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Nation Jan 21Woman accused of helping steal Pelosi laptop freed from jail
A federal judge has decided to release a Pennsylvania woman while she faces charges that she helped steal a laptop from the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Health Dec 09Pennsylvania governor says he’s tested positive for COVID-19
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has tested positive for COVID-19 and is isolating at home, but has no symptoms, he announced Wednesday.
Politics Nov 24Pennsylvania certifies Biden as winner of presidential vote
Democrat Joe Biden has been certified as the winner of the presidential election in Pennsylvania, culminating three weeks of vote counting and a string of failed legal challenges by President Donald Trump, state officials said Tuesday.
Politics Nov 18A rusty Giuliani returns to the courtroom on Trump’s behalf
Representing a client inside a courtroom for the first time in nearly three decades, Rudy Giuliani showed some rust as he tried to make the case that President Donald Trump has been robbed of re-election.
Politics Nov 13Republicans face court setbacks, Trump law firm steps down
Republicans suffered setbacks to court challenges over the presidential election in three battleground states on Friday as a national law firm that came under fire for its work for President Trump's campaign withdrew from a major Pennsylvania case.
Nation Aug 21Pittsburgh mayor overhauls how police handle civil protests
Police handling of civil protests in Pittsburgh in recent months has drawn complaints, including over a "jump out" arrest of a demonstrator this weekend and the use of pepper spray to disburse protesters outside the mayor's home Wednesday night.
Politics Mar 25Pennsylvania lawmakers vote to delay primary election
Pennsylvania will join more than 10 states in delaying primaries.
Nation Nov 26Pennsylvania overhauls child sexual abuse laws
The central bill signed by Gov. Tom Wolf gives future victims of child sex abuse more time to file lawsuits and ends time limits for police to file criminal charges.
Nation Nov 22Jerry Sandusky resentenced to 30 to 60 years
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was resentenced Friday to 30 to 60 years in prison, the same penalty as before, for sexually abusing children.
Nation Mar 23Lawyer’s office shot at after cop’s acquittal in teen death
Gunshots were fired overnight through the window of the attorney who defended a white police officer acquitted Friday in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.