Marcus Brown will become Wolf's liaison on public safety, helping to coordinate communications and policy involving the state police,
Gov. Tom Wolf said the Road Maintenance and Preservation Program earmarks extra money for capital and maintenance work on roads and bridges.
Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino fielded questions from lawmakers on the status of the unemployment program.
Derek Vasos is accused of killing Donald Ketter Jr. Feb. 5 in Carrick.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said he was “surprised” by the president’s remarks, which he called “a bit curious.”
Protesters stage a sit-in after representatives from the senator’s office refused to meet with them or accept a box of constituent letters.
A steady trickle of mourners visited the cemetery Monday looking to see whether their loved one's tomb was among those desecrated,.
Currently, DEP inspectors oversees 149 public water systems each — a workload the department says is double the national average.
When Shehe Muya heard last week that his uncle had been severely beaten, he left home in Arizona and started a 30-hour drive to Pittsburgh.
The comedian’s lawyer said a fair trial would be impossible in the U.S., but asked for a change of venue or an outside pool of jurors.
Pennsylvania health officials say the budget shortfall that would be created by reduced federal spending would be impossible to fill.
Nearly 600 faculty and staff have taken a voluntary retirement package from Penn State University.
Police say a woman had her 8-year-old daughter blow into an ignition device meant to prevent the woman from driving while drunk.
No Jewish institutions in Pittsburgh were targeted in the recent waves of threats in other cities.
The tornado in the Pittston Township area of Luzerne County will be classified as an EF-2 with wind speeds of 120 mph.
The damage comes less than a week after a Jewish cemetery in suburban St. Louis reported more than 150 headstones vandalized.
Steel City Stonewall Democrats choose Mayor Bill Peduto over his challengers, the Rev. John Welch and city Councilwoman Darlene Harris.
Recent penalty against Forbes Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare was one sign of Health Department getting tougher on facilities.
Under PennDOT Connects, the transportation agency will talk with local officials and residents before designing road and bridge projects.
At risk is the Legal Services Corporation, which helps funds cases involving domestic violence PFAs, child custody, evictions and shut-offs.
Barbara Hafer, treasurer from 1997 until 2004 and a former Allegheny County commissioner, is charged with lying to the FBI.
A judge will let only one other accuser testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial in Philadelphia.
John H. Estey, 54, a lawyer from Ardmore, will be disbarred as of March 25, the board said.
Being a “constant checker” on social media could be hurting your mental health.
“I need to focus on other things, like college acceptances and all that other fun stuff that a senior is supposed to be thinking about.”
“We had a very respectful exchange with the senator,” said Jill Helbling, one of those organizing weekly “Tuesday with Toomey” protests.
Some people may think taxidermy is a dying art, but not in Pennsylvania, which has a robust hunting and fishing culture.
The cost adds up to about $234 per person annually, nearly 10 times the $25-per-person fee Tom Wolf has proposed charging municipalities.
Sen. John Eichelberger suggested at a town hall that such students should pursue vocational careers rather than being steered to college.
Sean Logan of Plum steps down from the turnpike commission, only to immediately quintuple his salary by joining the gaming board.
Penn State graduate student assistants are seeking union representation.
The Pennsylvania DEP’s recent approval of permits for its pipeline has emboldened more producers to commit to the project.
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s review of the Sept. 2 fire found contractor Joseph B. Fay Co. had fire safety problems.
The state system also said future infusions will require the school to create a new model and revised mission to stabilize finances.
Some residents and three organizations of atheists, humanists and free-thinkers say the House has treated them like a “disfavored minority.
The former attorney general cost the state millions, most of it to a law firm for investigating the use of the office’s computers.
The unflattering audit of Moon and Curt Baker’s experience there convinced Wilson School Board to negotiate for his resignation.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey wasn't at an event Tuesday night set up by protest groups and billed as a town hall, so they stood an empty suit at
The FAA said American's systems at other airports did not experience problems.
Unseasonable weather starts maple syrup collection early but continued warm temperatures could mean earliest end to collection ever.
Results from the same research linked testosterone with mostly modest improvement in sexual performance, walking strength and mood.
U.S. Reps. Tim Murphy and Keith Rothfus have been conspicuously absent from town hall events during the congressional recess.
Beyond the numbers, they lamented the direction of U.S. policies and rhetoric that emphasize deportations and a sharp reduction in refugees.
Republican leaders have criticized aspects of Mr. Wolf’s plan but in general have sounded more receptive than in previous years.
President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos won’t have much influence over local district policy, experts say.
Replacement bridges in Plum and Monroeville will be longer to accommodate turnpike’s ongoing expansion.
Key Pa. senator under fire for suggesting inner-city students need 'less intensive' program to succeed
Sen. John Eichelberger, R-Blair, who chairs the Senate Education Committee, said his comments were taken out of context.
The Democratic city’s liberal politicians are seeing progressive policies being pushed aside by conservative body.
Two proposals — one in the Senate and the other in the House — will allow for involuntary commitment to drug treatment for users.
The gas boom has brought with it more pipelines and more pipeline cases of eminent domain.