Like most Americans, Clark Harr of Latrobe has been paying into social security for his adult life, so when he went to his local social security office in Greensburg to file for benefits, it came as a shock.
Nearly two thirds of children under the age of 5 are from families where both parents work.
Some places that rarely have earthquakes are having them now, and officials have linked some of them to fracking or related activities.
The president of Penn State University says he will review the Freeh Report, a document regarding the school’s response to the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal that has divided the university and its alumni since it was issued more than two years ago.
The future of the energy industry in southwestern Pennsylvania could be in jeopardy, according to former Sen. Rick Santorum from Pennsylvania.
He was accused of using a county-issued Jeep Cherokee to attend political events without compensating the taxpayers for the mileage driven.
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is restricting members of his transition team from accepting gifts of any kind, a ban that he soon plans to extend throughout the executive branch of state government.
Under the lease agreement, EQT will explore 170 acres owned by the East Allegheny School District for natural gas drilling.
Across Pennsylvania, local governments looking to dispose of police cruisers, snowplows, copy machines and other assets are finding better luck online than through traditional live auctions.
Mayor Bill Peduto delivered his State of the City address Monday morning and released details about next year’s budget and new ways to help keep Pittsburghers safe.
When the new Congress is sworn in this January, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican, will be in the majority party for his first time as senator.
Pittsburgh City Council is considering a proposal that could have you shelling out more at the meter.
They’re political enemies, but Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wager says she’s just doing her job holding a news conference chastising County Executive Rich Fitzgerald’s use of his county car.
Ask Gov. Tom Corbett why he lost reelection, and he has a pretty simple answer.
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is staying close to home in central Pennsylvania to hold a post-election rally.
Remembering Pittsburgh’s first female mayor Sophie Masloff. Masloff died Sunday, Aug. 17 at the age of 96. She’s credited with the idea of creating PNC Park – a stadium just for baseball, for sprucing up the city and her signature Pittsburgh charm.
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.