Swarms Of Dragonflies Invade Western Pa., Even Show Up On Weather RadarSomething bizarre has buzzed onto meteorologists’ radar maps in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana.
Pennsylvania Court Asked To Toss Death PenaltyThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court will consider Wednesday whether the state’s death penalty statute amounts to cruel, arbitrary punishment that’s too often reserved for black and poor defendants.
Indiana Co. Inmate Accused Of Injuring 2 Troopers In Escape Attempt To Stand TrialA state prison inmate must stand trial on charges that he tried to murder two Pennsylvania state police troopers in a plot to steal their unmarked cruiser and drive back home to Philadelphia.
Furry Tails: Where Are You, Enzo?A beloved Italian Greyhound slipped out of a family home in Wilkinsburg and hasn’t been seen by his people since.
Report Says Panel, Not Lawmakers, Should Redraw DistrictsA commission set up by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is recommending Pennsylvania redraw congressional and legislative districts through an 11-person appointed group that would provide a set of options that state lawmakers would choose from.
Pa. Court Rules Making Gun-Like Hand Gesture Is A CrimeA Pennsylvania man convicted of disorderly conduct for making a shooting gesture with his hand has lost his bid to have it overturned.
Pa. Officials Debate Mandating Lead Poisoning Blood Tests For ChildrenPennsylvania officials are hoping to lower the risk of lead poisoning through mandated blood testing for children and other measures.
Report: Pittsburgh Area Has 2 Of The Safest Cities In PennsylvaniaBackgroundchecks.org released its rankings of the safest cities in Pennsylvania, and two Pittsburgh boroughs made the top five.
TSA Warning Travelers About Need To Get 'Real ID' In The Coming YearThe next time you fly out of Pittsburgh International Airport and the TSA officers scrutinize your driver's license, expect them to say something a little different.
State Attorney Generals, Including Pa.'s Shapiro, Working With Major Carriers To Combat RobocallsMajor phone companies are telling the country's state attorneys general that they will do more against robocalls.
CDC: Hundreds Of Cases Of Lung Disease In 16 States, Including Pa., May Be Linked To VapingThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now aware of 153 possible cases of severe lung disease in 16 states that could be caused by vaping.
'World’s Largest Rubber Duck' Returning To Pa. This SummerThe World’s Largest Rubber Duck is coming back to Pennsylvania this summer.
Pa. Sen. Pat Toomey Joins Other Senators, Calls For Bipartisan Action To Improve Gun Safety LawsPennsylvania Republican Senator Pat Toomey says he is supporting bipartisan congressional action to improve gun safety laws.
New Pa. School Threat Reporting System Fields Thousands of ReportsBullying, self-harm and suicide were the most common concerns fielded for a new threat reporting system covering Pa. schools
PennDOT To Make Gender-Neutral Option Available On Driver's LicensesPennsylvanians who prefer not to be identified as male or female will soon have a gender-neutral option on their state-issued driver's licenses.