EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) — Several thousand people gathered for a prayer ride for an Amish woman who remains missing following the arrest of a man accused last month of having kidnapped her.
Reports of suicidal or self-harming thoughts made to Pennsylvania’s mandatory harm reporting system for schools increased after classrooms were shut down in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The governing body for Pennsylvania school sports on Friday delayed making, for at least two weeks, a decision about whether to follow the governor's recommendation and cancel sports until January.
A federal lawsuit filed Friday seeks to force Pennsylvania election officials to change the way that voters’ signatures on mail-in ballots are verified, asserting that tens of thousands of voters are at risk of being disenfranchised in the fall presidential election.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman was shot and wounded while sitting in a parked car with her two children when gunfire erupted on a Philadelphia street, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins will play seven times in five days as part of Major League Baseball’s reconfigured schedule released Thursday to account for 21 coronavirus-caused postponements in the first two weeks of the season.
YORK, Pa. (AP) — A man broke into a Pennsylvania city hall, damaged computers and the phone system, and caused the temporary closure of the building.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor said Thursday youth sports should not resume until January, a recommendation sure to disappoint students, parents and coaches preparing for fall seasons.
NEW KENSINGTON, PA. (AP) — The father of a man convicted in the fatal shooting of a western Pennsylvania police officer has been found guilty of intimidating a potential witness in his son's trial.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — On June 2, Justin LaFrancois attended a protest against police violence and racism in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, where he planned to livestream the event for his alternative newspaper’s website.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 6-year-old girl attending a neighborhood cookout was shot and wounded when gunfire erupted on a Philadelphia street, authorities said.
WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) — At least nine people, including a 5-year-old girl with autism, were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias battered the U.S. East Coast with rain and fierce winds after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina. Millions of people were without power on Wednesday after fe…
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are asking for help from the public in identifying a woman whose body was found last month in a large plastic container on a south Philadelphia street.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Pennsylvania state representative has been ordered to begin serving the house-arrest portion of her sentence in the theft of money from a nonprofit she established for the needy.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 5-year-old autistic girl who disappeared from a Philadelphia-area home during the height of Tuesday's storm was found dead Wednesday and was believed to have been swept away by floodwaters in the creek behind her house, authorities said.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state lawmakers heard about the slew of challenges ahead when schools reopen during a pandemic, as two days of hearings that ended Wednesday offered little reason for optimism.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — School districts nationwide puzzling over how to safely educate children during a pandemic have a more immediate challenge — getting 26 million bus-riding students there in the first place.
WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) — At least six people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain Tuesday along the U.S. East Coast after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — High winds partially tore the roof off a day care center on the grounds of a suburban Philadelphia hospital, injuring four children, while a woman died after her vehicle was swept away by eastern Pennsylvania floodwaters and another person was being sought after being swe…
HARRISBURG, Pa, (AP) — Twenty-three new deaths were attributed to COVID-19 by Pennsylvania health officials on Tuesday, a day after the state reported no new pandemic deaths for the first time in several months.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's education secretary announced Tuesday he will be leaving the job to take another position, as schools throughout the state are scrambling to develop and implement pandemic reopening plans.
ATLANTIC CITY, N..J (AP) — Federal officials have awarded a $23.8 million contract to an Illinois firm that will handle periodic beach restoration work in southern New Jersey.
DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — Putting your child on the bus for the first day of school is always a leap of faith for a parent. Now, on top of the usual worries about youngsters adjusting to new teachers and classmates, there’s COVID-19.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania health officials on Monday reported no new deaths attributed to COVID-19 for the first time in more than four months.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s state elections agency is asking lawmakers to require counties to distribute mail-in ballots earlier for the 2020 General Election and beyond, based on its review of how the greatly expanded mail-in system performed during the June 2 primary.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors have announced charges against one man and are seeking two other people in a shooting that seriously injured a 7-year-old child playing with a toy on the front porch of a west Philadelphia home over the weekend.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An architectural panel in Philadelphia has declined to approve demolition of a shuttered 19th-century church sought by the New Jersey developer who bought the building earlier this year but says the crumbling structure faces imminent collapse.
YORK, Pa. (AP) — A defense attorney is citing the coronavirus in asking a Pennsylvania judge to bar prosecutors from seeking the death penalty in the case of a man charged in a shooting death inside a movie theater last year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says he's confident his sport can get through the regular season and postseason without being stopped by the coronavirus, though not every club might play all 60 games and winning percentage could be used to determine playoff teams.
SLATINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man being sought after shots were fired outside an eastern Pennsylvania cigar store following a dispute over wearing a mask in the establishment was later shot and wounded in an exchange of gunfire. A police officer also was wounded.
The coronavirus forced baseball's 17th postponement in 10 days on Saturday, prompting at least two more players to opt out and casting doubt the league can complete a truncated 2020 season.
HONEY BROOK, Pa. (AP) — Jeff Beck has watched from afar as student-athletes have dealt with sports being put on hold since mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — When he was 18, Omar Brooks left home in Canonsburg to enlist in the Army. His training took him to Fort Stewart in Georgia, where every morning after reveille at 0630, the soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division sang “Dogface Soldier” — a World War II paean to the grit of th…
SOLEBURY, Pa. (AP) — Tucked between the Delaware River and canal path just north of New Hope lies a quaint English village Eleanor Miller calls home.
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say seven people were arrested and about 150 people were asked to leave a western Pennsylvania amusement park after a number of fights broke out.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man trying to cross from one car to another on a subway in Philadelphia was run over by the train and killed, authorities said.
The Miami Marlins received no new positive results in their latest round of coronavirus testing, a person familiar with the situation said Saturday, but second baseman Isan Diaz opted out of the season.
MIAMI (AP) — With six teams idled Friday by the COVID-19 pandemic, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred spoke to union leader Tony Clark about the importance of players following the sport's coronavirus protocols.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a challenge to the governor's statewide moratorium on foreclosures and evictions, leaving in place an order that shields renters from losing their homes for failing to pay rent during the pandemic.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia school district has approved plans to offer online-only instruction for students at least through the first marking period that ends in mid-November.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania will foot the cost of postage for voters to mail in ballots in November's general election, officials said Friday, a move that Gov. Tom Wolf has made a priority as the coronavirus pandemic unexpectedly fueled high interest in voting by mail under a new state law.