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Medicare payments to hospitals now cover less than 90 percent of cost of care, according to the American Hospital Association.
Judge Richard A. Lewis issued an order finding no errors that would justify the defendants’ appeal of a January ruling.
Precious Richardson Coleman was charged after a vehicle she was driving pinned a woman against a porch in North Philadelphia.
Two months before a police officer shot a South Carolina motorist in the back, David Kassick was killed by a Pennsylvania officer.
Pedro Cortes presided over the department during the time when Kermit Gosnell was found guilty of killing three babies in botched abortions.
Authorities allege that Hummelstown police officer Lisa Mearkle shot 59-year-old David Kassick twice in the back during a traffic stop.
State Sen. Jay Costa, D-Forest Hills, said he is “optimistic” a deal can be reached.
In the letters, Joan Orie Melvin acknowledges the harm caused by her crimes and says she accepts responsibility.
State Attorney General Kathleen Kane last year announced charges against 12 other individuals in connection with the probe.
Kevin Kless was trying to hail a taxi and yelled at a cab that declined to stop when three men passing by thought he was speaking to them.
If Highmark’s Medicare clients lose UPMC access next year, will the divorce agreement between UPMC and Highmark offer seniors any comfort?
Union representation isn’t the same as collective bargaining, according to Gov. Tom Wolf and the SEIU.
The ex-officer said he and others in his undercover unit routinely lied to judges and juries after planting evidence, stealing drug money.
Inspectors found the VA manipulated data, mishandled mail and caused veterans to wait an average of 10 months to resolve claims.
The controversial law allows groups like the National Rifle Association to sue over local gun laws that go beyond Act 192.
Together, the 12 casinos generated $69.7 million in revenue from table games in March. But Pittsburgh-area casinos didn’t fare as well.
House Republican leaders plan to boost the personal income tax and sales tax rates in order to reduce school district property taxes.
The measure is not aimed at neighborhood bars, but at "designated entertainment zones away from residential neighborhoods."
Grell served on the board of the Public School Employees’ Retirement System from 2009 until January.
The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association released a friend-of-the-court brief today.
Nursing home workers depend on the state to help them as they are helping others.
Pennsylvania ranks fourth in the number of mental health professionals, but it is losing more of them than most states to retirement.
A divided government in Harrisburg grapples with what to do about a massive pension fund shortfall.
Judicial candidates often tout their personal backgrounds, since they can’t make campaign promises.
Women could hold the majority of elected judgeships on statewide appeals courts after this year’s elections.
The late Joe Paterno’s wife reports on a pilot program funded by the Paterno family that trains adults in child sex abuse prevention.
The order came two days after Kathleen Kane’s office fired a prosecutor who had testified about an alleged grand jury leak.
In October 2013, an arbitration panel slashed about 54 percent of approximately $335 million earmarked for Pennsylvania.
Louis Freeh’s new filings suggest a good candidate for the job would be Dauphin County Judge Todd Hoover.
AG Kathleen Kane fired James Barker, the chief deputy attorney general for appeals and legal services, her office confirmed.
At a drill Wednesday at Consol Energy’s Harvey Mine in Washington County, teams tested new mine emergency operations response equipment.
The freeze, the first since 1998, would take effect provided the governor's double-digit boost in campus aid passes the Legislature.
Today's rally at Wood Street Station, Downtown, is one of more than 150 scheduled on national Stand Up for Transportation Day.
But the wait times at Pennsylvania clinics were better than the average.
County school superintendents find acting Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera well-versed on issues.
The case pits the intent of Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law against the state’s ability to maintain records any way it wishes.
Labor groups want to organize home-care workers, but are running into political resistance.
Spokesmen for three law-enforcement groups testified today during a fact-finding hearing of the House Health and Judiciary committees.
Kathleen Kane has deflected calls to resign as a county district attorney weighs whether to charge her with perjury and other crimes.
In Allegheny County, the number of fatalities fell from 65 in 2013 to 59 last year.
In a Brennan Center for Justice poll, nearly nine in 10 said campaign contributions have a “great deal” or “some” influence on rulings.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., makes apparent gains over his would-be challenger, Democrat Joe Sestak, in a new Quinnpiac University poll.
A law approved in November permits police officers to administer naloxone to counteract drug overdoses for opioids such as heroin.
The school's board of trustees is scheduled to meet Thursday morning to discuss "potential settlements" and possibly vote.
A longtime investor and entrepreneur, Reese serves on the advisory board for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Gregorio Orrostieta, 19, had been due in court Tuesday on a charge of criminal homicide.
Officials said the coach started arguing a spectator in the crowd after his team, which was ahead, started losing.
FBI agents allege Keonna Thomas also had raised funds to support militant jihadis in Syria.
Authorities say she communicated with an Islamic State group fighter in Syria who asked if she wanted to be part of a martyrdom operation.
Blake Rutherford, who’d joined the office in December, said he’s leaving for the high-powered Philadelphia law firm Cozen O'Connor.