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Senate Democrats advance $4.4B property tax relief plan

June 24, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's Senate Democrats are backing a plan to cut school property tax bills in exchange for higher state taxes on income, retail sales and tobacco products. more »»

Pennsylvania House OKs 911 funding bill without Senate fee

June 24, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A proposal to raise millions in phone bill fees to fund 911 centers is closer to becoming law after a positive vote in the Pennsylvania House. more »»

Last-minute Father's Day lottery ticket gift worth $1M

June 24, 2015

JEANNETTE, Pa. (AP) — If it's the thought that counts, this one was way better late than never. more »»

Pennsylvania community receives rare coin from donor

June 24, 2015

ZELIENOPLE, Pa. (AP) — Officials in a community north of Pittsburgh are "oohing" and "ahhing" in advance of their Fourth of July fireworks displa. more »»

Pennsylvania lawmakers give 911 funding law another look

June 24, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A proposal that would generate millions of dollars in new funding for 911 emergency call centers is being debated on the floor of the Pennsylvania House. more »»

Jury selection scheduled in Johnstown police recruit killing

June 24, 2015

EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jury selection for the trial of three western Pennsylvania men charged in the shooting death of a Johnstown Regional Police Academy recruit will begin Sept. 22. more »»

Number of 'stay-at-home dads' on the rise

June 24, 2015

NEWTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pete Haring has always been called "Home Daddy Pete." It's a nickname that the 49-year-old resident of Upper Makefield said he embraces. more »»

Latest on storm: New Jersey-Philadelphia trains back running

June 24, 2015

1:30 p.m.

The PATCO Speedline between suburban New Jersey and downtown Philadelphia has resumed operations after a storm-related power outage halted service for the morning rush hour. more »»

Senate panel approves Wolf's nominee for state treasurer

June 24, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. more »»

Coroner: No drugs involved in chain saw murder-suicide

June 24, 2015

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a suburban Philadelphia man who killed his ex-wife and then himself with a knife and chain saw wasn't under the influence of alcohol or drugs. more »»

Latest on storm: Delaware County declares emergency

June 24, 2015

Officials in suburban Philadelphia's Delaware County have issued an emergency declaration and will seek state aid to deal with damage from the storm.

Mario Civera J. more »»

GE contract contains lump sums, raises, more health costs

June 24, 2015

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — About 3,200 GE Transportation workers in Erie will receive $1. more »»

Coroner: No drugs in system of man who killed woman, self

June 24, 2015

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Philadelphia-area man who killed his ex-wife and then himself with a knife and a chain saw wasn't under the influence of alcohol or drugs. more »»

Teacher wants sex charges with 18-year-old student dismissed

June 24, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school teacher wants charges that he wrongly had sex with an 18-year-old student dismissed because of her age.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit. more »»

Guardian Industries closing Pennsylvania plant, idling 114

June 24, 2015

JEFFERSON HILLS, Pa. (AP) — Guardian Industries is closing a Pittsburgh-area industrial glass plant that was targeted for pollution fines and laying off 114 workers. more »»

NFL concussion awards on hold through this fall amid appeals

June 24, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Retired NFL players seeking payouts from the potential $1 billion NFL concussion settlement could be waiting until next year based on appeals being weighed this fall. more »»

Pittsburgh man gets life, plus 30 to 60, for 2 killings

June 24, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man has been sentenced to life plus 30 to 60 years in prison for two murder convictions earlier this year. more »»

The latest: Teen camper killed by tree felled by storms

June 24, 2015

11:30 a.m.

A 15-year-old on a church camping trip has been killed and four others were injured by trees knocked over during severe storms in the Allegheny National Fores. more »»

 
 
 

 

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