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Woman, 3 girls injured after car plunges off cliff

June 26, 2016

SMOCK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman and three children were seriously injured after their car swerved off a western Pennsylvania cliff and plunged 150 feet. more »»

Bear spotted in suburban Philadelphia captured

June 26, 2016

MORRISVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a bear roaming through a suburban Philadelphia community has been captured and taken out of the area. more »»

Kenny Chesney calls cop to apologize for saying he had died

June 26, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say an officer shot several times near Philadelphia got a call from country singer Kenny Chesney with an apology for saying he was dea. more »»

Female judges share experiences behind the bench

June 26, 2016

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — When Fayette County Judge Nancy D. Vernon graduated law school in 1980, she was one of 10 women in a graduating class of 100. more »»

Police: Chesney gives wounded officer best wishes, apology

June 26, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say an officer shot several times near Philadelphia got a call from country singer Kenny Chesney — and it contained an apolog. more »»

Elusive deal could push work on state budget past deadline

June 26, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The start of Pennsylvania state government's 2016-17 fiscal year is four days away and budget legislation remains under negotiation behind closed doors. more »»

Coroner: Deaths of 3 in home a 'double murder-suicide'

June 26, 2016

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say they believe a man shot and killed his wife and son and then turned the gun on himself in a western Pennsylvania home. more »»

Woman using wheelchair struck, killed by freight train

June 26, 2016

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Pennsylvania coroner say a woman using a wheelchair was struck and killed by a freight train over the weekend.

The Erie Times-News (http://bit. more »»

Recast of Lincoln statue being unveiled Sunday

June 26, 2016

CORNISH, N.H. (AP) — A 12-foot bronze monument to President Abraham Lincoln has made the journey from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to New Hampshire. more »»

Melted dreams: Art installation to vanish during conventions

June 26, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — "The American Dream" will melt away during the Republican and Democratic national conventions. more »»

Officer sends message to police, doctors _ and Kenny Chesney

June 25, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A police officer shot several times near Philadelphia spoke from his hospital bed to thank police and medical personnel — and included a shout-out to country singer Kenny... more »»

Arrest made in death of man killed walking home from wedding

June 25, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an arrest has been made in the death of a man killed as he was walking home from his brother's wedding in Pennsylvania's capital. more »»

Man acquitted in 2013 shotgun shooting death of brother

June 25, 2016

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Jurors in western Pennsylvania have acquitted a man of a homicide charge in the 2013 shooting death of his brother.

The (Washington) Observer-Reporter (http://bit. more »»

Coroner: 3 dead after shooting in Johnstown

June 25, 2016

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania coroner says three people are dead following a shooting in Johnstow. more »»

Car collides with motorcycle, killing 3 in Pennsylvania

June 25, 2016

BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a crash involving a car and a motorcycle has killed three people in western Pennsylvania. more »»

Faculty union to mull strike authorization in August

June 25, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The union representing faculty members at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities has set an Aug. more »»


Arts Festival at Fifty June 26, 2016

Arts Festival at Fifty: Stories of the Early Years

The Centre County Historical Society is working together with the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts to host an exhibition in commemoration of their 50th Anniversary. more »

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Dennie Huber: His Impact and Legacy

June 21, 2016 During the past week, the area mourned the loss of popular area entertainer and icon Dennie Huber, who passed away on June 12 in a Pittsburgh hospital at age 6. more »

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