Congress returns to Washington for its first full week of legislative business since control of the House reverted to Democrats, but lawmakers will be confronted with the same lingering question: When will the partial government shutdown end?
In Rochester, New York, a maker of furnaces for semiconductor and solar companies is moving its research and development to China to dodge President Donald Trump’s import taxes — a move that threatens a handful of its 26 U.S. jobs.
SCRANTON — The FBI raided Scranton City Hall and the mayor's home this week.
LANCASTER — Police say a woman ran into a county prison to hide drugs in a bathroom after she crashed her van into a truck in front of the facility.
BROOKVILLE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania Roman Catholic priest who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two boys and making one of them say confession after the assaults was sentenced Friday to 2½ to 14 years in prison.
HARRISBURG — Officials say the number of inmates in Pennsylvania’s state prisons fell by 2.2 percent last year, the sixth decline in the past seven years.
As the 2019 state legislative sessions get underway, a busy year of legal battles also is beginning over lingering allegations that hundreds of electoral districts across the country were illegally drawn to the disadvantage of particular voters or political parties.
TAMAQUA, Pa. — School board members in Pennsylvania have voted to postpone a policy allowing teachers to carry guns in school.
HARRISBURG — A string of guilty pleas has left just five defendants still fighting charges in the hazing-related death of a pledge at a Penn State fraternity two years ago, a case whittled down as prosecutors were unable to get the most serious counts to stick.
U.S. health officials are declaring an end to a food poisoning outbreak blamed on romaine lettuce from California.
Routine food inspections aren't getting done because of the partial government shutdown, but checks of the riskiest foods are expected to resume next week, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is recruiting the 32nd class of state game warden cadets at its Ross Leffler School of Conservation in Harrisburg.
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A homeless veteran charged with engaging in a GoFundMe scheme has been taken into custody in Philadelphia after he failed to make a scheduled court appearance.
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