The combined state and average local sales taxes in Pennsylvania ranked 34th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.
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Philadelphia’s police commissioner resigned Tuesday amid alleg…
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The Latrobe Municipal Authority (LMA) Board of Directors on Tuesday accepted a bid for a planned water line replacement project slated to begin this fall in downtown Latrobe.
Family members and co-workers of the victim of a brutal baseball-bat beating in Crabtree have launched online fundraising campaigns to help cover the costs of his recovery.
Latrobe police report Diane S. Stewart, 50, of Latrobe was cited for public drunkenness after police were called to Excela Health Latrobe Hospital to assist with a highly intoxicated woman allegedly attempting to punch hospital staff on Saturday, Aug. 17.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A third family has sued a Washington, D.C., charter school over a teacher convicted of sexually assaulting six of his students.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after he said buying Greenland wasn’t a top priority, President Donald Trump canceled an upcoming trip to Denmark, which owns the mostly frozen island, after its prime minister dismissed the idea.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday his government is talking to “various representatives” of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who also confirmed that “secret” discussions had been taking place. In a nationally broadcast appearance hours after Trump spoke, Maduro said that talks had long been underway between high officials in his government and the U.S. administration.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that the country’s elected officials have a responsibility to “ensure domestic tranquility” and called on the Senate to return to work to vote on the House’s bill bolstering background checks for gun purchases.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former Boy Scouts who say they were molested as children by adult scout leaders filed nine lawsuits Tuesday in New York accusing the organization of failing to protect them.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, D.C., has enacted emergency regulations to stop the federal government’s plan to house unaccompanied migrant children there.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An educator who chased away the teenager who fatally shot three students at an Ohio high school says he’ll campaign for a state House seat.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is renewing efforts to promote the Trump administration’s trade deal with Mexico and Canada as he travels to the border state of New Mexico and then Salt Lake City.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious lines, President Donald Trump said that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of legal briefs supporting fired funeral director Aimee Stephens at the Supreme Court use “she” and “her” to refer to the transgender woman.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump acknowledged his aggressive China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans but insisted they’re needed for more important long-term benefits. He contended he does not fear a recession but is nonetheless considering new tax cuts to promote growth.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at the White House on Tuesday as the two leaders explore ways to cooperate on defense and energy issues.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has created a new agency to promote development around the globe, with a particular emphasis on Latin America.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that the U.S. already has “very, very strong background checks” for gun purchases in the latest sign that he is backing away from throwing his political support behind changes to the system that are opposed by the powerful gun lobby.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they’ve already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — American Airlines will pay $22.1 million to settle allegations it falsified times when it handed off mail, including items sent to U.S. soldiers stationed abroad.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is urging the passage of a law requiring Pennsylvania gun owners to report stolen or lost firearms, suggesting Tuesday that it could have prevented the shooter in last week’s wounding of six Philadelphia police officers from getting such firepower.
Philadelphia’s police commissioner resigned Tuesday amid allegations that members of his department engaged in sexual harassment and racial and gender discrimination against two women serving in the ranks.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Loved ones propped photos of more than a dozen young people lost to the opioid crisis against the outside of the federal courthouse in Philadelphia on Monday as a judge inside heard arguments on whether the city could become the nation’s first to open a supervised injection center.
FALLSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Officials at a Pennsylvania school district say a single-digit tax rate typo created a nearly $900,000 deficit for the school district.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A former Ivy League professor convicted in the bludgeoning death of his wife at their suburban Philadelphia home has reached a settlement with her estate.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Animal welfare officers in Pennsylvania say they removed 23 Chinese Crested dogs and one cat from a filthy home near Gettysburg over the weekend.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former Uber driver convicted of kidnapping and assaulting a woman he picked up while off-duty in Pittsburgh has been sentenced to nearly a year in jail.
The Latrobe Zoning Hearing Board on Monday night voted down a request from Faith Forward Ministries Inc., which would have paved the way for commercial office space on the first floor of a residential property along one of the city’s busiest streets.
A sweet weekend is in store in Latrobe as the city hosts the seventh annual Valley Dairy Great American Banana Split Celebration. The event — which began in 2013 to celebrate the birthplace of the banana split — will feature free entertainment, activities, food vendors and more for all ages.
Four people accused of attacking and severely injuring a Crabtree man in a baseball-bat beating outside his home late Sunday were ordered held without bond in Westmoreland County Prison.
Pennsylvania received high marks for the health of its logistics industry but received a poor grade for its tax climate.
State police at Greensburg report no one was injured when a 2013 Mack Trucks 600 driven by Rashawn D. Ford, 32, of Philadelphia was turning from Route 982 to Route 130 in Unity Township and left the south side of the roadway, driving directly over a concrete stormwater culvert, causing the concrete to break off and damaging the truck’s trailer at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17.
Irene Riffle, born Aug. 20, 1919, in New Alexandria to Frank and Blanche Sigafoes, is 100 years old today. Her children held an open house Sunday afternoon, Aug. 18, at Waterford Fire Hall.
Aubree, 1, and Avery Thoma, 3, helped mom Anna and dad sell drinks (and eat ice cubes) at the St. Stephen Orthodox Catholic Church picnic on Sunday. The family lives in New Stanton but attends the Unity Township church.
Layla Klosky, 12, a seventh-grader at Greater Latrobe Junior High School, helps her grandmother Cathy Klosky sell desserts at the St. Stephen Orthodox Catholic Church picnic. The family lives in Latrobe and some of the family members are among the founders of the church.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front in what could be a long battle over the financier’s fortune.
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps in months, with no chance for recovery once they become ill.
ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources says the search continues for the body of a man who died when a boat he was on capsized in Lake Erie.