August 24, 2015 RSS feed / State

Kane in court in perjury, obstruction case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor will find herself at the defense table in the first evidence hearing on charges she leaked grand jury material to the press, lied about it under oath and ordered top aides to illegally sno More...

Attorney General’s legal woes stoke interest in 2016 election

HARRISBURG (AP) — The 2016 campaign for Pennsylvania attorney general is off to an uncertain start as candidates and prospective candidates line up without knowing whether they will be running against embattled incumbent Kathleen Kane or for an More...

Three killed in head-on crash between SUV, sedan

FORD CITY (AP) — State police say three people were killed in a head-on collision between two vehicles, one of which was apparently traveling on the wrong side of a divided western Pennsylvania highway.  Police in Armstrong County said the More...

Ten thouand volunteers to help with papal visit to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An army of about 10,000 volunteers will be on hand when Pope Francis visits Philadelphia during the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families and holds the biggest events of his first trip to the U.S.  More...

Hundreds march to protest proposed natural gas pipeline

UPPER BLACK EDDY (AP) — Several hundred protesters turned out Saturday to march across the Delaware River in opposition to a proposed 114-mile pipeline that would shuttle natural gas from Pennsylvania to New Jersey.  More...

Hearing set on bid to cut school district’s charter payments

MEDIA (AP) — Attorneys will square off in a Philadelphia area courtroom this week on a state bid to drastically cut how much a suburban Philadelphia school district pays charters for special education students and online learning.  More...

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