Man with same name as stabbing suspect sues over arrest

Man with same name as stabbing suspect sues over arrest

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man with the same name as a stabbing suspect says he was wrongly arrested, interrogated and held by police for about seven h...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Shot hits woman looking out window of Allentown home

Shot hits woman looking out window of Allentown home

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania are investigating a gunshot that struck a woman in the head as she was looking out a w...

December 18th, 2016 |  


Judge: Prosecutors can use Bill Cosby’s deposition at trial

Judge: Prosecutors can use Bill Cosby’s deposition at trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Damaging testimony that Bill Cosby gave in an accuser’s lawsuit, including admissions that he gave young women drugs a...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Mummers seek inclusive tone after insensitive displays

Mummers seek inclusive tone after insensitive displays

PHILADELPHIA — Organizers of the Mummers Parade are hopeful that cultural education efforts will help the city’s annual New Year’s c...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Green Party’s Stein taking Pennsylvania recount bid to federal court

Green Party’s Stein taking Pennsylvania recount bid to federal court

HARRISBURG — Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is taking her bid for a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Capitol Roundup: Auditor General DePasquale will advance efforts to help address state’s fiscal woes

Capitol Roundup: Auditor General DePasquale will advance efforts to help address state’s fiscal woes

WILKES-BARRE — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said this week the state’s financial challenges and voters’ demand for change put g...

November 19th, 2016 updated: November 21st, 2016. |  


Democrats elected to Pennsylvania’s top three elected watchdog posts

Democrats elected to Pennsylvania’s top three elected watchdog posts

Pennsylvania voters likely chose Democrats to fill three of the top elected watchdog positions in the state Tuesday — all by at least 4 percenta...

November 9th, 2016 updated: December 16th, 2016. |  


Bradford County judge charged with having sex with girlfriend of defendant

Bradford County judge charged with having sex with girlfriend of defendant

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge is facing accusations he traded racy text messages and had sex with the girlfriend of a defendant in...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Ex-Pennsylvania attorney general Kane hopes to avoid jail for perjury

Ex-Pennsylvania attorney general Kane hopes to avoid jail for perjury

PHILADELPHIA — A once-rising star in Pennsylvania politics will learn Monday whether she is heading to prison over a feud that led the state att...

October 23rd, 2016 |  


Security guard hit by stray bullet after Lincoln University homecoming

Security guard hit by stray bullet after Lincoln University homecoming

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a security guard at a Philadelphia-area university was hit by a stray bullet when shots were fire...

October 16th, 2016 |