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Former state Sen. Jane Orie wanted the state Supreme Court to review her conviction on forgery, theft of services and other charges.
Health officials say 12 states, including Pennsylvania, now have respiratory illnesses caused by enterovirus 68, an uncommon virus.
The state Department of Education moves to block the release of emails of former Education Secretary Ron Tomalis.
The move comes in the wake of new reports about the job performance of Ron Tomalis, a former special adviser on higher education.
Commissioner Frank Noonan identified the suspect as 31-year-old Eric Matthew Frein of Canadensis.
The measure would authorize school boards to permit teachers, administrators and other staff members to arm themselves to protect students.
The newspaper wants the state to preserve emails for at least two years instead of the current practice of destroying them after five days.
Legislative Democrats say the borrowing is a bad sign for the state’s fiscal health.
They are trying to limit the state’s capital debt spending, and said Harrisburg now has a “blank check” when it comes to big projects.
Harrisburg lawmakers are expected to take up several bills during their month-long stint before the election.
The standards proposed would cut carbon emissions from power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels and set individual goals for states.
Authorities said the gunman might have had formal firearms training through the military or law enforcement.
Doctors were able to deliver the baby by emergency cesarean section, but a hospital spokesman said this morning that the child had died.
An analysis of state data shows casinos haven’t delivered enough revenue to put a significant dent in most homeowners’ tax bills.
At a preserved, 100-year-old, one-room schoolhouse in Clearfield County, alumni will gather to recall their days as students there.
Authorities scoured the densely wooded countryside and beyond on Saturday looking for the shooter or shooters.
Hubert Michael, 58, had been scheduled to be executed Sept. 22; he was sentenced to death for the 1994 murder of 16-year-old Trista Eng.
Bells tolled and the names of the victims were read at 10:03 a.m., the moment the airliner crashed in a Somerset County field.
Even the harshest administration critics among them, though, said the president is right to intervene.
A motion in federal court in Harrisburg seeks the unsealing of documents detailing how Pennsylvania obtains drugs to be used in executions.
In a decision that was released Thursday afternoon, the judge sided with the plaintiffs in seven of the 10 objections filed by the NCAA.
Businessman Michael Negra has been nominated to serve on the three-member state Liquor Control Board.
At a Capitol news conference Wednesday, state Rep. Seth Grove, R-York, said the existing program is burdensome for school districts.
A witness for a Pennsylvania trade group tried to explain Wednesday why the insurance coverage that Lyft is proposing is problematic.
The governor has set Sept. 22 as the execution date for Hubert Michael.
The agency has settled 157 Clean Water Act violations at 22 Amerikohl Mining Inc. mines in 12 Pennsylvania counties for $140,000.
A television ad campaign featuring Bob Barker encourages Pennsylvanians to call their state legislators in support of a pigeon shoot ban.
Ride-sharing companies are seeking permanent experimental authority to operate in the county and other parts of Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania is getting a $675,000 to help it avoid and mitigate impacts to its endangered bat populations.
No cases have been confirmed locally, although some doctors have said they are seeing a high volume of children with respiratory illness.
The Democrat says doing so would allow Pennsylvanians to get health care at a lower cost than with the Corbett “Healthy PA” plan.
The Nittany Lions were halfway through a four-year postseason ban handed down after the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Natasha Garrett is director of international student services at La Roche College. She first came to the United States for college.
Penn State accepted the fine as part of a 2012 consent decree with the NCAA following the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal.
Gov.Tom Corbett believes national standards don’t reflect priorities of individual states and wants Pennsylvania to review for more changes.
Drexel University scientists announced that they have unearthed the heaviest known dinosaur, Dreadnoughtus schrani.
Mr. Corbett wrote letters to Rep. Robert Godshall and Sen. Robert Tomlinson.
As part of the program, the judge ordered Casey Melvin to complete 100 hours of community service.
The lawsuit claims Sandusky abused the boy during a shopping trip in 2008 or 2009, and after they attended a Penn State game in 2008.
A program uses community health workers to bridge the gaps between patients and the medical system.
Efforts to memorialize him, first announced two years ago, were almost derailed by fundraising problems until major donors stepped up.
Sen. Andy Dinniman said state officials won’t produce work performed by Ron Tomalis, who resigned as adviser to Gov. Tom Corbett.
Police said 70 crashes, including two of the fatal crashes, were alcohol related.
All City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, state and federal offices and courts are closed today for the Labor Day holiday.
State legislators are looking to change the program to help towns in financial distress, mainly by setting time limits for the designation.
Documents would be preserved for litigation and Right-to-Know reviews.
About 5 million emails pass through the 47 agencies across the state’s executive branch weekly.
The 243 cases, from 2008 to 2014, include some where a single drilling operation impacted multiple water wells.
Heading into the last holiday weekend of summer, the temperature in Pittsburgh has yet to reach 90 degrees. Will that change?
Ride-sharing issues raised by Uber and Lyft were discussed at a Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission hearing in Harrisburg on Thursday.