A ruling issued by a state appeals court Thursday will allow gun owners to challenge locally passed firearms laws, regardless of whether they have been prosecuted for violating the ordinances. In a 7-0 decision, Commonwealth...
There are better ways to maintain and boost a region’s economy than through incarcerating human beings. Pa. needs to think creatively.
The accused, Jeffrey Blackwell, 46, is a former fraud-buster, and a member of a well-connected Philly political family.
Protect PA Schools will collect donations to help private and public schools get security upgrades, personnel, and consulting.
The Gun Violence Reduction Fund helps municipalities implement community- and evidence-based violence prevention programs.
Prospects for gun control legislation in the Senate remained murky as lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill this week after a month-long recess.
“More people were involved in that. More people have been fired,” said Solomon Jones, who heads the Rally for Justice Coalition.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing voted Thursday to adopt a controversial risk assessment tool designed to help county judges determine sentences and divert low-level offenders into alternative sentencing programs.The 7-2...
Despite increased pressure from Democrats and gun safety advocates, it’s far from certain that lawmakers will enact significant legislation.
The Department of Corrections will review contracts and reassess its spending across all of its 11 reentrant service areas, which include sex offender services, alcohol and drug treatment, and workforce development.