Appeals court keeps alive challenge to Pittsburgh's efforts to remove Columbus statue
Appeals court keeps alive challenge to Pittsburgh's efforts to remove Columbus statue

A Pennsylvania appeals court has kept alive an Italian heritage group’s challenge to efforts by the city of Pittsburgh to remove a statue of Christopher Columbus from a city park.

April 21st, 12:26 PM EDT
Crush of lawsuits over voting in multiple states creates a shadow war for the 2024 election
Crush of lawsuits over voting in multiple states creates a shadow war for the 2024 election

As President Joe Biden and Donald Trump step up their campaigning in swing states, a quieter battle is taking place in the shadows of their White House rematch.

April 21st, 7:26 AM EDT
Republicans' defense of the 'Biden 16' House districts starts with Pennsylvania's primary election
Republicans' defense of the 'Biden 16' House districts starts with Pennsylvania's primary election

Mark Houck’s campaign to unseat Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick in Pennsylvania's GOP primary could offer hints about swing-district party sentiment in a heated presidential election year.

April 20th, 9:46 AM EDT
Ex-Philadelphia police officer pleads guilty in shooting death of 12-year-old boy
Ex-Philadelphia police officer pleads guilty in shooting death of 12-year-old boy

A fired Philadelphia police officer has pleaded guilty to murder in the shooting of a fleeing 12-year-old boy.

April 19th, 2:45 PM EDT
Heart, the band that proved women could rock hard, reunite for a world tour and a new song
Heart, the band that proved women could rock hard, reunite for a world tour and a new song

Heart — the pioneering band that melds Nancy Wilson’s shredding guitar with her sister Ann’s powerhouse vocals — is hitting the road this spring for a world tour that Nancy Wilson describes as “the full-on rocker size.”.

April 19th, 12:15 PM EDT
Pennsylvania board's cancellation of gay actor's school visit ill-advised, education leaders say
Pennsylvania board's cancellation of gay actor's school visit ill-advised, education leaders say

The superintendent and several other top officials of a Pennsylvania school district say their school board's cancellation of a gay actor's visit to a middle school was premature and ill-advised.

April 19th, 11:25 AM EDT
The NBA playoffs are finally here. And as LeBron James says, 'it's a sprint now'
The NBA playoffs are finally here. And as LeBron James says, 'it's a sprint now'

There’s a 64-win team in Boston that ran away with the league’s best record.

April 19th, 10:35 AM EDT
AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Pennsylvania's presidential and state primaries
AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Pennsylvania's presidential and state primaries

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump will go before voters next week in Pennsylvania’s presidential primaries.

April 19th, 7:25 AM EDT
Shapiro says Pennsylvania will move all school standardized testing online in 2026
Shapiro says Pennsylvania will move all school standardized testing online in 2026

Gov. Josh Shapiro says his administration will move all standardized school assessment tests online.

April 18th, 5:45 PM EDT
Pennsylvania House Dems propose new expulsion rules after remote voting by lawmaker facing a warrant
Pennsylvania House Dems propose new expulsion rules after remote voting by lawmaker facing a warrant

Pennsylvania House Democrats are proposing a process to determine if state representatives are “incapacitated” and to sanction or expel them.

April 18th, 5:35 PM EDT
Pennsylvania school district cancel's actor's speech over concerns of activism, 'lifestyle'
Pennsylvania school district cancel's actor's speech over concerns of activism, 'lifestyle'

A Pennsylvania school district has canceled an upcoming appearance by actor and children’s book author Maulik Pancholy.

April 18th, 5:15 PM EDT
Man charged with 4 University of Idaho deaths was out for a drive that night, his attorneys say
Man charged with 4 University of Idaho deaths was out for a drive that night, his attorneys say

Bryan Kohberger, the man charged in the deaths of four University of Idaho students in late 2022, was out for a drive the night they were killed.

April 18th, 3:15 PM EDT
Convenience store chain where Biden bought snacks while campaigning hit with discrimination lawsuit
Convenience store chain where Biden bought snacks while campaigning hit with discrimination lawsuit

A convenience store chain where President Joe Biden stopped for snacks this week while campaigning in Pennsylvania has been hit with a lawsuit by federal officials.

April 18th, 2:15 PM EDT
Biden scores endorsements from Kennedy family, looking to shore up support against Trump and RFK Jr
Biden scores endorsements from Kennedy family, looking to shore up support against Trump and RFK Jr

President Joe Biden will accept endorsements from at least 15 members of the Kennedy political family during a campaign stop in Philadelphia as he aims to undermine former President Donald Trump and marginalize the candidacy of Robert F.

April 18th, 6:14 AM EDT
Shapiro aims to eliminate waiting list for services for intellectually disabled adults
Shapiro aims to eliminate waiting list for services for intellectually disabled adults

Gov. Josh Shapiro and his top human services official say the administration has a plan to end a waiting list of thousands of families who are considered to be in dire need of help for an intellectually disabled adult relative.

April 17th, 7:14 PM EDT
Biden is off on details of his uncle's WWII death as he calls Trump unfit to lead the military
Biden is off on details of his uncle's WWII death as he calls Trump unfit to lead the military

President Joe Biden has misstated key details about his uncle’s death in World War II as he honored the man’s wartime service and said Donald Trump was unworthy of serving as commander in chief.

April 17th, 6:34 PM EDT
Appeals court leaves temporary hold on New Jersey's county line primary ballot design in place
Appeals court leaves temporary hold on New Jersey's county line primary ballot design in place

A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court’s decision to order New Jersey Democrats to scrap a ballot design widely viewed as helping candidates with establishment backing.

April 17th, 5:14 PM EDT
Tip leads to arrest in cold case killing of off-duty DC police officer in Baltimore
Tip leads to arrest in cold case killing of off-duty DC police officer in Baltimore

Baltimore prosecutors have announced the arrest of a man in the cold case homicide of an off-duty Washington, D.

April 17th, 4:14 PM EDT
Judges orders Pennsylvania agency to produce inspection records related to chocolate plant blast
Judges orders Pennsylvania agency to produce inspection records related to chocolate plant blast

Pennsylvania utility regulators must turn over inspection records to the National Transportation Safety Board as part of the federal investigation into a fatal explosion at a chocolate factory.

April 17th, 2:54 PM EDT
Biden promises to keep US Steel as a 'totally American company' while his administration reviews Japanese takeover plan
Biden promises to keep US Steel as a 'totally American company' while his administration reviews Japanese takeover plan

Biden promises to keep US Steel as a 'totally American company' while his administration reviews Japanese takeover plan.

April 17th, 2:44 PM EDT
3 Pennsylvania construction workers killed doing overnight sealing on I-83, police say
3 Pennsylvania construction workers killed doing overnight sealing on I-83, police say

State police say three construction workers on a maintenance project along a Pennsylvania interstate were struck and killed by a truck.

April 17th, 9:34 AM EDT
Biden is seeking higher tariffs on Chinese steel as he courts union voters
Biden is seeking higher tariffs on Chinese steel as he courts union voters

President Joe Biden wants to triple U.S. tariffs on steel from China.

April 17th, 5:04 AM EDT
Police seeking arrest of Pennsylvania state lawmaker for allegedly violating restraining order
Police seeking arrest of Pennsylvania state lawmaker for allegedly violating restraining order

Philadelphia police say they've issued an arrest warrant for a state lawmaker for violating a restraining order.

April 16th, 7:33 PM EDT
Coal miners getting new protections from silica dust linked to black lung disease
Coal miners getting new protections from silica dust linked to black lung disease

The Labor Department issued a new rule Tuesday intended to protect coal miners from poisonous silica dust that has contributed to the premature deaths of thousands of mine workers from a respiratory ailment commonly known as “black lung” disease.

April 16th, 1:53 PM EDT
The Biden administration recruits 15 states to help enforce airline consumer laws
The Biden administration recruits 15 states to help enforce airline consumer laws

The Biden administration is enlisting officials in 15 states to help enforce consumer-protection laws covering air travel.

April 16th, 1:13 PM EDT
Company believes it found sunken barge in Ohio River near Pittsburgh, one of 26 that got loose
Company believes it found sunken barge in Ohio River near Pittsburgh, one of 26 that got loose

A barge operator believes it has found a sunken barge in the Ohio River near Pittsburgh, one of 26 that broke loose and floated away during weekend flooding.

April 16th, 10:53 AM EDT
Biden returns to his Scranton roots to pitch tax plan
Biden returns to his Scranton roots to pitch tax plan

President Joe Biden will begin three straight days of campaigning in Pennsylvania in his childhood hometown of Scranton.

April 16th, 5:13 AM EDT
Prominent New York church, sued for gender bias, moves forward with male pastor candidate
Prominent New York church, sued for gender bias, moves forward with male pastor candidate

A search committee previously sued for gender discrimination over its hiring process has announced its pick for the next senior pastor of a prominent New York City congregation.

April 15th, 5:23 PM EDT
Union settles extended strike with Pittsburgh newspaper, while journalists, other unions remain out
Union settles extended strike with Pittsburgh newspaper, while journalists, other unions remain out

The union that represents a Pittsburgh newspaper’s truck drivers, one of five unions that have been on strike for 18 months, has approved a new contract with the paper’s owners.

April 15th, 1:43 PM EDT
Ohio River near Pittsburgh is closed as crews search for missing barge, one of 26 that broke loose
Ohio River near Pittsburgh is closed as crews search for missing barge, one of 26 that broke loose

A stretch of the Ohio River near Pittsburgh remains closed to maritime traffic as crews equipped with sonar look for a barge believed to have sunk over the weekend.

April 15th, 11:13 AM EDT