Pennsylvania

Former Rendell chief of staff to plead guilty in FBI lobbying sting

A onetime chief of staff to former Gov. Ed Rendell has agreed to plead guilty to federal wire fraud charges in connection with an FBI ...

Kane preps for trial of 3 former Penn State officials

Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office cleared the way Friday for three former Penn State administrators to stand trial in connection with the 2011 Jerry Sandusky ...

Lawsuit alleges PennDOT workers weren't paid for moving vehicles, equipment

PennDOT's District 11 has regularly required some of its Allegheny County employees to work off the clock while transporting vehicles and equipment between storage facilities ...

Einhorn transferred to minimum-security prison

HARRISBURG — A man convicted of killing of his ex-girlfriend and hiding her body in a locked closet for years has been moved from the ...

McGinty takes aim at Toomey as U.S. Senate race gets off to rowdy start

It didn't take long for things to heat up in Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race. About 10 hours after Katie McGinty, 52, claimed a stunning, come-from-behind victory ...

Best cleanup candidate expected to win Pennsylvania AG race

The scandal embroiling outgoing Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane could shape whom voters in November choose to lead the office. "The race will be about who ...

Trump likely to collect more than 50 of Pa.'s 71 delegates

Republican Donald Trump is likely to collect more than 50 of Pennsylvania's 71 delegates from his landslide win here Tuesday, based on responses to a ...

Sensors to aid air monitoring near natural gas compressors in Pa.'s rural areas

With the help of a federal grant, the state Department of Environmental Protection plans to ramp up its efforts to monitor air quality near natural ...

Pa. to share in nearly $785 million settlement with drugmaker Pfizer

Pennsylvania will receive more than $12 million from a nearly $785 million settlement with drugmaker Pfizer Inc. to resolve allegations that one of its companies ...

2 officers hurt in Philadelphia crash, witness carjacked

PHILADELPHIA — Authorities say two police officers in an unmarked pickup truck were hurt and a witness became a carjacking victim in a crash in ...

McGinty charges ahead to beat Sestak in Dems' Senate primary

Katie McGinty's U.S. Senate campaign appeared to be tanking a month ago. Now, after a furious comeback against former congressman Joe Sestak in Tuesday's Democratic primary, ...

Shapiro defeats Zappala in Democratic primary for Pa. attorney general

Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro on Tuesday defeated Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. in the Democratic primary for attorney general, based on ...

Premiums jump for long-term care insurance in Pa.

The Pennsylvania Insurance Department said Tuesday that it capped requested rate increases at 20 percent for most long-term care insurance plans after four carriers requested ...

Wolf signs law to hasten divorces for abuse victims

A new law allows a victim of a documented personal injury crime by a spouse to get a divorce finalized within 90 days of filing. ...

Court rejects Cosby's attempt to throw out case

PHILADELPHIA — A state appeals court rejected Bill Cosby's attempt to throw out his criminal case because of what he called a decade-old deal not ...

Dispute eyed in killing of man near candidate in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Police are trying to find out whether the shooting deaths of two friends hours apart in northwest Philadelphia — one of them while ...

Coroner: Suspect in Erie killing hanged self

ERIE — A coroner says an Ohio kidnapping suspect charged in the beating death of a woman in a northwestern Pennsylvania home invasion hanged himself ...

Du Pont heir supported art, conservation

George Alexis "Frolic" Weymouth, a philanthropist, conservationist and patron of the arts who helped found the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art, died Sunday, April ...

Western Pa. prosecutors prioritize cybercrime

As federal prosecutors pursued an indictment against accused Russian hacker Evgeniy Bogachev in May 2014, U.S. Attorney for Western Pennsylvania David Hickton assigned nine of ...

Pitt, fellow universities strengthen mental health services

Cash-strapped universities across the country are digging deeply to bolster mental health services for millennials. The University of Pittsburgh, which will add six counselors to its ...