Update: Pilot killed in Alaska plane crash identified

U.S. 05/21/19, 18:31

The Latest on a second fatal Alaska floatplane crash in a week (all times local):3:20 p.m.The police chief of Metlakatla has identified the pilot of Monday's deadly commuter plane crash in that Alaska community.This Monday, May 20, 2019 photo provided ...

Three Mile Island nuclear plant to proceed with closure

U.S. 05/08/19, 09:28

Three Mile Island, site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident, now appears certain it will not get a financial rescue from Pennsylvania and will begin a planned shutdown starting June 1, its owner said Wednesday.Exelon Corp.'s statement ...

Penn State to collect $733K from Sandusky’s defunct charity

Football 03/20/19, 15:37

Penn State will collect hundreds of thousands of dollars left over from the defunct charity for youth founded by convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky, settling claims from a threatened civil lawsuit.The university and the state attorney general's office both confirmed ...

Proposal aims to ease government efforts to reclaim records

U.S. 03/09/19, 12:33

State and local government records that have been stolen or have otherwise ended up in private hands without authorization would be much easier to reclaim under legislation that could pass the Pennsylvania House in the coming days.A bill scheduled for ...

Pennsylvania state lawmaker gets probation in bribery case

U.S. 11/30/18, 15:42

A state representative convicted of taking $4,000 in bribes from a confidential informant received probation Friday from a judge who was critical of the undercover investigation that snared her.Democratic Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to 23 months ...

Lawmakers leave town, clergy child sex abuse bill undone

U.S. 10/18/18, 14:38

The collapse of legislation in Pennsylvania's Senate leaves questions about whether lawmakers will pass recommendations in a landmark grand jury report on child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests.Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, speaks at a news conference in the Pennsylvania ...

FACT CHECK: Wolf wrong that report backs execution halt

Pennsylvania 10/09/18, 16:26

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has twice claimed recently that a state Senate report released this summer recommended continuing his moratorium on the death penalty.The Democratic governor, who has called Pennsylvania's death penalty system "ineffective, unjust and expensive," instituted the moratorium ...

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