Jury Gives Death Penalty To Police Ambush KillerA jury has given the death penalty to a gunman who targeted Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries.
Medical Marijuana Licensing Draws Hundreds Of ApplicantsRegulators say Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program remains on schedule after hundreds of applications poured in from those who want to grow, process and dispense the drug.
House Votes To Toughen Animal Cruelty Laws, Tethering RulesA set of revisions to Pennsylvania's criminal laws concerning cruelty to animals is on its way to the Senate after passage by the state House of Representatives.
House OKs Bill To Aid Challenges To Local Gun OrdinancesThe Pennsylvania state House wants to enable gun owners and groups such as the National Rifle Association to launch legal challenges to cities' firearms regulations.
Toy Given To Pa. Police Officer As Safety Talisman Gets To OhioPolice in Ohio have received a stuffed toy given by a child to a Pennsylvania police officer to help keep him safe.
House Approves Bill To Sell State's Liquor Wholesale SystemThe state House is giving its approval to a plan to lease and eventually sell off the state's wholesale system for wine and spirits, a change that opponents say could spell the end of state-owned liquor stores.
Audit Rips Accounting In Pennsylvania Jobless Benefit SystemA new audit says it's unclear if the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry properly spent millions in recent years on an unemployment compensation system that has melted down during a funding fight.
Judges Refuses Competency Hearing For Police Ambush KillerA judge has rejected a request for an emergency competency hearing for a survivalist who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers and now refuses to communicate with his lawyers.
Mango Tells Republicans He'll Seek Gubernatorial NominationA suburban Pittsburgh health care systems consultant and political newcomer is expected to announce he's running for the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania governor in 2018.
Gov. Wolf Strips Lieutenant Governor Of SecurityPennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is stripping the lieutenant governor of state police protection in the wake of complaints about his treatment of troopers and other state employees.
Pa. Senator Introduces Bill That Would Arm TeachersIf a Pennsylvania lawmaker gets his way, teachers in the state could soon be able to bring guns into the classroom.
Pennsylvania AG's Office: Fraudulent License Plate Ring BustedPennsylvania's attorney general's office is charging a dozen people as part of an organized crime ring that it says made millions of dollars renting out fraudulently obtained license plates, primarily in New York City.

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