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Teacher faces hearing on charges he intimidated sex victim

May 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A high school teacher who allegedly identified a student who accused another teacher of a sex crime by pointing at her in front of her classmates was scheduled for a preliminary... more »»

 
 
 
Employee, 2 others charged in smartphone store burglary

May 27, 2015

TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — An employee and two other men have been jailed on charges they stole more than 90 smartphones worth more than $61,000 from a Sprint store in a Pittsburgh-area mall. more »»

Lancaster County silo to become viewing platform

May 27, 2015

MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — Workers are going to move a 100-year-old silo so it can become a viewing platform giving people sweeping vistas of Lancaster County's farmland. more »»

Philadelphia sheriff promotes first Latino captain

May 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Latino has reached the rank of captain for the first time in the 300-year history of the Philadelphia Sheriff's Office.

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GPS leads pair to police station, both charged with DUI

May 27, 2015

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A man and woman driving to a hotel over the weekend in suburban Philadelphia ended up with a place to stay for the night, though it's not where they were headed. more »»

Police arrest woman, 24, in 2014 torture death

May 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman has been arrested in the killing of a man who appeared to be tortured before he was found buried under debris on a Pittsburgh hillside last year. more »»

White House Brief: Things to know about Rick Santorum

May 27, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who won the 2012 Iowa caucuses by a hair, is widely expected to enter the race for the 2016 Republican presidential... more »»

Rick Santorum faces steep climb in second White House run

May 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rick Santorum is preparing to launch a second presidential campaign. more »»

Testimony in police chief's son's assault trial set to begin

May 27, 2015

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Testimony is expected to begin in the trial of an eastern Pennsylvania police chief's son accused of pointing a gun at county detectives. more »»

Jurors to mull Pennsylvania murder-for-hire case Wednesday

May 26, 2015

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Jurors are expected to begin deliberating Wednesday in the case of a man accused of trying to hire someone to kill a male acquaintance of his wife. more »»

DA: Man dead under bridge had leaped after police pursuit

May 26, 2015

CATASAUQUA, Pa. (AP) — A man pronounced dead on railroad tracks under a bridge had jumped after running from a police officer who fired a stun gun at him, a prosecutor said Tuesday. more »»

Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies in NY at 75

May 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A renowned documentary photographer whose subjects ranged from runaway children to world leaders has died in New York City. Mary Ellen Mark was 75. more »»

Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives

May 26, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in... more »»

Jurors to mull murder-for-hire case Wednesday

May 26, 2015

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Jurors are expected to begin deliberating Wednesday in the case of a central Pennsylvania man accused of trying to hire someone to kill a male acquaintance of his wife. more »»

Teenager placed on probation in crash that killed 3 teens

May 26, 2015

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) — A teenage girl will not spend any time in jail in connection with a northeastern Pennsylvania crash that killed three suburban Philadelphia teens last fall. more »»

Philadelphia's July 4 celebration concert lineup announced

May 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say Philadelphia's annual July 4 concert will feature R&B artist Miguel and country singer Jennifer Nettles along with hometown hosts The Roots. more »»

Amazon hires 6K full-time workers for distribution centers

May 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hiring 6,000 full-time workers to staff up across its more than 50 distribution centers in the U.S. more »»

Pennsylvania's largest private employer offers buyouts

May 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is offering buyouts to its older workers in a move to cut costs.

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Man seeks drug case dismissal, citing officer's indictment

May 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A suburban Pittsburgh man accused of trying to sell a kilo of cocaine valued at $110,000 to an undercover officer and leading an assistant district attorney on a high-speed chas... more »»

 
 

South Hills - Our Town Block Party May 30, 2015

Join the fun! South Hills/Altoona campus is holding a community block party Sat., May 30 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. 541 58th St. Altoona. Fun activities, food, music and crafts for kids and adults. Kids' finger-printing ID cards. Raffles. IPad to be given away. more »

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Memorial Day, Folk College and AnEmergencyScene!

May 22, 2015 As Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer season, several noteworthy events take place on the live music calendar during the next several days. more »

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