Diocese IDs 71 Alleged Sex Abusers, Cites Failure Of BishopsThe Roman Catholic diocese of Harrisburg has put out a list of 71 priests and others in the church accused of sexually abusing children in cases going back decades.
Pa. Supreme Court Tosses 2012 Welfare Law Over How Bill Was EnactedA Pennsylvania law that ended cash welfare benefits in 2012 and changed other human services provisions is being invalidated over methods used to push it through the Legislature by Republican majorities.
Families Sue Distributors Of Hoverboard That Burst Into Flames, Killing 2 GirlsFamily members are suing the distributors of a hoverboard that burst into flames, causing a Pennsylvania house fire that killed two young girls.
Clean Slate Law Bars Employers, Landlords From Seeing Long-Ago, Non-Violent Criminal ConvictionsLandlords and prospective employers will no longer be able to see if a potential renter or employee has been convicted of a non-violent crime in Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh Federation Of Teachers President, Vice President Arrested At RallyThe Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers president and vice president were both arrested and cited at a rally in Harrisburg on Monday.
19-Year-Old Facing 5 To 12 Years In Prison For Crash That Killed FirefighterA woman has been sentenced to five to 12 years in state prison in a crash that killed a firefighter who was rushing to a fatal hoverboard fire.
State Lawmaker Gets Restraining Order against Another LawmakerA Pennsylvania state lawmaker who says a fellow lawmaker pulled a gun on her and threatened to kill her has gotten a restraining order against him.
Federal Judges To Weigh Request To Halt Use Of New Congressional District MapA request by Pennsylvania Republican congressmen to prevent the use of new district lines and an effort to dismiss their lawsuit are the topics of a hearing before a panel of federal judges.
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.