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Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 2
Man raped, killed teen girl DOYLESTOWN (AP) — A man pleaded guilty on Tuesday in the 2016 rape, murder and dismemberment of a 14-year-old girl, and...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 2
Two cleared in 2016 slaying HARRISBURG (AP) — A jury has acquitted two men of homicide charges in the death of a man gunned down in an alley here....
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) — A threat reporting system now required for all Pennsylvania schools fielded more than 4,900 tips in its first month, about a third...
Published on February 18, 2019 - Page 2
Suit against school tossed ALLENTOWN (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a mother’s argument that a school should be held responsible for...
Published on February 18, 2019 - Page 4
MOUNT BETHEL (AP) — A giant Adirondack chair, known affectionately to locals as “The Big Chair,” offers expansive views of Northampton County from...
Published on February 18, 2019 - Page 4
WILLIAMSPORT (AP) —A man convicted of second-degree murder in a Halloween night 2016 home invasion that left a mother and son slain shouted “Racist...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 2
Probation in fraud case DOYLESTOWN (AP) — The son of a suburban Philadelphia woman convicted in a multi-million-dollar insurance fraud case...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 3
JIM THORPE (AP) — State police say a tire and wheel crashed through the windshield of a sport utility vehicle on the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 5
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Hundreds of hardy Penn State students are taking part in the annual 46-hour dance marathon known as Thon to raise money for...
Published on February 16, 2019 - Page 2
‘Bob Born Day’ declared BETHLEHEM (AP) — With prime Peeps season about to get underway, the city where they’re “born” is honoring the man who...
Published on February 15, 2019 - Page 2
Care home worker convicted WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A former worker at a care home has been convicted of sexually abusing a patient. Prosecutors say 56-...
Published on February 14, 2019 - Page 2
Death was declared in error PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman says she was mistakenly declared dead by the federal government, and it caused a host of...
Published on February 14, 2019 - Page 3
WILKES-BARRE (AP) —Authorities say two women sitting in a car were shot and wounded in Wilkes-Barre. It’s not yet known what sparked the shooting,...
Published on February 13, 2019 - Page 2
Girlfriend’s killer gets prison WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 35 to 80 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing his...
Published on February 13, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) — The Democratic nominee in a special election in a heavily Republican northcentral Pennsylvania congressional district is the same...
Published on February 13, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) — Recently resigned U.S. Rep Tom Marino now says problems with his remaining kidney prompted him to leave Congress just three weeks...
Published on February 13, 2019 - Page 7
HARRISBURG — Leaders of Pennsylvania’s state-owned university system promised lawmakers a transformation amid declining enrollments and rising costs...
Published on February 12, 2019 - Page 2
Alleged shooter denies guilt PITTSBURGH (AP) — The man charged in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre pleaded not guilty to hate crimes and dozens of...
Published on February 12, 2019 - Page 7
HARRISBURG (AP) — Hearings on Gov. Tom Wolf’s $34.1 billion budget plan kicked off with a volley of Republican attacks on raising Pennsylvania’s...
Published on February 11, 2019 - Page 2
Car, pickup collide; two die BERNVILLE (AP) — A head-on collision between a car and a pickup killed two people on Route 183 here early Sunday,...
Published on February 10, 2019 - Page 2
Shots fired at officers PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police are seeking suspects who they say shot at two officers in the city. City police said on their...
Published on February 9, 2019 - Page 2
Rabid raccoon attacks hiker BUSHKILL (AP) — Officials say a hiker in the Pocono Mountains was attacked by a rabid raccoon, and the man’s dog...
Published on February 8, 2019 - Page 2
Cops: Groom assaulted teen DOYLESTOWN (AP) — Police say a groom forced himself on a teenage waitress at his wedding reception and later was taken...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 2
Police: Man gave child meth WEST CHESTER (AP) — A man earlier accused of leaving three young children in a running vehicle with a gun now faces...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 7
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 13 to 26 years in what prosecutors alleged was a child predator ring that featured parties at which...
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 2
Deputy charged with sex abuse EASTON (AP) — Authorities are accusing a New Jersey sheriff’s deputy of having sex with a 17-year-old Pennsylvania...
Published on February 6, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) —Gov. Tom Wolf is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars more for schools in his budget proposal released Tuesday, as well as a...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 2
Ex-guard going on trial SCRANTON (AP) — A trial gets under way this week for the first of seven former prison guards accused of sexually abusing...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 3
MONTROSE (AP) — A gas driller backed off its demand Monday to have a Dimock homeowner thrown in jail after he agreed to talk to the company’s lawyers...
Published on February 5, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf will pitch the first budget proposal of his second term to lawmakers today, and the Democrat can be expected to seek more...
Published on February 4, 2019 - Page 2
Police: Car fell off rail tracks ROCHESTER (AP) — Authorities say a sport utility vehicle fell nearly 15 feet off railroad tracks in western...
Published on February 3, 2019 - Page 2
Phil doesn’t see his shadow PUNXSUTAWNEY (AP) — It may be hard to believe as a large swath of the U.S. thaws out from a bitter polar vortex, but...
Published on February 3, 2019 - Page 4
IRWIN (AP) — John Titus and Tim Molinari are taking the plunge into the competitive world of craft beer brewing, after toiling for months to open...
Published on February 3, 2019 - Page 4
ERIE (AP) — Luke Soboleski and two friends dragged their equipment-laden sled onto the Misery Bay ice on a recent sunny afternoon, joining about 25...
Published on February 3, 2019 - Page 18
SCRANTON — Alaska hooked Mike Dunleavy early in life. The nation’s largest state by geography and its mostly untamed wilderness sat a whole country...
Published on February 2, 2019 - Page 2
Parents sue over frat death HARRISBURG (AP) — The parents of a Penn State sophomore who died two years ago after a night of drinking are suing 28...
Published on February 1, 2019 - Page 2
School sued over Bibles MECHANICSBURG (AP) — A school district faces a federal lawsuit claiming officials improperly prevented a high school...
Published on February 1, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday that he will ask Pennsylvania lawmakers to approve a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production...
Published on January 31, 2019 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf rolled out a second-term proposal Wednesday to vault Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to one of the highest in the nation after...
Published on January 31, 2019 - Page 2
City settles suit for $125G ERIE (AP) — A federal civil rights lawsuit stemming from a 2016 arrest in northwestern Pennsylvania has been settled for...
Published on January 30, 2019 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — A report issued Tuesday says Pennsylvania should adopt changes to make its elections more secure — encouraging the replacement of older...
Published on January 30, 2019 - Page 2
Wolf calls for gun control HARRISBURG (AP) — With family members of gun violence victims by his side, Gov. Tom Wolf renewed his call Tuesday for...
Published on January 29, 2019 - Page 2
Man cops to animal cruelty ALLENTOWN (AP) — A former kennel owner who served time for animal cruelty has pleaded guilty to further animal cruelty...
Published on January 29, 2019 - Page 3
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 15 to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty in the stabbing death of his grandmother last year....
Published on January 28, 2019 - Page 2
Men fall on highway, struck PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two men tending to a disabled vehicle on an elevated highway here plunged to the street below and were...
Published on January 27, 2019 - Page 2
Murder-suicide over breakup PALMERTON (AP) — State police say a man “distraught” over a breakup killed his former girlfriend and himself at a home...
Published on January 27, 2019 - Page 3
WILLIAMSPORT (AP) —A judge has thrown out the conviction of a central Pennsylvania man in the shooting death of a friend. Twenty-four-year-old Da’...
Published on January 26, 2019 - Page 2
Toddler, woman killed in fire PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fast-moving fire in a rowhome has killed a toddler and a woman and left four other people...
Published on January 26, 2019 - Page 3
STATE COLLEGE (AP) —A gunman opened fire at a hotel bar near Penn State’s main campus, killing two men and wounding a woman, broke into a stranger’s...
Published on January 26, 2019 - Page 9
HARRISBURG (AP) — State House Republicans on Friday stripped a member of his committee chairmanship and recommended he resign over allegations that...