Pennsylvania's anthracite coal industry says it's cleaning up for past mistakes
Would allowing Election Day poll watchers from all over Pennsylvania to serve in Philadelphia help cure the city's reputation for voter fraud?
Despite evolving public awareness of hazing’s dangers and a recent willingness by prosecutors to assess serious criminal penalties, large-scale hazing cases like the one that produced 22 convictions for David Bogenberger’s death remain exceedingly rare and difficult to pursue, legal experts say.
In a hand-delivered letter, the governor said the decision was necessary "to protect Commonwealth employees."
They have been in the suburbs for years, and their range is expanding into other big cities. It's not a reason to worry, experts say. But it certainly is interesting.
Sightseers found construction workers dismantling a three-story building that housed the pet shop where Adrian worked.
Defunding Planned Parenthood has long been a GOP goal. But in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the funds targeted by the new law are safe for now.
The new CEO talks about the challenges that lay ahead for passenger rail company.
Ernestine McIver Wright was a music teacher who excelled at playing piano and a hobbyist artist whose oil paintings were once sold by a New England art gallery.
Just before 6 p.m. in the 400 block of West Clearfield Street, the victim was shot several times in the chest and both arms.
Brandon Smith, 17, faces at least 30 years in prison for his role in the slaying of James Stuhlman, 51.
The center provides health and social services for the LGBTQ community.
In a sign of the big-box times, Suburban Hardware in Bryn Mawr will close at the end of this month. Everything must go, including Charlie Waters and the bear.
The company experienced a major hack in January. The state health department said it had been assured that security issues were resolved.
The victim asked to help her coach in his cleaning business to earn extra money, but was coerced into having sex with him for money, police said.
After 33 years at West Chester University, Chris Fiorentino will become its new president on Friday. Among his first challenges will be dealing with enrollment, which is at capacity, he says.
Testimony begins in the murder trial of Brandon Smith, 17, charged with participating in the robbery and shooting of Overbrook Farms resident James Stuhlman.
Arthur E. Phillips, an instructional aide since 2006 at Conestoga High School in Tredyffrin Township, was charged with multiple counts of institutional sexual assault and related offenses, and was being held Friday at the Chester County Prison in lieu of $500,000 bail.
Robert L. Sadoff, one of the founders of the field of forensic psychiatry and a longtime professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine who testified at many notorious murder trials, died April 17.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority deleted from its computer system hundreds of hours of comp time accumulated by two deputy executive directors as media scrutiny was intensifying on the controversial perk for senior PPA staffers.
Three years after Bucks and Montgomery County residents began dealing with water contamination from naval bases, new numbers from the military offer the best look to date at the national scope of the problem.
Sigma Alpha Mu will lose its recognition for at least two years over alcohol violations during parents weekend, the university said Thursday.
Prosecutors allege Richard Boyle, of Doylestown, donned a distinctive disguise – a tan hat over a makeshift mask of fabric that covered all but his eyes – to commit 11 robberies in Montgomery and Bucks Counties between 2012 and 2016.
Officers from the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia and city police removed three pit bulls and a pit-bull mix from the 200 block of West Wellens Street, where they were unsecured outside their owner's house.
A judge pushed back Rep. Vanessa Brown’s trial, which was to begin Monday, mid-June. The trial has been rescheduled several times since Brown, a Democrat from Philadelphia, was charged in late 2014 with accepting cash in envelopes during an undercover sting investigation.
Sipora Groen, 95, a Holocaust survivor who lost nearly all of her extended family during the years the Nazis occupied the Netherlands and spent the last decade telling school students, congregations and civic groups about her life, died Wednesday in Florida.