McKeesport was ranked the most dangerous city in Pennsylvania in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.
Pennsylvania’s individual health insurance exchange is expected to be fully operational by 2021, a task Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman said she knows is daunting.
When it comes to retirement-friendly accommodations, Pennsylvania ranked toward the bottom of a recent study. The state overall scored above the median for safety and culture, but was below the pack in affordability, wellness and weather.
Harrisburg, Pa. — An investigation into Equifax’s 2017 failure to maintain a reasonable security system found that they enabled hackers to penetrate its systems and exposed data of 56 percent of American adults, the largest-ever breach of consumer data.
PITTSBURGH — A baby alligator was found far from the tropics in the parking lot of a grocery store outside Pittsburgh on Friday morning, the fourth alligator discovered near the city since May.
Pennsylvania was ranked 24th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley has a message for farmers, rural small businesses, and agricultural producers. There's still time to apply for financing in a key U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program that provides loan guarantees …
- Rust and Shine: New retail shopping venue in Williamsport
- Woman charged with allegedly selling pain pills
- Williamsport Bureau of Police investigating Maple Street shooting
- Little League statue "Bases Loaded" vandalized again - WPD looking for person of interest
- Remembering the lives lost on Flight 800, July 17, 1996
- PSP Montoursville incident reports July 17, 2019
- Several individuals charged with selling narcotics to undercover agents
- PSP looking for information on Loyalsock Township burglary
- Lycoming College students dig through archeological field school
- Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash in Lycoming County
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled this week that the city of Pittsburgh has the authority to require businesses to provide paid sick leave to its employees.
The decommissioning process for Three Mile Island’s No. 1 reactor remains on schedule as officials with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced this week the Pennsylvania reactor will shut down for good by the end of September.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf once again tried to rally support for his Restore PA initiative Thursday, holding a news conference on the importance of broadband connectivity as he seeks to convince lawmakers to OK his $4.5 billion infrastructure plan.
Pennsylvania officials and advocates met with state Senate Republicans this week urging them to support efforts to ensure a complete and accurate count in the 2020 U.S. Census.
Pennsylvania’s third-class cities, for the most part, have only a handful of ways they can collect revenue to fund municipal services. For all but property taxes, the rate they charge is set by state law.
Each legislative session thousands of bills and amendments are introduced in the Pennsylvania Legislature. Only a fraction become law, and an even smaller portion receive wide media coverage.
Every city in Pennsylvania other than Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Scranton is grouped into a designation known as “third-class” cities. There are 53 cities that fall into that designation, and for those that don’t have home rule charters, local officials say they are finding increasingly th…
Pennsylvania knows that its veterans commit suicide at a higher-than-average rate. Discovering why, and parsing out the specific military element, is another matter.
Erie — Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the launch of the Office of Attorney General’s Pennsylvania Track + Trace Initiative. Track + Trace takes a collaborative, data-driven approach to decreasing gun trafficking and illegal transfers and ensuring illegal guns are taken out of neigh…
There appears to be agreement among Republican and Democratic leaders in Harrisburg that something needs to be done to help defray the expenses that Pennsylvania counties face following Gov. Tom Wolf’s executive order last year requiring them to obtain new voting machines for the 2020 election.
Pennsylvania finished 27th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.
Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) Board of Directors approved the release of $2.47 million in Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) funding to be distributed across Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna, and Union counties. Th…
On Monday, July 15, 2019, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Northcentral Regional Office will host an open house to provide vital information and resources to landowners and municipalities seeking to work in streams impacted by flooding and erosion. The program …