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Philly-area man dies after falling into Pa. lake

July 28, 2014

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say Philadelphia-area man drowned after falling off a boat after watching fireworks at a northeastern Pennsylvania lake over the weekend. more »»

8 new dancers join Miami City Ballet

July 28, 2014

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Eight dancers are joining Miami City Ballet.

Rainer Krenstetter of Staatsballett Berlin joins the company as a principal dancer. more »»

Storm brings rain, power outages to Pennsylvania

July 28, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A storm that moved quickly through the Philadelphia area has brought rain and power outages. more »»

Scaife remembered for strong convictions, giving

July 27, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — At a weekend memorial service, publisher Richard Mellon Scaife was remembered by the archbishop of Washington as someone who had the courage to stand "for things that mattered. more »»

Pa. suicide prevention efforts to start early

July 26, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The world changed for Rita McWilliams on Nov. 20, 2012, when her daughter, Karla, committed suicid. more »»

Centenarian Philly lawyer's secret: Keep going

July 26, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Murray Shusterman began practicing law in 1936, when Franklin D. Roosevelt was in the White House — and he hasn't stopped working since. more »»

Graves forgotten as mental institutions close

July 26, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A hillside cemetery in Kilbuck holding the remains of more than 1,300 Dixmont State Hospital patients has gone to seed, with some of the numbered concrete markers leaning,... more »»

Clergy join Erie police on ride-along patrols

July 26, 2014

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Erie police Cpl. Craig Stoker greets the Re. more »»

Inmates seek an end to 'culture of crime'

July 26, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — IN THE LATE '90s, John Phillips had everything he'd dreamed of. more »»

2 guns found at hospital shooting suspect's home

July 26, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities found two more guns at the home of a man suspected of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist in suburban Philadelphia before the doctor pulle... more »»

Farm supplying White House Christmas tree chosen

July 26, 2014

ALLEGAN, Mich. (AP) — The White House Christmas Tree will come from a farm in Lehighton, Pennsylvania, following a judging competition in Michigan.

The Kalamazoo Gazette reports (http://bit. more »»

Wolf: Wealthy should pay more to cut school taxes

July 26, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf says he'd look to increase income taxes on Pennsylvania's higher earners to expand the state's share of public education funding. more »»

Merck cutting 600 jobs in Philly suburbs

July 26, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The pharmaceutical giant Merck & Company is cutting 600 jobs in suburban Philadelphia. more »»

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

July 26, 2014

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. more »»

Charges filed in stabbing at Navy barracks

July 25, 2014

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy has filed charges against one of its sailors for repeatedly stabbing another in a barracks near a naval hospital. more »»

DA demands Pittsburgh police change photo lineups

July 25, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The district attorney has demanded that city police change the way they show witnesses photo lineups of criminal suspects in the wake of lawsuits by two men who claim they were... more »»

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