It’s the county’s relatively flat terrain combined with unstable air above that may stoke thunderstorms into tornadoes.
Proposed regulations, issued this week, represent the first major update to federal Medicaid guidelines since 2002.
The judge ordered that the health care giants make no change to their business relations, "no matter how small," without court approval.
The alleged victim says he attended a football camp at Penn State University in 1988 as a recruit and "guest of the university."
Plans show 197 of them would use additional funding to expand high-quality early childhood education and full-day kindergarten.
As legislators gear up to hammer out next state budget, nonprofit officials gather to find out how their services may be impacted.
Earlier this year, federal officials found widespread problems at the facility, including manipulated claims and ignored veteran inquiries.
Fraternity says it looks forward to working with the university to "effectuate improvements in the Greek system on campus."
Judge calls consent decrees on breakup “terrible agreements,” to rule on legality of UPMC’s decision to sever Medicare Advantage contract.
Courting voters who he said had been abandoned by both parties, he pledges to battle the allied abuses of big government and big business.
F.N.B. Corp. said it would acquire two branches in Berks County, two branches in Lancaster County and one in Chester County.
Matt Smith was named president of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, a news release from the chamber said.
Will former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, a Republican, announce today that he’s running for president again?
The decision against the Kappa Delta Rho chapter was based on “a persistent series of deeply troubling activities.”
State Rep. Keith J. Greiner, R-Lancaster, says a mid-March primary next year would give state voters a bigger say in presidential nominees.
The governor says a $120 million increase for early childhood education would boost graduation rates, reduce prison population.
Lynn Patrone’s position grew out of a federal lawsuit challenging the treatment of state prison inmates with mental health issues.
The NTSB has been recommending that passenger and freight train cabs have audio recorders since the late 1990s.
Work zone speed cameras have slowed traffic down in Maryland, and may be coming to Pennsylvania.
The order requires Amtrak to enforce a 50 mph limit near the Frankford Junction curve, modify signals and enforce speed limits elsewhere.
Xi Xiaoxing, 47, a former professor at Penn State, was awarded a Defense Department grant in 2004 to purchase the device for research.
State Rep. Nick Kotik, D-Coraopolis, said he intends to introduce a bill that would allow the installation of slot machines.
The National Weather Service forecast calls for a possibility of frost on Friday night and Saturday morning.
The train arrived 26 minutes late, leaving the engineer about an hour to rest and eat before his trip back to New York.
Authorities say a cruiser had been pursuing the car until its driver went onto a dirt road in Wayne Township, Erie County, and hit the tree.
Democrats David Wecht and Christine Donohue and Republican Judith Olson are among six candidates for three Supreme Court seats in November.
Michael H. Wojcik of Fox Chapel defeated Todd Eagan, 47, of Dunmore for the Democratic nomination for Commonwealth Court.
In Pennsylvania, there were 186 motorcycle fatalities last year, up from 181 the year before, according to PennDOT.
Hugh McGough claims Democratic nomination while P.J. Murray finished third on Republican slate.
The plaintiffs maintain that state officials are failing to meet their constitutional obligation for an adequate system of public education.
Endeka Entertainment officials plan to meet today with officials of the state Gaming Control Board.
The state maintains a steady rank for female-owned businesses, but they aren’t growing sales and employees as fast as in other states.
For political participation, Pennsylvania earned a grade of D-minus. The state fares only slightly better on the work and family study.
Cpl. Richard Schroeter pleaded guilty to shooting and killing Trooper David Kedra. But the plea did not comfort Trooper Kedra’s family.
In Pennsylvania, 25 percent of rural bridges are structurally deficient, the highest percentage in the nation, the report states.
The governor pointed to initiatives, such as lower speed limits and increased inspection frequencies, undertaken by a rival company.
Judge Robert J. Colville of Allegheny County made the call around 10:45 p.m. to Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge Alice Beck Dubow.
Tex Ortiz claims he did not know he had lost his parental rights at the time he took his 2-year-old daughter.
Despite prosecutions and jail terms, the biker gangs still maintain a presence in this region and occasionally make very public appearances.
Gov. Tom Wolf hosted legalization advocates on Monday to “get the facts out.”
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and SMART Transportation say two would serve as a check and balance on each other.
Police said Richard Schroeter, 43, was conducting a training session and pulled the trigger while discussing his weapon’s mechanism.
Wolf announced the ratification of one-year labor agreements with members of the AFSCME and with the United Food and Commercial Workers.
Amtrak said trains along the busy route from Washington to Boston would resume in “complete compliance” with federal safety orders.
A review of conversations to dispatchers shows no mention of anything hitting the train, as one assistant conductor reported.
It is too soon to measure most economic benefits, but couples say they have found financial peace of mind.
Montgomery County couple challenges law that bars parents from suing a doctor for failing to inform them about possible birth defects.
Polygraphs are not permitted in Pennsylvania courts during the trial phase.
It looks like an ATM machine with a video monitor looming above it. And it might be the next big technology in lie detection.
First same-sex couple to wed in Pennsylvania reflect on married life one year later.