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Stories with place: Harrisburg
  • Remains of schooner raised from Lake Champlain back to Navy 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 6:20 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - The remains of a Revolutionary War battleship that burned and sank as the Americans and British struggled for control of Lake Champlain will be in the hands of the U.S. Navy in time for the Fourth of July.

  • Life sentence in 2013 hammer slaying upheld on appeal 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 5:32 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - An appeals court has upheld the life prison sentence imposed on a central Pennsylvania man convicted of beating another man to death with a hammer more than two years ago.

  • School aid formula being considered creates winners, losers 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 11:20 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A new public school funding formula being considered by the Legislature would create winners and losers as it seeks a way to link the distribution of state aid more closely to need.

  • Wolf will end Pennsylvania's bid to run marketplace 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 12:57 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The Wolf administration said Thursday that it will withdraw its application to take over some functions of the insurance marketplace created under the 2010 federal health care law now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the law's nationwide tax subsidies.

  • As budget showdown looms, corruption probe quietly ends 
    Updated: Jun-20-15 10:53 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - As Pennsylvania lawmakers brace for the annual clash over how to spend billions of taxpayer dollars, the final chapter in a starker government drama is quietly playing out in the state prison system.

  • Correction: Merit Selection-Judges story 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 9:55 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - In a story June 16 about a plan to appoint Pennsylvania appellate judges instead of electing them, The Associated Press erroneously reported how judges would be picked for an initial four-year term. The judges would be appointed, not elected.

  • Wolf to seek new nominee for state police commissioner 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 1:13 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Wolf said Monday that he will seek a new nominee to become the Pennsylvania State Police commissioner and replace his first choice, who was rejected by the Republican-controlled Senate in what the Democratic governor called a move that put politics above the state's best interests.

  • 2 Dauphin County child welfare workers resigning 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 6:48 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Two Dauphin County child welfare employees are resigning in the wake of a grand jury report that criticizes the Children & Youth agency.

  • Another Philadelphia cash sting defendant pleads guilty 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 11:44 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania state Rep. Michelle Brownlee has become the fourth elected official from Philadelphia to plead guilty in a cash-for-favors sting.

  • Pa. parents charged in May death of 5-pound 5-month-old 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 7:05 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A Harrisburg couple is accused of homicide in the death of their 5-month-old daughter after an autopsy found she died of malnutrition, starvation and dehydration.

  • Review of 9-year-old's starvation death recommends reforms 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 6:00 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania prosecutor says a county child welfare agency was in disarray when it had a series of contacts with the family of a 9-year-old boy whose emaciated body was found inside a filthy bedroom last year.

  • Ex-Harrisburg mayor speaks out after AG's raid on his home 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 8:14 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The former mayor of Harrisburg is speaking out about state investigators searching his home earlier this week.

  • Agents search ex-mayor's home, remove saddle, other items 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 7:08 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Investigators searched the home of a former longtime mayor whose failed projects, including a planned Wild West museum, helped push the city deep into debt, and they took a saddle and other Western artifacts from him.