MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a number of people were injured at an indoor sports complex in Pennsylvania after some kind of incident triggered a crowd rush for the exits.
Diane Garber, emergency services coordinator for East Hempfield Township, said the 2:20 p.m.
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a ninth tornado that struck during storms last week in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Forecasters said Sunday that an EF-1 tornado with peak winds up to 90 mph appeared in the Weisenberg Township area of Lehigh County during Thursday's storms, uprooting trees and causing some minor roof damage
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A man prosecutors said baked and took cookies to the home of a 97-year-old bedridden woman before killing her and her adult son and setting fire to their eastern Pennsylvania home has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole.
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed eight tornadoes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey during Thursday's storm, including the EF-3 storm in eastern Pennsylvania and an EF-2 tornado that started in the Keystone State and then moved into the Garden State.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The governor of Pennsylvania is asking state lawmakers to return to Harrisburg within a month to extend a statewide disaster emergency intended to help stem the commonwealth's opioid addiction crisis.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Six sitting judges and two lawyers hope Pennsylvania voters this fall will issue a favorable verdict of their own and elevate them to one of the four state appeals court seats that are up for grabs in the November election.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Imagine living in an apartment in an old church that houses a chandelier and pipe organ donated by Andrew Carnegie, eating at a restaurant in the lobby of a 105-year-old train station decorated with marble from Italy, or drinking beer made inside a brewery that was raided by the feds during Prohibition.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Walter Wilkins roots through his memories, the decades between boyhood and old age, one lasting image of his older brother appears. He sees Paul walking away, up a mountain road in rural Pennsylvania.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The National Weather Service on Friday confirmed at least three small tornadoes touched down in New Jersey, and forecasters examined whether there were others that followed a line of thunderstorms that also spawned twisters in eastern Pennsylvania.
Gov. Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania’s coronavirus task force are asking state lawmakers to urge their constituents to get vaccinated, citing the highly contagious delta variant, and one of the state’s most populous counties acknowledged Friday that it mishandled students’ confidential COVID-19 health data.
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — At least five people were injured when severe weather struck an auto dealership, homes and other businesses in eastern Pennsylvania, authorities said.
The National Weather Service confirmed two tornadoes touched down Thursday in Bucks County, including an EF-3 twister that hit in Bensalem and contained top winds of 140 mph.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new dashboard of real-time data on Pennsylvania's prison and parole populations shows the state has made strides to reduce racial inequity, but Black and Latino residents are still greatly overrepresented in prisons and on parole.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state report released Friday lays out a plan for the Pennsylvania state park system that has seen considerable use by the public during the ongoing pandemic.
“Penn's Parks for All” is designed to help guide state agencies in managing the 121 state parks, based in part on surveys of visitors and the public in 2017-18.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The first donation came in early May, for $50, and with a message: “GOD BLESS THE USA!!”
In just over a month, the crowdfunding page dedicated to bringing an Arizona-style review of the 2020 presidential election to Pennsylvania had collected $15,339 from 332 donors.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tornadoes touched down in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin amid powerful thunderstorms that caused widespread damage that contributed to the death of a man who crashed into a fallen tree and power line, officials said Thursday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A rural Pennsylvania county formally declined to participate in a “forensic investigation” of the state’s 2020 presidential election sought by backers of former President Donald Trump, dealing another blow Thursday to prospects for a months-long spectacle of the kind playing out in Arizona.
MOUNT LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A man who called 911 to report he had shot and killed his parents later opened fire on police who responded to the family's home in western Pennsylvania, injuring two officers, authorities said.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's Department of Health will carry out a text messaging campaign to encourage roughly 254,000 people in the state to follow through and get the second shot of the two-shot COVID-19 vaccine that they never received, officials said Thursday.
WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who threatened to blow up government buildings in Harrisburg and Washington D.C. has pleaded guilty to gun and explosives charges on Wednesday.
Kurt Cofano, 32, was convicted of three counts of five counts brought against him, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A transportation funding commission set up by Gov. Tom Wolf to find ways to end Pennsylvania's reliance on its gas tax will issue a $15.6 billion package of recommendations, which lean heavily on shifting to a vehicle-miles-traveled fee that numerous states are exploring.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A one-time chief of staff to the late former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter and a longtime lobbyist and political consultant from Philadelphia will run for U.S. Senate as an anti-Trump Republican, and sees a crowded GOP primary as a key ally.
New guidance from the federal government set off a cascade of mask rules across the nation Wednesday as cities, states, schools and businesses raced to restore mandates and others pushed back against the guidelines at a time when Americans are exhausted and confused over constantly shifting pandemic measures.
MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden checked out the big rigs at a Pennsylvania truck factory on Wednesday and promised workers that his policies would reshape the U.S economy for the working class — a message clearly aimed at a group of voters who have drifted to Republicans.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The head of one of Pennsylvania's largest employers, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, is retiring and the organization's executive vice president will succeed him.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that he is not considering a statewide mask mandate as coronavirus cases surge in Pennsylvania and across the country, while his administration said it is not requiring masks in schools.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A transportation funding commission is preparing to recommend how to raise billions more dollars in Pennsylvania for a 21st-century highway system, a report that will land at a politically touchy time and is expected to kick off a debate that could last years.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A former Democratic state representative from northeastern Pennsylvania was sentenced to three years of probation Tuesday for theft of his mother's caregiver's credit card.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who boasted of macing police at the breach of the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection is facing federal charges.
Agents detained Samuel Lazar, 37, in Ephrata on Monday, on charges of assaulting police and obstruction of law enforcement, according to court filings unsealed Tuesday.
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — A man accused of killing two women in Pennsylvania was charged with murder in the death of a pregnant Michigan woman who disappeared in 2005, authorities said Tuesday.
TYRONE, Pa. (AP) — One person was found dead after a house explosion in central Pennsylvania that reportedly injured five other people, authorities said.
Emergency dispatchers in Blair County said the blast in Tyrone was reported shortly after 1 p.m.
YORK, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a man accused of killing his wife and then faking an all-terrain vehicle accident to cover up the slaying almost a decade ago.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS (12-5)
CAMP SITE: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
LAST YEAR: The Steelers used a franchise-best 11-0 start to their fourth AFC North title since 2014. QB Ben Roethlisberger threw for 33 touchdowns in his return from right-elbow surgery that cut short his 2019 season.
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A hunting bond between humans and birds dating 4,000 years continues in Pennsylvania. Across the commonwealth, the Game Commission has 207 active permits for people who enjoy falconry.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Charlie Gerow, a Republican who announced his candidacy for governor last month, said Friday that he is cooperating with a police investigation into an accident in which a motorcyclist was killed, and that shut down the Pennsylvania Turnpike for seven hours.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican elected officials from a small, rural Pennsylvania county urged state officials Friday to reconsider a decision to require new voting machines because a software firm was allowed to inspect the equipment after the election.
EAST STROUDSBURG. Pa. (AP) — A decomposed body has been found in a dumpster at a construction company in eastern Pennsylvania.
Workers at the firm in East Stroudsburg found the body of a woman late Thursday morning while trying to detect the source of a strong odor.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A man who led authorities to the remains of a young Amish woman in Pennsylvania pleaded guilty Friday to kidnapping and killing her.
Justo Smoker, 35, pleaded guilty in Lancaster County to third-degree murder, kidnapping and other offenses in the death of 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos, who was last seen walking home from church in the Bird-in-Hand area on June 21, 2020.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden will head to the Allentown area Wednesday as he fights for passage in the Senate of a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure measure that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with him.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Justice Department told Gov. Tom Wolf's office on Thursday that it has decided not to open an investigation into whether Pennsylvania violated federal law by ordering nursing homes to accept residents who had been treated for COVID-19 in a hospital.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's top election official has decertified the voting machines of a sparsely populated county that disclosed that it had agreed to requests by local Republican lawmakers and allowed a software firm to inspect the machines as part of an "audit" after the 2020 election.
WEST BRANDYWINE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say six people were injured in a reported explosion and fire at a house in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Chester County emergency officials said crews were called to the West Brandywine Township home shortly before noon Wednesday.
Associated Press (AP) — Pennsylvania health officials on Wednesday defended their decision to award another no-bid deal for COVID-19 contact tracing after a serious data breach involving the state’s previous vendor, calling it an urgent priority with cases rising and schools preparing to reopen for fall.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's high court on Wednesday dealt a blow to victims of child sexual abuse, throwing out a lawsuit by a woman whose lower court legal victory had given hope to others with similarly outdated claims who'd sued in the wake of a landmark report that documented decades of child molestation within the Catholic church in Pennsylvania.
TAYLOR, Pa. (AP) — A man died after he was struck by lightning while playing golf last week in northeastern Pennsylvania, authorities said.
Lackawanna County Coroner Timothy Rowland said Monday that Joseph Slivinski.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania smashed its record for gambling revenue, state regulators said Monday, reporting nearly $3.9 billion in the last fiscal year as every category of wagering showed growth in one of the nation's largest casino and gambling states.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. (AP) — A man was shot and killed in western Pennsylvania over the weekend by another man who was later found dead as well, authorities say.
Troopers in Fayette County were called shortly before noon Saturday to a Bullskin Township home and found 34-year-old Chad Lowry of Connellsville deceased, police said.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's false claims of a stolen election have been debunked by the courts, his own Justice Department and scores of recounts.
But in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, where Trump lost by 80,000 votes eight months ago, they're finding new signs of life.
DOUGLASSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Two people were found dead after a fire in an eastern Pennsylvania home over the weekend, authorities said.
Firefighters in Berks County were called at about 1 a.m. Sunday to the home in Amity Township, and emergency dispatchers indicated that people were reported trapped in the structure.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The remains of nine Native American children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in Pennsylvania meant to assimilate them into white culture have been returned to their South Dakota tribe for burial on its reservation.