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Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 2
PSU president gets a raise STATE COLLEGE (AP) — The president of Penn State is getting a 2.5% salary increase and trustees are making it retroactive...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 5
HARRISBURG (AP) — A new analysis found the number of bills introduced and the number of laws passed by the Pennsylvania Legislature has fallen since...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 5
HANOVER (AP) —Since coming out as transgender six months ago, Ashton Brooks, 13, has struggled with being bullied while building confidence in who he...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 5
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A lawyer says a Scranton man’s social media threat to shoot suburban Cleveland high school students was a misguided attempt...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 7
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new rule has gone into effect this week in Philadelphia requiring chain restaurants to post warning labels next to menu items...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 2
Action taken on child safety HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania regulators are acting to increase safety at child care facilities about a month after...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) — A lawsuit challenging the legality of gun control ordinances in the Pennsylvania capital has gained new momentum in court. The...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general is suing some members of the family that founded and controls Purdue Pharma over their role in...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 2
Death penalty may end PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court was asked Wednesday to outlaw the death penalty because of what critics...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 2
Dump truck driver charged SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Morrisville, Pennsylvania, man driving a dump truck that crashed into a New...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 3
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court considered arguments Tuesday over whether the chief lawyer for Penn State when the Jerry Sandusky...
Published on September 10, 2019 - Page 2
Man accused of rape schemeMEYERSDALE (AP) — State police are accusing a man of creating a phony online dating profile in an alleged scheme to lure...
Published on September 9, 2019 - Page 2
Gettysburg ‘battle’ planned GETTYSBURG (AP) — A veteran Civil War re-enactor says he will take over planning a 2020 re-enactment of the battle of...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 2
Man allegedly killed mom WEST MIFFLIN (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested after allegedly calling 9-1-1 to say he had killed his mother...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 3
HEGINS (AP) — From shooting pigeons to sipping Chardonnay, supporters of the Hegins Park bore witness to a transforming period over the last 20 years...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 7
TARENTUM (AP) — Amber Halliwell regrets not eating more the day she got her second tattoo. The 28-year-old Parks Township woman suspects low blood...
Published on September 7, 2019 - Page 2
Cops: Turnpike killing solved HARRISBURG (AP) — Police cite an Ohio prison inmate’s writing published in biker magazines in charging him with the...
Published on September 6, 2019 - Page 2
Tot death deemed homicide PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say the death of a toddler reportedly kidnapped last weekend has been ruled a homicide....
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 2
Casino expansion goes bust HARRISBURG (AP) — Lack of interest has thwarted Pennsylvania’s latest casino expansion attempt. The Pennsylvania Gaming...
Published on September 4, 2019 - Page 2
Missing toddler found dead BLAIRSVILLE (AP) — Authorities said Tuesday the body of a missing toddler reported kidnapped near Pittsburgh over the...
Published on September 3, 2019 - Page 2
Two killed in head-on crash PENN HILLS (AP) — Authorities say a head-on collision near Pittsburgh claimed the lives of two people and injured a...
Published on September 2, 2019 - Page 2
Whitewater rafter killed OHIOPYLE (AP) — A man on a whitewater rafting trip was thrown into a western Pennsylvania river and died after his foot...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 2
Kids wounded by gunfire PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say gunfire wounded two young children in separate incidents in southeastern Pennsylvania....
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) —When Pennsylvania lawmakers were rushing to wrap up the session’s business in June, aides to state Attorney General Josh Shapiro...
Published on August 31, 2019 - Page 2
Nude photo plot alleged BETHLEHEM (AP) — A 19-year-old man is accused of extorting nude photos and money from underage girls and was arrested while...
Published on August 31, 2019 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — A commission set up by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf recommended Thursday that Pennsylvania redraw congressional and legislative districts...
Published on August 30, 2019 - Page 2
Mom to trial in baby’s death ALLENTOWN (AP) — The mother of a newborn whose body was found in a paint bucket in the basement of her home will stand...
Published on August 30, 2019 - Page 4
Statute limit is 30 SCRANTON (AP) — In a story Aug. 28 about lawsuits against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton over decades-old allegations of...
Published on August 29, 2019 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania is planning to close another prison, as the inmate population continues to decline and prison costs rise, lawmakers and...
Published on August 29, 2019 - Page 2
Defense: Suspect needs help BETHLEHEM (AP) — A man who climbed atop a rusting, disused blast furnace, prompting evacuation of an arts and...
Published on August 29, 2019 - Page 5
SCRANTON — Frustrated by the Pennsylvania Legislature, four men are taking advantage of a shifting legal landscape to file suit against the Roman...
Published on August 28, 2019 - Page 2
Teen critical after shooting PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Monday street shooting left three people wounded, including a teenager who is in critical...
Published on August 27, 2019 - Page 2
No charges for ex-lawmaker HARRISBURG (AP) — A prosecutor said Monday he believes a crime occurred but does not plan to charge a former state...
Published on August 27, 2019 - Page 3
STATE COLLEGE — A former Penn State team doctor is suing the school, football coach James Franklin and athletic director Sandy Barbour, claiming he...
Published on August 27, 2019 - Page 4
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say an armed man who allegedly tried to rob a mobile phone store was shot and killed by a store employee. Police say the...
Published on August 26, 2019 - Page 2
Three nabbed in robberies PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three people have been arrested in a string of armed robberies at restaurants here over the past month...
Published on August 25, 2019 - Page 2
Bus driver electrocuted BEAVER FALLS (AP) — A coroner says a school bus driver in western Pennsylvania was electrocuted trying to flee from his...
Published on August 25, 2019 - Page 3
BELLEFONTE (AP) —The former house manager of a now-defunct Penn State fraternity where a pledge fell during a night of hazing and drinking and later...
Published on August 24, 2019 - Page 1
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A hospital’s obstetrics department became “Oz”-stetrics as the staff dressed up four newborns as characters from “The Wizard of Oz...
Published on August 24, 2019 - Page 2
Suit: Miscarried baby lost PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A couple is alleging a suburban Philadelphia hospital misplaced the remains of their miscarried baby...
Published on August 24, 2019 - Page 12
HARRISBURG — A federal appeals court reversed a lower court decision and ruled Friday the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ policy of barring...
Published on August 23, 2019 - Page 2
Women accused in stabbings PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman accused of stabbing two sisters during a street brawl this week has been charged with murder...
Published on August 22, 2019 - Page 2
Boys shot in Pittsburgh area MCKEES ROCKS (AP) — A shooting in western Pennsylvania has left two youths wounded Tuesday night, including an 8-year-...
Published on August 21, 2019 - Page 1
HARRISBURG (AP) — A committee of Pennsylvania Game Commission staff has recommended a statewide ban on feeding white-tailed deer. The agency...
Published on August 21, 2019 - Page 2
Ex-professor gives up assets NORRISTOWN (AP) — A former Ivy League professor convicted in the bludgeoning death of his wife at their suburban...
Published on August 21, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf is urging the passage of a law requiring gun owners to report stolen or lost firearms, suggesting Tuesday it could have...
Published on August 20, 2019 - Page 2
More standoff charges eyed PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say more charges are likely to be filed in the case of a Philadelphia man accused of...
Published on August 19, 2019 - Page 2
Cops: Teen called in threats WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Charges are planned against a juvenile accused of calling a Walmart here and threatening to “shoot...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 2
Firefighters hurt in blaze PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say an apartment building fire in Pittsburgh injured two firefighters, sending one of them...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 7
MURRYSVILLE (AP) —The Murrysville land farmed by Herb Gearhard and his family is older than America. The Gearhard farm, the oldest continuously...