Pennsylvania Trooper Shoots, Kills Man Armed With KnifeA Pennsylvania state trooper shot and killed a man who refused to drop a knife duing a confrontation on Halloween, authorities said.
State Senate Approves Bill Making It A Crime To Run Away From An Arresting OfficerRunning away from a police officer trying to arrest you is not illegal in Pennsylvania, at least if you are trying to flee on foot.
Josh Shapiro, Pa. Attorney General Running For Governor, Breaks With Governor Tom Wolf Over Strategy On Climate ChangeJosh Shapiro, the Democratic candidate for governor, is breaking with Gov. Tom Wolf on the centerpiece of Wolf’s plan to fight climate change.
Pennsylvania Workers Quitting Their Jobs At The Lowest Rate In The U.S.As a record number of Americans quit their jobs, Pennsylvania saw the lowest amount of resignations in August.
Lawsuit Claims Driver Involved In Crash On Pa. Turnpike In Westmoreland County That Killed 5 Wore Noise-Canceling HeadphonesVictims of a crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike claim in a lawsuit that one of the drivers was wearing noise-canceling headphones.
Prosecutors Drop Felony Charge Against Pennsylvania Man Who Underpaid For Mountain Dew By 43 CentsPennsylvania prosecutors have dropped a felony theft charge against a man who underpaid for a bottle of Mountain Dew by 43 cents.
Lawmakers Working On Bills In Harrisburg That Would Curb The Influence Of LobbyistsPennsylvania's State House of Representatives began advancing bills that would curb the influence of lobbyists in Harrisburg.
State Senator Pat Stefano Introduces Legislation To Expand Pennsylvania's Castle Doctrine LawPa. State Senator Pat Stefano is pushing legislation that would expand Pennsylvania's Castle Doctrine.
Republicans In Pennsylvania And Other States Using Ballot Initiatives To Change Election LawsRepublicans in Pennsylvania and other states where Democrats control the governorship are turning to ballot initiatives to pass voting laws.
Pa. Supreme Court Says Gun Rights Groups Can Sue Municipalities That Enact Gun Safety Laws In Violation Of State's Preemption LawsThe state Supreme Court has upheld the right of organizations and individuals to sue municipalities that enact gun safety measures.
Commonwealth Court Of Pennsylvania Hears Arguments Over School Mask Mandatehe fight over masking students went before the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Breathes New Life Into Harrisburg Gun Laws ChallengePeople can sue to challenge a city’s gun restrictions even if they have not been charged with violating them, Pennsylvania’s highest court ruled Wednesday.
Governor Tom Wolf Proposes Legislation To Strengthen Protections For Students And Combat Sexual Assaults On College CampusesGovernor Wolf’s office expects Republicans in the House and Senate to pass the legislation and get it to the governor’s desk.
Pennsylvania State-Owned University Enrollment Drops To Lowest Level In DecadesTotal enrollment at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities has declined to the lowest level in decades.
Gov. Wolf: Prison Population In Pennsylvania At Its Lowest Since 2001Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that the current total number of incarcerated individuals in Pennsylvania is the lowest number since 2001.