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Co-worker donates kidney to Erie woman

February 25, 2015

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Yvonne Booth and Mary Beth Kalinowski weren't friends.

The two women worked just a few feet apart at the Erie County Assistance Office, but they barely knew each other. more »»

Fearing lawsuit, Philly-area town latest to repeal gun laws

February 25, 2015

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia township is the latest community to repeal gun ordinances in an effort to avoid being sued under a new Pennsylvania law. more »»

Fire killed 6, but not intended target, police say

February 25, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area man was dead-set on revenge when he set a house fire that failed to kill his intended target but instead killed the man's father, wife and her four young... more »»

Mummers' Mardi Gras celebration set for Saturday in Philly

February 25, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The group whose New Year's parade has been dubbed Philadelphia's Mardi Gras is putting on a weather-delayed Mardi Gras show of its own. more »»

Wolf seeks to halve corporate tax rate, broaden its reach

February 25, 2015

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf says he'll seek to cut Pennsylvania's major corporate income tax rate in half, but he'll also try to broaden how it is applied. more »»

Police: Woman drove drunk with son in car to 4-way tryst

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has been jailed on charges she drove drunk with her young son to have sex with three people, only to be arrested when a fight broke out. more »»

Police: Mom drove DUI with son in car to four-way tryst

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has been jailed on charges she drove drunk with her young son to have sex with three people, only to be arrested when a fight broke out. more »»

PEMA, National Guard helping Pennsylvania city without water

February 25, 2015

BRADFORD, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and Army National Guard are helping a northwestern Pennsylvania city without water. more »»

Allegheny County offers 6 weeks parental leave for workers

February 25, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has signed an order granting six weeks of parental leave for nearly 1,000 county workers. more »»

5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

February 25, 2015

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:

ERIE NOW MERELY COLD, SCHOOLS REOPEN AFTER FRIGID TEMPERATURES CLOSE... more »»

Sheetz opens 500th convenience store, with plans for 1,000

February 25, 2015

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania-based Sheetz convenience store chain is looking to double its store total after opening its 500th location. more »»

Hearing set in 'revenge' fire that killed 6, but not target

February 25, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — County police say a man set on revenge started a fire that killed everyone in the alleged target's home — six people in all — except for the target himself. more »»

Va. man sentenced in robbery scheme targeting drug dealers

February 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Virginia man will spend more than five years in prison for participating in a scheme to rob drug dealers in four states. more »»

Pittsburgh police arrest suspect in Christmas Eve killing

February 25, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police have arrested one of two suspects in the fatal Christmas Eve shooting near a Pittsburgh home where a sexual assault attempt was reported hours earlie. more »»

 
 

 

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