September 5, 2014 RSS feed / State

State, health industry prep for Medicaid expansion

HARRISBURG (AP) — Before hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians can enroll in a new federally-funded Medicaid plan, lots of work must be done and important questions must be answered about the health coverage.  More...

Pennsylvania justice urges ban on defender group

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s chief justice wants the state Supreme Court to ban lawyers at an organization that currently handles many appeals by convicted murderers on the state’s death row.  More...

No charges in mom’s truancy-linked jail death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A southeast Pennsylvania woman who died during a weekend jail stint over school truancy fines had complained of breathing problems and seen a prison nurse earlier that day, a state police review says.  More...

Third-degree murder conviction in car wash slaying

EBENSBURG (AP) — A man has been convicted of third-degree murder in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend at a western Pennsylvania car wash a year ago.  Jurors in Cambria County deliberated for a little more than four hours befor More...

Church can’t host Weight Watchers due to zoning

EAST WASHINGTON (AP) — A church is threatening to leave a tiny western Pennsylvania borough because zoning officials have told the congregation it no longer can host Weight Watchers meetings in its social hall.  More...

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