Obama will head to Pittsburgh Oct 13 to host a conference the White House is convening along with Pitt and CMU.
The report identifies state employees and others deemed to have used government computers to send emails with offensive content.
“The rapid progression of the Zika outbreak in Puerto Rico provides an immediate and unique opportunity …” said J. Joseph Kim, Inovio chief.
A large group of health and law enforcement professionals has been quietly crafting a plan, due in October.
According to the marijuana advocacy group NORML, 20 states and Washington, D.C., have decriminalized certain marijuana possession offenses.
Statewide, tests have confirmed 95 Zika cases since January, all but one linked to travel in Zika-stricken areas.
A judge in New York ruled that money diverted to non-roadway projects — like the turnpike’s $450 million payment to PennDOT — was illegal.
First-time trucking of weapons-grade enriched uranium waste in liquid form has raised concerns about safety and prompted a court challenge.
A subpoena came after FBI raids earlier this month on the union hall of Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Morty, a 9-year-old Beagle, returned home to his family after a walk with his owner and and his son
In Somerset Friday, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke to a friendly crowd of local Democratic activists who needed no convincing.
Special prosecutor in state Porngate scandal names ‘several hundred’ senders and receivers of pornographic and other offensive emails.
The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate wants to raise the minimum wage, eliminate gender wage disparities and ensure paid family leave.
In a vote made today, union delegates decide to give its membership a vote in whether to authorize a strike for the 14 state-owned schools.
Before doctors introduce a narcotic, they must now check the patient’s drug history, or potentially face discipline.
Preventing excessive prescriptions through a state monitoring program could nudge some addicts to heroin, doctors and health officials warn.
National Park Service turns 100 years old as park visitation soars and new challenges abound.
Governor says the Division of Charter Schools will ensure schools are being “properly supported, but that they are being held accountable.”
The state’s Senate candidates have traded gun-control endorsements this week.
Faculty union representatives to confer Thursday about scheduling a strike-authorization vote.
The reconciliation comes after a spate of disagreements between the two parties.
Sandusky and two of his defense lawyers are among the witnesses who already have testified.
Both sides were afraid to call Victim 2 to the witness stand during Jerry Sandusky’s trial in 2012, appellate attorney says.
The state Department of Education released statewide aggregate PSSA and Keystone Exam results.
Kathleen Kane says she has no regrets, but experts say contrition is the first step if she hopes to have a promising future.
The $8.8 million in grants will allow regional airports to make safety upgrades and undertake capital improvements.
Just as the fall semester starts, State College eyes decriminalizing weed, but logistical issues still need to be sorted out.
Many students in Howard Williams’ job-search class are there because they receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
Fewer people now receive welfare, but critics say that’s because the program is not succeeding at helping those who need assistance.
Police charge 32-year-old in the death of associate professor of media studies at Penn State, who was pushed off a cliff.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission wants to partner with a private firm to offer broadband communications along the turnpike for a profit.
The chairman of a key House committee said he would continue to push for impeachment to ensure Kathleen Kane can never hold public office.
The 46-year-old son of Teresa Heinz Kerry and the late Sen. H. John Heinz III is set to become chair of the Heinz Endowments in October.
The state Attorney General’s Office said that 25-year-old Marian Vega has been charged with rigging a publicly exhibited contest.
The state planned to use Keystone exams as a graduation requirement beginning with the class of 2017, but that has been postponed.
As he has before, Sen. Pat Toomey said he was reserving judgment on whether to endorse Donald Trump, the GOP presidential candidate.
Bruce Beemer, a veteran prosecutor, was a major witness in the trial that led to Kane's conviction Monday.
Karl Rominger told a Cumberland County judge he was “ashamed” at Wednesday’s sentencing.
Wheeling’s National Heritage Area celebrates Civil War history, West Virginia’s “illegal” statehood and a diverse, quirky industrial legacy.
She is to be sentenced Oct. 28 on two felony counts of perjury and seven misdemeanor charges of abusing the power of her office.
"If my officers did anything wrong, the truth will be shown," Chief Thomas Carter said during the public meeting last week.
Opponent Katie McGinty called the senator a flip-flopper, but a Toomey spokesman said his earlier support was for the trade process.
Where a river caught fire 50 years ago, Cuyahoga Valley is a pastoral patch of wilderness abutting Northeastern Ohio’s urban sprawl.
The escalating race in political spending is fueled by super PACs and nonprofits.
His visit followed several days of violence that has left businesses in flames. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton spoke in Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will conduct an audit of Pennsylvania State University, he announced Tuesday.
Officials said once Ms. Kane’s resignation takes effect today, Bruce L. Castor Jr., second-in-command, will become acting attorney general.
Investigators said their conclusion was based on forensics: an autopsy, a fingerprint on a bullet, and handwriting on a suicide note.
Cosby’s attorneys hoped a ruling in their favor could help them keep the documents from being used in the criminal case against him.
The judge in Ms. Kane’s case indicated that sentencing would occur within 90 days.