HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday that he will follow through on his plan to close another state prison, announced originally in August as a cost-cutting step amid a declining inmate population and rising prison costs.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jim Clawson hopes that one day he will watch the last breaths of the man who killed his friend and fellow police officer 40 years ago.
MOUNT CARBON, Pa. (AP) — A 44-acre Pennsylvania community with fewer than 90 residents may soon end up absorbed by an adjacent city because there isn’t enough citizen interest to keep its government functioning. No one except the newly elected mayor of Mount Carbon showed up this month for a reorganizational meeting, The Morning Call of Allentown reported Friday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The 14 Pennsylvania state universities hope to reduce the size of their faculties by offering an incentive for professors eligible for retirement.
WEATHERLY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman drove into the path of an oncoming vehicle as a way to test her faith, then exhibited no concern about the people who were injured in the crash, state police said.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia teenager has been charged with the slayings of his foster mother and a man who authorities say were both “brutally tortured and murdered.”
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An explosion that left two people dead and destroyed five row houses in Philadelphia last month was caused by a crack in a gas main, officials announced Thursday.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) this week approved a settlement regarding a joint application by Aqua America, Inc, and its subsidiaries, Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. and Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater, Inc. (collectively, Aqua), together with Peoples Natural Gas Company LLC, Peoples Natural Gas Company LLC – Equitable Division, and Peoples Gas Company LLC (collectively, the Peoples Companies), for Aqua America to acquire ownership of the Peoples Companies.
Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday announced more than $2.4 million has been awarded to local workforce development boards (LWDBs) to help businesses and school districts work together to better prepare students for in-demand careers across Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania House Democrats this week announced plans that they will move to force action on legislation to protect access to health care for residents in the face of efforts by President Trump and others to abolish the Affordable Care law.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former university professor in Philadelphia who allegedly spent federal grant money on strip clubs and other personal expenses has been charged with theft.
Joe Biden has secured a weighty Deep South endorsement for his presidential campaign, with Alabama’s lone Democratic House member on Friday announcing her support for the former vice president.
The spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest from Asia that is wreaking havoc on valuable trees and vines, is costing the Pennsylvania economy about $50 million and eliminating nearly 500 jobs each year, according to a Penn State study released Thursday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Texas-based pipeline giant that is heavily penalized in Pennsylvania has agreed to pay another $2 million in fines for spilling drilling fluids into a reservoir during construction on a 350-mile multibillion-dollar pipeline carrying highly volatile natural gas liquids.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. Sen Pat Toomey said Thursday the Senate should conduct a fair impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but he gave no indication of whether he would support calling witnesses.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor returned Thursday to the United States after a previously undisclosed trip to Israel that his office said mixed personal travel with state business.