Pennsylvania team boasts local star power in Big 33 game
At first, Jo-El Shaw almost balked at the opportunity to represent Pennsylvania in the annual Big 33 Football Classic. It was at the first team-wide practice in April and the Pennsylvania coaches figured Shaw would play fullback since that's how he's ...
Tax Justice Blog (blog)
Pennsylvania's Drinks Reform Changes Too Little
House Speaker Mike Turzai declared: “We are, in fact, going to move Pennsylvania into the 21st century.… It is an important, historic step and this is a product that is shared by all of us.” Various media outlets have called the reforms “sweeping” and ...
Pennsylvania's Budget Countdown: Will It Be Ready by July 1?
Juror out in Pennsylvania Congressman's Racketeering Case
No explanation was given for the dismissal in U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah's (SHAW'-kah fa-TAHZ') case Friday. An alternate replaced the missing member, and U.S. District Judge Harvey Bartle III ordered jurors to begin deliberations again. The jury got the ...
As malpractice verdicts drop in Pennsylvania, officials disagree on implications
In 2004, Pennsylvania juries issued verdicts in 449 medical malpractice cases, with 78.4 percent of those verdicts in favor of the defendant; in 2015, the numbers were 101 verdicts, with 78.2 percent favoring the hospital or medical professional ...
BC-PA–Pennsylvania News Digest, PA
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Good evening! Here's a look at AP's general news coverage today in Pennsylvania. For questions about the state report, contact the Philadelphia bureau at 215-561-1133. Kristen de Groot is on the desk. Editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at ...
New York Daily News
Video captures Pennsylvania man chasing, shooting car thief
New York Daily News
A Pennsylvania man who witnessed someone stealing his car took the law into his own hands by giving chase to the carjacker and then shooting him, dramatic new surveillance video shows. The Morrisville, Pa. resident walked out of his home early Thursday ...
Pennsylvania unemployment rises in May as more people look for work
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry reported that the state's unemployed workforce grew by another 17,000 people to 361,000 in May, according to seasonally adjusted data. At the same time, about 2,000 fewer people were counted as ...
State unemployment rate up in May
Pennsylvania seeks death penalty for parents in child's starvation
The Seattle Times
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor will pursue the death penalty against a western Pennsylvania couple in the starvation death of their 23-month-old daughter, who authorities say weighed just 10 pounds when she died in February. The prosecutor's ...
Why does the Pennsylvania Turnpike cut through the U.S. Open?
When it opened in 1904 in western Pennsylvania, a railroad cut acros the property. Years later, the turnpike was built on the railroad line, and now holes one and nine through 18 are on the west side of the highway and holes two through eight are on ...
Spectator gates closed at US Open after heavy rain
Police in Pennsylvania arrest suspect in East Providence bank robbery
The Providence Journal
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A man suspected of robbing an East Providence bank Tuesday was arrested in Pennsylvania early Friday, the police said. Nicholas J. Casaburri, 34, whose last known address is 288 Swan St. in Providence, was arrested in ...