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Published on January 19, 2019 - Page 2
Ricochet bullet hits officer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say an officer was struck by a ricochet bullet after a police sergeant opened fire on an...
Published on January 18, 2019 - Page 2
Walmart arsons suspects ID’d HANOVER (AP) — Police say they have identified three suspects in a pair of arsons at a Walmart store that injured three...
Published on January 18, 2019 - Page 3
WILLIAMSPORT (AP) —One of three men charged in the Halloween night 2016 slayings of a mother and her son has entered guilty pleas and agreed to...
Published on January 18, 2019 - Page 8
HARRISBURG (AP) —Tom Marino, a five-term Republican congressman who helped steer Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign in Pennsylvania,...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 2
Two dead in shooting spree PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A night of shootings left two dead and four others wounded. Police say the first shooting happened...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) — The operators of 15 abortion clinics sued Pennsylvania on Wednesday in a bid to persuade state courts to reverse a decades-old...
Published on January 16, 2019 - Page 2
Teacher-gun policy delayed TAMAQUA (AP) —The school board here has voted to postpone a policy allowing teachers to carry guns in school. The...
Published on January 16, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf kicked off his second term Tuesday with a call for Pennsylvanians to work together to build a stronger, fairer and...
Published on January 16, 2019 - Page 6
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania colleges and universities began posting online reports Tuesday on documented cases of hazing over the past five years...
Published on January 15, 2019 - Page 2
Police: SUV driver killed boy BUTLER (AP) — Authorities say a sport utility vehicle struck three children waiting for a school bus, killing an 11-...
Published on January 15, 2019 - Page 3
(Wilkes-Barre) Times Leader KINGSTON (AP) — Albert and David Brocca will always have coal in their blood. The cousins moved to California to pursue...
Published on January 14, 2019 - Page 2
Boy, 10, dies in hit-and-run LANCASTER (AP) — A 10-year-old boy died Saturday after he was struck by at least two vehicles while crossing a street,...
Published on January 14, 2019 - Page 11
NEW ORLEANS — When the New Orleans Saints finally found their rhythm, they marched one step closer to the Super Bowl. Using a dominant ball-control...
Published on January 13, 2019 - Page 2
Jobs headed to Mexico WASHINGTON (AP) — An international chemical company has announced plans to shut down a western Pennsylvania plant built in...
Published on January 12, 2019 - Page 2
Police: Drugs hidden at jail LANCASTER (AP) — Police say a woman ran into a county prison to hide drugs in a bathroom after she crashed her van...
Published on January 11, 2019 - Page 2
Arming teachers postponed TAMAQUA (AP) — School board members have voted to postpone a policy allowing teachers to carry guns in school. In a 2-1...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 2
Report rips aging agencies HARRISBURG (AP) — An internal state government watchdog agency is criticizing how county-level agencies investigate...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 2
Climate-change targets set HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is stepping up the fight against climate change and setting targets to slash Pennsylvania...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 5
HAZLETON (AP) — A foster family beat and starved three young children over a period of six years, police said. Brenda Parise, 60, and her daughter,...
Published on January 9, 2019 - Page 5
A terrified 13-year-old girl secretly recorded video of her father coaching her to lie about having been physically assaulted by him — and managed to...
Published on January 8, 2019 - Page 2
Police: Son set fatal fire GREENSBURG (AP) — A man has been charged with homicide in the death of his 92-year-old father, a World War II veteran....
Published on January 7, 2019 - Page 2
Dog walkers’ dispute deadly PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dispute between two people who were walking dogs at a park here ended when one punched the other...
Published on January 6, 2019 - Page 2
Prison for child sex abuse GREENSBURG (AP) — A woman who admitted allowing men to have sexual contact with a 3-year-old girl will now have serve up...
Published on January 5, 2019 - Page 2
Worker dies near Reading SPRING TOWNSHIP (AP) — The federal government is investigating the death of a 66-year-old worker at a petroleum...
Published on January 5, 2019 - Page 10
TAMAQUA — Parents are going to court to block a school district from allowing teachers to carry guns in school. It’s the latest flashpoint in a...
Published on January 4, 2019 - Page 2
Court: Drillers must pay fees HARRISBURG (AP) — Natural gas companies are expected to be on the hook for millions of dollars in unpaid state “impact...
Published on January 4, 2019 - Page 3
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A second police officer has been added to a lawsuit against the city of Wilkes-Barre over alleged attacks by a police dog. The...
Published on January 4, 2019 - Page 10
NEMACOLIN (AP) — A woman’s 10 years of karate lessons are being credited with helping her subdue a man suspected of breaking into her home a half-...
Published on January 3, 2019 - Page 2
Karate lessons KO suspect NEMACOLIN (AP) — A woman’s 10 years of karate lessons are being credited with helping her subdue a man suspected of...
Published on January 3, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) —Dancing tractors, farming drones and story time with Miss Pennsylvania are among the attractions that will draw hundreds of...
Published on January 2, 2019 - Page 2
Teen charged in infant death PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 15-year-old has been charged in the death of her newborn son, who was found in a Dumpster....
Published on January 2, 2019 - Page 3
WATERVILLE (AP) —Authorities say a man who called for an ambulance but then shot at emergency responders and held them at bay for hours has died...
Published on January 2, 2019 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf introduced himself at his first inauguration as an unconventional governor and then unveiled an ambitious blueprint to...
Published on January 2, 2019 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania lawmakers took the oath of office Tuesday, convening in the state Capitol on New Year’s Day under a state constitutional...
Published on January 1, 2019 - Page 2
Diner ends 24-hour service PHILADELPHIA (AP) — One of Philadelphia’s classic diners is ending its overnight shift. The Penrose Diner is going to a...
Published on January 1, 2019 - Page 3
SCRANTON (AP) — The second-warmest year on record in northeast Pennsylvania would have passed with little fanfare in 2016 but for one anomaly....
Published on December 31, 2018 - Page 2
Fire kills girl, injures dad, sis NORTH MAHONING (AP) — A fast-moving house fire in western Pennsylvania has left a young girl dead. The girl’s...
Published on December 30, 2018 - Page 2
Plea deal in robbery case READING (AP) — A man charged in the death of a Verizon store employee that allegedly was linked to armed robberies of...
Published on December 30, 2018 - Page 4
NEWVILLE (AP) — In all of his 30 years of farming, Rick Mains has never seen a harvest season as bad as the one that just wrapped up. For starters,...
Published on December 30, 2018 - Page 4
PITTSBURGH (AP) —When it snowed, Betty Nemchik always knew the sidewalks outside St. James Roman Catholic Church would be shoveled in time for...
Published on December 30, 2018 - Page 6
‘White Christmas’ by Irving Berlin In some versions of a story Dec. 27, the Associated Press reported that a Pennsylvania police department relied...
Published on December 29, 2018 - Page 2
Court: Unborn not protected HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court ruled Friday that mothers who use illegal drugs while pregnant cannot be...
Published on December 28, 2018 - Page 2
Alleged poisoner back in jail EASTON (AP) — A former Lehigh University student charged with poisoning his roommate posted $200,000 cash bail and...
Published on December 28, 2018 - Page 5
An anti-Semite with a cache of weapons inflicts terror upon a Pittsburgh synagogue. Grand jurors savage the Catholic Church, rekindling a global...
Published on December 27, 2018 - Page 1
HARRISBURG (AP) — The legal consequences for repeatedly driving under the influence in Pennsylvania have become much more severe under a new law that...
Published on December 27, 2018 - Page 2
Police: Boy, 12, shot brother PINE (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old boy shot his 17-year-old brother in the back on Christmas Day at a home here...
Published on December 27, 2018 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) —Gov. Tom Wolf is reshuffling several cabinet appointees as he prepares for a second term. Wolf announced Wednesday that he’s...
Published on December 27, 2018 - Page 5
The (Hazleton) Standard-Speaker HAZLETON (AP) — Digging into facts about a massacre of immigrant coal miners more than a century ago in Lattimer,...
Published on December 26, 2018 - Page 2
One charged in stabbing UNIONTOWN (AP) — State police say a suspect was arrested after a stabbing death at a western Pennsylvania hotel on Christmas...
Published on December 25, 2018 - Page 2
Police: Woman shot in face PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a woman is expected to survive after being shot in the face shortly before 9:30 p.m....