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After 2 deaths, Ikea and government warn about dressers

July 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — After Ikea chests tipped over and fatally injured two boys, safety regulators say consumers should stop using Ikea's dressers and chests for children unless the products are... more »»

Handyman ordered to trial in slaying of elderly woman

July 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A neighborhood handyman has been ordered to stand trial in the death of an elderly woman found beaten and with her throat slashed in the bedroom of her northwest Philadelphia... more »»

Mayor reports raising $384,000 for now-suspended campaign

July 22, 2015

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The mayor of Allentown reports having raised $384,000 for the U.S. Senate campaign he suspended amid a grand jury probe.

The (Allentown) Morning Call (http://bit. more »»

Jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Pennsylvania

July 22, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Lottery says a Mega Millions ticket worth as much as $152 million was sold in Northumberland County. more »»

Wall anchors offered to keep dressers, chests from toppling

July 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities say IKEA is offering a free wall anchoring kit for dressers and chests that officials say can pose a tip-over hazard if not secured to a wall. more »»

Greg Booth to retire as Zippo CEO, Mark Paup named successor

July 22, 2015

BRADFORD, Pa. (AP) — The chief executive officer of iconic Pennsylvania lighter maker, Zippo Manufacturing Co., is retiring next year.

The Bradford Era (http://bit. more »»

Man jailed on charges he critically wounded sleeping man

July 22, 2015

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A man has been jailed on charges he critically wounded a sleeping man by firing a shotgun through the window of the victim's western Pennsylvania home. more »»

Dying man who portrayed St. Nicholas wants to hear memories

July 22, 2015

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — The Christmas City will soon be losing a holiday legend.

Christkindlmarkt's long-running S. more »»

Pet porkers pack rescues as trendy teacup pigs fatten up

July 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eva Monroy bought a mini pig for her family and fed it what the breeder instructed: a half-cup of food in the morning and a half-cup at nigh. more »»

Things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

July 22, 2015

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. more »»

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

July 22, 2015

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:

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BUDGET TALKS GOING NOWHERE, July 19

It's mid-July, and we're no closer to the governor and state Legislature agreeing on a budget than w... more »»

Suspect in pregnant woman's death shot by Philly officer

July 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's police commissioner says a suspect who shot an officer in his bulletproof vest before police killed him was wanted in a pregnant woman's slaying last year. more »»

'Person of interest' in Pennsylvania arson dead from burns

July 22, 2015

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A man police considered a "person of interest" in a home fire ruled arson has been found dead with severe burns. more »»

Philadelphia officer shot in vest; suspect shot, killed

July 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say an officer has been shot in his bulletproof vest while serving a warrant, and the wanted suspect has been killed after other officers returned fire. more »»

Bridge may be closed to cars when pope comes to Philadelphia

July 22, 2015

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A major bridge connecting Philadelphia and New Jersey may be closed to cars when the pope visits in September. more »»

Crews razing tornado-damaged eastern Pennsylvania school

July 22, 2015

HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) — Crews are razing a tornado-damaged school in eastern Pennsylvania but hoping to salvage at least some of the items inside so it can be used later. more »»

Drug suspect shot by police during chase; 6 vehicles damaged

July 22, 2015

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say an officer shot a drug suspect to end a vehicle chase in eastern Pennsylvania that damaged five police cars and one owned by a civilian. more »»

Philadelphia officer shot in vest; suspect shot, critical

July 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say an officer has been shot in his bulletproof vest while serving a warrant, and the wanted suspect is in critical condition after an exchange of gunfire. more »»

 
 
 

 

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