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This morning’s incident comes three days after the school went on lockdown after two guns were found inside the school.
With a change in state leadership roles and attitudes, medical marijuana in Pennsylvania may become a reality this year.
Cam Howard, 8, has progeria, a rare condition in which children age at a rate much faster than normal.
Retired professor Thomas Gaither, of Butler County, was arrested for trying to integrate a whites-only lunch counter in Rock Hill, S.C.
The 55-year-old native of Greensboro, N.C., pledged to retain her independence and restore some frayed relations on Capitol Hill.
Three Oklahoma executions have been stayed by the U.S. Supreme Court amid a challenge over the sedative used in the state’s lethal
One student who is taking 16 credits expects to see her tuition rise by $1,628 a year to $8,448, an increase of about 24 percent.
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Eric Barron said the report by Louis Freeh created an “absurd,” “unwarranted” picture of students, faculty and others at Penn State.
School officials and police are mapping out long-term security plans for area schools after two recent incidents on or near school campuses.
A coal truck collided with a tractor-trailer hauling beer shortly after 4 a.m., according to Westmoreland County emergency officials.
The seven-seat Pennsylvania Supreme Court has two vacancies, with a third seat coming open at the end of the year.
Federal lawsuits aim to get the EPA to control noxious chemicals and odors produced by factory farms.
The university’s Task Force on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment made its report public today.
The Pennsylvania PUC is imposing a new rule that allows taxis it regulates to be as old as 10 years, but limits mileage at 350,000.
Backpacks for Hunger, which provides food each weekend for students, has expanded to a second school in the Fox Chapel Area School District.
Assistant superintendent Nancy Hines has been named acting superintendent, effective Feb. 1, replacing Thomas K. Washington.
The district also is developing a five-year plan for capital projects.
The nonprofit helps breast cancer patients with education and peer support and with therapy through the sport of fly fishing.
The township will form a working group to gather information and make recommendations to council on the drilling of gas wells.
Bill Dwyer helped to renovate a former school for The Pittsburgh Project, a program that emncourages youths to help the elderly.
South Fayette continues to look for a developer for Star City property to take the burden off township taxpayers.
The former assistant business manager is said to owe the district $5,174 in tuition reimbursements.
Members of Clergy Against Alzheimer’s have written the book, which is available on Amazon.
Middle-schoolers pay to duct tape administrators to a wall as part of a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Howard Davidson has seen much change during the nearly 40 years he has worked for the municipality.
This restructuring is part of districtwide changes and tweaks to build on initiatives identified in the district’s strategic plan.
The ban is similar to an executive order signed last week by Gov. Tom Wolf prohibiting gifts for executive branch employees.
The business manager said their are too many unknowns to determine if a tax increase will be necessary.
Work planned to upgrade labs at Michael Baker Science and Engineering Building on the Beaver campus.
Work on the 39-year-old school is to begin this summer and will include a new gymnasium, fitness center and large group instruction room.
Terrence Kushner will hold the post until March 31, when he is expected to become acting superintendent.
The flare-up shattered a fragile calm that has mostly held along the frontier since the monthlong war between Israel and Hezbollah in 2006.
Andressa Urach recently went into septic shock and was placed on life support after a botched operation.
The 92-home open space plan is proposed on Old Oakdale Road about 1 mile from the South Fayette School District campus.
A warrant had been issued for Tommy Thompson in 2012, after he failed to show up for a hearing on a lawsuit brought by some of his backers.
The Nutrition Group, with offices in West Newton and Irwin, has been hired to manage district cafeterias.
Mt. Lebanon hires Wildlife Specialists of Wellsboro, Pa., for trap-and-euthanize deer cull effort.
Joe Jackson, who teaches dance at Sewickley Academy, is performing with Pittsburgh Public Theater, which is benefiting his students.
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Columbus developer Continental Real Estate Cos. pitched a plan to the city to build apartments adjacent to the Hyatt Place hotel.
The inbound tunnel will close at 10 p.m. Friday and reopen by 6 a.m. Monday.
The eight college students and one civil rights organizer were convicted 54 years ago of trespassing and protesting at a variety store.
Wolf plans to reinstate a moratorium on leasing new oil and gas wells in the state’s forests and parks, thus fulfilling a campaign pledge.
Classes will resume tomorrow at the high school, which has been closed since a gun incident Monday.
Controller Chelsa Wagner is getting no cooperation from the Airport, Port, Sanitary and the Sports and Exhibition authorities.
Pittsburgh is a low-cost market when it comes to knee and hip replacements, according to a new Blue Cross Blue Shield survey.
The ban applies to all Turnpike employees, though it doesn't take effect for several weeks, Turnpike spokesman Carl DeFebo said.