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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has struck down a change in the law that required some juvenile offenders to be placed on the Megan’s Law list for their lifetime.

Over the last year, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has stumbled from one professionally damaging matter to another.

Now she faces another obstacle - and potentially the biggest yet.

In the wake of failures highlighted by Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse of children, Pennsylvania reviewed and overhauled its child-abuse reporting law.

The new rules start today.

Psychiatric disorders, including autism, are diagnosed by behavior and through questionnaires. But new research out of Carnegie Mellon University, published in the journal PloS One indicate that a biological-based diagnosis might become a reality.

I was recently asked: “Chief: Why are you talking to and supporting groups complaining about racial injustice?”

The question is often asked about the appropriate balance between police and community concerns in municipal policing. It is the job of the Chief of Police to reduce crime, fear and disorder for all of the communities served.

Crystal Price worries often about running into the men who she thinks killed her son this summer. It happened once at a college football game across the state. She thinks of them when she drives to the North Side to visit her mother.

The state’s top fiscal watchdog says job-creation programs need more accountability to ensure taxpayers are getting the best bang for their buck.

Penn State University today is expected to begin notifying its board of trustees and the public of a special meeting Monday that’s sought by alumni-elected trustees seeking to persuade the school to join a lawsuit against the NCAA.

For decades, generic prescription drugs have been considered the bargains of the pharmaceutical world. An industry group says Americans have saved more than $1.5 trillion in the past 10 years on brand name drugs, thanks to generics. But in recent months, prices on some of the most popular drugs have soared, and experts are trying to figure out why.


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