Statewide data shows the prevalence of newborns facing opioid-related challenges is highest in two southwestern counties.
Drug “mules” or couriers sometimes hide drugs in their body cavities or swallow drugs in balloons, which can be retrieved later.
The financially muscular Pennsylvania Medical Society pushes back against laws limiting doctors, but doesn’t always win.
Rep. Aaron Kaufer, R-Luzerne, says “this is more about PR” and “more talking about the problem we already know exists.”
First responders say some people tell them they should just say no to using so many resources on drug abusers.
The group, Real Alternatives, has a contract with the state to manage service providers that must pledge to “maintain a pro-life mission.”
The local office will provide efficiencies in handling cases from Western Pennsylvania, officials say.
The one-page filing did not disclose the terms of the settlement.
Kenneth M. Mash, president of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties, made the announcement Friday.
Clarion allows students and employees to use a preferred first name instead of their legal name on certain campus records.
An attorney for the plaintiffs said a large number of the 20,000 personal care workers covered by the policy work for relatives.
Bruce L. Beemer contradicted the legal view offered by former Solicitor General Bruce L. Castor.
Eugene A. DePasquale released a sweeping performance audit of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School in Beaver County.
The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties has announced its members could go on strike no later than Oct. 30.
Visitors will be able to enter the Fort Necessity, Allegheny Portage Railroad and Johnstown Flood Memorial for free starting on Oct. 1.
Family members told police that the victim made a trip to Pennsylvania to pick up Kevin Bell and that they last heard from her Saturday.
The PAC highlights Katie McGinty’s support for tax increases under Gov. Wolf.
More than 1.7 million Pennsylvanians experience “food insecurity,” according to data from Feeding America.
Arthur Johnson has spent 36 years in solitary confinement after two escape attempts.
Negotiations broke down Wednesday between the state university system and its faculty.
Gov. Tom Wolf nominates Patrick McDonnell for the state DEP’s top job.
A similar proposal became law in 2014, but it was overturned in court because of objections to the process used to pass the bill.
APSCUF leaders say they want a three-person panel — one from each side and third decided by both parties — to end the 15-month-old battle.
The commission decides it will need more time to evaluate its plans, including the proposed extension of the Mon-Fayette Expressway.
Two former state justices claim a last-minute change to the ballot question's language is designed to trick voters into approving it.
The flier depicts a hooded figure and an American flag. It states “You can sleep tonight knowing the Klan is awake.”
Spanning six dioceses and seven decades, Pennsylvania probe would be most far-reaching of any U.S. criminal probe on priest scandal.
Gov. Tom Wolf has asked to deliver a speech on the opioid crisis to a joint session of the Legislature.
More than 160,000 Pennsylvanians have been registered or updated their registrations since the 2012 settlement.
Nearly 9 out of 10 strokes are ischemic strokes, which occur when a clot inside a blood vessel blocks blood flow to the brain.
The promotions varied from assisting underserved riders to people needing rides to stations where parking was unavailable or limited.
Two video presentations during a Penn State football home game paid homage to Joe Paterno, whom the university board fired in 2011.
Val Vicari, who now runs troubled Torrance State Hospital, says more doctors, more exercise can help patients to move on.
Administrators say they will need the state to provide them an 11 percent or $25.3 million increase in the school's state appropriation.
Prosecutors have been taking testimony in Pittsburgh for months in a wide-ranging investigation that started with abuse allegations in the
In a letter to NCAA president Mark Emmert, Casey cited the state’s ability to host high-profile events
The Public Utility Commission says officials at all levels need to deal with regulatory, legal and technical issues for autonomous vehicles.
The agency says it added employees, improved training and implemented technology changes to properly record all calls.
The 33-year-old defendant, Eric Frein, is charged with fatally shooting Cpl. Bryon Dickson II and wounding another trooper in Sept. 2014.
State Rep. Rosemary Brown’s proposal to cap emergency prescribing of opioids has drawn opposition from doctors.
The state plans to put the expired restaurant liquor licenses back into circulation, a move designed to address a shortage in licenses.
Recordings made by two state police vehicles at a 2014 traffic accident will be the focus of a court hearing about police videos.
The study has drawn scrutiny from some observers of the state’s education funding system, who questioned aspects of its conclusions.
Pitt launches project to research and assist caregivers’ needs on heels of comprehensive report calling for national strategy.
Gov. Tom Wolf hopes lawmakers can pass four anti-addiction measures this year, including emergency room prescribing rules.
The governor's office is appealing a determination that it turn over material in response to a right-to-know request from Republicans.
Advocates say the amount failed to validate victims of the late Brother Stephen Baker.
Port Authority and Local 85 of the Amalgamated Transit Union negotiators agreed on a contract last week, but union members Monday said no.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was created in 2010. It’s aim is to protect consumers from unscrupulous banking practices.
Ninety-three percent of APSCUF members who cast ballots approved allowing its union leaders to call for a strike.