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Police: Man killed, abused corpses of mom, stepdad

December 17, 2014

PENN HILLS, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged a 44-year-old man with killing his mother and stepfather, whose abused corpses were found by officers asked to check on the couple by another relative. more »»

School locked down after man found shot in car

December 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman says an elementary school has been locked down as a precaution after a man was found dead in a car parked in the school's lot. more »»

Community activist jailed over alleged 911 calls

December 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh community activist awaiting trial in March on charges he and his family made more than 100 unnecessary 911 calls last year has been jailed because police say they'v... more »»

Fraternity suspended over 'Beyonce' holiday card

December 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A University of Pennsylvania fraternity has been suspended pending an investigation into a holiday card showing the mostly white group posing with what it says was a Beyoncé... more »»

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

December 17, 2014

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

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THIN SKIN OF THE LAW: REACTION TO CRITICISM SHOWS DISCONNECT WITH COMMUNITY

Across the country this past weekend, thousands of people... more »»

High court sends teen killer back to death row

December 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has reinstated the death sentence of a man who killed a church deacon as a teenager and later said the victim sexually abused him. more »»

Scaife children to file next month in trust beef

December 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge has given the children of Richard Mellon Scaife until Ja. more »»

Audit: Finances put Cheyney U.'s future in doubt

December 17, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's auditor general says the future of the nation's first historically black university is in doubt amid rising debt and falling revenue and enrollmen. more »»

Defense lawyers march to protest police killings

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Scores of defense attorneys in New York City and elsewhere are protesting the criminal justice system's handling of police killings of unarmed black me. more »»

No Tannenbaum? Live tree ban in Philly apartments

December 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Einhorn carried a three-foot-tall noble fir and its green plastic stand out of LOVE Park and onto busy JFK Boulevard to hail a cab for hom. more »»

3 in custody, gun found at Philadelphia school

December 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — At least three people are in custody at a Philadelphia high school where officers recovered a handgun from a trash can. more »»

Judge to hear sides on Scaife trust accounting

December 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge is being asked to make trustees account for money spent from a $210 million trust controlled by the late billionaire publisher of the Pittsburgh... more »»

Ex-Marines: Man who killed 6 argued with ex-wife

December 17, 2014

PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Marines who served with a Pennsylvania man who killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives before committing suicide say he fought constantly with his wife. more »»

Quarter acre of paradise in Delaware State Forest

December 17, 2014

BUSHKILL, Pa. (AP) — Often empty, rustic, little cabins nestled between the tall trees of the Delaware State Forest are most active now, during hunting season. more »»

Pittsburgh police begin using body cameras

December 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Thirty-five Pittsburgh police officers have begun wearing body cameras on their helmets, sunglasses or shirt collars, and more are expected to get them early next yea. more »»

3 in custody, school on lockdown after gun report

December 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police have taken at least three people into custody after responding to reports of a gun at a Philadelphia high school. more »»

New charges in sting set off criticism of Kane

December 17, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — New corruption charges against two Democratic Philadelphia state lawmakers set off criticism of Attorney General Kathleen Kane over her refusal to prosecute the case. more »»

Helper pleads guilty in failed love-triangle plot

December 17, 2014

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty in a failed love-triangle murder plot last Christmas Eve.

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