Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro took the fight against opioid abuse to one of the nation's biggest pharmaceutical manufacturers Tuesday, charging that Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, conducted a "relentless campaign of...
The constitutional amendment pins crime victims rights against the rights of the accused.
This week on the Capital-Star, we're exploring the idea of due process and how it intersects with state government — from legislation to investigations of state lawmakers. Have a thought? Let us know at...
When the trauma is man-made, the impact can be profound
The bill would address a shortcoming in state law that now allows these cases to fall through the legal cracks, supporters argued Tuesday.
The devil is in the details, as a state Senate committee hearing demonstrated Tuesday.
State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe said Mayor Bill Peduto “brazenly” violated the state Constitution when he signed gun control bills.
The only winners here are lawyers for the gun lobby, who even now are soliciting plaintiffs and donations to cover the costs of suing Pennsylvania towns.
The bills, which have the support of Gov. Tom Wolf, now go to the full Senate for a vote.
A national survey of over 1,300 congregations found that, like the synagogue in San Diego, most synagogues, churches, and mosques don't have security guards. Religious leaders struggle to balance security concerns with carrying out a mission to be open to the communities they serve.