An approximately $30 billion Republican budget package is nearing a House floor vote, although it faces a near-certain veto by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf as the Pennsylvania state government's fiscal year is ending.
Max Scherzer took a perfect game into the sixth inning in his bid to become the second pitcher in major league history to throw two consecutive no-hitters and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2...
By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press A lawyer for Bill Cosby says it would be "terribly embarrassing" if documents from a 2005 sex-assault lawsuit were unsealed in Philadelphia.
Celebrations erupted after the marriage equality ruling was handed down.From the east coast to the west coast, people immediately started celebrating.Here in the Ohio Valley, many people have offered their views on the issue." You know I try to be open-minded. But I suppose the Supreme Court rules the land. But from a religious point, I'm not for it," says Adena resident Judi Zupan.Even local clergymen in the area have talked about today's ruling. "We still believe in loving everybody, not ma...
On Friday hundreds of hungry folks showed up at the Heritage Port, the site of this year's Rib and Chicken Cook-off.
The work week is coming to a close, but Mother Nature has other ideas before the weekend starts.
Penn State says a pair of cyberattacks on its computer systems compromised usernames and passwords but not personally identifiable information or research data.
The latest news from an effort by Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers to advance a budget bill:
It was business as usual in Philadelphia's gay neighborhood after the Supreme Court's landmark gay marriage ruling.
MALONE, N.Y. (AP) -One of two convicted killers who staged a brazen escape from an upstate New York maximum-security prison and had been hunted for three weeks has been shot and killed.An official with knowledge of the manhunt says Richard Matt was killed and David Sweat is still on the run.
Security video appears to show a Philadelphia transit officer shove a man holding a toddler against the wall and grab him by the throat as they argued over whether he had paid the $2.25 fare.
Some good news for area residents who suffer from a heart condition called Atrial Fibrillation.
Service on New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City line is set to resume.
A veteran Massachusetts State Police trooper and the baby boy whose life he saved more than three decades ago were reunited this week, and through a strange twist of fate, that boy is now a fellow trooper.Al Balestra, 63, met and shook hands Tuesday with 32-year-old Philip Kucha for the first time since their lives intersected near Logan International Airport on Oct. 18, 1983."I had a lump in my throat thinking, 'This kid is a grown man right now and you may have had ...
A bill to allow private licensees to take over the state-controlled sale of wine and liquor in Pennsylvania is under construction by House and Senate Republicans.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Blaming inaction by lawmakers, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's administration says West Virginia's prevailing wage for public construction projects will disappear temporarily July 1.On Thursday, Tomblin spokesman Chris Stadelman said WorkForce West Virginia couldn't calculate the rate by a new law's July 1 deadline.Earlier this month, a Republican-led legislative committee voted against a deadline extension to Sept. 30.Republicans blasted the Democratic administration's calcu...
Atlantic City has a new place to play.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Appalachian Power says it could cost up to $65 million in upgrades to convert recently retired coal-fired plants to natural gas.The estimate was submitted to West Virginia regulators, according to the Charleston Gazette (http://bit.ly/1GvTB2a).Additionally, the utility told the Public Service Commission why units at four coal-fired plants couldn't be reopened and why three of the plants weren't considered for natural gas.Age is the reason for the closures of the three...
As the 4th of July weekend is rapidly approaching, it's time to start deciding where you will go to see the fireworks.
A Texas mom ran a mud run in Dallas earlier this month and ended up with a bacterial infection that left her with an irreparably damaged cornea.