State Police say troopers from the York barracks fatally shot a man who threatened them with a knife.
Musikfest has been striking up the bands for 31 years, growing into a musical main event, and attracting over a million visitors from across the country.
DRPA board member Eugene DePasquale, the Pennsylvania auditor general, attended the two-hour session by phone. He thinks the lack of public notice was a mistake.
One day after Governor Corbett was in town to announce an advance of funds for the troubled School District of Philadelphia, his Democratic opponent in the upcoming election, Tom Wolf, made a campaign stop in Northeast Philadelphia.
A spokesman for the Pennsylvania attorney general says more than $160,000 was taken by stoking false fears among targeted seniors that loved ones were in trouble.
Lawyers for the NCAA, the governor and others asked a judge to give them a month to work on a possible settlement of a lawsuit over the penalties Penn State is paying for mishandling the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
“It’s amazing how a plastic card can really change a lot,” says immigration rights worker Maria Sotomayor, recalling her own victory in obtaining a driver’s license.
Sunshine lovers and stargazers are going to enjoy the next several days and nights.
Schools superintendent William Hite, standing next to the governor for the announcement, stressed that this early disbursement does not resolve the $81-million funding gap the school district needs to close to avoid layoffs and other serious cuts.
Authorities say the kitten was choked with a rope, was bleeding, and was given heroin.
They met for about two hours, but in the end there was no agreement to bring the House back into session to vote on the $2-per-pack cigarette tax to fund Philadelphia public schools.
The National Mediation Board held a hearing with Septa and the two unions representing about 400 engineers and electrical workers on the Regional Rail lines.
Before the House headed home, they actually agreed to do something — about threats to cybersecurity.
As the ebola virus epidemic in West Africa continues to claim victims, there are lingering questions about whether we’ll see an outbreak in the United States.
The point, organizers say, is that if dozens of people can take time from their lives to go to Harrisburg, lawmakers can come back into session and take action on the $2-a-pack cigarette tax.