Pennsylvania

A landmark lawsuit challenging how Pennsylvania pays for public education is moving closer to trial after Commonwealth Court dismissed state lawmakers’ last remaining objection to the case. Republican state senate leader Joe Scarnati argued for dismissal on the ground that in 2016, Pennsylvania  adopted a formula directing more money to school districts with greater student […]

A Pennsylvania board has recommended that Bill Cosby be declared a “sexually violent predator” — a classification that would require him to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life and undergo treatment. In a request filed in court Tuesday, District Attorney Kevin Steele cited the state sexual offender assessment board’s recommendations […]

The men, Cheron Shelton, 29, and Robert Thomas, 27, each face five counts of homicide, six of aggravated assault, six of recklessly endangering another person, conspiracy, and criminal homicide of an unborn child,

The 11-term lawmaker immediately relinquished his post as the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Justice Department after his indictment last July.

Daniel and Caleb Tate, 22, of Cochranville Township, Pennsylvania, were arrested and charged with arson by explosion, arson by possession of explosive devices, conspiracy, theft, and other offenses.

A terminally ill Pennsylvania boy with just over a year left to live was granted a final wish over the weekend.

The photos of Upper Darby High School students were dated a year old, but gained attention on social media on Thursday evening.

44-year-old police officer Garrett Swasey was one of the few people who died at the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs. Swasey was a first responder and volunteered to go. He was married with two children and was a former competitive ice dancer. [People] Authorities captured a man suspected of killing a police officer in Pennsylvania […]

The future police chief of a town in Pennsylvania has issued an apology for using the n-word in an email.

The confederate flag has been a source of controversy in recent times in the south, but an incident on Monday in a southeastern Pennsylvania town…

Police say 41-year-old Robert Knappenberger, of Douglass Township, Montgomery County repeatedly raped a 1-year-old child. Knappenberger is listed as a lifetime registrant on the state’s Megan’s Law site. Knappenberger was convicted in the rapes of two children, ages 2 and 4, in 1991. 6abc My thing is, this man was convicted of the raping of […]