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When schools are threatened, untold learning time is lost

August 21, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The prosecutor calls it "bomb week," his shorthand for eight school threats — many written in school bathrooms or on notes — over a few days in May that set off evacuations... more »»

National cash fuels TV ads, shapes Pennsylvania Senate race

August 21, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Millions of dollars flooding into Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race is bringing TV ads on abortion and guns into living rooms barely 11 weeks before the election. more »»

4-vehicle crash in Pennsylvania kills mother, daughter

August 20, 2016

EAST BERLIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a mother and daughter were killed in a four-vehicle crash in central Pennsylvani. more »»

Closing arguments slated in 1991 rape, murder retrial

August 20, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Closing arguments are expected Monday in a retrial in the rape and murder of an elderly woman in north Philadelphia a quarter-century ago. more »»

3 dead, 1 injured after boat overturns in Pennsylvania river

August 20, 2016

RIMERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three men died and another was injured after a boat overturned on the Allegheny River in western Pennsylvania. more »»

Trial resumes Monday for woman charged in death of girl, 3

August 20, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trial resumes Monday for a woman charged in the death of her 3-year-old daughter, whose body was found in a western Pennsylvania ravine last year. more »»

Man ordered to trial in 8-year-old boy's death

August 20, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man accused of having slammed his fiancée's 8-year-old son onto the floor for not cleaning his room has been ordered to stand trial in the boy's death. more »»

Demolition plans for Philly's Jewelers Row losing sparkle

August 20, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A luxury homebuilder wants to tear down part of Philadelphia's historic Jewelers Row to build a 16-story condominium tower. more »»

#Blackgirlmagic takes spotlight at Olympics

August 20, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrea Lawful-Saunders has a ritual for cheering the black heroines of the Summer Olympics. more »»

Allegheny Portage site recalls 1834 railroad innovation

August 20, 2016

CRESSON, Pa. (AP) — It was dubbed an engineering marvel.

And as history would have it, a short-lived one. more »»

McGinty criticizes ransoms, but not US' payment to Iran

August 20, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Katie McGinty, Pennsylvania's Democratic candidate for U.S. more »»

Cops: Missing professor pushed to his death at quarry

August 19, 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Police say the body of a missing Penn State professor has been found in a quarry, and another man is charged with driving him there and pushing him to his death. more »»

Cops: Penn State professor lured to quarry, pushed to death

August 19, 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Police say the body of a missing Penn State professor has been found in a quarry, and another man is charged with luring him there and pushing him to his deat. more »»

FBI questions staffers as Philly DA reports $160K in gifts

August 19, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI has questioned the Philadelphia district attorney's staffers after their boss belatedly filed government reports showing he has received $160,000 in gifts, including a... more »»

Man accused of fondling sleeping woman on flight in court

August 19, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area man has appeared before a federal magistrate on charges that he fondled a sleeping woman who sat next to him on a flight from Las Vegas. more »»

Ex-Connecticut death row inmates transferred to Pennsylvania

August 19, 2016

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former death-row inmates Joshua Komisarjevsky (koh-mih-sar-JEFF'-ski) and Steven Hayes have been transferred from a Connecticut prison to separate facilities in Pennsylvania. more »»

Pennsylvania supermarket sells wine, a 1st since Prohibition

August 19, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials say a grocery store in Pennsylvania has become the first supermarket since Prohibition to sell wine in the stat. more »»

US rig count up 10 this week to 491, Texas up 8

August 19, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 10 this week to 491.

A year ago, 885 rigs were active. more »»

 
 

 

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