University officials cited its potential for contributions in health care, high performance computing, big data and the science of learning.
The court has been asked to declare a ballot question on extending state judges' retirement age invalid.
Two freight trains have crashed head-on outside Philadelphia, injuring two crew members.
Former President Bill Clinton delivered his patented mix of policy and folksy charm to 200 people in Aliquippa this morning.
“The children … overheard Child #1 yelling ‘get off me, I can’t breathe’ and then everything went silent.”
The governor must give a final OK to a bill that would ban the release of an officer’s ID before 30 days of a fatal or near-fatal shooting.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society urges a moratorium on shale gas fracking and research on the health risks of the practice.
Towns that depend on the casino taxes were plunged into new uncertainty Thursday, when legislators failed to approve a plan.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration blames a doctors’ organization for the bill’s demise. The doctors blame amendments.
Gov. Tom Wolf is poised to sign a bill passed by the legislature this week that will allow beer distributors to sell six-packs.
The coaches are a separate bargaining unit within APSCUF from faculty, who reached a tentative accord last week after a three-day strike.
At his third campaign stop in Ohio for the day, Donald Trump gave a familiar speech which partly rested on Obamacare and U.S. trade policy.
The university says the former assistant coach was let go in staff shakeup, not because Jerry Sandusky whistleblowing.
The settlement allows victims to have their awards in hand by June instead of waiting years for a lawsuit to play out.
A spokeswoman for the city said officials are “absolutely open to working with the CPRB to establish clarity.”
Experts say that ending the commissions will discourage sales of the government’s online marketplace plans.
Just before midnight Wednesday, the Republican-controlled Legislature raced to push through key legislation before the end of its session.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Wolf will receive bills on prescription limits, and bettering education for doctors and patients
The bill, which would allow the state to revoke vehicle registration for those who don’t pay turnpike tolls, now goes to Gov. Tom Wolf.
The state's highest court Tuesday deadlocked on whether to keep alive a lawsuit by two former Supreme Court justices and an attorney.
In-state tuition and fees for 2016-17 average $13,880 at four-year campuses, topped only by New Hampshire and Vermont.
The vice president fired several salvos at the GOP nominee while offering an optimistic vision of the U.S. under the ex-secretary of state.
The measure the House and Senate will consider Wednesday would change the retirement benefits for future state and public school workers.
Both the GOP-controlled House and Senate split on whether those rights should be applied retroactively for victims abused decades ago.
The biggest offender on a list of scofflaws released by the Turnpike Commission is a New Jersey trucking company that owes $678,000.
Penn State officials have not said who’s headlining the July 8 concert.
The Senate has voted to pass legislation that would, among other things, allow beer distributors to sell beer for off-site consumption.
The debate came as the race enters its final weeks, a near toss-up likely to be one of a few contests to determine control of the Senate.
But his team conceded that crucial Pennsylvania may be slipping away to Hillary Clinton. And Evan McMullin is still challenging him in Utah.
Police said the attacks were carried out Friday night by bands of as many as 100 boys and girls.
The state Legislature granted ride-hailing companies like Uber, Lyft and zTrip permanent authority to operate in Pennsylvania.
A tearful Kathleen Kane — convicted on perjury, obstruction and other charges — pleaded for leniency during her sentencing hearing.
Union says faculty members will be able to recoup pay they lost last week during the walkout.
The former attorney general is expected to seek leniency for abusing her position, but “no regrets” means she may not receive it.
Either Democrat Joseph Torsella of Philadelphia or Republican Otto Voit of Berks County will oversee more than $100 billion in state assets.
At a hearing in Monroeville, there were tense moments between charter school CEOs and principals from traditional schools.
“Here's the big X factor: it's called Donald Trump,” said Terry Madonna, director of the Franklin & Marshall College poll.
Followers of a Pennsylvania-based cleric say the Turkish government is using a July coup attempt as a pretext to falsely accuse them.
McGinty would bring environmental expertise to foreign affairs policy talks; Toomey would bring finance background.
After DDT was banned in 1972, the state’s populations shifted from no longer present in 1979 to endangered in 1980s to threatened in 1997.
Republican John Brown says his business experience sets him apart from the Democratic incumbent.
The storms dumped up to 7 inches of rain in some places, triggering mudslides, turning roads into rivers and sweeping away two homes
U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle said he expects state officials to take action soon to revoke a law that prevents compliance with a federal ID law.
The former assistant football coach testified Friday in his whistleblower lawsuit against the university.
The state counted about 1,000 more people unemployed — not enough to budge the jobless rate in a workforce of 6.5 million people.
A new contract, running through June 30, 2018, must be ratified by the system’s board of governors and by faculty union members.
The presidential campaign will again make its rounds in Western Pennsylvania over the next several days.
The State System was still calculating how many of its 5,000-plus faculty members were showing up to teach at its 14 universities.
Environmental groups ask the EPA to sanction Allegheny County Health Department for deficiencies in issuing Title V permits.
The latest ad opens with her from her days on the basketball team at St. Hubert Catholic High School for Girls in Northeast Philadelphia.