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No Joke: 3 mayors walk into an elevator, get stuck

May 20, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three mayors walk into an elevator — but what happened next was no joke, though the officials managed to amuse themselves until they could be rescued about 40 minutes later. more »»

Jury begins second day of deliberations in sisters' slaying

May 20, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury has begun deliberating for a second day in the trial of a Pittsburgh man accused of killing his neighbors, two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker. more »»

Samaritans thwart man trying to carjack mom, 4-year-old son

May 20, 2016

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Several good Samaritans stepped in to help after police say a man tried to carjack a woman and her 4-year-old son at knifepoint in a Pennsylvania parking lot. more »»

New York man pleads, paid others to buy Pennsylvania guns

May 20, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A New York man has pleaded guilty to paying people to buy guns in western Pennsylvania which were then smuggled back to New York and sold on the stree. more »»

'Superfly' Snuka due back in court for competency hearing

May 20, 2016

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is due back in court for day three of a hearing to determine if he's competent to stand trial on charges he killed his girlfriend in 1983. more »»

Jury set for second day of deliberations in sisters' slaying

May 20, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury is set to deliberate for a second day in the trial of a Pittsburgh man accused of killing his neighbors, two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker. more »»

Pennsylvania woman takes plea deal in fake cancer fundraiser

May 20, 2016

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman charged with running a fake GoFundMe page for a terminally ill cancer patient has accepted a tentative plea agreemen. more »»

Free bottled water for those near suburban Philly bases

May 20, 2016

WILLOW GROVE, Pa. (AP) — The federal government is offering free bottled water to people whose public and private wells might have been contaminated by chemicals used at two former U.. more »»

Mayors from Pittsburgh, 2 suburbs rescued from elevator

May 20, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three mayors walk into an elevator — but what happened next was no joke, though the officials managed to amuse themselves until they could be rescued about 40 minutes later. more »»

Facebook post leads to hit-and-run arrest

May 20, 2016

RED LION, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Facebook post led to the arrest of a person wanted in a hit-and-run accident that left a member of a road construction crew injured. more »»

Authorities: Man, 33, molested 3 kids in parents' basement

May 20, 2016

DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a suburban Philadelphia man molested three children in the basement of his parents' home. more »»

Man drowns trying to swim across reservoir, state police say

May 20, 2016

PINE GROVE, Pa. (AP) — State police have identified the body of a man who apparently drowned while trying to swim across a reservoir about 30 miles north of Pennsylvania's state capital. more »»

Cosby spends millions as lawsuits, criminal case rage on

May 20, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In any given week, teams of high-priced lawyers fan out across the country to defend Bill Cosby amid a cascade of sexual assault allegations, defamation claims and insurance... more »»

Boston sex trafficker sentenced to 30 years in prison

May 19, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for running a cross country sex trafficking operation and attempting to have a witness testifying against him killed. more »»

3 people sued for damages over 2014 attack on gay couple

May 19, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two gay men beaten by a group in Philadelphia are suing three of their attackers. more »»

Trio sued for damages from 2014 attack on gay couple

May 19, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two gay men attacked and beaten in Philadelphia are suing three of their attackers for damage. more »»

Joint effort on Florida mental hospitals wins APME honors

May 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A joint effort of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and the Tampa Bay Times exposing treacherous and violent conditions in Florida's state-funded mental hospitals won top honors in the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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