Philadelphia Archdiocese to set aside $25M for abuse victims

The Philadelphia Archdiocese is putting aside some $25 million to start paying claims to people who say its clergy sexually abused them as children
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Claims process open for victims of Philadelphia clergy abuse

Victims of child sexual abuse by clergy in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia can begin filing claims as part of a new victim compensation fund set
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Pennsylvania dioceses outline child sex abuse victim funds

Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses are starting to announce details about victim compensation funds they're setting up, nearly three months after a sweeping
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Democrats, 4 of them women, win House seats in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has elected a state record four women to the U.S. House as Democrats smashed the state's all-male congressional delegation, picked up three seats i
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The Latest: An even split for Pennsylvania's DC delegation

Pennsylvania's congregation delegation will be evenly split between Republicans and Democrats after the Democrats picked up three seats in Tuesday's election
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The Latest: Democrats pick up seats in Legislature

Republicans in the state Legislature will return to Harrisburg next year with a smaller majority after at least a dozen seats in the southeast flipped over to t
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The Latest: GOP Rep. Scott Perry wins re-election

Republican Rep. Scott Perry has squeaked past a Democratic challenger to win a fourth term in central Pennsylvania
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The Latest: Close races for Republicans Fitzpatrick, Perry

It's too close to call for two Republican House members from Pennsylvania
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The Latest: Casey thanks Barletta for call, speaks of father

Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania is thanking the man he beat, Republican Lou Barletta, for what he said was a "very gracious" phone call to congra
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The Latest: Pennsylvania sends record 4 women to US House

Pennsylvania voters are sending a record four women to the U.S. House of Representatives
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Democrats score House victories in Pennsylvania GOP seats

Democrats won a hotly contested House seat in Pittsburgh's suburbs on Tuesday night, as newly minted U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb ousted three-term Republican U.S. Rep.
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The Latest: Wild flips open seat, beats GOPer Nothstein

Democrat Susan Wild has won an open congressional seat in eastern Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley that had been under Republican control for two decades
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The Latest: Wagner: 'I'm not going away'

GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner says in his concession speech that "it's been a great journey and I have no regrets."
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The Latest: Scanlon wins open seat, flipping it to Democrats

Democrat Mary Gay Scanlon has won an open congressional seat in a southeastern Pennsylvania district that had been under Republican control for eight years but
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The Latest: Barletta congratulates Casey, boosts Trump

Republican Lou Barletta says he's called Democrat Bob Casey to congratulate him on his re-election to the U.S. Senate
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The Latest: Lamb ousts Rothfus in battle of incumbents

Freshman Democratic Rep. Conor Lamb has ousted three-term Republican Rep. Keith Rothfus in the nation's only U.S. House race pitting two incumbents against each
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Accusers: State blew chance to stop predator pediatrician

Pennsylvania regulators failed to strip the medical license of a pediatrician now charged with molesting dozens of kids
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AP Exclusive: Regulators OK'd child doc charged with abuse

Pennsylvania regulators are being criticized for clearing a pediatrician who'd been accused of sexual abuse 20 years ago and who's now charged with molesting ma
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AP Exclusive: Regulators OKed child doc charged with abuse

Pennsylvania regulators are being criticized for clearing a pediatrician who'd been accused of sexual abuse 20 years ago and who's now charged with molesting ma
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Regulators cleared child doc charged with serial sex abuse

Pennsylvania regulators are being criticized for clearing a pediatrician who'd been accused of sexual abuse 20 years ago and who's now charged with molesting ma
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Backers of child sex abuse lawsuit window rally in Capitol

Survivors of child sexual abuse and others are ramping up pressure on Pennsylvania's Republican senators to vote on a bill to would give victims a two-year wind
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Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pennsylvania church probe

US prosecutor in Philadelphia taking new aim at Roman Catholic church; Buffalo Diocese also turns over documents in apparent separate federal probe
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Federal prosecutors open clergy abuse probe in Pennsylvania

Federal prosecutors have opened an investigation of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania, using subpoenas to demand secret files and tes
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APNewsBreak: Feds open clergy abuse probe in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania
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