At 87, James E. West has no intention of slowing down. A scientist and research professor of electrical and computer engineering and mechanical engineering at The Johns Hopkins University, he will receive the 2018 John Scott Award on Friday for his inventions relating to the foil electret microphone.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Fourteen people who say they were sexually victimized as children by Roman Catholic priests decades ago are filing new lawsuits against the Pittsburgh Diocese.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment and narrowing which cases schools would be required to investigate.
A 23-year-old man from the Bear area was charged with shooting two vehicles during what police described as a road rage incident, according to Delaware State Police.
LAWRENCE, Pa. (AP) — Black Box Corp. (BBOX) on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $22.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
State senators recently approved a bill that could cost inmates in jails and prisons around the commonwealth television, snacks and other privileges.
Meyersdale Area High School's performance of "The Music Man," which was supposed to be held Thursday, was rescheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday in the high school auditorium because of the weather.
No former or sitting Pennsylvania senator has won the presidency since James Buchanan was elected in 1856. Now, fresh off his third successful Senate campaign, Sen. Bob Casey is giving some early indications that he might be considering trying to break that streak.
ate Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today applauded several state investments that will enhance local park, trail and other recreation opportunities in Bradford and Lycoming counties.
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Harlan Krumholz, professor of cardiology at the Yale School of Medicine, says that in the past, if doctors at hospitals didn’t help primary care doctors follow up with patients who are discharged, or messed up the drug treatment so patients had to go back to the hospital, the hospital doctors were actually rewarded.
Federal judge Timothy J. Kelly sided with CNN on Friday, ordering the White House to reinstate chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released a long awaited report into the deaths of three Wilmington firefighters killed as the result of a Canby Park rowhome fire in September, 2016.
At the end of October, Lower Bucks, Roxborough Memorial and Suburban Community hospitals abruptly ended their contract with the staffing agency that employed their emergency room doctors. Called Legacy Physician Partners, it was that company’s job to pay the doctors. But payday has come and gone, and now nobody’s sure who — if anyone — will issue those paychecks.
At the age of six, Collin Jeffery of the Newport area was attending a performance at the Delaware Children's Theatre.
A barricade situation was apparently peacefully resolved in a neighborhood where a similar situation unfolded over the summer.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's two-year legislative session is over, leaving behind new laws on topics such as sealing criminal records, state pensions, hazing and casino gambling.
Everyone loves reading The Indiana Gazette, even Crimson, who donned glasses to peruse Thursday’s edition at the home of subscriber Dennis Decker, of Indiana.
PennDOT and municipal crews were out on Indiana County roads overnight dealing with the remnants of the snowstorm that hit the northeastern United States on Thursday.
A Harrington woman was arrested after police say she left a 7-month-old child alone at home to go chase her husband and crashed into a utility pole during the pursuit.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Sometimes voters put a check next to a candidate's name instead of filling in an oval that a voting machine can read. Other times, they mistake the abbreviation for "Republican Party" with the abbreviation for "Reform Party" and pick both in the same race. Some voters ju…
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones has been in Washington attending orientation for new members of Congress despite Republican incumbent Rep. Will Hurd continuing to hold a lead of 1,000-plus votes in their contested race to represent a sprawling West Texas district.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Whoopi Goldberg, Anne Hathaway, Chris Rock, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and Anthony Bourdain are among the latest nominees to the New Jersey Hall of Fame.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. peacekeeping chief says a joint military operation by U.N. and Congolese forces to rout rebels from their strongholds in the Ebola-hit northeast Congo has "achieved quite significant results" and is still under way.
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian Soyuz rocket has put a cargo ship en route to the International Space Station, clearing the way for the next crewed mission.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal grand jury in Puerto Rico has indicted a man accused of posting threatening messages on Twitter about wanting to bomb CNN.
HAVANA (AP) — Models strutting in paint-stained shirts and leather construction boots have shed light on an unusual blend of Cuban private enterprise and American corporate sponsorship.