A House Appropriations Committee budget hearing descended into partisan bickering after lawmakers blamed each other for rejecting ideas that could generate revenue for the state’s aging transportation infrastructure.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched an initiative to have agency inspections focus on reducing workplace hazards that can lead to amputation injuries for workers in Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia nonprofit group detailed plans Wednesday to open next week what would be the nation’s first medically supervised injection site to combat overdose deaths, despite outrage from neighbors and opposition from the local federal prosecutor.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A customized update to pandemic flu plans should be completed in the coming days for the COVID-19 virus, the Pennsylvania health secretary said Wednesday, although the state has yet to identify a case of infection.
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A former western Pennsylvania funeral home director accused of stealing a half-million dollars’ worth of funeral policy payments from the elderly has been sentenced to four to eight years in prison.
RURAL VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — A former western Pennsylvania police chief has been ordered to stand trial on charges of failure to comply with registration requirements for convicted sex offenders.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A west Philadelphia Democrat who has worked most recently as a union business agent won a special election Tuesday to fill a vacant seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man found inside a car parked at a Philadelphia home with the engine still running and the wheels spinning was shot and killed in what authorities called “an ambush.”
During an appearance in Harrisburg on Monday, Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler praised Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf for his part in a raft of successful legislation that has passed this session.
Pennsylvania’s top environmental official said the state’s pending entry into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) need not sacrifice jobs for air quality, as critics of the program assume it would.
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to two concurrent prison terms of 30 years to life in the slayings of his mother and younger brother more than three years ago when he was 14 years old.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An inmate awaiting trial in a shooting case wants a federal judge to release him from solitary confinement in a central Pennsylvania county jail, where he has been for more than a year because he refuses to cut dreadlocks that hold religious significance for him.
A Philadelphia nonprofit group said it will open the nation’s first supervised injection site next week to combat overdose deaths after a federal judge rejected Justice Department efforts to block the plan.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The owner of four Pittsburgh area grocery stores has admitted pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars by claiming customers used coupons he had employees take out of unsold newspapers.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest in Pennsylvania has been sentenced for groping a 17-year-old parishioner and sending her lewd photos and a video.
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Mercyhurst University is carving out space in its library to house the U.S. Intelligence Community Hall of Fame, the school announced Tuesday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — LaVonne Hirashima had two children by the time she was 20 and no time to get a college degree. Instead, the single parent doubled down at work and built a stable career in information technology, and now works for a government contractor.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal authorities say a man acquitted less than two weeks ago in the slayings of five people and an unborn baby at a western Pennsylvania cookout four years ago has been indicted on a firearms charge.