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.
Local representatives of Mayors Against Illegal Guns tried to deliver petitions to U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s Pittsburgh office Friday morning, but it turned out to be more difficult than expected.
A judge’s ruling that there are no limits on campaign contributions in this year’s race for mayor of Pittsburgh could increase the influence of one elected official.
Meat — beef, poultry, veal and lamb — are found in almost every American’s grocery cart, but do you want to know where that meat comes from?
The impact of the conviction and resignation of former Justice Joan Orie Melvin is already being felt with a stalled decision on a matter of vital importance.
Pittsburgh mayoral candidate A.J. Richardson was arrested for DUI early Wednesday morning.
Jack Wagner and his team of lawyers were in court Wednesday afternoon.
This year the only candidate for mayor of Pittsburgh who has never held elective office is A. J. Richardson — who was working out on a treadmill at the Exercise Warehouse in Bloomfield being interviewed by a young reporter from the Pitt News.
City Controller Michael Lamb officially ended his mayoral campaign and has endorsed former Pa. Auditor General Jack Wagner for the position.
Earlier this week, U.S. Airways CEO Doug Parker said it was likely the airline will move its flight operations center to Dallas in the next couple years. Six-hundred local jobs are at stake.
We are more than three and a half years away from the next presidential election, but that does not mean possible candidates are waiting before they test the waters.
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.