Shapiro Sworn In As New Pa. Attorney GeneralFormer Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro took the oath of office as Pennsylvania’s next attorney general on Tuesday.
Philly Woman Jailed On Alleged Loser-Fueled Lottery ThreatsA Philadelphia woman has been jailed on charges she repeatedly made obscene and violent threats in calls to Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters because she was frustrated by losing on scratch-off tickets.
Faced With Looming Budget Deficit, Local Lawmakers Rule Out Major Tax HikesThere’s at least one thing Pennsylvania lawmakers of both parties agree on -- the state faces another budget deficit.
Pa. Mother Pleads Guilty In 5-Month-Old's Starvation DeathA Pennsylvania woman charged in the starvation death of one of her 5-month-old twin daughters has pleaded guilty.
Lottery Scratch-Off Loser Keeps Phoning In Threats, Cops SayA woman who repeatedly aired her frustration at failing to win a jackpot by making obscene and violent threats against Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters faces 53 charges, police said Wednesday.
Pa. House Leader Continues Push To Overhaul Gov’t As Lawmakers Are Sworn InKey leaders say lawmakers need to completely rethink the structure of Pennsylvania’s government
2016 Pa. Political Scene Rocked By Scandal Surrounding AG KaneEarlier this year, Kane survived removal from office through a rarely used process called Senate Address.
Unemployment Workers At Heart Of Spat Between GOP, Gov. WolfA simmering dispute between Gov. Tom Wolf and state Senate Republicans could slow down processing of unemployment claims in Pennsylvania.
Police Encounter Hostile Crowd At Scene Of Double ShootingA man and a woman are in critical condition after being shot in Harrisburg.
7-Year-Old Girl Rescued From Pa. Fire Dies Days After Her SisterA fire official says a 7-year-old Pennsylvania girl rescued from a fast-moving house fire earlier this month has died.
Pennsylvania State Government Facing More Projected DeficitsThe Pennsylvania Legislature's independent budget analyst projected more big deficits in the coming years, including a shortfall this year.
H.S. Teacher Charged With More Than 150 Child Sex Abuse CountsAuthorities say a Pennsylvania high school social studies teacher has been charged with more than 150 child sex abuse counts after they say she sexually abused two students over a three-year period.

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