Gov. Corbett on Friday signed an execution warrant for the man convicted of killing Philadelphia Police Officer Lauretha Vaird in a 1996 bank robbery.
HARRISBURG - In the latest in a string of litigation defeats for Gov. Corbett, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered the administration to reverse course on plans to close one-third of the state's county-based health centers.
At a gathering called "Chant Down the Walls," members of Juntos, a social-justice group for Latino immigrants, gathered in the crisp morning air Friday outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement field office.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a 92-year-old Pennsylvania man told his son he planned to end his elderly wife's suffering, then shot her in the head before killing himself.
Data provided by the Philadelphia Police Department to Philly420 shows a sharp decline in marijuana arrests since a new decriminalization policy went into effect. But, despite the change, some local residents are still getting handcuffed for weed.
Two women were in critical condition after a fire in Gloucester City late Friday morning. Cooper University Hospital in Camden is treating the two women, who were listed in critical condition Friday afternoon, a spokeswoman said. Three pet dogs died in the fire, which authorities said was set accidentally.
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has tapped former Department of Public Welfare Secretary Estelle Richman to serve as his transition team advisor on Medicaid issues.