Of the five northeast states holding primaries on Tuesday, Pennsylvania is the biggest prize, with 71 national convention delegates at stake for Republicans and 210 for Democrats. Political reporter Jonathan Tamari from the Philadelphia Inquirer joins Megan Thompson with the…
By News Desk
Chester, Pennsylvania, Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland, and Chester Fire Department Commander Travis Thomas hold a press conference Monday to address the Amtrak passenger train derailment that killed two people Sunday.
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
The pileup, which involved 50 or more vehicles, including roughly a dozen tractor-trailers, happened around 9:30 Saturday morning, and it was likely caused in part by the extreme winter weather that has hit much of the northeastern United States.
By Larisa Epatko
Read about one Syrian family’s journey to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and the people who are helping them.
By Corinne Segal
Many people have never heard of Braddock, Pennsylvania, an industrial town on the Monongahela River, just a 20-minute drive from Pittsburgh. Just over 2,000 people live there. The town’s defining feature is itself a remnant of outdated industry — Andrew…
By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press
MUNCY, Pa. — State police were using shotguns Thursday to deflate a wayward surveillance blimp that broke loose in Maryland before coming down into trees in the Pennsylvania countryside.
By PBS NewsHour
On the last day of his first visit to the United States, Pope Francis met privately and apologized on Sunday to survivors of sexual abuse by priests and others in Philadelphia. NewsHour's Stephen Fee, who has been covering the Pope's…
An initially playful remark by an upstate New York town official about seceding to Pennsylvania after New York State banned hydraulic fracturing in December has spurred community interest into the possibility.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who is considering another presidential run, called for putting 10,000 U.S. troops on the ground to fight the growth of the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Democrats have selected Philadelphia as the site of the party's 2016 national convention, choosing a patriotic backdrop for the nomination of its next presidential candidate.
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