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Pittsburgh cops: 3 of 5 overdoses in 5 hours may be linked

April 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police are warning addicts after paramedics responded to five heroin overdoses in five hours, including one fatality — and say three appear to be from the same batch... more »»

Pa. lawmakers eye more penalties for faking military record

April 15, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state senators are advancing a bill to expand penalties for people who falsely represent their military record for their personal benefit. more »»

Police to interview driver of SUV that struck, killed boy

April 15, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say an attorney representing the driver of a sport utility vehicle that struck and killed a boy in southwest Philadelphia has contacted police, and a vehicle has been... more »»

Pittsburgh police: 5 overdoses in 5 hours may be linked

April 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a rash of five heroin overdoses in five hours, including one fatality — and several more reported since — may all be linked to one supply of the drug. more »»

2 customers stable after vehicle crashes into doughnut shop

April 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two customers have been hospitalized after a vehicle crashed through the wall of a doughnut shop in Pittsburg. more »»

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

April 15, 2015

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:

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WASHINGTON MUST ACT NOW ON NEW FEDERAL HIGHWAY BILL

If you've ever driven Interstate 83 North on the way home from Baltimore, you've... more »»

Grell named executive director of Pa. teacher pension system

April 15, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker from the Harrisburg suburbs is in line to become the next executive director of the enormous teachers' pension system. more »»

Sheriff: 'Deputy' calling about jury duty fines is scammer

April 15, 2015

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man claiming to be a sheriff's deputy calling to threaten western Pennsylvania residents with fines for missing jury duty is running a scam. more »»

A look at states with the most deaths from submerged dams

April 15, 2015

Since the 1950s, at least 441 people have died at 235 submerged dams in 38 states. more »»

Civil War's 150th fails to pique interest in memorabilia

April 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — With five years of 150th anniversary Civil War commemorations coming to an end, longtime artifact collectors and experts expected interest in the pivotal American conflict to... more »»

Gricar left lasting legal legacy in Centre County

April 15, 2015

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — When Ray Gricar disappeared in 2005, his daughter lost a father. His family and friends lost a loved one.

But Centre County lost a watchdog. more »»

Low-lying dams drown hundreds of unsuspecting victims

April 15, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For the better part of a century, submerged dams were workhorses of the American heartland, harnessing the power of rivers to run grain mills, generate electricity and kee... more »»

DEP sees 'fugitive' emissions at Beaver County power plant

April 15, 2015

SHIPPINGPORT, Pa. (AP) — The state Department of Environmental Protection may soon cite FirstEnergy Corp. for "fugitive emissions" from a coal-fired power plant in western Pennsylvania. more »»

State university system claims its economic impact is $6.7B

April 15, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's state-owned university system is releasing a study that says its statewide economic impact totals $6.7 billion. more »»

DEP sees 'fugitive' emissions at Bruce Mansfield power plant

April 15, 2015

SHIPPINGPORT, Pa. (AP) — The state Department of Environmental Protection may soon cite FirstEnergy Corp. for "fugitive emissions" from a coal-fired power plant in western Pennsylvania. more »»

Rogue ex-drug officer admits 'thousands' of crimes, lies

April 15, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A rogue ex-police officer testifying against drug squad colleagues in a federal corruption trial in Philadelphia admits he committed "thousands" of crimes during his career. more »»

APNewsBreak: Audit finds wide mismanagement at Philly VA

April 15, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Misguided policies, unreasonable workloads and poor leadership at the Veterans Affairs Department are to blame for mismanagement of disability and pension claims in Philadelphia... more »»

Remains of 4 dogs found along Pennsylvania creek; some shot

April 15, 2015

FENELTON, Pa. (AP) — State police have been investigating the remains of four dogs found in or near a western Pennsylvania creek, including at least two which appear to have been shot. more »»

 
 

 

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