The Pennsylvania Lottery has sold its first jackpot-winning Mega Million ticket, a $149 million prize from the Tuesday, May 20 drawing.
John Pinette, the chubby stand-up comedian who portrayed a hapless carjacking victim in the final episode of “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 50.
Word this past week that liquor privatization talks are heating up again in the state capitol prompts the question: if a deal on legislation is reached, what might it look like?
The hospital-based treatment program, led by renowned Internet-addiction expert and Psy.D. Kimberly Young, will be run by Bradford Regional Medical Center in Bradford, Allegheny County.
An elderly western Pennsylvania funeral director has been charged in the shooting death of a man that authorities allege stemmed from a dispute over a vacant house.
Philadelphia officials say they’re not going to use a loophole in the state’s controversial voter ID law, despite plans by Montgomery and Allegheny counties to do precisely that.
Police say a western Pennsylvania woman had her checkbook stolen and as she went to the police station to report the crime, her purse was swiped.
The state Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered that special elections to fill six vacant Pennsylvania House seats – including four in the Philadelphia region — be held on the day of the Pennsylvania primary.
Sportsmen and farmers are facing off over a proposal to allow Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania.
A state House committee this week held a meeting to vote on one of the biggest issues facing state government but many people interested in the proceeding were shut out.
Chester County Republican Curt Schroder says these ‘cafes,’ that operate under a perceived loophole in the state sweepstakes law, host slot games on a touch screen computer and compete directly with the state’s real casinos.
Republicans pushed for the administrative changes to the welfare system in the belief that there are hundreds of millions of dollars in efficiencies that can be found. But Democrats are worried.
Gubernatorial candidates Dan Onorato and Tom Corbett pursued votes on voter’s home turf Sunday, visiting neighborhood churches, diners and taverns.