Monday Apr 7
Corbett signs spate of child welfare laws
From creating a statewide database of child abuse reports to boosting children's advocacy centers, Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law additional changes to Pennsylvania's protection laws Monday, part of a sweeping series of reforms recommended by a task force convened in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
Senate bills target rates, denial of insurance
Two companion bills in the Senate are designed to stop big health care systems from charging "unreasonable" rates or denying care because of a patient's health insurance plan.
Bills would force UPMC, Highmark to work together
Two state lawmakers touted a legislative solution to the Highmark-UPMC contract dispute, saying companion bills they're sponsoring would stop big health-care systems from charging "unreasonable" rates or denying care because of the patient's health insurance plan.
3 people escape Shaler Township fire
DISPLACED AS A RESULT OF THE FIRE. THEY ARE BEING ASSISTED BY THE RED CROSS. JACKIE SCHAFER, PITTSBURGH'S ACTION NEWS 4. Reporter: THREE PEOPLE ESCAPED A HOUSE FIRE THIS MORNING HERE IN SHALER TOWNSHIP.