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The two other Democratic contenders, Tom Wolf and Allyson Schwartz, skipped the forum.
The investigation into a Main Line high school drug ring began months ago. Police arrested one alleged ringleader in February.
A campaign ad by Pennsylvania state Rep. Harry Readshaw attacks a transportation funding law that passed the legislature last fall.
Multiple water samples taken from the Muskingum River last fall carried the environmental signature of bighead carp.
Gov. Tom Corbett promotes his education plans at Carnegie Science Center
Despite winning all but four Pennsylvania counties in his election four years ago, the governor faces an uphill battle for a second term.
Pennsylvania’s Medicaid enrollment is up by more than 18,000 since the Oct. 1 launch of the Affordable Care Act’s health plan marketplaces.
The new cameras will be installed in the borough building, in parking garages and around the downtown area near the Penn State campus.
Police typically cannot tell whether a driver is texting or dialing a phone, making enforcement of the texting ban problematic.
The appeal of the well approval has halted construction of a deep injection well for shale gas drilling wastewater in a residential area.
About three-quarters of applicants for cash assistance are turned down every month -- leaving needy families without aid, advocates say.
Four people have been hit and killed by freight trains in the Pittsburgh area in the past month.
Both Amy Santus and Paige Widmer died of drowning, according to autopsies by the Lucas County coroner.
The rate for March fell for the right reasons -- more people working and fewer unemployed.
The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the two remaining people in the water near South Bass Island in Lake Erie.
Pennsylvania has struggled to entice older learners without college degrees back to the classroom, but ranks nearly last by some measures.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is urging flexible new pollution emissions rules for existing coal-fired power
Teachers at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School have voted for representation by the PSEA.
Penn State's Board of Trustees election could indicate the direction the PSU community wants its university to go.
The Franklin Regional suspect's stay in juvenile detention was made possible by a 2010 law change.
"Kids for Cash" deals with the corruption of two Pennsylvania judges who locked up teens for minor transgressions.
The Superior Court arguments will take place May 20 at the Lawrence County Courthouse, the Allegheny County district attorney's office said.
If the sight of orange construction barrels makes you see red, this is not going to be a pleasant summer for you.
A Philadelphia court on Thursday reduced by two-thirds the loss in tobacco settlement payments Pennsylvania would have sustained this year
If Clarion opts to proceed, its pilot program to charge all undergraduates per credit would last no more than two years.
AG Kathleen G. Kane had shut down an investigation targeting Democratic members of the state House.
A Commonwealth Court panel has questioned the validity of the NCAA consent decree entered into by Penn State.
Some services Pennsylvania had proposed eliminating from Medicaid coverage could be covered after all.
Friday is the last day to bid on Penn State's intellectual property licenses through their first online auction.
Groups are urging the senators not to sign off on David Porter's nomination, citing what they call his extreme conservative views.
Traffic fatalities fell from 1,310 in 2012 to 1,208 in 2013, according to statistics released by the state Department of Transportation.
A sting operation will try to slow drivers down in turnpike work zones.
A Farrell man has drowned while saving a young boy caught in rough surf while the man was vacationing in Cancun, Mexico.
A new exhibit on Seneca Indians highlights the spring programs at southwestern Pennsylvania's National Park sites.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- We open in a high-ceilinged mansion. A movie producer -- a Bill Pullman type -- talks to a crowd beside a grand piano.
Gov. Corbett’s Healthy PA plan to overhaul Medicaid means new low-income beneficiaries wouldn’t get rides to and from appointments.
The judge set a hearing, if one is required, for May 15 in Bellefonte, Centre County.
Officials said the fire was reported at about 1:20 a.m. Friday in Rush Township in Northumberland County. The victims were ages 2, 7 and 13.
Officials at the Pitt-Johnstown said state inspectors found no food safety problems as investigators continued to trace the source of a
No one was injured when the RQ-7 Shadow drone crashed around 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Lebanon County and was run over by a civilian vehicle.
The shop was featured in several scenes of the 1985 drama about a Philadelphia police detective who hides out with an Amish family.
The system's board of governors already has granted campuses new price flexibility.
Company officials said human error caused the explosion that killed a visiting employee and injured another worker at the Elk County plant.
Even when pollution discharges contaminate private water supplies, those violations often go unrecorded, documents have shown.
The statewide poll by Franklin & Marshall College released Thursday shows 46 percent of Democratic voters still making up their minds.
Ten newspapers from across the state, including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, argue that the public has a right to open court proceedings.
A GOP proposal to regulate workers who help customers learn about insurance plans appears to have traction in a Senate committee.
Democratic and Republican House leaders said its members and employees cannot accept a gift unless it is from a spouse, relative or friend.
Former Penn State assistant football coach is serving a 30- to 60-year prison sentence for the sexual abuse of 10 boys.
A woman showed up last month with a shoebox full of nickels, dimes and quarters to pay a $200 sewer bill.