A bill creating the offense of cyber harassment of a child in Pennsylvania has the overwhelming approval of the state House of Representatives.
Local shopping malls didn’t want to engage publicly about their security measures, but all seemed aware that a Somali group called al-Shabaab had issued a general threat, as reported on Australian television.
About 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers got the wrong tax information from the government, the Obama administration said Friday, and officials are asking those affected to delay filing their 2014 returns.
They’re old, rusty and deteriorating — some like Montgomery Dam in Monaca should have been replaced decades ago.
On Tuesday, Rob McCord was in a federal courtroom in Harrisburg, where he pleaded guilty to two counts of extortion stemming from allegations that he used his position as treasurer to threaten two potential donors during his failed gubernatorial campaign.
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
Pittsburgh lawyers are weighing in on one attorney’s recommendation for DUI checkpoints.
The book is called “Bella’s Gift” — and the hero of the story is a little 6-year-old girl named Bella Santorum who doctors said was not going to live.
Newly elected Gov. Tom Wolf imposed a moratorium on the death penalty in the state Friday, calling the current system of capital punishment “error prone, expensive and anything but infallible.”
A federal appeals court has reversed lower-court victories by two western Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses and a private Christian college that challenged birth control coverage mandates as part of federal health care reforms.
A political action committee that gave $125,000 to the failed gubernatorial campaign of former Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord has revealed the source of its money eight months after it blew through the deadline to report the information to the state.
Former State Rep. Jesse White of Washington County is in hot water again.
The source of a $125,000 contribution to the failed gubernatorial campaign of former Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord remains a mystery, more than eight months after it was given, a state official said Thursday.
Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday nominated the dean of Duquesne University Law School and the president judge of Centre County to fill two vacancies on Pennsylvania’s highest court.
Gov. Tom Wolf is urging more than two dozen independent state commissions, authorities and other agencies to ban gifts to their employees.
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.