HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she’d had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the boy’s mouth ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from a Pennsylvania school district that tried to ban students from wearing “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness, ending a case that began more than three years ago ...Read More »
According to its director, John P. Martin, the goal of the University at Buffalo’s Shale Resources and Society Institute is to provide accurate research-based information on the development of shale and other unconventional resources. However, the accuracy of the information ...
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Members of the newly created University at Buffalo Shale Resources and Society Institute released a report Tuesday calling Pennsylvania’s regulation of hydrofracking activity in the Keystone State a success. The authors called the report, titled “Environmental Impacts During Shale Gas ...Read More »
SCRANTON, Pa. — A natural gas industry group is offering an all-expenses paid trip to pro-drilling landowners in the Northeast's Marcellus Shale to get them to attend a public meeting by the U.S. Department of Energy on the issue of hydraulic fracturing, a newspaper reported Friday.Read More »
SCRANTON, Pa. — Sen. Bob Casey says Pennsylvania’s emerging natural gas industry has the potential to create jobs and wealth, but also carries environmental risks that must be addressed. The Pennsylvania Democrat said Thursday at a forum in Scranton that ...Read More »
Restoring notice pleading standards in federal courts. Decrying federal preemption rules that prevented state lawsuits. Protecting the attorney-client privilege. All of those are issues advocated by Sen. Arlen Specter, whose 30-year Senate career ...Read More »