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Female Philadelphia firefighter being laid to rest

December 13, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A funeral is set for the first female firefighter in Philadelphia to die in the line of duty.

Services were scheduled for 10 a.m. more »»

Congress approves plan to expand Gettysburg park

December 12, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave final approval on Friday to a plan that expands Gettysburg National Military Park by 45 acres and adds the historic Lincoln Train Station. more »»

Week ends without verdict in police dog stabbing

December 12, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jurors are going home for the weekend after failing to reach a verdict in the case of a man accused of stabbing to death a Pittsburgh police dog. more »»

Mayor's video message urges police restraint amid protests

December 12, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is urging city police to use force only "if absolutely necessary" as the nation grapples with several officer-involved shootings. more »»

Pa. district to pay $900 a day to monitor official

December 12, 2014

ELKINS PARK, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia school district says it's paying a former superintendent $900 a day to monitor the woman who now holds that job. more »»

Woman found in car trunk was Philadelphia resident

December 12, 2014

MAPLE SHADE, N.J. (AP) — A woman found dead last weekend inside the trunk of a vehicle parked a southern New Jersey hotel has been identified as a Philadelphia resident. more »»

Bail bondsman charged in counterfeit scheme

December 12, 2014

READING, Pa. (AP) — A Berks County bail bondsman and three others have been charged with writing $2 million in fraudulent bonds. more »»

Pa. man, 67, cleared of shooting to death neighbor

December 12, 2014

POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man is free after jurors deemed his fatal shooting of a neighbor to be a case of self-defense.

The Pottsville Republican Herald reported (http://bit. more »»

Huge concrete pour set for new Comcast skyscraper

December 12, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It will be pouring concrete in Philadelphia on Saturda. more »»

Camera set to capture birth of penguins in Pa.

December 12, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A high-resolution, infrared camera is set up, ready to capture the pending births of two penguins at a Pittsburgh zoo. more »»

US: Drugs trafficked alongside Wal-Mart-bound food

December 12, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors say Pittsburgh drug traffickers smuggled bricks of cocaine alongside food bound for Wal-Mart. more »»

New locker system lightens students' loads

December 12, 2014

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Noah Kaplan's backpack, filled with binders and books, weighs about 25 pounds. more »»

Pa. driver crushed, killed by stuck water tanker

December 12, 2014

SPRINGVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Police say the driver of a water tanker was crushed to death when he fell under the vehicle and it rolled over him in a snowy northeast Pennsylvania ditch. more »»

US rig count down 27 to 1,893

December 12, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 27 this week to 1,893. more »»

3 at Pa. shelter treated for rabies exposure

December 12, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three people are getting medical treatment after being exposed to a rabid cat at a western Pennsylvania animal shelter.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported (http://bit. more »»

US: Drugs trafficked in Pa. alongside groceries

December 12, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors say Pittsburgh drug traffickers smuggled bricks of cocaine alongside boxes of food bound for Wal-Mart. more »»

Pa. firefighters save woman hanging from window

December 12, 2014

MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — A 19-year-old woman is safe after being rescued by central Pennsylvania firefighters as she hung from a second-story window of her home near Manheim. more »»

Penn police criticize president's 'die-in' act

December 12, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The University of Pennsylvania's president is under fire from campus police for participating in a student "die-in" protest. more »»

Congressman's son defending self in US fraud case

December 12, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A congressman's son will represent himself on federal fraud charges that could send him to prison for years.

Chaka "Chip" Fattah Jr. more »»

Pa. man, 80, killed by suspected drunken driver

December 12, 2014

MARS, Pa. (AP) — Police say an 80-year-old man died after a suspected drunken driver plowed into him as he walked across a parking lot outside Pittsburgh.

KDKA-TV reports (http://cbsloc. more »»



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