Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:00:30 GMT
He's accused of ambushing and shooting two state troopers one of them fatally and leading authorities on a nearly two-month-long manhunt through the wilderness of the Pocono region. Jury selection is set to start March 9 in Chester County, followed by trial on April 3 in Pike County.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:37:23 GMT
Pennsylvania is filled with hundreds of museums, and nearly all have at least one offbeat item. However, some museums stand above for having entire collections that have to be seen to be believed.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:49:24 GMT
The student handiwork posted outside a small classroom in the heart of Pennsylvania's Amish country hints at the ambition of the refugees studying at Phoenix Academy. I come from Africa and want to be an economist.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 03:45:10 GMT
A pair of bills has been introduced in the PA House of Representatives and State Senate that would deny state grants and other benefits to "sanctuary jurisdiction" municipalities, colleges and universities. "Sanctuary Jurisdictions" have been in the news a lot lately, following the issuance on January 25th of President Donald Trump's Executive Order on the topic .
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:25:08 GMT
Angela Couloumbis covers state government in Harrisburg. She has been a reporter at the Inquirersince 1996, covering city government, courts and neighborhoods in Philadelphia and Camden, and the governors and governments of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:50:17 GMT
The premier defended her government's choice to cut MSP instead of PST and increase disability payments but not welfare. See more > Brookswood resident Taylor Forney cannot believe that her second cat has been shot in the head with a pellet gun.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:15:45 GMT
Teenagers who self-report feeling drowsy mid-afternoon also tend to exhibit more anti-social behavior such as lying, cheating, stealing and fighting. Now, research from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of York, in the United Kingdom, shows that those same teens are 4.5 times more likely to commit violent crimes a decade and a half later.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:57:43 GMT
Metropolitan Ballet Company will host Settlement Music School and Pennsylvania Ballet 2 in MBC's annual, Variations/Collaborations: An Evening of Music and Dance, at 7:00 pm on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Kurtz Center of the William Penn Charter School, 3000 West School House Lane, Philadelphia. Tickets are now on sale for $15 in advance or $20 at the door; learn more and purchase tickets at www.metropolitanballetcompany.org .
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:49:33 GMT
Chicago Public Schools say they will deny federal immigration agents access to district buildings and personnel unless served with a criminal warrant, the latest in a series of steps taken by US school officials to protect undocumented students. School districts from Pennsylvania to California have stepped up efforts to allay fear and uncertainty in immigrant communities over Trump administration directives that would significantly expand the power of immigration officers and could set the stage for mass detentions and deportations.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:42:10 GMT
Around 3:30 p.m., a van collided with multiple cars parked near the intersection of 40th and Sansom streets. A van nearly struck a Penn Police officer close to the intersection of 40th and Sansom streets around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:16:09 GMT
Carl Goulden, of Littlestown, speaks during a news conference with state officials in the Pennsylvania Capitol about how the 2010 federal health care law had protected him from medical bills stemming from two major heart attacks, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 in Harrisburg, Pa.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:16:08 GMT
That's why we made a gallery of skylines of Pennsylvania. Right now it includes photos of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg by our staff photographers and Flickr users.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:07:04 GMT
A search committee on Wednesday recommended three finalists to become the next chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, tapping a Worcester college president along with officials from universities in Pennsylvania and Michigan. The finalists are Becker College President Robert Johnson; James Lentini, the senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich.; and Philip Way, the provost and vice president for academic and student affairs at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:07:03 GMT
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is cracking down on trespassers who continue to walk on a stretch of highway that's been closed to vehicles because of an underground coal fire. WNEP-TV says PennDOT is concerned that people still walk on the macabre stretch of Route 61 in Centralia that was closed to cars about 20 years ago.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:23:01 GMT
For men with low levels of testosterone, hormone-containing gels may offer a mixed bag of benefits and risks, according to a series of five new studies. Researchers found that for older men, hormone replacement therapy with testosterone gel might improve bone health and help avoid anemia, but it wouldn't help with thinking skills.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:34:54 GMT
State budget proposals that target employee safety programs and agencies, including workers compensation systems, are raising questions about the balance between federal and state oversight of comp and safety enforcement under the new presidential administration. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker introduced Assembly Bill 64, a two-year budget bill, to the State Legislature earlier this month with a provision that would eliminate the state's Labor and Industry Review Commission.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:05:37 GMT
Pennsylvania has always held an important role in our nation's energy development.