Gov. Wolf Submits Budget, Calls For Marcellus Shale Tax, Minimum Wage Hike, Fee For Those Using State TroopersDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf's forthcoming budget plan will rely on improving tax collections and a Marcellus Shale natural gas tax to put more money into Pennsylvania's public schools, skills training, opioid-addiction prevention and social services.
Voters May Have Chance To Shrink Pa. House Of Representatives In NovemberVoters may have the opportunity to shrink the size of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives this November. House Bill 153 would reduce the number of representatives from 203 to 151. State Rep. Jerry Knowles, of the 124th Legislative District in Berks, Carbon and Schuylkill Counties, is the bill’s prime sponsor.
Officials Piece Together Chaotic Events After U.S. Marshal Killed In HarrisburgInvestigators are working to piece together the chaotic sequence of events that led to a deputy U.S. marshal being shot to death while serving an arrest warrant in Pennsylvania's capital city.
Mayor: U.S. Marshal Shot, Killed While Serving Warrant In HarrisburgThe mayor of Harrisburg says a U.S. marshal is dead after being shot while serving an arrest warrant.
Pa. Gaming Regulators Announce First Winning Bid To Build Mini-CasinoPenn National Gaming has won the right to put up a casino in southcentral Pennsylvania.
As Communities Opt Out, Process Begins To Award New Pa. Casino LicensesTrying to plug a nearly $2 billion budget hole without raising taxes led the state legislature and the governor to expand gaming in Pennsylvania.
'No Doubt' Harrisburg Gunman Was Targeting Police OfficersA prosecutor says there's "no doubt" that a gunman who fired at police in Harrisburg was targeting police officers.
Active Shooter In Harrisburg Killed, Officer Wounded A man was killed by police officers Friday in Harrisburg after police say he fired at marked police vehicles from multiple locations.
PA Department Of Aging Seeks Improvements In Elder-Abuse CaseworkThe PA Department of Aging is trying to take a harder line with county agencies that field thousands of elder-abuse complaints a year.
Investigators: 10-Year-Old Boy Shot Little Sister With Gun He Thought Was A Toy Police say a 10-year-old boy playing with a gun he thought was a toy shot his 6-year-old sister in the chest.
State Attorney General Discusses Opioid Epidemic With Local LeadersThe state attorney general was in western Pennsylvania today to discuss the opioid epidemic gripping the region and state with local leaders.
Man Charged With DUI After Going To Vote At Elementary School A Day EarlyPolice in Pennsylvania say they've arrested a man who showed up to an elementary school intoxicated and hoping to vote - on the wrong day.