False report of gunman at Los Angeles airport causes panic
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked evacuations at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, while flights to and from the airport saw major delays....
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Iran deploys S-300 air defense around nuclear site
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran has begun deploying a Russian-made S-300 air defense system around its underground Fordo nuclear facility, state TV reported....
Prosecutors: Brussels attack was probably arson, not a bomb
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Reports of a bomb outside Belgium's criminal institute early Monday are probably false, the Brussels prosecutor's office said, describing the incident as much more likely an arson attack designed to destroy criminal evidence....
Released tape rekindles memory of 1988 Iran mass execution
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The scratchy, echo-filled tape recording carries the voice of a man who once was in line to become Iran's supreme leader, talking about one of the darkest moments of the country's post-revolution history still not recognized by its government....
Woman charged in 2015 tire-slashing outside DA's home
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A woman identified in financial disclosure statements as the girlfriend of Philadelphia's district attorney is accused of slashing tires on two of his security cars outside his home last year....
Police: Driver found dead in car with bullet wound
PENN HILLS, Pa. (AP) -- Police are investigating after a body was found with a gunshot wound in a car against a barrier in western Pennsylvania....
Toddler struck by SUV, killed in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A toddler has been struck by an SUV and killed in Philadelphia....
A look at Penn State scandal legal fallout after 5 years
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- It's been nearly five years since retired Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on child molestation charges, and earlier this month he testified as he seeks to have his 45-count criminal conviction overturned. The scandal has produced new state laws regarding child abuse, millions in civil settlements to his victims and significant changes to Penn State's policies and procedures....
Woman ordered to trial in boyfriend's beating death
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to stand trial in the beating death of her boyfriend....
Bald eagle crippled by leg trap in Pennsylvania recovering
HANOVER, Pa. (AP) -- A young bald eagle crippled by a leg trap in central Pennsylvania is recovering in a wildlife rehabilitation center but is unlikely to be returned to the wild, officials said....
Ohio chief justice on court impacts, roles in drug epidemic
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The chief justice of Ohio's supreme court helped bring together experts and officials from nine states in a regional judicial summit on the opioid drug epidemic, even as an overdose surge sweeping nearby streets showed dramatically the scope of the problem....
Toomey crosses gun-rights divide in Pennsylvania Senate race
CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) -- Freshman U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is the rare conservative Republican who is running for re-election with the support of leading gun-control groups, but it may not be enough to save him in Democratic-leaning Pennsylvania in this unusual election year....
Death penalty sought in ambush that killed 5, unborn child
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Prosecutors in Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty against two men charged in an ambush at a cookout that killed five adults and an unborn child....
Judge sent to prison despite cancer treatments
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A former suburban Philadelphia judge has been sent to prison, ending her efforts to avoid incarceration while she is treated for breast cancer....
The Fraternal Order of Police is now conducting an online departmental survey about the Pittsburgh police chief Cameron McClay, with an eye toward a "no confidence" vote at its meeting Sept. 15. McClay and the union have clashed over various issues, most recently his address to the Democratic National Convention while in uniform. The chief called the effort "“background noise" and to be expected as he was hired to reform the department by the Mayor.
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