Catholic benefactor to Pa. senators: Stand with victims or their abusers?

The messages from Wyndmoor insurance magnate James J. Maguire landed as the Senate frantically tried to pull together a compromise for how to help older victims of Catholic clergy abuse.

Brian Fitzpatrick’s campaign paid $6,000 to Philly man who posed as reporter to question opponent

Both Wallace's campaign and the Bucks County Courier Times accuse Ariel Benjamin Mannes of impersonating a credentialed reporter.

Brian Fitzpatrick’s campaign paid $6,000 to Philly man who posed as reporter to question opponent

Both Wallace's campaign and the Bucks County Courier Times accuse Ariel Benjamin Mannes of impersonating a credentialed reporter.

Pennsylvania’s biggest campaigns are now even bigger disappointments | John Baer

Political campaigns for our state's highest offices are falling well short of what taxpayers, voters and citizens deserve.

Pennsylvania’s biggest campaigns are now even bigger disappointments | John Baer

Political campaigns for our state's highest offices are falling well short of what taxpayers, voters and citizens deserve.
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PA casinos took in $268.5M in September, led by Parx

Parx Casino in Bensalem earned the most, followed by Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, Rivers Casino, and SugarHouse Casino.

Farmers say nonprofit that had stand at Reading Terminal owes them thousands

Fair Food was created to help farmers sell their food to restaurants. Some of those farmers now say the nonprofit owes them thousands.

Pa. Senate security force convulsed by harassment complaints, lawsuits

Turmoil stemming from harassment complaints engulfs the Pennsylvania Senate security force.

State Rep. Mike O'Brien dies of heart attack at 64

State Rep. Mike O'Brien suffered a fatal heart attack at home Monday morning. He was 64. O'Brien, who had been dealing with health issues, announced in July that he would not seek a seventh two-year term.

Review of Starbucks arrests shows racial bias by Philly cops, commission finds

The commission, a citizen oversight board established in 1994, spent months reviewing the episode that sparked national outrage and ignited conversations about police practices and racial profiling.

Pa. anti-hazing bill, which would be one of the toughest laws in nation, goes to Gov. Wolf for approval

The bill, which was approved by the state House of Representatives on Tuesday and now heads to Gov. Wolf for his signature, would toughen penalties for hazing.

In waning days of Pa. Senate voting session, all eyes are on clergy abuse bill

Will the GOP-controlled Senate create a temporary reprieve in the law to allow older victims of child sexual abuse the chance to sue their attackers?

Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin, 80, noted family and divorce lawyer

Ms. Gold-Bikin told women they need not be married to make their way in life. "I think I'm living proof that women can do anything," she said.

‘I feel hopeless’: Families call new Pa. prison mail policy devastating

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