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Police: Armed man shot by troopers responding to domestic

May 16, 2015

EAST STROUDSBUIRG, Pa. (AP) — State police say a man was shot state troopers after officers responded twice to a domestic disturbance at an eastern Pennsylvania hom. more »»

Amtrak told to expand speed control at deadly crash site

May 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal officials announced Saturday that Amtrak must immediately expand its use of a speed restriction system on Philadelphia's northbound rails where a speeding train reache... more »»

Amtrak: Will expand speed control system at derail site

May 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak says it will immediately abide by an order by federal regulators to expand use of a speed restriction system in the area of Tuesday's deadly train derailment that kille... more »»

Amtrak ordered to expand speed control system at derail site

May 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal officials have ordered Amtrak to expand use of a speed restriction system in the area of Tuesday's deadly derailment to northbound trains like the one that went off th... more »»

Ex-county GOP chairman designated violent predator

May 16, 2015

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A former county Republican chairman from suburban Philadelphia who pleaded no contest to a sex offense has been designated a sexually violent predator. more »»

Feasibility report coming on Charlotte medical school

May 16, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A group that hopes to establish a Charlotte medical school is releasing a feasibility study on the idea later this month.

The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit. more »»

Ex-boyfriend of slaying victim arrested on unrelated charges

May 16, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former boyfriend of a woman found slain along with her grandmother in western Pennsylvania has been taken into custody in New Jersey after being sought on unrelated assault... more »»

Man formally sentenced to death in girlfriend's murder

May 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been formally sentenced to death in the throat-slashing murder of his estranged girlfriend three years ago. more »»

FBI looks into shattered glass in new twist in derailment

May 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI is looking into whether a flying object struck the windshield of an Amtrak train just before it derailed this week, killing eight people and injuring about 200. more »»

Game of Thrones' "Mountain" takes batting practice in Philly

May 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Mountain had an easier time hoisting the Phillie Phanatic in the air than he did swinging a bat for the first time in his lif. more »»

New mystery in train crash: Was it hit by a flying object?

May 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Amtrak train that derailed along the nation's busiest tracks may have been struck by an object in the moments before it crashed, investigators said Friday, raising new... more »»

New mystery in train crash: Was it hit by a flying object?

May 15, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Amtrak train that derailed along the nation's busiest tracks may have been struck by an object in the moments before it crashed, investigators said Friday, raising new... more »»

The Latest on Amtrak crash: House committee to hold hearing

May 15, 2015

6:20 p.m.

The chairman of a U.S. House transportation committee says he'll hold a hearing on the deadly derailment of an Amtrak train passing through Philadelphia. more »»

The Latest on Amtrak crash: Was train hit by an object?

May 15, 2015

5:45 p.m.

The National Transportation Safety Board says it's examining damage on the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia to see if it was hit by an object. more »»

The Latest on Amtrak crash: Engineer was cooperative

May 15, 2015

5:30 p.m.

The National Transportation Safety Board says it has interviewed the engineer of the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia and found him "extremely cooperative. more »»

Man convicted of rape in rail tunnel gets 20-40 years

May 15, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison for raping a woman he forced into a commuter rail tunnel.

The Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit. more »»

 
 

 

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