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Escaped Pennsylvania inmate suspected in killing near jail

July 30, 2015

KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania police are searching for an escaped jail inmate suspected of killing a woman after walking away from a work-release program. more »»

White House nominates 4 for US judgeships in Pennsylvania

July 30, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Obama has nominated four veteran judges to serve on the federal bench in Pennsylvani. more »»

Escaped Pennsylvania inmate suspected in killing

July 30, 2015

KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania police are searching for an escaped jail inmate they say may have killed someone after walking away from a work-release program. more »»

Anchor denies sham Porsche sale; congressman husband charged

July 30, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia news anchor says prosecutors have wrongly accused her of a shady Porsche transaction in the indictment of her congressman husband. more »»

Pope's upcoming visit inspires anxiety in Philadelphia

July 30, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won't be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they've been told to close for a three-day weekend. more »»

Police: Girl, 5, taken from home, beaten, left in yard

July 30, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police believe an intruder took a 5-year-old girl from her north Philadelphia home overnight and kicked her until she was semiconsciou. more »»

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette offering newsroom buyouts

July 30, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A union at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says some newsroom employees are being offered buyouts. more »»

Pittsburgh trying to keep 2 eateries after Macy's closure

July 30, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The city of Pittsburgh is trying to secure the naming rights of a restaurant and cafe from Macy's in hopes that both will live on after the landmark store is close. more »»

Lawsuit filed over mass shooting at township building

July 30, 2015

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The widow of one of three people killed in a shooting at a municipal building has filed a federal lawsuit against township officials and a county sheriff. more »»

3 plead guilty to charges stemming from 4-state heroin ring

July 30, 2015

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Three people have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a multistate heroin trafficking operation.

U.S. Attorney William J. more »»

Woman hurt in high-speed chase, crash at federal building

July 30, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman is hospitalized after a high-speed chase that ended in a crash outside a Pittsburgh federal building. more »»

Suspect in Cape Cod camp child abuse case withdraws plea

July 30, 2015

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man charged with sexually abusing three boys at a Christian summer camp on Cape Cod has withdrawn his guilty plea and now faces trial. more »»

SEPTA to make repairs to trolley tunnel

July 30, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — SEPTA is set to make repairs to the Center City tunnel over 16 days.

Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 and 36 will not operate in the Center City tunnel starting from 10 p.. more »»

The Music School of Delaware receives $750K donation

July 30, 2015

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The Music School of Delaware has received a $750,000 donation, the largest in the school's history.

The school announced Wednesday that the donation was from D. more »»

Mob associate sentenced for racketeering

July 30, 2015

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge in New Jersey has sentenced a mob associate to 30 years in prison for his role in the hostile takeover of a publicly-held company in Texas. more »»

Heat warning remains for Philadelphia, suburbs

July 30, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thunderstorms could briefly cool things down as hazy, hot and humid conditions persist throughout Philadelphia and its suburbs. more »»

Police: Drag racing crash kills 3, injures 1 in Philadelphia

July 30, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say three people are dead and one person is in critical condition after an apparent drag racing crash in northeast Philadelphia. more »»

Driver faces charges in hit-and-run that killed boy

July 30, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say they've arrested the woman behind the wheel of a sport utility vehicle that struck and killed a boy in southwest Philadelphia in April. more »»

Feds accuse Philadelphia congressman Fattah of corruption

July 29, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Rep. more »»


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Lasch Bash yields two LB commits

July 25, 2015 In the days leading up to Penn State's "Lasch Bash" barbecue for Nittany Lion football recruits, there was speculation that the event could inspire as many as a half-dozen prospects to verbally... more »

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