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Man charged in rape on Philadelphia train held for trial

A man accused of raping a woman on a commuter train outside Philadelphia while other passengers were present was ordered held for trial by a magistrate judge Monday.

By Claudia Lauer/The Associated Press

Bill Cosby prosecutors ask US Supreme Court to review case

Prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the decision that overturned Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction. In a petition filed Monday, they wrote that courts should not equate a supposed promise made by a former prosecutor to lifetime immunity.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

How will Pennsylvania use infrastructure money?

Billions coming to state as part of $1 trillion infrastructure bill
By Scott LaMar

Demand is strong for kids’ COVID-19 vaccines in parts of Pennsylvania, pediatricians say

“As soon as we had vaccine available, and as soon as we were able to get our marketing announcement out there, parents began scheduling appointments.”

By Zoë Read/WHYY

Pa. lawmakers prepare for a month of intense redistricting negotiations

Hundreds of small decisions go into the drawing of congressional and state House and Senate maps.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY