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Posted on: Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 4:02am
READING, Pa. (AP) — Emergency responders rescued a hiker who fell about 30 feet down a cliff along the Appalachian Trail in eastern Pennsylvania. Authorities say the woman lost her footing... READ MORE »

Posted on: Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 4:01am
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — For 25 years Marcos Alonso Zea lived in America, working most recently as a clerk at a home improvement store on New York's Long Island. But federal authorities... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, October 18, 2013 - 4:19am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say a substitute teacher at a Pittsburgh-area high school took heroin before work and passed out in class. KDKA-TV reports that Bellevue Police Sgt. Mike Hudson... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, October 18, 2013 - 4:12am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 26-year-old accuser in the latest priest-abuse case in Philadelphia has died of what his lawyers called a suspected drug overdose. The man's death this past weekend... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, October 18, 2013 - 4:08am
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Six teenagers are facing charges stemming from a fight in their suburban Philadelphia high school during which a teacher was knocked unconscious. The melee was... READ MORE »

Posted on: Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 12:05pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two convicted killers serving life in a Florida prison were mistakenly freed recently after forged court documents reduced their sentences, authorities said. Joseph... READ MORE »

Posted on: Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 3:46am
EMMAUS (AP) — A school board member in eastern Pennsylvania is quitting after disclosing he dated a 15-year-old high school student five years ago, when he was 20. WFMZ-TV reported Tuesday... READ MORE »

Posted on: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:43pm
BEDFORD (AP) — State police say a western Pennsylvania woman has been fatally struck by a pickup truck after she hit a deer then got out of her vehicle to warn other motorists to slow down... READ MORE »

Posted on: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 4:29pm
HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett has signed a bill to extend a popular program that provides health insurance for children and eliminate a six-month waiting period before some children... READ MORE »

Posted on: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 1:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown. Congress raced... READ MORE »

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