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School bus, transit bus collide in Philadelphia, injuring 5

April 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — At least five people say they're hurt after a school bus collided with a Philadelphia transit bus during the morning rush. more »»

Driver dead after car slams into tree in Philadelphia

April 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man has died after his car slammed into a tree on a busy Philadelphia roadway.

The crash happened around 4:30 a.m. more »»

Cops: Molotov cocktail, plumber's torch used to start fires

April 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania teenager is facing attempted homicide and arson charges after police say he used a Molotov cocktail and a plumber's torch to start two fires. more »»

VA: Mismanagement of claims in Philadelphia an unusual case

April 22, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Veterans Affairs official overseeing benefits is rejecting notions that mismanagement at its Philadelphia office points to a broader, department-wide problem in handling... more »»

Nurtured by church, Vietnamese immigrants eagerly await pope

April 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vietnamese Roman Catholics in Philadelphia are looking to show their gratitude to the church when Pope Francis visits the city in September. more »»

Police: Man impersonates plainclothes cop to rob victims

April 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are searching for a man who they say is impersonating a cop to rob unsuspecting victims in the Philadelphia-area.

Philadelphia police Lt. more »»

Man pleads guilty to 1981 murder of mentally disabled woman

April 22, 2015

DENVER (AP) — A 55-year-old man charged in the 1981 rape and strangulation of a woman in a group home for the mentally disabled has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and first-degree... more »»

APNewsBreak: NY aims to cut waste by 90 percent by 2030

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's biggest city, in a far-reaching effort to limit its impact on the environment, is set to mark Earth Day by announcing the ambitious goal of reducing its waste output... more »»

2 more get long prison terms in drugstore manager's slaying

April 21, 2015

MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — Two cousins who pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the shooting death of a drugstore manager in suburban Philadelphia have been sentenced to lengthy prison term. more »»

Wolf ends Pa. asset test for food stamps begun under Corbett

April 21, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is ending a rule that prevented people with some minimal personal assets from collecting food stamps. more »»

Bank robber who used fake red beard over real one is guilty

April 21, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man linked to four Pittsburgh-area bank robberies by his red beard — before he wore a fake red beard during two more heists — has pleaded guilty to all six crimes. more »»

County attorney seeks dismissal of fire death lawsuit

April 21, 2015

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A lawyer representing a northeastern Pennsylvania county is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over a woman's death in a fire last year. more »»

Showtime to air documentary on Allen Iverson

April 21, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Showtime plans to debut a documentary on former Philadelphia 76ers great Allen Iverson next mont. more »»

Dispute over release of officer shooting video unresolved

April 21, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A court hearing has failed to resolve whether a video showing a Pennsylvania police officer shooting an unarmed man in the back will be made public. more »»

Man sentenced to 18 to 36 years in kidnapping, rape case

April 21, 2015

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man convicted of raping and beating a former girlfriend has been sentenced to 18 to 36 years in prison. more »»

Pulitzer-winning music a tribute to Pennsylvania coal miners

April 21, 2015

Composer Julia Wolfe says her visit to a Pennsylvania coal mine helped inspire "Anthracite Fields," a tribute to the state's mining heritage — and, now, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in music. more »»

Bank robber ID'd by red beards _ 1 real, 1 fake _ is guilty

April 21, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man linked to four Pittsburgh-area bank robberies by his red beard, who then wore a fake red beard for two more, has pleaded guilty to all six heists. more »»

State: Lyme disease risk now present in all 67 counties

April 21, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania officials are warning residents that there is now a danger of Lyme disease in every county in the commonwealth. more »»

Mom accused of leaving son in Pa. woods waives extradition

April 21, 2015

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Philadelphia woman accused of dumping her quadriplegic son in the woods so she could visit her boyfriend in Maryland will be going back to her home state. more »»

Man acquitted of charges in 1995 Pennsylvania slaying

April 21, 2015

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man has been acquitted of murder in a slaying in central Pennsylvania two decades ago.

The (Chambersburg) Public Opinion (http://bit. more »»

 
 

 

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