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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is urging holiday drivers to avoid Interstate 81 as a storm that’s bringing up
Gov. Tom Corbett’s office said it closed government offices in and around Harrisburg, Reading, Wilkes-Barre and Scranton.
The senator’s attorney, Matthew Haverstick, wrote a letter to the court’s chief clerk making the request on Tuesday.
A separate shooting occurred at the same location on Tuesday.
Campaign goals are revised downward due to fewer days of giving between Black Friday and Christmas Eve.
New York City and Columbus are also hoping to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016.
A spokesman said today the punishment ranged from suspension for the most serious violations to letters of reprimand.
The name Department of Human Services more accurately reflects that the department does more than handle welfare payments, proponents say.
The DNC committee expects to make a decision early next year. New York City and Columbus also are finalists.
Officials say the boy fell into the water as he walked with Robert Kehoe Jr. and a younger boy around 4:30 p.m.
The president commented at an all-women’s convocation in September about how false rape allegations can ruin a young man’s life.
The 57-year-old played in the NFL from 1979 to 1990, and was on the squad that beat the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl XIV.
New lawsuit filed seeks a judicial order, this time armed with state test results showing schools failing to meet state academic standards.
A group led by City Council president Francis Acosta has begun raising private funds to replace it with something that’s more impressive.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys disagree whether the lack of jail sentences signals the Turnpike case wasn’t a worthwhile prosecution.
The announcement came just a few hours after the hospital reported that the patient was being evaluated.
The warrants show police were interested in scouring Eric Frein’s Internet activity, downloads, writings, images, map history and contacts.
State test results decline for all students and some subgroups, including economically disadvantaged and special education students.
The state closed 16 health centers, including those in Armstrong, Beaver, Greene, Somerset counties, and one of two in Westmoreland County.
The scandal involves the email exchange of pornographic images and videos by state government employees.
The elected row officers — attorney general, treasurer and auditor general — will see their salaries increase by $2,500 to nearly $159,000.
State law makes most governmental entities immune from civil liability but permits damages of up to $500,000 for motor vehicle accidents.
Former Pennsylvania Turnpike CEO Joseph Brimmeier and former COO George Hatalowich will both serve a term of 60 months of probation.
The 50-year-old driver, who authorities have not identified, will face two counts of homicide by vehicle and numerous other charges .
The documents related to the 2012 consent decree over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Kathleen Kane describes images exchanged by state government officials as “deplorable.”
The shooting spurred in a universitywide lockdown affecting thousands of students, faculty and visitors for about four hours Monday night.
Lame duck Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration is moving ahead on implementing Healthy PA — even though Tom Wolf said he plans to scrap it.
Monsignor William Lynn was the first U.S. church official ever charged for hiding complaints that priests were molesting children.
Michael Ballard pleaded guilty to killing his ex-girlfriend and three others in Northampton in June 2010.
The Rev. Charles Engelhardt, 67, of Wynnewood, was in the second year of a six- to 12-year sentence stemming from his 2013 conviction.
The September 2015 gathering will be the pope’s first scheduled visit to the United States since his inauguration in March 2013.
Fewer visitors means the closing of Gettysburg’s Soldiers National Museum and the sale of its varied collection of Civil War artifacts.
Pittsburgh and several local municipalities have been in the Act 47 program almost since its inception in the late 1980s.
Attorney General Kathleen Kane indicated that the investigation deals with an alleged violation of grand jury secrecy by her office.
A possible change in Medicare policy has rattled people with disabilities who depend on communication tools to function.
Limited health insurance plan will be discontinued to make way for transitioning women to “Healthy PA” plans Jan. 1.
The Independent Fiscal Office sees a long-term fiscal imbalance. Gov.-elect Tom Wolf warns that “what lies ahead could be worse.”
Board of Trustees meeting in University Park draws angry crowd.
Attorney Andrew Shubin says none of the victims in this case believed that Jerry Sandusky would be convicted.
Trustees meeting draws angry crowd that voices its displeasure with trustees for declining to revisit the controversial Freeh Report.
Tamara Breeden and the others were rescued in October 2011 from a boiler room in the basement of an apartment house.
The College Board report says families are struggling with the effects of successive price hikes imposed during the recent recession.
Authorities have added terrorism charges against a man accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks and killing a trooper.
Penn State’s agreement to the 2012 Consent Decree continues to be a point of contention among the board of trustees.
Kathleen G. Kane wasn’t wearing her seat belt, and was injured when she hit her head in the low-speed accident.
Mitchell Rubin agreed in court to 24 months of probation, 100 hours of community service, and a $2,500 fine.
Lawyers for state Sen. Jake Corman, R-Centre, question how much the Freeh findings may have been influenced by the NCAA.
Allegheny County Rep. Mike Turzai is expected to be elected House speaker.
Mr. Wolf says his incoming chief of staff, Katie McGinty, was the first person to sign the agreement.