Auditor general’s office found that a high rate of unanswered calls and inadequate staffing puts ”abused children further at risk.”
Mr. Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his mansion in 2004.
Dr. William J. O’Brien, accused of running a pill mill with the help of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, says the government is bullying him.
A bill on its way to Gov. Tom Wolf would require children to ride in rear-facing car seats until age 2.
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s office will audit a state grant once planned for Jerry Sandusky’s Second Mile charity.
The letter from a resigning employee raises “serious allegations,” said Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas.
John Quigley urged environmental groups to take action, a move some say clouded his objectivity as a Cabinet member.
Advocates called for affordable, high-quality, inclusive early education at a press conference this morning in the City-County Building.
Ocean City police said that 29-year-old Jordan M. Hess of Chambersburg, died shortly after crews arrived on the scene.
The statewide group also shared an online resource for school districts in the Commonwealth.
The Philadelphia psychiatrist maintains he was preventing overdoses, but has lost his license for prescribing too much.
Lancaster doctor: 'I lived for 13 months thinking I had... killed my son' by slapping a Fentanyl patch on his back
A physician lived under a cloud for a year after he placed a fentanyl patch on his son prior to death.
Jeffrey Bado faces trial on charges that he fed the black market by prescribing more than 3 million oxycodone pills.
Pennsylvania prisons are complying with federal rules regarding safety and other issues, but some advocates want them to do more.
“Guests and employees may continue to use the restrooms with which they gender-identify,” the park said.
The state’s unemployment rate jumped to 5.3 percent, up from 4.9 percent, in March.
From December 2008 through July 2015, Henry Sciortino asked for and received $279,043 in payment for days he indicated he did not take off.
City finance director Paul Leger has asked the authority to release more than $18 million plus any interest earned on the money.
The state’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission ruled the Public Utility Commission has no authority to adopt limits on net metering.
Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz of Harrisburg had already pleaded not guilty in December to trying to help the Islamic State group.
Pa. Sen. Pat Toomey wants to penalize cities that refuse to cooperate with immigration officers.
The battle served as a turning point in the Civil War, but the town’s civilians, farmers played a crucial role on both battlefield and
On the list of federal and state judges is Pennsylvania’s Thomas Hardiman of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
With his action, the governor said the state should spend its time investing in teacher improvements, not paving the way for layoffs.
Local advocates want the state to put more emphasis on the family members and volunteers who provide assistance.
Under veto threat, Congress debates military spending bill that includes $83 million to secure the 911th Airlift Wing’s future in Moon.
The comments from the GOP offer an early glimpse of how contentious budget negotiations could get as they hit high gear in coming weeks.
The risk of addiction to pain medications has been a major topic among state officials.
The services of prayer for healing follow a grand jury report into abuse by priests in the dioceses.
Radio transmissions about a commuter train being hit by a rock distracted the driver in last year’s fatal train derailment in Philadelphia.
The NTSB will meet today in Washington to vote on the probable cause of the May 12, 2015, crash that killed eight people.
The revelation came a day before a meeting to detail the probable cause of last year’s derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people.
The House passed a bill requiring the use of ignition locks by first-time offenders whose blood-alcohol concentration is 0.10 percent.
Last-call and state-line regulations would be suspended for four days in July as Democrats hold their national convention in Philadelphia.
Sanctuary cities have formed to protect immigrants from local law enforcement profiling.
The map, released in conjunction with Bike to Work Week, will assist bicyclists in navigating the state’s many trails and parks.
At least one in 10 people age 60 or older is the victim of some type of abuse, usually by a family member.
Response to grand jury report on sexual abuse by priests is criticized as a “public relations” act by advocates’ group.
The budget allocated $1 million for PASS — Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System — to connect farmers with the charitable food system.
A floating duck, more than six-stories high, 64 feet wide, 74 feet long and weighing 11 tons, will be part of the Tall Ships Erie festival.
Workers may deploy pesticides to kill mosquitoes around the homes of Zika-infected people in Pennsylvania, part of a statewide control plan.
The projects in this region are part of $36 million approved by the State Transportation Commission across the state.
Auditor general Eugene DePasquale wants districts to be required to seek competitive bids to transport students.
His effort Wednesday to get a vote on two federal court nominees was quickly shot down and drew immediate accusations of hypocrisy.
The proposed legislation expands the state’s anti-discrimination laws to offer protections long sought by LGBT advocates.
An overwhelming sense of emptiness and loss continues in the gaping hole that was cleaved into the face of South Fork Dam 127 years ago.
Joe Paterno loyalists say they want a transparent assessment of claims against Jerry Sandusky.
Gov. Tom Wolf gave his view of the importance and treatment of urban areas during a conference Tuesday.
John H. Estey pleaded guilty to a single count of wire fraud committed in 2011, when he was snared in an FBI investigation.
Of Pa.’s roughly 1,000 police agencies, 332 complied, and said they had more than 1,850 kits that had gone a year without being tested.