The Philadelphia Police Department is moving to end a requirement that recruits have at least two years of college credits as it struggles to hire enough officers.
Gov. Tom Wolf and Pittsburgh-area officials want the Public Utility Commission to greatly reduce the record-setting $11.4 million fine against ride-sharing company Uber.
Italy's top criminal court has ruled that a hungry homeless man who took a package of hot dogs from a supermarket committed no crime.
A rural highway damaged when a natural gas pipeline exploded into a fireball in western Pennsylvania will remain closed for repairs for at least a few more days.
The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office is seeking the resignation of three board members at the Milton Hershey School for disadvantaged children.
A water main break has caused a geyser-like rush of water from a manhole, closing a busy Pittsburgh street indefinitely.
A group seeking a $15-an-hour minimum wage in Cleveland has submitted petitions with more than 28,000 signatures supporting the measure to the city council.
The NATO alliance this week is getting a new supreme commander, a former top-ranking U.S. military officer in Korea hailed Tuesday by Defense Secretary Ash Carter as a proven warrior-diplomat and "a soldiers' general."
Two brothers are jailed on charges they sold $4,600 worth of heroin to an undercover officer in the children's play area of a western Pennsylvania Burger King.
A West Virginia organization is planning to open an addiction recovery center in Parkersburg.
Proponents of a sugary drinks tax in Philadelphia are going on the counterattack with help from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
A federal appeals court has rejected a request for a new trial by a western Pennsylvania woman convicted in a bizarre bank robbery plot that killed a pizza deliveryman forced to wear a bomb collar.
A man known as "Philly Jesus" was arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on trespassing charges.
There is a lot of coal left in West Virginia, but it's uncertain how much will ever be mined. In the past three years 11,000 miners have lost their jobs, and coal tax revenue has dropped 40 percent, as the White House pushed for alternate energy.
Justin Benson, 17, has been missing since April 23.
The Cincinnati city councilman who lost to former Gov. Ted Strickland in Ohio's Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate nomination is now endorsing his former rival.
A suburban Philadelphia high school English teacher faces sexual assault charges for allegedly having a month-long sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student.
Authorities say they still don't know why there's an oil sheen on the Schuylkill (SKOO'-kul) River in Philadelphia.
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton continues her visit to Appalachia on Tuesday with a stop in Charleston, meeting with people who have been affected by substance abuse.
Fallen law enforcement officers will be honored at the state Capitol Complex.