Police say bullets that grazed two police officers during a Fourth of July fireworks show in Philadelphia and prompted an evacuation of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway likely were fired from far away.
Pennsylvania state Rep. Matthew Dowling is removing himself from the ballot following a drunken driving charge filed against him last week.
Most Pennsylvania lawmakers are absent from the state Capitol five days into the new budget year.
Pennsylvania’s Republican nominee for governor, Doug Mastriano, often makes the baseless allegation that Gov. Tom Wolf’s policy of readmitting COVID-19 patients from hospitals to nursing homes caused thousands of deaths.
After two pandemic summers, many families are venturing back into what they hope will be a more normal summer-camp experience.
Two Philadelphia police officers working at the city’s Fourth of July celebration suffered graze wounds when shots rang out, causing scores of frightened people to flee the scene on foot.
The Supreme Court decision June 30 restricting the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency may mean continued pollution from power plants in states that are not switching to cleaner energy.
A Pennsylvania prosecutor has ruled that a late police sergeant was justified in using deadly force that resulted in the accidental shooting death of a jail guard during a hostage situation at a county courthouse last fall.
A judge has rejected the lone appeal issue remaining for a former University of Pittsburgh medical researcher convicted in what prosecutors said was the cyanide poisoning death of his wife almost a decade ago.
State lawmakers are giving their final approval to new restrictions on fireworks but the rules won't be in place as July Fourth weekend fireworks light up Pennsylvania skies.
Work on a new state budget for Pennsylvania will plow through the weekend and into next week as the state government started the fiscal year with diminished spending authority and details of a new spending plan still largely a secret.
A former Georgetown University tennis coach has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for pocketing more than $3 million in bribes in exchange for helping wealthy parents cheat their kids’ way into the school.
Last July, a federal judge in West Virginia heard closing arguments in the first lawsuit to go to trial over the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic.
The Big Ten has voted to add Southern California and UCLA as conference members beginning in 2024.
Big Ten votes to accept Southern California and UCLA as full conference members, effective Aug. 2, 2024.
For the second time in three days, a visitor to Yellowstone National Park has been gored by a bison.
New restrictions on crabbing in the Chesapeake Bay will take effect this year.
A state court is permanently blocking Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to toll as many as nine major bridges on interstates in Pennsylvania, siding with three Pittsburgh-area municipalities that argued that his administration had violated procedures in getting to the advanced stage of considering the idea.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from North Carolina Republicans that could drastically limit state court authority over congressional redistricting, as well as elections for Congress and the presidency.
Pennsylvania’s new fiscal year will begin without a state budget in place, as Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration and top Republican lawmakers planned to work through the deadline to hammer out a roughly $42 billion spending plan whose details were still largely being kept secret.
Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled Senate is approving bills to prohibit classroom instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity and require educators to notify parents of sexually explicit content in the curriculum and library books.
Pennsylvania lawmakers are starting a process to study Philadelphia’s growing gun violence plague by establishing a panel that could eventually recommend impeachment against the city’s elected Democratic district attorney.
Amazon is limiting how many emergency contraceptives consumers can buy, joining other retailers who put in place similar caps following the Supreme Court decision overruling Roe v. Wade.
A portrait has filled the last vacancy on the photo wall at the national Sept. 11 memorial, concluding the almost 16-year project to memorialize the hundreds killed in the 2001 terrorist attacks.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is facing questions about whether its work on a narrow, twisty state road caused a fatal motorcycle wreck.
The Supreme Court's ruling allowing states to regulate abortion has set off a travel scramble in some parts of the U.S., as abortion providers redirect patients to states that still allow the procedure.
The owner of a Philadelphia building where a firefighter died while on the job this month has been charged with setting the blaze.
A county judge in Williamsport will decide whether to force officials to provide voter-by-voter electronic election records after the state Office of Open Records ruled Pennsylvania law makes them confidential.
Pennsylvania’s state House of Representatives and Senate are returning to session, as the Republican-controlled chambers work to get an agreement on a roughly $42 billion budget plan with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf with just three days left in the fiscal year.
An Amtrak passenger train struck a dump truck Monday at an uncontrolled crossing in a rural area of Missouri killing two people on the train and one in the truck.