WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials vowed to “maximize federal law enforcement presence” in the nation’s capital on Monday night after days of violent demonstrations led to fires across Washington and left scores of businesses with broken windows and dozens of police officers injured.
HARRISBURG (AP) — A primary election like none other in state history awaits Pennsylvania voters Tuesday, when those who have not contributed to the flood of mail-in ballots may encounter new machines designed to improve security by creating a paper record.
Incorporated in 1851 but with records of interments starting a half-century earlier, Greenwood Cemetery is generally recognized as Lawrence County’s oldest public burial ground.
While violence erupted nationwide this weekend over the Minneapolis death of George Floyd, a calm assemblage of more than 100 people in downtown New Castle on Sunday culminated with a peaceful march led by the police.
As hundreds of Shenango Valley residents gathered Sunday afternoon for a peaceful demonstration, protester Prince-Isriel Isriel said they were doing so amid a boiling pot.
HARRISBURG -- Voters heading to the polls on Tuesday for the state’s two-month delayed primary will experience differences from past years, including multiple COVID-19 related adjustments.
Walmart in Union Township has closed its doors early Sunday evening in keeping with other stores in the chain across the country as a precautionary measure.
Gov. Tom Wolf on Sunday called violence and looting across Pennsylvania "unacceptable" as he expanded the Commonwealth Response Coordination of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.
With protests popping up around the country over the weekend, Ellwood City Mayor Anthony Court is pleading any local protesters to stay peaceful.
The state Treasury has temporarily halted direct deposit payments for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, and will only issue money by check.
HARRISBURG — The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center got nearly twice the federal stimulus aid of its closest competitors, new numbers show, despite the fact that many of its hospitals are in parts of the state that were not among the hardest hit by the coronavirus.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered in Philadelphia and other Pennsylvania cities to protest the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck.
Phil Sunseri, of Sunseri's Barber Shop on North Street, adds an appointment to his book. The 60-year barber said he's booked solid for a week.
Local firefighters helped to remove 26 residents from Carriage Manor Personal Care home Thursday when an air conditioning blower burned up and the building filled with smoke.
HARRISBURG -- Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday that 16 more counties will enter into state's the green phase reopening strategy and pledged that state officials plan to reopen schools in the fall.
Jeffrey Gerritt, recipient of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, has been appointed editor of the New Castle News and Sharon Herald, effective July 13.
New Castle resident James Clause was back lifting at Body Structures Fitness in Westgate Plaza on Friday. Downtown, Frosty Fruehstorfer was able to get a haircut.
It was all part of a return to a bit of normalcy Friday as Lawrence County.
The announcement last week that Lawrence County would move Friday into the green phase of COVID-19 restrictions has prompted some school districts to revisit their graduation plans.
For the better part of the last 16 years, the blue-brick former Penn Power building on the corner of East Washington and Jefferson streets has been a blank canvas for New Castle's next businesses.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The white Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck as he begged for air was arrested Friday and charged with murder, and crowds broke overnight curfews imposed to try to stem violent protests over police killings of African Americans that ha…
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf will lift most of his pandemic restrictions in an additional 16 counties home to nearly 3 million people, including much of the Pittsburgh area, his office said Friday as afflicted Philadelphia also began mapping its way out of the crisis.
Twitter escalated tensions with President Donald Trump on Friday, adding a warning to one of his tweets for the first time and saying he violated the platform’s rules by glorifying violence when he suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot.
New Castle City Council approved temporary amendments to the city’s Enterprise Zone Revolving Loan Fund to create loan opportunities for businesses suffering from COVID-19-related losses.
As Lawrence County moves into Gov. Tom Wolf's "green" phase of reopening, restaurants are gearing up to welcome patrons back into their dining areas for the first time in nearly 11 weeks.