Average retail gasoline prices in Pennsylvania have risen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.83/g Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 5,269 gas outlets in Pennsylvania.

HARRISBURG — As part of his “Jobs That Pay” initiative, Gov. Tom Wolf on Wedensday announced a proposal to strengthen the middle class by modernizing Pennsylvania’s outdated overtime rules to …

HARRISBURG — Acting Health Secretary and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine on Thursday joined nurses from Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Sh…

LOS ALTOS, Calif. (AP) — Two freelance journalists have won the first American Mosaic Journalism Prize for stories about the struggles of U.S. immigrants and others that the prize founders say have been underrepresented or misrepresented, it was announced Tuesday.

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Somerset County U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Executive Director Michael Holbay announced that county committee elections are over and the ballots have been counted.

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Sipesville Volunteer Fire Co. Deputy Chief Jim Livingston watches while Lt. Cory Fanale places pads and booms into Beaverdam Creek on Tuesday to absorb and contain a fuel spill from a 275-gallon tank. Sipesville firefighters and Somerset EMS responded around 3:30 p.m. to the spill at a residence at 247 Morris Road in Lincoln Township. Livingston said it was the second time firefighters have been called to the residence for a fuel spill. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection was called.

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Workers continue demolition on the Wide-Lo Beverage building along North Center Avenue in Somerset Township on Tuesday. The property was purchased by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to make way for a temporary bridge over the Pennsylvania Turnpike, which will serve motorists while the current bridge is overhauled in a $7.5 million project between the spring of this year and the fall of 2019. Nearly 18,500 motorists use the bridge every day. The temporary bridge will be up between March 2019 and November 2019. The turnpike will be closed between the Somerset and Bedford interchanges from midnight to 5 a.m. four separate times as workers construct the temporary bridge.

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Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking to interview President Donald Trump about his dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey and his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

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MCGRANN, Pa. (AP) — A woman accused of attacking her husband with a hatchet as he lay in bed while her terrified children fled to a neighbor's house is now facing a criminal homicide charge following his death.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Republican congressman from Pennsylvania who settled a former aide's sexual harassment complaint with taxpayer money says he developed a deep affection for her but never harassed her or pursued a romantic relationship.

HARRISBURG — Application forms for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible Pennsylvanians to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2017, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell announced today. The deadline to apply for a rebate is June 30.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Residents of a Pennsylvania House district south of Pittsburgh are picking a successor to a representative who quit after pleading guilty last fall to charges related to an illegal gambling machine operation.

HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf and Department of Human Services Acting Secretary Teresa Miller released the following statement on Congress passing funding re-authorization for the Children’s Health Insurance Program for the next six years.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Tuesday: