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Another GOP lawmaker backs drilling industry tax

April 15, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Another Republican state lawmaker in the Republican-controlled Legislature is lining up behind a proposal to impose a new tax on Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry. more »»

Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher

April 15, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania police officer says he went undercover dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children. more »»

Police: Pa. man tries to snatch baby from stroller

April 15, 2014

READING, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania man is behind bars on allegations that he tried to snatch a baby from her stroller.

WFMZ-TV (http://bit. more »»

Judge keeps GOP opponent to Gov. Corbett on ballot

April 15, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state judge has ruled that a Republican gubernatorial candidate can stay on the May 20 primary ballot as the lone challenger to Gov. Tom Corbett. more »»

UPMC can copy ex-Pittsburgh mayor's computer

April 15, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge says the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center can hire a company to copy the contents of the former mayor's computer, in case it contains any information... more »»

Corbett signs 4 more child-abuse prevention bills

April 15, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Four more bills spurred by the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy child sexual abuse scandals are now law in Pennsylvania.

Gov. more »»

Woman found in attic dies after NE Pa. house fire

April 15, 2014

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Pennsylvania say fire claimed the life of a woman overnight. more »»

Teachers unionize at state's largest cyber charter

April 15, 2014

MIDLAND, Pa. (AP) — Teachers at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, the largest of its kind in the state, have voted to unionize.

The teachers voted 71-34 to form a bargaining unit. more »»

Cops dress as Amish to nab Pennsylvania flasher

April 15, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A male police officer spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children in a western... more »»

Bookbinder marks half-century repairing volumes

April 15, 2014

HOPWOOD, Pa. (AP) — Larry Goldberg grabs a nearby paintbrush and gently dips it into a slow cooker filled with glue. more »»

Obama, Biden to visit western Pa. college

April 15, 2014

OAKDALE, Pa. (AP) — The president and vice president will be in western Pennsylvania on Wednesday to talk about job training. more »»

Teachers unionize at PA Cyber, state's largest

April 15, 2014

MIDLAND, Pa. (AP) — Teachers at Pennsylvania's largest cyber-charter school have voted to unionize. more »»

Train kills man lying on tracks in W. Pennsylvania

April 15, 2014

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has died after lying on train tracks and being struck by a locomotive, but investigators still don't know why that happened. more »»

5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

April 15, 2014

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:


Students and parents may visit... more »»

Pa. man ordered to trial in fatal road rage case

April 15, 2014

NANTICOKE, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial in what authorities characterize as the road rage death of a pedestrian. more »»

1 arrested in shooting death outside Philly bar

April 15, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a suspect is in custody in a shooting death outside a popular bar and restaurant near the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. more »»

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