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Constables to be removed from arrest warrant duty in county

November 25, 2015

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Constables will be removed from arrest warrant duties starting next June in one central Pennsylvania county, and deputy sheriffs will take over the role. more »»

DEP awards $9.3M contract to put out Pennsylvania mine fire

November 25, 2015

JIM THORPE, Pa. (AP) — State officials have taken a further step to extinguish a fire that has been burning in an eastern Pennsylvania mine since approximately 2012. more »»

Trooper leaves hospital, teen charged in Philadelphia chase

November 25, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A state trooper shot during a chaotic car chase with a teen suspect has been released after spending a day in a Philadelphia hospita. more »»

Stage set for vote on Pennsylvania attorney general's future

November 25, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania Senate committee is asking the full chamber to consider removing the state's top prosecutor from office as she fights criminal charge. more »»

Stage set for Pennsylvania Senate to consider removing Kane

November 25, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania Senate committee is asking the full chamber to consider removing Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office. more »»

Woman ordered to pay $600 for throwing rock at drone

November 25, 2015

HARWICK, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to pay $600 in damages after she hurled driveway gravel at her next-door neighbor's drone. more »»

Teen charged as adult in Philadelphia trooper shooting

November 25, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State police say a 17-year-old charged with shooting a trooper during a chaotic car chase in Philadelphia was the person driving the car when it was stopped for an expired tag. more »»

Fire guts central Pennsylvania tool company

November 25, 2015

MYERSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Fire ripped through a central Pennsylvania tool company overnight, gutting the family-owned business. more »»

Basketball coach to trial on charges he had sex with player

November 25, 2015

MCCANDLESS, Pa. (AP) — A suspended Pennsylvania high school basketball coach has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges he had sex with a 16-year-old female player. more »»

Police: Homeless man jailed for stiffing cabbie on $325 fare

November 25, 2015

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — A homeless man has been jailed in Pennsylvania on charges that he stiffed a cabbie out of a $325 fare for driving him nearly 140 miles from Harrisburg to Altoona. more »»

Man gets 5 to 10 years for drunken motorcycle fatality

November 25, 2015

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man will spend five to 10 years in prison for a drunken motorcycle crash in which his passenger was killed.

The Centre Daily Times (http://bit. more »»

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

November 25, 2015

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:



Homeless man jailed, stiffed cabbie on $325 fare, police say

November 25, 2015

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — A homeless man has been jailed on charges he stiffed a cabbie out of a $325 fare for driving him from Harrisburg to Altoona.

The Altoona Mirror (http://bit. more »»

Man gets 5 years in prison for fentanyl-laced heroin death

November 25, 2015

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will spend five years in prison for selling fentanyl-laced heroin to another man who overdosed and died.

The Butler Eagle (http://bi. more »»

Donor helps youth football team after Disney disappointment

November 25, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An undefeated youth football team in Philadelphia is heading to Walt Disney World, thanks to a donor who learned of team's disappointment when a rule change killed their chanc... more »»

New, larger downtown Pittsburgh ice rink to open _ finally

November 25, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A new $1 million outdoor ice rink in downtown Pittsburgh was finally set to open after unseasonably warm temperatures spoiled its Light Up Night debut. more »»

Ex-hotel worker gets jail time for molesting twin boys, 15

November 25, 2015

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A former employee of a western Pennsylvania hotel must spend six to 18 months in jail for molesting two 15-year-old boys who were temporarily living there. more »»

Police investigate chase, crash that killed driver's wife

November 25, 2015

CURRYVILLE, Pa. (AP) — State police say they're investigating a vehicle chase and crash that killed the wife of the driver they were pursuing in central Pennsylvani. more »»

Ex-beauty queen charged with 3 more victims in cancer scam

November 25, 2015

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania beauty queen accused of faking leukemia to benefit from fundraisers has been charged with stealing from three more victims. more »»


AVSA Shotgun Shoot November 25, 2015

The Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen's Club will hold Shotgun Shoots each Wed. through Sept. 2 - Nov. 25 at 7pm. $10 for 5 Meat Rounds & 1 Money Round. 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona (1.5 miles from the Allegro heading towards the Horseshoe Curve) All ages welcome to attend. more »

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