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Published on February 6, 2020 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) — Wildlife authorities say Pennsylvania hunters killed 4,653 black bears last year, setting a new record. The Pennsylvania Game...
Published on February 6, 2020 - Page 5
STROUDSBURG (AP) — The trial has begun for a Tobyhanna man accused of having killed a woman whose body was found hanging in a refrigerated trailer...
Published on February 6, 2020 - Page 5
HARRISBURG (AP) — A new state law signed Wednesday increases penalties for certain human trafficking offenses and directs some of the money from the...
Published on February 5, 2020 - Page 2
Killer’s age appeal denied WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A judge has denied the appeal of a man convicted of a 1992 Hazleton murder who challenged his life...
Published on February 5, 2020 - Page 7
HARRISBURG (AP) —Gov. Tom Wolf is taking aim at student debt and aging public school buildings while continuing a charge to boost public schools and...
Published on February 5, 2020 - Page 7
HARRISBURG (AP) —Pennsylvania’s U.S. senators Republican Pat Toomey and Democrat Bob Casey split Tuesday on how they will vote on the two impeachment...
Published on February 5, 2020 - Page 7
HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf devoted a section of Tuesday’s budget speech to expressing dismay over a lack of action to curb gun deaths, exhorting...
Published on February 4, 2020 - Page 2
One case dismissed in ambush PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trial opened for one man as charges were dismissed against his co-defendant in the slayings of five...
Published on February 4, 2020 - Page 7
LNP newspaper LANCASTER (AP) — It all started with a game of pinochle. Six decades ago, four friends started meeting once a month, after work, to...
Published on February 3, 2020 - Page 2
Two arrested in gun deaths CHESTER (AP) — Police have arrested two suspects following a gas station convenience store robbery and gun battle that...
Published on February 2, 2020 - Page 2
Woman to trial in tot’s death PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman has been ordered to stand trial in the kidnapping and death of a toddler near Pittsburgh...
Published on February 1, 2020 - Page 2
Eligibility for OT to expand HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is on the brink of making Pennsylvania one of a handful of states to...
Published on February 1, 2020 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania judge Friday put a freeze on a new state police policy regarding sales of partially manufactured gun frames that can be...
Published on February 1, 2020 - Page 3
ALLENTOWN — As the young man ran down the alley, a policeman in pursuit with his revolver drawn, a woman ran alongside. “For God’s sake, don’t shoot...
Published on January 31, 2020 - Page 2
Boy, 4, shot and killed PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A home invasion robbery early Thursday ended with a 4-year-old boy being shot and killed, authorities...
Published on January 31, 2020 - Page 5
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania watchdog agency tasked with monitoring state misconduct and waste has found itself at the center of a nearly $160,...
Published on January 31, 2020 - Page 5
Students at three Pennsylvania schools were told to stay home Thursday amid ongoing concerns over lead and asbestos contamination. Meanwhile, state...
Published on January 30, 2020 - Page 2
Parents charged in baby OD BENSALEM (AP) — A couple is charged with felony child endangerment after their 9-month-old daughter overdosed on fentanyl...
Published on January 30, 2020 - Page 3
SUNBURY (AP) — A teacher who alleges she was fired from her Catholic school job because the diocese was upset she was pregnant and not married has...
Published on January 29, 2020 - Page 2
Lehigh U. pauses Greek life BETHLEHEM (AP) — Lehigh University is imposing new restrictions on fraternities and sororities — amounting to a “pause”...
Published on January 29, 2020 - Page 5
BELLEFONTE — A judge flatly rejected Jerry Sandusky’s latest request to have his 30- to 60-year child molestation sentence reduced during a brief...
Published on January 29, 2020 - Page 5
WILKES-BARRE (AP) —Federal prosecutors say they will not retry a former judge on some charges thrown out by a federal appeals court in what...
Published on January 28, 2020 - Page 2
Men found dead in home JOHNSTOWN (AP) — Authorities say two men were found dead inside a Cover Hill home over the weekend, but foul play isn’t...
Published on January 28, 2020 - Page 3
SCRANTON — A former financial planner ordered to pay millions of dollars in damages to customers he allegedly tricked into high-risk investments took...
Published on January 27, 2020 - Page 2
Wendy’s worker shot dead EDINBORO (AP) — A suspect is behind bars in the shooting death of an employee during an attempted robbery of a fast-food...
Published on January 27, 2020 - Page 4
MARLIN (AP) — Seltzer, Pennsylvania, is undeniably having a moment this winter. The small Schuylkill County village between Pottsville and...
Published on January 26, 2020 - Page 2
Ex-Harrisburg mayor dead HARRISBURG (AP) — Former Harrisburg mayor Stephen Reed, who served for almost three decades but was later sentenced to...
Published on January 26, 2020 - Page 3
MOUNT CARBON — In November, when election results came in, John Raess found himself mayor of Mount Carbon by way of two write-in votes and councilman...
Published on January 26, 2020 - Page 31
PITTSBURGH (AP) —In the early afternoon on a Thursday, the Squirrel Hill Café isn’t packed. But the smell of smoke still hangs in the air from the...
Published on January 25, 2020 - Page 2
Deadly force ruled justified ALLENTOWN (AP) — A juvenile who fatally stabbed a man attempting a home invasion was justified in using deadly force...