$2M Fine Levied After Mariner East Pipelines Spill Of 208,000 Gallons Of Drilling Fluids Into Pennsylvania LakeA Texas-based pipeline giant that is heavily penalized in Pennsylvania has agreed to pay another $2 million in fines for spilling drilling fluids into a reservoir.
Bill To Ban Hand-Held Cell Phones From Pennsylvania Drivers Passes State HouseThe state House has voted to ban the use of hand-held cell phones behind the wheel.
Pa. Education Dept. Awards $1M To Fight Campus Sexual AssaultPennsylvania officials are doling out nearly $1 million in grants to prevent and respond to sexual assault at 36 colleges and universities.
Michael Bloomberg's Campaign Hiring Ahead Of Pennsylvania PrimaryMichael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign has begun hiring staff in Pennsylvania, a late primary state where his chief competitors for the Democratic Party’s nomination have inroads.
Pa. House Votes To Stop Drivers' Use Of Handheld PhonesThe Pennsylvania House is voting to expand the state's ban on texting while driving to also prohibit motorists from using handheld devices to make phone calls.
Pennsylvania State Police Provide Guidance For Sale Of 'Ghost Gun' FramesThe State Police provided guidance to gun dealers about how to perform background checks for selling partially manufactured gun frames that can be readily converted into working firearms.
Police: Man In 'Make America Great Again' Hat Takes Out Gun After Refusing To Remove Hat, Sparking Active Shooter Scare At Pa. MallAn altercation over a man’s refusal to remove a “Make America Great Again” hat triggered a recent active shooter scare at a Pennsylvania mall, police said.
Speaker Sets March Votes To Fill 3 Vacant State House SeatsVoters in three Pennsylvania House districts will choose new state representatives during special elections scheduled for March.
Centre Co. Lawmaker Joins Democratic Primary Field For Pa. Auditor GeneralA seven-term state lawmaker from central Pennsylvania says he'll seek the Democratic nomination to run for the open state auditor general's office this year.
Former U.S. Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick, Of Pa., Dies At 56Michael Fitzpatrick, a former congressman from suburban Philadelphia who served four terms in the U.S. House before handing off the seat to his brother, has died.
Gov. Wolf Launches 'Reach Out PA,' Mental Health InitiativeA sweeping effort to improve mental health services and change public perceptions has been announced by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf.