburgh area have been charged criminally over alleged actions amid racial justice protests on May 30 in the western Pennsylvania city.
MARTIC, Pa. (AP) — A fast-moving fire roared through a building at a southern Pennsylvania site, killing about 42,000 chickens and causing nearly $2 million dollars in damages, authorities said.
READING, Pa. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to 17½ to 40 years in prison in the death of her 6-month-old daughter who was found dead in a storage container in a crawl space in their eastern Pennsylvania home.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor and attorney general joined the growing number of calls Tuesday for Philadelphia's NAACP president to resign after he posted an anti-Semitic meme to social media last week.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania bar and restaurant owners said Tuesday they have been unfairly blamed for rising virus case numbers, challenging the Wolf administration to provide evidence and blasting the Democratic governor anew over pandemic restrictions they say will drive many of th…
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s health secretary hit back Tuesday against the “perpetuators and the perpetrators” of transphobic attacks against her, saying they hurt the state’s LGBTQ residents and must come to an end.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dispute between a couple who had recently broken up ended when the man fatally stabbed and slashed the woman more than 30 times, authorities said.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh City Council has approved several measures aimed at overhauling police operations in the wake of demonstrations over the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania reported more than 800 new confirmed coronavirus cases Monday, as fresh concerns about it spreading prompted the cancellation of Monday night's Major League Baseball game in Philadelphia.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor says legislation to require that state government agencies continue processing public records requests during disasters is “ill-conceived and poorly drafted,” but he's letting it become law without his signature.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's existing reopening guidance for schools is too vague, and superintendents and school boards need more specifics from the state Department of Health about how to do it safely, a superintendents group said Monday following a call with Wolf administration o…
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police on Monday were investigating after there were suspicious fires involving at least four of their patrol vehicles.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania produced another day of more than 1,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Friday, fueled by positive tests in Philadelphia and the Pittsburgh area as the state fights to tamp down rising case counts.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The many Pennsylvania school districts that have not settled on how and when they will restart instruction this fall will be making decisions in the coming weeks, and the pandemic plans that have been produced so far are all over the map.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Black woman who is a former justice on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has released a sworn affidavit that accuses the court’s chief justice, Thomas Saylor, of complaining to another judge about “her minority agenda."
HARRISBURG — Every region of Pennsylvania has seen an increase in the rate of positive coronavirus cases and failing to stop that could jeopardize the reopening of schools for the fall semester, the state’s top health official said Thursday.
A Pennsylvania county sued Wednesday to compel Gov. Tom Wolf to release $12.8 million in federal coronavirus relief funding that he withheld after county leaders defied his shutdown orders and sought to reopen on their own.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A 36-year-old man was charged Tuesday with raping four young women in State College over several years, and police said DNA was used to identify him as a suspect.
LEBANON — A former Pennsylvania lawmaker was sentenced to jail on Tuesday for possession of child pornography in a case that prompted him to resign from the state Senate and plead guilty.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state-run veterans nursing home in Pennsylvania where 42 residents have died of COVID-19 failed to take steps to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, state Health Department inspectors concluded.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Turnpike officials have announced yet another toll increase — 6% beginning early next year — as well as a new 45% surcharge for non-EZ-Pass users whose tolls are assessed by mail based on their license plates.
LINDEN, Pa. (AP) — A woman and a young girl were killed when a fast-moving fire roared through a northern Pennsylvania home, but a firefighter who was passing by while headed to a training session was able to rescue a man from the burning residence.