My favorite journalist Hilde Lysiak, the 10-year-old crime reporter from Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania who scooped local reporters on a murder story last year, has now earned herself a New York Times profile.
Sweet Angel Divine, the widow of a major 1930s religious leader who attracted legions of adoring women followers, has died at 91- or 92-years-old. Known to her followers as “Mother Divine,” Sweet Angel was married to the Rev. Major Jealous Divine, who was the leader of the eccentric International Peace Movement, and…
TRUMP TOWER—Jill Stein, her supporters, and a handful of counter-demonstrators gathered in Midtown Manhattan this morning to discuss the future of the republic. “She’s not actually asking for a recount,” Daby Carreras, a Republican money-manager who recently lost his bid for the New York State Assembly, said, standing…
Well, shit. With a mere 90 minutes to spare, Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein submitted an official petition requesting a recount of Wisconsin’s general election results.
In two states, Indiana and Pennsylvania, lawmakers are seeking to erode access to abortion, in one case, by making it a criminal act. Earlier this week, Indiana State Representative Curt Nisly said that he would introduce a legislation that would outlaw all abortions in the state.
Tonight, at Hillary Clinton’s rally in Philadelphia, Michelle Obama brought down the house as she called for Americans to head to the polls and cast their votes for the nation’s first female president.
Hillary Clinton holds her final campaign rally tomorrow, during which she will deliver a last address to constituents before the nation heads to the polls on Tuesday. In honor of the occasion, her team has clearly chosen both the location and headlining musical guest with American iconography in mind. Bruce “The Boss”…
Murrysville city councilman Joshua Lorenz, a Republican, recently posted a meme to his Facebook page that tells Hillary voters, “You can vote at home comfortably online!”, instructing them to “simply post ‘Hillary’ with the hashtag #PresidentialElection on your Facebook or Twitter account.” Yes, that’ll trick ‘em.
Still recovering from that distant, hazy moment four days ago when he was revealed to enjoy grabbing pussies, Donald Trump hosted his first post-debate rally at Ambridge Area Senior High School in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. The first place he went after the debate was Beaver County. Donald Trump is in a place called…
A 21-year-old woman in the small town of Hawley, Pennsylvania is facing life in prison for selling heroin to a person who then died of an overdose. Brittany Ann Banscher is being charged under a new initiative that’s aggressively targeting heroin trafficking in Pennsylvania. It’s part of a growing number of states…
Earlier this month, a Pennsylvania married couple and their three small children were found shot to death in their home. The Berks County District Attorney’s Office said Monday they believe Mark Short Sr. was the gunman, killing his wife Megan and their children before shooting himself.
Pennsylvania Judge Steven T. O’Neill has denied the defense’s request for a preliminary hearing or dismissal in Andrea Constand’s case against Bill Cosby, who she accused of drugging and assaulting her in 2004.
Earlier this month, Bishop McDevitt High School earned an “A” in gender policing when school officials demanded that their female students wear dresses to prom. Consequently, when student Aniya Wolf showed up in a tuxedo, she was forbidden entry. On May 21 she attended another school’s prom instead — and she rocked…
Last week Aniya Wolf was forcibly removed from her school’s prom because she was attired in a tuxedo rather than a gown. But while officials at Bishop McDevitt High School congratulate themselves on their crusade for gender conformity, Wolf will be enjoying an appearance on It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
Over the weekend, Pennsylvania became the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana. The green wave is spreading, praises be.
A nine-year-old reporter in Pennsylvania was the first person to break the news of a murder on her beat. Naturally, some of the adults around her responded with hand-wringing and demands that she return to her tea parties and dolls; luckily for us, Hilde Kate Lysiak is too busy working to give a shit.
Pennsylvania politics have been plagued by a convoluted series of backstabbing and retaliation, most recently concerned with hundreds of inappropriate emails exchanged between two justices, their friends, and their colleagues.
In Pennsylvania, a hearing in Bill Cosby’s criminal trial is on hold after a Superior Court handed down a temporary stay while the comedian’s legal team argues to dismiss the case entirely in another court.
The creator of 38 miniature gnome homes is considering where he might relocate them, after they got the boot from a state park.
In Pennsylvania, a judge ruled that the criminal assault charge against Bill Cosby is worthy of a trial, despite a claim from a former District Attorney that he’d granted the comedian immunity 10 years ago.