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2 papal parades, more passes available after ticket outcry

September 3, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More tickets will be available for Pope Francis' trip to Philadelphia and two papal parades will be held, organizers announced Thursday following an outcry over their decision... more »»

Court rules investigators can examine US Rep. Fattah's email

September 3, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court says Pennsylvania U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (SHAW'-kah fa-TAH') can't keep investigators out of his personal emai. more »»

1st of Tanzanian albino kids with missing limbs goes home

September 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Kabula Nkarango Masanja returned home to Tanzania with a new American prosthetic arm replacing the limb that was chopped off with a machete by followers of African witchcraft. more »»

Philly electricians' leader Dougherty to head trades council

September 3, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — John Dougherty, a leader of Philadelphia's politically powerful electricians' union, is taking on a new title. more »»

2 papal parades planned in Philadelphia, plus extra tickets

September 3, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials in Philadelphia say that Pope Francis will participate in two parades during his two-day visit visit and that more tickets will be made available for his public... more »»

Judge frees Facebook preschool threats suspect until trial

September 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge has freed a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man until he can be tried on charges that he made Facebook threats to kill preschool children. more »»

Rock-throwing that injured teacher results in jail sentences

September 3, 2015

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three young men have been sentenced to time behind bars for throwing a rock off a highway overpass in central Pennsylvania, causing severe brain trauma to an Ohio teacher. more »»

Highmark CEO fired after fight with mistress's husband sues

September 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former CEO of Pittsburgh health insurance giant Highmark Inc. more »»

Police seek man who threw officer down 40-foot embankment

September 3, 2015

NEW RINGGOLD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a man who jumped a Pennsylvania police officer and threw her down a 40-foot rocky embankmen. more »»

Former sports gear execs sentenced in school fraud scheme

September 3, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former executives of a sports gear company have been sentenced in federal court for a scheme to defraud high schools in New Jersey and elsewhere. more »»

Trio charged with running $54M green-energy Ponzi scheme

September 3, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors have charged three people with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme they say was built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel that... more »»

Pittsburgh offer leaves Chrysler alone in flash-flood suit

September 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The city of Pittsburgh's recent decision to pay $375,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by families of four people killed in flash flooding leaves Chrysler as the remaining... more »»

Police search for suspect who threw officer down embankment

September 3, 2015

NEW RINGGOLD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are looking for the man who assaulted a police officer in eastern Pennsylvania, leaving her injured and hospitalize. more »»

Things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

September 3, 2015

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday. more »»

Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issues

September 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect stor. more »»

Pittsburgh-area roofers sue over school background checks

September 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area union is suing three school districts on behalf of 21 roofers who failed criminal background checks meant to keep sexual offenders away from children. more »»

Alcoa plans $60M 3D manufacturing expansion in Pennsylvania

September 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alcoa is spending $60 million to expand the company's three-dimensional manufacturing capabilities at its technical center in the Pittsburgh suburbs. more »»

Tickets now required to get within 5 blocks of pope's Mass

September 3, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Want a close-up view of Pope Francis celebrating Mass in Philadelphia? Three weeks before his visit, planners have announced you'll need a ticket to do s. more »»

American cutting Pittsburgh flights to St. Louis, Hartford

September 3, 2015

IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) — American Airlines is cutting flights from Pittsburgh International Airport to St. Louis and Hartford, Connecticut starting in November. more »»

 
 

 

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