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Cells are shown at the State Correctional Institution at Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 (Marc Levy/AP Photo)

Pa., an outlier in life-without-parole, faces growing push for change

Pennsylvania sentences more people to life in prison without the possibility of parole than any other state — and indeed, any other country — per capita.

Pa., an outlier in life-without-parole, faces growing push for change

What connects Philadelphia with Pittsburgh? Altoona with Allegheny National Forest? Harrisburg with Happy Valley? Amish Country with Coal Country?

Quite a lot, actually.

While most media in the state focus locally, Keystone Crossroads explores the stories that matter across the commonwealth, reported with all Pennsylvanians in mind. Four public media newsrooms are collaborating on this project to create in-depth and insightful journalism on key topics that reverberate from the Statehouse to the streets and back again: government accountability, public education, changing communities, and criminal justice.

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