She was killed after trusting Pennsylvania’s system

She was killed after trusting Pennsylvania’s system

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Susan Hoke knew how to use a curtain rod to barricade a door - something she did on multiple doors in case her estranged husban...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Report: Evidence of cadet cheating, instructor misconduct at police academy

Report: Evidence of cadet cheating, instructor misconduct at police academy

HARRISBURG — Investigators found evidence of cadet cheating, instructor misconduct and training shortcomings at the Pennsylvania State Police Ac...

February 4th, 2017 |  


Pennsylvania’s huge GOP majorities could test a Wolf veto

Pennsylvania’s huge GOP majorities could test a Wolf veto

HARRISBURG — The largest Republican majority in the Pennsylvania state Senate in nearly 70 years is wasting no time in flexing its conservative ...

January 28th, 2017 |  


Pennsylvania priest sorry for sharing ‘fat women’ meme

Pennsylvania priest sorry for sharing ‘fat women’ meme

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania priest is apologizing for sharing a Facebook meme mocking “fat women” who participated in Saturd...

January 28th, 2017 |  


Former mayor’s Wild West dream heads for courthouse showdown

Former mayor’s Wild West dream heads for courthouse showdown

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A dream to open a Wild West museum led the former mayor of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to spend millions in public funds to...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


As Pennsylvania inmate ranks drop, parole population grows

As Pennsylvania inmate ranks drop, parole population grows

HARRISBURG — A 2012 state law that has contributed to Pennsylvania’s shrinking inmate population is also helping fuel a growing population...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


Marshalls Creek woman is pen pal to hundreds of inmates

Marshalls Creek woman is pen pal to hundreds of inmates

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Conversation can change lives. That’s something Marshalls Creek resident Barbara Widmark has learned. For ove...

December 31st, 2016 |  


Amid the big headlines in the state this year, one story trumped them all

Amid the big headlines in the state this year, one story trumped them all

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Looking back on 2016, one story trumped them all in Pennsylvania.Donald Trump surprised the nation by winning the White Hous...

December 28th, 2016 updated: December 28th, 2016. |  


US election system susceptible to rigging; Pennsylvania a ‘perfect target’

US election system susceptible to rigging; Pennsylvania a ‘perfect target’

ALLENTOWN — Jill Stein’s bid to recount votes in Pennsylvania was in trouble even before a federal judge shot it down Dec. 12. That’...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Wolf says he won’t seek major tax increase to balance budget

Wolf says he won’t seek major tax increase to balance budget

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday he will not ask Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature to raise t...

December 22nd, 2016 |