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Man, 21, shot dead in North Philadelphia

August 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are searching for a suspect in the shooting death of a 21-year-old man in North Philadelphia.

Police say the man was shot in the face and body around 9:20 p.m. more »»

Strapped city on hook for mayor's $900,000 in legal bills

August 27, 2015

READING, Pa. (AP) — A financially strapped Pennsylvania city is on the hook for nearly $900,000 in legal bills to defend its mayor against charter and ethics complaints. more »»

Firefighters battling blaze at Scranton warehouse

August 27, 2015

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Fire crews are battling a stubborn blaze at a northeastern Pennsylvania tire warehouse. more »»

Police exchange gunfire in Philadelphia's Germantown section

August 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — No one was injured when Philadelphia police exchanged gunfire with a suspect in Philadelphia's Germantown section. more »»

Prosecutors say congressman seeking to influence jurors

August 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say Pennsylvania's U.S. Rep. more »»

Bimbo Bakeries recalls bread sold in 11 states

August 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Sara Lee, Nature's Harvest and other brands is recalling about 48,000 packages of bread sold in 11 states because they may contain fragments of glass from a broken... more »»

Philly officials want you to 'be there' to see Pope Francis

August 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials on Wednesday urged pilgrims to come see Pope Francis and pressed businesses to stay open during the historic papal visit, downplaying logistical... more »»

The Latest: Philly DA reviews employees' role in porn emails

August 26, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The latest on grand jury documents being unsealed related to the investigation against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):


6:15 p. more »»

Judge reverses manslaughter conviction due to GM ignition

August 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge reversed the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a woman Wednesday after determining a faulty General Motors ignition switch contributed to her crashing... more »»

Trial ordered for man in slaying of dead girlfriend's mother

August 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man already serving a 25-year federal sentence has been ordered to stand trial in the murder of dead girlfriend's mother two years ago. more »»

State recommends suitors for Jameson Health System to pursue

August 26, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Officials with Jameson Health System in western Pennsylvania say they've issued a new request for proposals seeking affiliate partners. more »»

APNewsBreak: Pennsylvanians to get online voter registration

August 26, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvanians will soon be able to register online to vote.

Gov. more »»

Pennsylvania man pleads not guilty to pimping 4 Ohio girls

August 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he was sex trafficking four girls from Ohio who were in his vehicle in February, along with what state... more »»

3rd-degree murder plea in 10-month-old boy's beating death

August 26, 2015

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the beating death of his girlfriend' 10-month-old son last year. more »»

Feds take case of 'dark' humor preschool threat on Facebook

August 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 19-year-old Pennsylvania man faces federal charges over a Facebook post threatening to kill preschool children even after telling investigators he merely has a dark sense of... more »»

Heroin, painkiller abuse on agenda at drug summit in Detroit

August 26, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Federal law enforcers from six states are meeting in Detroit to discuss how to confront the growing abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers.

U.. more »»

Bail denied in kidnapping, torture of jewelry store worker

August 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has denied bail for a man accused of having helped kidnap and torture a Philadelphia jewelry store worker last spring. more »»

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