A woman whose son was among the victims of a mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school in December is urging Pennsylvania state lawmakers to change a state law that allows private sales of rifles to be conducted without background checks.
Gov. Tom Corbett says he's hiring his third chief of staff and his third secretary of legislative affairs in as many years as he struggles to improve his public image and his clout inside the Capitol.
The hot and humid weather that we’re getting this week has a lot of people looking for ways to stay cool.
Stolen taxpayers’ money and the man authorities say took it are the subject of an investigation at Pottsville City Hall. The tax office in city hall has one fewer employee.
Chairman's conflict-of-interest charge looks like a smoking gun On Tuesday, District Justice William Wenner will hear closing arguments in the Pennsylvania Turnpike pay-to-play preliminary hearing, and decide if any of the charges against six ...
A trial is set to begin in Harrisburg over the state's controversial voter ID law, which would be one of the strictest in the nation if upheld.
Just more than four months ago, Traci Ann Miscavish was murdered by her estranged husband in the Clearfield County market where she worked, even though she had a protection from abuse order against him.
Pennsylvania's package of budget legislation includes new tax breaks for business owners, including on some oil and gas drilling-related expenses, aircraft repair and parts services, and mobile telecommunications equipment.
As a string of violent storms power through the region, officials in Cumberland County report more than 2,000 customers are without power.
Passengers in plane crashes today, such as the one in San Francisco involving Asiana Airlines Flight 214, are more likely to survive than in past disasters.