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  • Wolf to float new budget plan amid fight over current one 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 9:08 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Wolf is scheduled to release his 2016-17 budget proposal for the fiscal year that begins July 1. After an unresolved fight with the Republican-controlled Legislature, the Democrat is the first governor in modern Pennsylvania history to come to this point with substantial portions of the budget for the current fiscal year still in limbo. Wolf has made some revelations about what he will propose Tuesday, and here is a look at what is unfinished and what may be a part of his budget package.

  • Prosecutors seek to restore Penn State officials' charges 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 4:31 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Prosecutors said Friday they were asking a Pennsylvania appeals court to reconsider its dismissal of some criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators accused of covering up sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

  • Possible cheating investigated at state police academy 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 4:06 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's governor on Wednesday indirectly confirmed news reports of an investigation into possible cheating at the state police academy in Hershey.

  • Shapiro, Zappala throw elbows in attorney general's race 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 3:56 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The race for Pennsylvania attorney general is becoming very heated between two leading Democrats seeking to replace Attorney General Kathleen Kane, set off by former Gov. Ed Rendell's endorsement in the race Wednesday.

  • Pennsylvania eyes icy roadways as snow melts, then freezes 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 2:39 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is turning its attention to what could become a thaw-and-freeze cycle that creates icy roadways a couple days after a major snowstorm left much of Pennsylvania digging out.

  • 2 men die shoveling snow in central, eastern Pennsylvania 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 12:44 pm

    HALIFAX, Pennsylvania - Authorities say a second Pennsylvania man died while shoveling snow during the weekend blizzard.

  • Eakin looks to limit emails being considered in ethics case 
    Updated: Jan-21-16 6:19 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The state's ethics court for judges said Thursday it wants more information about whether it should hold a Supreme Court justice responsible for emails with offensive content that he may not have opened.

  • Wolf: Pennsylvania prison population declined by 842 in 2015 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 6:17 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The Wolf administration said Tuesday that Pennsylvania's prison population decreased by 842 inmates last year, continuing a decline stemming from criminal justice reforms enacted in 2012, but a union leader said the numbers mask other problems.

  • Convicted teen faces life-sentence for 2013 fatal shooting 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 4:34 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A central Pennsylvania teenager is facing a potential life-sentence after he was convicted of a 2013 murder.

  • Changing Harrisburg will take longer than a year, Wolf says 
    Updated: Jan-17-16 12:49 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Democrat Tom Wolf's first year as Pennsylvania governor was consumed by a knock-down, drag-out budget fight, and perhaps it had to be expected.

  • Man convicted of raping teen faces up to a life-sentence 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 5:40 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A man who has been imprisoned for aggravated indecent assault and robbery now faces up to a life-sentence for raping a 16-year-old girl in central Pennsylvania.

  • Shapiro to run for Pennsylvania attorney general 
    Updated: Jan-11-16 8:06 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Josh Shapiro, the chairman of Montgomery County's commissioners, said Monday that he is running for state attorney general, joining a crowded field vying to succeed the embattled Kathleen Kane in the November election.