The Pennsylvania state Senate's bill legalizing medical marijuana has landed in a House committee headed by a Republican who opposes the authorization of any drug without the federal government's approval first.
Police say an assistant football coach and teacher's aide in eastern Pennsylvania had sex with a 15-year-old student last year.
The jury deliberating the fate of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev announced Friday that it has reached a decision on whether he should be sentenced to life in prison without parole or to death.CBS Evening News Anchor Scott Pelley is live with the latest.
State prosecutors say four current or former board supervisors from a northeastern Pennsylvania town are under arrest for misusing a $50,000 grant to help build an emergency management structure and then trying to conceal...
The jury deliberating the fate of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev announced Friday that it has reached a decision on whether he should be sentenced to life in prison without parole or to death.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (SHOO'-mur) has accused House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) of "massive ignorance" about rail safety and wants Congress to pay for rail infrastructure improvements after Amtrak's...
When it comes to emergency situations of a more delicate nature, the Wheeling Police Department is working to put together a specialized team to move in and keep the situation from escalating.
A regional governing body serving Presbyterian congregations in the Pittsburgh-area has voted to endorse same-sex marriage in church life.
Workers with a child welfare agency in northeastern Pennsylvania went on strike Friday amid a showdown over their contract.
Penn State University says it was the victim of a cyberattack in which hackers stole usernames and passwords issued by its College of Engineering.
A caretaker in northeastern Pennsylvania has been charged with killing her 92-year-old ward.
The Weirton Fire Department is investigating a fire Friday morning at the Arcelor Mittal tin mill. The first started before 9 a.m. in the strip steel section of the mill at Main Street and Virginia Avenue.
Pennsylvania State Police say a New Jersey man killed his wife by pushing her off a 100-foot cliff in the Pocono Mountains.
A mother and her ducklings have left the pond and are calling "Middle Creek" home. Students at Middle Creek Elementary School watched in anticipation on Thursday as mallard ducklings began to hatch.
Pittsburgh police major crimes Cmdr. RaShall Brackney has been named the new police chief at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Supporters of a Democratic Allegheny County councilwoman who died earlier this month are still touting her in next week's primary as a tribute to her - and a rebuke to County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, who has been...
Gov. Tom Wolf may not like a Senate GOP plan to overhaul pension benefits for public school and state government employees, but Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman warns that Wolf's budget plan has zero votes among the...