Pennsylvania may tear down Allentown state hospital

The agency in charge of Pennsylvania government buildings is looking for bids to demolish a vacant state hospital where director M. Night Shyamalan recently sho
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Fight brewing over prospect of nuclear power plant shutdowns

Pennsylvania lawmakers sympathetic to nuclear power plants are making a push for state action to rescue plants whose shutdown is being threatened by their energ
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Democrat Susan Wild sworn in to Congress from Pennsylvania

Democrat Susan Wild is joining Pennsylvania's congressional delegation, one of four women who got elected to what had been an all-male delegation
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Ex-Allentown finance director gets house arrest for scheme

Allentown's former finance director has been sentenced to six months of home confinement for his role in a conspiracy to rig a city contract for ex-Mayor Ed Paw
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Steep challenges face Baltimore's next police leader

Baltimore's next police commissioner is expected to reduce a soaring highest homicide rate, rebuild public trust and win the confidence of a demoralized departm
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Snowstorm slows evening commute in New York City

The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow and slowed Thursday's evening commute to a crawl
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Storm drops snow, freezing rain across eastern half of US

One of the first big storms of the season is moving across the eastern half of the United States on Thursday, contributing to at least seven traffic deaths
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Winter storm packs snowy, icy punch, making roads a mess

Pennsylvanians are dealing with their first taste of wintry weather this season, and the storm is bringing much more snow than predicted
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Winter storm brings snow, icy rain; roads treacherous

Pennsylvanians are dealing with their first taste of wintry weather this season, and the storm is bringing much more snow than predicted
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Renowned former drum corps leader charged with sex assault

The longtime former leader of a champion Pennsylvania-based drum and bugle corps has been charged with sexually assaulting two women
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Pennsylvania diocese sued over priest named in probe

Man files suit against Allentown diocese alleging abuse by now-defrocked priest named in statewide grand jury report
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Allentown diocese sued over priest named in grand jury probe

Man files suit against Allentown diocese alleging abuse by now-defrocked priest named in statewide grand jury report
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Pennsylvania dioceses outline child sex abuse victim funds

Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses are starting to announce details about victim compensation funds they're setting up, nearly three months after a sweeping
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The Latest: AG says clergy abuse victims merit day in court

Pennsylvania's top prosecutor says victim compensation funds being established by the state's Roman Catholic dioceses over sexual abuse of children by priests s
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The women who won: Pennsylvania's female members of Congress

Madeleine Dean, Chrissy Houlahan, Mary Gay Scanlon and Susan Wild smashed what had been an all-male congressional delegation in Pennsylvania since 2014, making
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Democrats, 4 of them women, win House seats in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has elected a state record four women to the U.S. House as Democrats smashed the state's all-male congressional delegation, picked up three seats i
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The Latest: An even split for Pennsylvania's DC delegation

Pennsylvania's congregation delegation will be evenly split between Republicans and Democrats after the Democrats picked up three seats in Tuesday's election
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The Latest: Democrats pick up seats in Legislature

Republicans in the state Legislature will return to Harrisburg next year with a smaller majority after at least a dozen seats in the southeast flipped over to t
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The Latest: GOP Rep. Scott Perry wins re-election

Republican Rep. Scott Perry has squeaked past a Democratic challenger to win a fourth term in central Pennsylvania
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The Latest: Close races for Republicans Fitzpatrick, Perry

It's too close to call for two Republican House members from Pennsylvania
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The Latest: Casey thanks Barletta for call, speaks of father

Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania is thanking the man he beat, Republican Lou Barletta, for what he said was a "very gracious" phone call to congra
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The Latest: Pennsylvania sends record 4 women to US House

Pennsylvania voters are sending a record four women to the U.S. House of Representatives
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Democrats score House victories in Pennsylvania GOP seats

Democrats won a hotly contested House seat in Pittsburgh's suburbs on Tuesday night, as newly minted U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb ousted three-term Republican U.S. Rep.
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The Latest: Wild flips open seat, beats GOPer Nothstein

Democrat Susan Wild has won an open congressional seat in eastern Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley that had been under Republican control for two decades
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