To pay for bridge and road repairs and better fund public transit, a bi-partisan group of state senators, led by Rafferty, wants to add a $100 surcharge to the current fines for moving violations.
The deadline to register to vote in Pennsylvania is coming up. However, the current way of registering may soon be a thing of the past.
Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper says he plans to plead guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion charges.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey took to the floor of the Senate Wednesday afternoon to defend his scaled back bill to require background checks of some, but not all, gun purchases.
Pittsburgh City Council gave preliminary approval to a bill that repeals the law that set up a petty cash fund for the use of the mayor, and effectively requires the mayor to access funds like any other city employee.
If you live in a municipality that depends on Pennsylvania State Police for protection, you could soon be paying for it.
With just weeks until the mayoral primary, Democratic hopeful Jack Wagner received another endorsement from a well-known Pittsburgh political figure.
A Senate aide and a lobbyist say two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases. The agreement could build support for President Barack Obama’s drive to curb gun violence.
A Pittsburgh mayoral candidate who was arrested on DUI charges last week is scheduled to be in court on Wednesday.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Jillian Soto, sister of one of the teachers killed during the Newtown school shooting, about her view of gun control and her work in Washington, DC.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said Tuesday he is heartbroken over the persistent poverty and social troubles among many black communities but has no answers on how to solve these problems.
Don’t call it a junket — says Governor Tom Corbett — the taxpayers are not paying the bill.
There was another step forward in the plan by Highmark to take over the struggling West Penn Allegheny Health System.
After months of stalemate in Congress, the Washington rumor mill is swirling that a possible deal is in the works between two pro-gun senators — Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Republican Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz on Monday became the fourth Democrat – and the first woman – to declare her candidacy for Pennsylvania governor in 2014.
President Barack Obama wins a second term in office on Nov. 6, 2012.
When politicians make the news, it’s not always for their politics. We’re taking a look back at stories that were the talk of the town.
Which senator has already claimed his title as “Trail Blazer” – on his mausoleum? Which one has scaled more than 50 mountains in his home state? Alabama to Illinois, click through to find out.
All eyes have been on Michelle Obama before she entered the White House. Here’s a look at some of the first lady’s fashion styles.