Most former PA attorneys general have been criminal prosecutors. But the AG’s office does so much more.
Pennsylvania hospitals are shuttering obstetric units amid rising costs and a declining birth rate, leaving some families with long commutes and few options.
Artists of minority populations aren’t getting the same funding and opportunities as white artists. Grantmakers and cultural organizations are developing programs to address the disparity.
Even women dedicated to nursing their babies oftentimes must overcome a lack of family support as well as a dearth of policies in place to protect them at work.
Murder defendants risk life imprisonment at trial. But prosecutors routinely offer less punishment if defendants admit to killings without ever facing a jury.
The massive slowdown in Pennsylvania's once-booming drilling industry is taking many local businesses down with it.
Pennsylvania felons can’t vote while incarcerated, but their voting rights are automatically restored upon release.
Unmanned aircraft with capabilities to take video and explore any terrain have captured the attention of many Americans, for personal and professional reasons. But the rules and processes for flying them aren’t keeping up.
The city is in compliance with federal guidelines, but barely made the cut the last time it tested in 2013. The local water authority will conduct another round of lead tests this summer.
Self-driving cars are coming, but they’re not ready for Pittsburgh yet.
For some, reaching at-risk youth is a personal responsibility.
Other departments have found methods to solve more murders and to reduce violence. Can Pittsburgh?
The potential for patient harm exists when nursing staff work long hours in these physically demanding jobs.
The excessive overtime pay stems from a lack of workforce planning by the city and understaffing in the police, fire and emergency medical services bureaus.