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School police officers attacked outside Philadelphia school

May 3, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say two school police officers were injured when they tried to break up a fight near Philadelphia's Northeast High School. more »»

Nuns to sell estate, move tomb of 2nd American-born saint

May 3, 2016

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — An order of Roman Catholic nuns is selling its suburban Philadelphia estate and moving the tomb of the second American-born saint. more »»

Power company unapologetically closes park, creates backlash

May 3, 2016

HOLTWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A power generating company is getting zapped over its decision to close a popular park in Pennsylvania.

Talen Energy Corp. more »»

St. Katherine Drexel motherhouse, shrine to be sold

May 3, 2016

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — The religious order founded by St. Katherine Drexel is selling the suburban Philadelphia estate containing the order's motherhouse and the shrine with the saint's tomb. more »»

Wolf, Pittsburgh-area officials want $11.4M fine on Uber cut

May 3, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf and Pittsburgh-area officials want Pennsylvania regulators to greatly reduce their record-setting $11.4 million fine against ride-sharing company Uber. more »»

5 held for trial in July slayings of 2 teens in Erie

May 3, 2016

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Five defendants have been ordered to stand trial in the slayings of two teenagers in northwestern Pennsylvania last summer. more »»

Pennsylvania woman: 21 years' probation in churchgoer theft

May 3, 2016

SLOVAN, Pa. (AP) — A woman charged with stealing roughly $310,000 from an elderly fellow churchgoer must spend 21 years on probation, during which she must repay some of the money. more »»

Local photographer's Mt. Rainier shot to be on stamp

May 3, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The night sky at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington is often photogenic: wide and dark and full of bright stars. more »»

ACLU suit: Man wrongly arrested, jailed for recording police

May 3, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is using claiming a Pennsylvania man was wrongly arrested and jailed nearly two years ago when he recorded a police officer who responded to a... more »»

Trump, Biden to attend University of Pennsylvania graduation

May 3, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Donald Trump and Joe Biden will be attending the same University of Pennsylvania graduation ceremony, but not for political reasons. more »»

Pennsylvania man jailed in fatal shooting in family dispute

May 3, 2016

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he fatally shot another young man during what police are calling a family dispute. more »»

Woman found in Pittsburgh river drowned, but why unanswered

May 3, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman whose body was pulled from a Pittsburgh river over the weekend drowned, but how and why that happened remains unclear. more »»

Giant Eagle recalls pecan, walnut cookies over milk labeling

May 3, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle supermarket chain is recalling Walnut Delight and Pecan Tassie cookies because labels wrongly omitted milk as an ingredient. more »»

Wolf, Pittsburgh-area officials ask PUC to cut Uber fine

May 3, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf and Pittsburgh-area officials want the Public Utility Commission to greatly reduce the record-setting $11.4 million fine against ride-sharing company Uber. more »»

Philadelphia ending college requirement for police recruits

May 3, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Police Department is moving to end a requirement that recruits have at least two years of college credits as it struggles to hire enough officer. more »»

Pennsylvania highway damaged by gas blast still being fixed

May 3, 2016

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A rural highway damaged when a natural gas pipeline exploded into a fireball in western Pennsylvania will remain closed for repairs for at least a few more day. more »»

Attorney general's office wants Hershey School board changes

May 3, 2016

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office is seeking the resignation of three board members at the Milton Hershey School for disadvantaged children. more »»

Broken water main creates 'geyser,' closes Pittsburgh road

May 3, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A water main break has caused a geyser-like rush of water from a manhole, closing a busy Pittsburgh street indefinitely. more »»

Cops: Brothers selling heroin in Burger King kids' area

May 3, 2016

NORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. (AP) — Two brothers are jailed on charges they sold $4,600 worth of heroin to an undercover officer in the children's play area of a western Pennsylvania Burger King. more »»

Sugary-drink-tax campaign to run with help from ex-NY mayor

May 3, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Proponents of a proposed sugary drinks tax in Philadelphia are going on the counterattack with help from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. more »»

 
 
 

 

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