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Grand jury: No criminal wrongdoing by Centre County district attorney

By Tribune-Review 10:55 a.m.
A statewide investigative grand jury found no evidence to support criminal charges against the Centre County district attorney in a case alleging forgery and tampering with records, or theft of services, Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Friday. District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller was accused of forging a judge’s signature on a ...

Lawrence power plant being converted to gas from coal

By Debbie Wachternew New Castle News
Pipeline being laid through Lawrence County will lead to converting the West Pittsburg electrical plant to natural gas fuel. Representatives of NRG Energy of Pittsburgh updated the Lawrence County commissioners Tuesday on the progress of converting the electricity-generating plant from a ...

2001 same-sex union recognized despite partner’s death

By The Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA — A judge has recognized a 2001 same-sex union as a common-law marriage in Pennsylvania, even though one partner died before gay marriage became legal, a ruling that has family lawyers across the state buzzing about the potential implications. ...

Emails among Governor Wolf’s aides reveal concern over AG Kane

By Brad Bumsted
HARRISBURG — Emails shared among top Wolf administration officials show growing concern over the legal challenges facing Attorney General Kathleen Kane, including how to fill ...

State Dems broke ties with political consultant days before FBI raids

By Brad Bumsted
HARRISBURG — State Democratic Party Chairman Jim Burn heard rumors of trouble but said that’s not why he severed relations with companies owned by political ...

Evidence for charge not found in Pa. case

By The Associated Press
BELLEFONTE — A central Pennsylvania prosecutor did not forge a judge’s signature on a fake bail order and should not face charges, a grand jury said in a report issued Friday in a case that has roiled the region’s legal …

Co-defendant of Fattah has ties to former Pa. Gov. Rendell

By Brad Bumsted  and Gideon Bradshaw
HARRISBURG — One of four people indicted with U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah is known to Democrats statewide and politicians at the state Capitol: Herbert Vederman was a major contributor and fundraiser for former Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell. Vederman, a deputy mayor ...

Pennsylvania Senator Casey pushes for railroad bridge inspectors

By Melissa Daniels
Spending as little as $1 million to double the federal government’s small, underfunded force of railroad bridge inspectors could go a long way toward preventing “catastrophic” derailments, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey said Thursday. The Federal Railroad Administration employs six bridge inspectors ...

Feds accuse Philadelphia congressman Fattah of corruption

By The Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off an illegal $1 million campaign loan with federal grants and charitable donations, funneled campaign funds toward his ...

Va. trucker hit  Mega Millions jackpot in Pa.

By The Associated Press
MIDDLETOWN — A truck driver who purchased a Mega Millions ticket at a truck stop claimed his $92 million prize Wednesday at Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters. Steven Peloquin, 52, of Mechanicsville, Va., turned in the sole winning ticket from a Mega Millions ...

Peduto blasts Wolf’s plan to borrow $3B to shore up pensions

By Bob Bauder and Melissa Daniels
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on Wednesday criticized Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to borrow $3 billion to shore up the state pension systems that, collectively, need ...

Salena Zito Reporting

Former Virginia Governor Gilmore joins 520 vying for presidency

By Salena Zito
If you think 17 Republicans running for president is absurd, consider this: When former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore jumped into the GOP primary contests Thursday, ...

Brad Bumsted

Emails among Governor Wolf’s aides reveal concern over AG Kane

By Brad Bumsted
HARRISBURG — Emails shared among top Wolf administration officials show growing concern over the legal challenges facing Attorney General Kathleen Kane, including how to fill her position if that should …