May 7, 2014 RSS feed / State

Gas industry rallies at Capitol, teased by critics

HARRISBURG (AP) — A rally promoting booming Pennsylvania’s natural gas drilling industry on Tuesday filled the front steps of the state Capitol, where the industry has an ally in the governor’s office, lobbying muscle to flex with l More...

McGinty focuses on positive in Democratic governor race

HARRISBURG (AP) — Nearly a month of finger-pointing and attack ads by her three opponents in Pennsylvania’s Democratic gubernatorial race is providing Katie McGinty an opening for her end-game strategy: accentuating the positive.  More...

Engineer’s death may be linked to online meeting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A young engineer fatally bludgeoned in a crime-ridden city near Philadelphia may have been killed after connecting with someone on social media, a prosecutor says.  More...

Dems walk out of hearing on Kane impeachment plan

HARRISBURG (AP) — A conservative Republican lawmaker who wants to impeach Democratic state Attorney General Kathleen Kane presided over nearly two hours of testimony sympathetic to his cause Tuesday after Democrats on the House State Government More...

Plane lands in field, no serious injuries reported

CHAMBERSBURG (AP) — State police say a small plane had to make an emergency landing in a central Pennsylvania field, but the pilot wasn’t injured.  Police in Franklin County said the plane experienced engine trouble at about 4:30 p.m More...

Lawmakers send Corbett child abuse reporting bill

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers are sending the governor a bill designed to improve reporting by school employees of suspected child abuse.  The House voted unanimously on Tuesday in favor of the measure that the prime sponsor say More...

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