Pennsylvania

DeWeese seeking new trial

HARRISBURG — Former House Speaker Bill DeWeese got his day in court — again. Four years after his public corruption conviction, two years since he ...

Pennsylvania House OKs medical marijuana bill, Gov. Wolf will sign it

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf said he will sign a bill to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania after the House on Wednesday approved legislation by ...

Kane creates solicitor general post in Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane on Tuesday created the new position of solicitor general in her office and named former Montgomery County District ...

Undercover operative in bribery case denies targeting black lawmakers

HARRISBURG — The undercover informant at the center of a legislative bribery scandal made his first public appearance Monday, telling a court he did not ...

Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf relents after 9-month budget impasse

HARRISBURG — In an about-face from his veto threat, Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday let a supplemental budget bill become law without his signature, bringing ...

FBI wiretap captured grand jury leak discussion at center of Kane case

NORRISTOWN — Attorney General Kathleen Kane's defense attorneys filed court documents that confirm a federal wiretap intercepted phone calls in which her political aide said ...

Continued legal proceedings could put Eakin's pension at risk

HARRISBURG — J. Michael Eakin, who resigned from the Supreme Court while facing judicial ethics charges for inappropriate emails, will be able to collect an ...

Republican House budget panel chairman accuses Wolf of 'creating' budget crisis

HARRISBURG — A Republican House budget panel chairman accused Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday of "creating a crisis" with his state budget proposals rather ...

Lawmakers push to expand prosecution limits on child abuse cases

HARRISBURG – Lawmakers are divided over legislation that would grant adults who were sexually abused as children a two-year window, beginning when the law takes ...

Attorney General Kane criticizes, then uses, grand jury

HARRISBURG — To uncover decades of priest abuse in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, Attorney General Kathleen Kane used a statewide investigative grand jury, ...

Pennsylvania governor Wolf's spending amid budget impasse baffles lawmakers

HARRISBURG e_SEmD The state budget dispute is puzzling enough, but what baffles Rep. Matt Gabler, R-DuBois, the most is Gov. Tom Wolf spending money that ...