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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would not grant a quick, pre-election review to a new Republican appeal to exclude absentee ballots received after Election Day in the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania, although it remained unclear whether those ballots …

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The police commissioner in Philadelphia said at a briefing Wednesday that her department will release 911 tapes and footage from police body cameras “in the near future” in the shooting death of Walter Wallace Jr.

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Two candidates vying for Rep. Aaron Bernstine’s seat in the state House of Representatives spoke to voters Tuesday during a voter forum about some of the most pressing issues in the 10th Legislative District.

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Less than a week before New Castle Area School District students make their return to brick-and-mortar classrooms, state health officials are warning Lawrence County superintendents about rising COVID-19 cases. 

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This year's recipients are the Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County, the Jewish Cemetery and Burial Association of Greater Pittsburgh, the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Legacy Project.

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COOLSPRING TOWNSHIP – Around 50 students attending the Mercer County Career Center are in quarantine after two students at the vocational school tested positive for COVID-19.

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Three candidates running for Pennsylvania’s 9th Legislative District in the state House appealed to voters Monday during forum on a multitude of district issues.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, with Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump’s nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to come.

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Lawrence County added 30 new confirmed positive cases in Monday's two-day report, Pennsylvania health officials reported.

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The professional staff at Pennsylvania American Water's New Castle Water Treatment Plant received a Directors Award from the Partnership for Safe Water for 20 consecutive years of water quality excellence.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In a late gambit to win the battleground state of Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump and his GOP allies have intensified attacks on Joe Biden over fracking, hoping to drive a wedge between the former vice president and the white, working-class voters tied to the stat…

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When a plaque commemorating 11 men who died in blasts at the former American Cyanamid plant was unveiled Saturday near a replica of a former Mt. Jackson gas station, it wasn’t the first time that the explosives manufacturer and the popular teen hangout were linked.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election.

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the coveted red hat.

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An employee of the Lawrence County commissioners office has tested positive for COVID-19, commissioner Morgan Boyd said Sunday. 

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus has reached into the heart of the White House once more, less than a week before Election Day, as it scorches the nation and the president's top aide says "we're not going to control the pandemic.”

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Lawrence County's worst week-long stretch of the COVID-19 pandemic continued on Saturday with three more virus-related deaths reported by health officials. 

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Editor’s note: This is one in a series of question-and-answer columns addressing questions from readers about voting and the many changes in the works leading up to the November election.

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Two more Lawrence County residents have died of COVID-19, the fifth straight day a death was reported in the county.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's Supreme Court ruled unanimously Friday on a key concern surrounding an avalanche of mailed ballots, prohibiting counties from rejecting them if the voter's signature on it does not resemble the signature on the voter's registration form.

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