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Police officer wounded in shooting; suspect charged

August 31, 2015

NORWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A 36-year-old man is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting a police officer at an apartment building in southeastern Pennsylvania. more »»

Nelson Shanks, painter of presidents and royalty, dies at 77

August 30, 2015

ANDALUSIA, Pa. (AP) — Nelson Shanks, renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to royalty, has died. He was 77. more »»

Called to religious life, but not a priestly one

August 30, 2015

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — John Baldino heard the calling to religious life. It just took time to recognize where it beckoned.

In the fall of 2010, at age 36, Baldino headed off to Mount St. more »»

Woman stabbed to death in western Pennsylvania apartment

August 30, 2015

NEW BRIGHTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man was taken into custody after a woman was stabbed to death during an altercation at a western Pennsylvania apartment building. more »»

Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

August 30, 2015

BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. more »»

Police officer shot in chest, leg, listed in good condition

August 30, 2015

NORWOOD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Philadelphia-area police officer is in good condition after being shot while answering an early morning call about a man believed to be suicida. more »»

Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia

August 29, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around Philadelphia to promote fuel conservation and positive body image. more »»

California couple charged in 2002 murder of Pennsylvania man

August 29, 2015

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A California man and woman have been charged with the killing and dismemberment of a northeastern Pennsylvania man more than 13 years ago. more »»

Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rival

August 29, 2015

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense in his upcoming trial in the stabbing death of a friend who was dating his ex-girlfriend. more »»

Ex-treasurer admits to stealing $65,000 from teachers union

August 29, 2015

CHARLEROI, Pa. (AP) — The former treasurer of a western Pennsylvania teachers union has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $65,000 from the organization's emergency strike fund. more »»

Daughter of slain store owner finds calling through tragedy

August 29, 2015

YORK, Pa. (AP) — The final violent act of a domestic abuser Alecia Armold never even met devastated her family. more »»

Students easy targets for data miners

August 29, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — What kid wouldn't want to be able to create an electronic science fair poster, with photos and embedded video, using their smartphone — all on the morning bus ride on the day... more »»

Trial to open in November shooting in downtown Erie

August 29, 2015

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Opening statements are scheduled Monday in the northwestern Pennsylvania trial of two men accused of having killed another man in downtown Erie last fall. more »»

Man who fled halfway house convicted of 3rd-degree murder

August 29, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man who escaped from a halfway house while serving a drunken driving sentence has been convicted of third-degree murder in a stabbing death outside a bar last summer. more »»

Man accused of killing girlfriend, burying her in yard

August 29, 2015

GLENSHAW, Pa. (AP) — A man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of his girlfriend, who authorities allege was killed in a drunken fight and then buried in his yard. more »»

Trial date set for teacher charged with witness intimidation

August 29, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trial is scheduled Oct. 22 for a western Pennsylvania teacher accused of having intimidated a student who alleged that another teacher had sex with he. more »»

Grieving pet owners find loving support

August 29, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amy Defibaugh was teaching her "Death and Dying" comparative-religion course at Temple University when her beloved 14-year-old border collie, Macey, died. more »»



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