Pa. colleges’ faculty union to mull strike authorization in August

Pa. colleges’ faculty union to mull strike authorization in August

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The union representing faculty members at Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities set an August date for a decision on whet...

June 26th, 2016 updated: June 26th, 2016. |  


Pa. Congressman Fattah convicted in racketeering case

Pa. Congressman Fattah convicted in racketeering case

PHILADELPHIA — In his heyday, U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah flew with the president on Air Force One, doled out millions in science and education grant...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Philadelphia could become 1st major US city with soda tax

Philadelphia could become 1st major US city with soda tax

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia could soon become the first major U.S. city with a sugary drinks tax after a city council committee voted Wedne...

June 10th, 2016 |  


Wolf signs bill allowing wine to be sold in grocery stores

Wolf signs bill allowing wine to be sold in grocery stores

HARRISBURG — A new law will soon give Pennsylvania consumers many more options about where to purchase their favorite varieties of wine.Democrat...

June 8th, 2016 |  


‘Superfly’ Snuka testifies he can’t remember mom’s name

‘Superfly’ Snuka testifies he can’t remember mom’s name

ALLENTOWN — Pro wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka testified at his mental competency hearing on Friday and often seemed confused as he...

May 20th, 2016 |  


DEP chief John Quigley resigns amid email controversy

DEP chief John Quigley resigns amid email controversy

HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s environmental protection secretary resigned Friday after Wolf’s office began looking into an...

May 20th, 2016 updated: May 20th, 2016. |  


Update: Rafferty, Shapiro win parties’ nominations for Pennsylvania Attorney General

Update: Rafferty, Shapiro win parties’ nominations for Pennsylvania Attorney General

HARRISBURG — A state senator and county commissioner from the same suburban Philadelphia county will vie this fall for the seat being vacated by...

April 26th, 2016 updated: April 26th, 2016. |  


Campaign trail traffic heavy ahead of Pa. primary

Campaign trail traffic heavy ahead of Pa. primary

HARRISBURG — Presidential candidates campaigned Monday from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia in a last-ditch bid for votes in Pennsylvania’s fir...

April 26th, 2016 |  


DA and state Office of Attorney General dispute the cause of holdup in task force transfer

DA and state Office of Attorney General dispute the cause of holdup in task force transfer

WILKES-BARRE — A holdup in the transfer of the local drug task force from state control to county control was the fault of the Luzerne County Di...

April 7th, 2016 |  


Local legislators react to Wolf’s gift ban request

Local legislators react to Wolf’s gift ban request

At a news conference on Thursday, Gov. Wolf called on the legislature to champion good government and curb the influence of special interests.Wolf him...

March 20th, 2016 |