New evidence could threaten Army sex assault case
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A military judge was considering Monday whether a top lawyer at the Pentagon unlawfully interfered in the case against a brigadier general charged with sexual assault, threatening the high-profile court martial....
National & World News
Investigators chase 'every angle' in missing jet
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board....
What is known about missing Malaysia Airlines jet
An extensive search has revealed no sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. What authorities say is known as of Monday evening:...
In China, brutality yields confessions of graft
LILING, China (AP) -- The local Chinese official remembers the panic he felt in Room 109. He had refused to confess to bribery he says he didn't commit, and his Communist Party interrogators were forcing his legs apart....
Clown membership in Erie, US declining
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Mike Zehner loves entertaining when he's Emerald the Clown....
Former Sandusky lawyer Rominger subject of probe
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- One of the two defense lawyers who represented Jerry Sandusky at trial is being investigated for the potential theft of money from his clients, a prosecutor said Monday....
Hazleton police reach out to Latino community
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) -- Hazleton Police Chief Frank DeAndrea fights crime one luncheon and one church service at time....
New money for Pa. highways to flow out in April
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvanians should soon start seeing highway projects funded under the state's major new transportation funding bill signed four months ago by Gov. Tom Corbett....
Pa. jury hears legal charge again in priest case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia jury is reviewing legal instructions on the third day of deliberations in a priest's sexual-assault trial....
Firm: Pa. woman was on missing flight
MONONGAHELA, Pa. (AP) -- A company official says a woman based in western Pennsylvania was among the 239 people aboard a Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared en route to Beijing over the weekend....
Study: Grass carp pose dangers for Great Lakes
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- A newly released scientific paper raises fresh concerns about the potential for grass carp to invade the Great Lakes and do significant damage....
5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday:...
Trial slated for man in beating death of Pa. boy
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A southwestern Pennsylvania man goes on trial Monday in the beating death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son....
TV report: William Guanere dies at 90
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- William "Wild Bill" Guarnere (gahr-NAYR), one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died at the age of 90....
The federal government is starting to join banks, utilities, and countless other industries in moving more information and operations online to save money. But a paper industry-backed group called Consumers for Paper Options recently launched a PR campaign to slow the federal government's dive into the digital age, arguing that the government is racing ahead of the public's ability to get online. They were able to place language in last month's budget deal that forces the government to resume paper delivery of annual Social Security earnings statements to 150 million Americans.
One year later, do you think the election of the Argentine-born pontiff Pope Francis was a positive change for the Catholic Church?