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Pediatrician to be sentenced for assaulting 31 children

Pediatrician to be sentenced for assaulting 31 children

A former Pennsylvania pediatrician is scheduled for sentencing Monday in the sexual assault of 31 children, most of them patients, in a case that state medical regulators failed to act on nearly two decades ago. Dr. ...

Debate over nuclear power hits home in rural Pennsylvania

Debate over nuclear power hits home in rural Pennsylvania

They are talking about nuclear power across rural Pennsylvania.This spring, the question of whether to rescue Pennsylvania's nuclear power plants could dominate debate in the state Capitol, and that's of keen financial interest to hundreds ...

Fight over nuclear plants arrives at Pennsylvania Capitol

Fight over nuclear plants arrives at Pennsylvania Capitol

Legislation designed to pump hundreds of millions of ratepayer dollars into Three Mile Island and Pennsylvania's other nuclear power plants is being introduced Monday and could usher in heated debate over whether the plants deserve ...

Gov. orders review of reform school over abuse allegations

Gov. orders review of reform school over abuse allegations

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered a review of complaints against the oldest reform school in the country after a newspaper investigation detailed decades of alleged abuse and cover-ups at the campus.Lawmakers and children's advocates ...

Philadelphia transit police strike over working conditions

Philadelphia transit police strike over working conditions

Police officers for the Philadelphia region's main transit system went on strike Wednesday, citing poor working conditions for the 178 officers that patrol stations.Members of the Fraternal Order of Transit Police Lodge 109 walked off ...

Rescuing nuclear power plants could come with conditions

Rescuing nuclear power plants could come with conditions

With nuclear power plant owners seeking a rescue in Pennsylvania, a number of state lawmakers are signaling that they are willing to help, with conditions.Giving nuclear power plants what opponents call a bailout could mean ...

Philadelphia Flower Show has ’60s vibe with ‘Flower Power’

Philadelphia Flower Show has ’60s vibe with ‘Flower Power’

From a floral recreation of Woodstock to an exploration of the optical effects of psychedelia, the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show reinterprets 1960s counterculture in a spectacularly trippy way. This year's show, aptly named "Flower Power," opens ...

Update: Daughter arraigned in death of family members

Update: Daughter arraigned in death of family members

The Latest on a mother and daughter charged in the deaths of five relatives in suburban Philadelphia (all times local): 3 p.m. The adult daughter of a Pennsylvania woman charged with homicide in the deaths of five ...