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Other than pornographic emails, a state Supreme Court review found no improper email between the court and Attorney General’s office.
Tom Wolf will be sworn as the state’s 47th governor on Jan. 20.
Seamus McCaffery resigned his high court seat following the disclosure that he sent emails containing pornography to the AG’s office.
Sandusky’s attorney Chuck Benjamin said today that the State Employees’ Retirement System issued a 122-page opinion with the decision.
The judge says she needs more time to resolve disagreements about which documents the NCAA must produce.
The former Penn State assistant football coach, convicted of multiple sex offenses, was trying to win back a $4,900-a-month state pension.
The state’s November unemployment rate was the lowest it has been in more than six years.
Jillian Tait and Gary Lee Fellenbaum III are accused of shopping, napping and eating pizza as the boy lay dying in their mobile home.
Authorities said Philip J. Kendall, 85, former president of Packard Press, and Francine Freedman, 80, had moved to Florida this week.
The Ethics Commission is in charge of oversight, but it’s largely toothless. Are there solutions to prevent conflicts of interest?
Eugene DePasquale put out a report highlighting the $1.5 billion in property taxes charitable organizations don’t pay in 10 counties.
Investigators discovered firearms, narcotics and more than $52,000 in cash.
A state legislator sits on a committee and votes on bills that could affect his outside financial interests. Is this OK?
A 54-page report is likely to heighten ongoing concern, not only about Cheyney, but also some of the other 13 state-owned universities.
The AG says the managers, assigned to PennDOT’s district covering southeastern Pennsylvania, took kickbacks from highway inspectors.
The case concerns unpaid wages from work during breaks and in other circumstances.
The 54-page report by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale paints a dire picture of the state school’s financial health.
Bradley W. Stone, wanted in the killings of his ex-wife and five of her family members, was found in a wooded area near his home.
Police said Bradley W. Stone, 35, of Pennsburg also killed his ex-wife’s mother, grandmother, sister, brother-in-law and niece.
Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams is expected to charge state Reps. Reps. Ronald G. Waters and Vanessa Lowery Brown.
They were charged by Philadelphia authorities after state Attorney General Kathleen Kane refused to prosecute, saying the case was flawed.
The store manager said the benefactor showed up at the Walmart in Mechanicsburg on Monday with a cashier's check that covered 100 accounts.
Nine alumni members of the 31-member board of trustees want the board to join plaintiffs who want NCAA sanctions overturned.
The Montgomery County DA said the victims had a “familial relationship” to suspect Bradley William Stone.
The law, which takes effect Dec. 31, also spells out duties of teachers and other “mandated reporters” in reporting suspected child abuse.
Enrollment opened Dec. 1, and about 600,000 Pennsylvanians are estimated to be eligible for coverage.
States and the federal government have handed out tens of millions in public dollars to rail companies and government agencies.
New state law brings out the big guns against rarely enforced local firearm ordinances.
A court hearing on Aetna's request to stop Highmark from canceling Aetna's contract with Jefferson Hospital was heard in Harrisburg.
Amy Gutmann lay on the floor with student protesters when they took over her holiday party Tuesday.
Selma Nolan Cody, the former house manager for M. Night Shyamalan’s Chester County home, pleaded guilty this week to theft.
A state audit found that 56 percent of contracts in audited job creation programs created or retained as many jobs as predicted.
Judge Weis, who died in March, retired from the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last year at age 90, having served there for 40 years.
The alumni trustees’ goal is that the university become a plaintiff instead of a defendant in the suit against the NCAA.
The Assembly of State Legislatures, a new group advocating for a convention of the states, met for the third time Monday and Tuesday.
Republican state Rep. Jerry Knowles says Mr. Barron’s gesture was disrespectful and a “slap in the face to law enforcement.”
John Polosky, 44, had faced prison, but the government filed a motion on his behalf for a lesser sentence because of his help.
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has announced his picks for three top staff positions, with one post going to former primary rival John Hanger.
The State Employees’ Retirement System says Seamus McCaffery will be receiving a $134,000 annual pension.
Tom Wolf’s spokesman Jeffrey Sheridan says that Pennsylvania’s governor-elect will pay “full market value” for the security services.
Jane M. Earll, who will be sworn in Wednesday, represented Erie in the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1997 to 2013.
Fire officials say the 11-year veteran who died was the first female Philadelphia firefighter killed in the line of duty.
A new state conservation plan aims to stop the spread of adelgids, which are killing the Eastern hemlock, Pennsylvania’s state tree.
At current prices and production, a 5 percent severance tax would produce as little as $525M and as much as $675M a year.
Mairi Cooper is in her 14th year at Fox Chapel Area High School, teaching advanced placement music theory, orchestra, piano and world music.
With three seats at stake, next year’s state Supreme Court elections promise bruising battles that will reshape the court for a generation.
The 103-acre site in Westmoreland County has been rezoned for commercial use and local officials hope a new owner will provide new jobs.
The card the boy found Nov. 29 belonged to a North Carolina woman.
The new law effectively strips municipalities of the right to enact their own gun measures.
Gov. Tom Corbett and Gov.-elect Tom Wolf spent about $9 million between them in the final five weeks of the campaign.