In general, few morgues in the country can hold even 200 to 300 bodies. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has asked the Defense Department for 100,000 body bags to prepare for the coronavirus pandemic.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine believes it has broken ground in achieving a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the disease that causes COVID-19.
Are these my allergies? Or something more sinister?
In the United States, golf courses, gun shops and marijuana dispensaries have all been put on lists of "essential" businesses that should not be closed during the coronavirus pandemic.
Joe Fasula, the store’s co-owner, explained he received a call that told him of the horrific incident amid an already tense time nationally amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The FAA has lifted a brief suspension of flights to New York and Philadelphia because of coronavirus-related staffing issues.
Authorities have taken a suspect into custody who they say stole an ambulance and lead police on a wild chase across Philadelphia Friday night.
The Colony Meadery, located in Allentown, is working with Providence Animal Center and the Brandywine Valley SPCA to help adoptable animals find their forever homes.
Under "Project Tsukurou," Fishtown's Crown and Feather Tattoo Co. offers free services for self-harm victims who want to turn their scars into art.
A woman from Philadelphia adopted four biological siblings on Wednesday.
"Heaven gained an angel yesterday," Matthew Wzorek's mother wrote in a Facebook post. "Matthew was taken from us after a battle with the flu."
A fire at an orphanage in Haiti that is run by an American group has killed 15 people.
Berks County Girl Scout Veronica "Ronnie" Backenstoe is still selling cookies after nearly nine decades.
The Chicago Bulls lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 118-111 on Sunday.
Authorities say a Pittsburgh man charged in the death of a 3-year-old girl told investigators that that he was sleeping next to the child with a loaded shotgun under his pillow and awoke to a loud bang and found her dead with a neck wound.
An accidental discharge of a gun at a Pennsylvania church on Sunday morning injured two people, church officials said.
Nicholas Forman, 23, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Sabrina Harooni, 23, of Gilbertsville.
President Trump surprised a fourth-grade student from Philadelphia with an "opportunity scholarship" during his third State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Northwestern took over in the third quarter and beat Penn State 82-59.
Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog on Sunday declared: "Spring will be early, it's a certainty."