- Police: Woman accused of setting man on fire arrested Updated: May-24-15 3:11 pm
MECHANICSBURG, Pennsylvania - A woman accused of having tied a man to a bed, doused him with a flammable substance and set him on fire before fleeing in his van was later arrested in a neighboring county, authorities said.
- Change certain on Pennsylvania's top court; 3 seats to fill Updated: May-23-15 2:27 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - With six nominees vying for three open seats on the state Supreme Court and campaign dollars already flowing by the millions, change is inevitable.
- Pennsylvania shows biggest 1-month jobs gain since 1990s Updated: May-22-15 4:31 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania recorded its biggest one-month jobs gain in nearly two decades in April, while its unemployment rate stabilized after rising for three straight months, the state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday.
- Pa. family awarded $6 million in medical malpractice suit Updated: May-21-15 4:59 pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania family is receiving more than $6 million in a medical malpractice case stemming from the death of a 2-year-old who was treated and sent home by Harrisburg Hospital.
- Pennsylvania judge bars release of fatal cop shooting video Updated: May-19-15 6:50 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A judge barred authorities Tuesday from releasing a video that shows a central Pennsylvania police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man in the back after he fled a traffic stop earlier this year.
- Pa. officials report more than $160K in gifts, travel in '14 Updated: May-16-15 9:52 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Newly filed state ethics reports show Pennsylvania state lawmakers and other high-ranking government officials collected more than $160,000 in freebies last year, including sports tickets and international travel, although about half the total involved donations for constituent events such as senior expos, veterans fairs and prescription drug collections.
- Top Pennsylvania cop won't be charged in sign-removal case Updated: May-14-15 6:33 pm
CARLISLE, Pennsylvania - The acting commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police will not be charged for removing roadside signs near his suburban Harrisburg home that protested his decision to wear the trooper uniform, a county prosecutor said Thursday.
- Judge weighs whether to release fatal police shooting video Updated: May-13-15 1:24 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A video that shows a Pennsylvania police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man earlier this year remained out of public view Wednesday as a county judge considered whether to let prosecutors release it before trial.
- State House approves plan to cut billions in property taxes Updated: May-12-15 9:20 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A plan to replace nearly $5 billion in the property taxes that are used to fund public education in Pennsylvania with higher sales and income taxes passed the state House on Tuesday, placing the issue squarely before lawmakers at the start of peak dealmaking season.
- Annual gun rights rally draws hundreds to Pa. Capitol Updated: May-12-15 11:46 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania lawmakers are hearing from hundreds of gun rights activists in what's become an annual Harrisburg event.
- Special elections set for August for 2 Pa. House vacancies Updated: May-11-15 4:02 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Vacancies in state House districts in the Harrisburg suburbs and outside Chester will be filled during special elections scheduled for this summer.
- Man gunned down in Harrisburg Updated: May-11-15 6:50 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gunfire has claimed another life in the second homicide in 48 hours in Pennsylvania's capital city.
- High court race overshadows competition for 2 lower courts Updated: May-09-15 11:22 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The crowded nomination battles for Pennsylvania's highest court are attracting more attention, but Democratic races are underway for one open seat each on the Superior and Commonwealth courts.
- Portion of turnpike detoured for pothole repairs reopens Updated: May-08-15 5:59 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A portion of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Cumberland County is back to normal following detours for emergency pothole repairs.
- Sandusky appeal seeks to have molestation case thrown out Updated: May-06-15 7:58 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky argued in a new appeal Wednesday that pretrial publicity, leaks and unprepared defense lawyers are among the reasons a judge should throw out his child sexual abuse conviction.
- Pennsylvania House votes to cut own ranks, trim Senate Updated: May-05-15 7:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania state representatives took a step Tuesday toward trimming dozens of members from the Legislature, the latest move in a campaign to amend the state constitution that for several years has frustrated its supporters.
- Officials confirm cancer in smallmouth bass from Susquehanna Updated: May-05-15 11:04 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Biologists are confirming the first case of cancer in a smallmouth bass caught in the Susquehanna River.
- Highmark urges Pennsylvania to OK $175M for hospital network Updated: May-04-15 7:22 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Highmark executives and allies dominated a hearing before the state's top insurance regulator Monday, seeking a green light for the insurer to transfer $175 million into its western Pennsylvania hospital network to help it compete against rival University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
- Casey to press for safer railcars Updated: May-04-15 6:04 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Officials are pressing for safer railcars to reduce the risk of a potential oil train derailment on Pennsylvania's rail freight system.
- Fister pitches Nationals to 2nd straight 1-0 win over Mets Updated: May-03-15 5:48 pm
NEW YORK - That vaunted Washington rotation is starting to roll.
- New head of school retirement system making $215,000 a year Updated: May-01-15 3:44 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The new executive director of Pennsylvania's Public School Employees' Retirement System is collecting a $215,000 annual salary.
- GOP hopefuls for state's high court tout records at forum Updated: Apr-30-15 7:20 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Five Republican candidates for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court all say they have the experience, integrity and character to serve as justices and vowed politics would not influence their decisions.
- Democrats avoid clashes in Pennsylvania Supreme Court forum Updated: Apr-29-15 8:29 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Five Democrats seeking nominations for an unprecedented three open seats on the state Supreme Court stuck to their campaign scripts on Wednesday, avoiding clashes with each other as they fielded questions at a candidates' forum.
- Fate of Benedict Arnold-commanded ship in Pa. city's hands Updated: Apr-28-15 12:25 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Officials in Pennsylvania's capital must decide the fate of a ship once commanded by Benedict Arnold in the Revolutionary War.