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Fewer black Pittsburgh cops since ACLU bias suit

September 2, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The city of Pittsburgh has a smaller percentage of black police officers since the American Civil Liberties Union sued two years ago alleging hiring discrimination. more »»

Police: Girl, 15, behind wheel in fatal rollover

September 2, 2014

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old girl was behind the wheel of an SUV during a crash in northeast Pennsylvania that killed three high school sophomores. more »»

ND Patrol identifies man who died in ATV crash

September 2, 2014

MERCER, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man who died near Mercer when an all-terrain vehicle flipped over in a roadside ditch. more »»

Man gets probation in boating deaths of 2 friends

September 2, 2014

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man involved in a fatal boating accident will avoid prison if he completes a court-supervised program for first-time offenders. more »»

Small fire in university sauna forces evacuation

September 2, 2014

EDINBORO, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a small fire temporarily forced hundreds of college students out of a campus building in northwestern Pennsylvania. more »»

East Allegheny teachers become second to strike

September 2, 2014

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Teachers in a small western Pennsylvania school district are walking the picket line, becoming the second union local to go on strike in the new school year. more »»

9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

September 2, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. more »»

Study to look at financial impact of gas boom

September 2, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For the first time researchers are looking at whether money from the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom helps Pennsylvania children and families. more »»

Man pleads in shooting death of wife before kids

September 2, 2014

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania man accused of having killed his estranged wife in front of their three children has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. more »»

Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being... more »»

Program to help senior crash victims little known

September 2, 2014

READING, Pa. (AP) — First responders in Pennsylvania say a program launched two years ago to help senior citizens during traffic accidents has failed to gain traction. more »»

Districts try to woo cyber charter students

September 2, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As scores of students flee traditional classrooms for the comfort of their keyboards at cyber charter schools, Western Pennsylvania school districts are building cyber academies... more »»

Passenger pigeons died out 100 years ago

September 2, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Its features don't stand out and it may not appear as impressive as some of the other hundreds of mounted birds on display at the Everhart Museum in Scranton. more »»

Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

September 2, 2014

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a "squirrel whisperer" for feeding, befriending and dressing up a furry little friend she's named "Sneezy. more »»

Friends work to 'save' Pennsylvania bucket bear

September 2, 2014

PARKER, Pa. (AP) — A group of friends has tracked down and helped to save a western Pennsylvania bear that got its head stuck in a bucket-like contraption. more »»

Dominion, Duke to build $5B natural gas pipeline

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas... more »»

5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

September 2, 2014

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:


The thre... more »»

Move of barbershop owner slaying trial sought

September 2, 2014

WEST CHESTER, Pa. more »»

Deaths of 2 probed as possible murder-suicide

September 2, 2014

HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say the deaths of a man and woman found with gunshot wounds in their northeastern Pennsylvania home are being investigated as a possible murder-suicide. more »»

East Allegheny teachers go on strike

September 2, 2014

MCKEEKSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Teachers in a western Pennsylvania school district will be walking the picket line rather than in the classroom following the breakdown of contract talks. more »»

Cops: Groom, 2 others charged after wedding brawl

September 2, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania groom spent his wedding night in the back of a police car after allegedly harassing a waitress at the reception then resisting arrest after an altercation... more »»


Shotgun Shoots September 3, 2014

Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen's Club Each Wednesday at 7pm until Nov. 26 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona near the Horseshoe Curve $10 for 6 Rounds Meat prizes from Blocher's Meat Market All ages welcome to attend avsa_membership@hotmail. more »

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