March 12, 2015 RSS feed / State

Wolf says critics of tax plan must consider the benefits

HARRISBURG (AP) — Criticism of the higher income and sales taxes that Democratic Gov. More...

Suspect tells newspaper police beat him while handcuffed

ALTOONA (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man jailed on charges he was drunk and scuffling with police and the staff of a halfway house said that’s all true — but also told a newspaper that officers beat and kicked him even after he was More...

Suspended judge gets Judicial Conduct letter in hit-and-run

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge suspended with pay after witnesses said she sideswiped an oncoming vehicle while driving and appeared drunk has been reprimanded for leaving the scene of an accident and obstructing justice but has had misconduct charg More...

Pennsylvania inmates argue state has illegal execution plans

HARRISBURG (AP) — A lawyer for five inmates on Pennsylvania’s death row argued before a state court on Wednesday that the Corrections Department did not have legal authority to change state execution procedures from a twodrug to a three-d More...

Judges to decide if school funding lawsuit can proceed

HARRISBURG (AP) — A legal challenge to Pennsylvania’s system of funding public schools faced some hard questions Wednesday from judges who asked how a court that declares the current system unconstitutional could devise an enforceable ord More...

Attorney general’s lawyer, special prosecutor spar in court

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A special prosecutor investigating an alleged grand jury leak by Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane argued to the state’s highest court Wednesday that Kane is challenging his appointment late in the game only More...

Six months after ambush, trooper on long road to recovery

BLOOMING GROVE (AP) — Alex Douglass ran a 50-mile ultra-marathon last year. More...

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