Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response
BALTIMORE (AP) -- National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody....
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Helicopters ferry injured from Nepal villages near epicenter
GORKHA, Nepal (AP) -- Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,400 people, ferrying the injured to clinics and taking emergency supplies back to villages cut off by landslides....
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Afghan official: At least 52 dead in landslide in northeast
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A massive landslide in a remote province in northeastern Afghanistan killed at least 52 people Tuesday, a provincial official said....
Fire damages W. Pa. legislator's district office
MT. BRADDOCK, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania legislator says his district office is closed indefinitely after a fire next door caused extensive smoke damage....
2 men wounded in separate shootings in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police are investigating shootings Monday that left two men hospitalized....
Entrepreneurs hatch hen-rental idea for fans of fresh eggs
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) -- The name of Jenn Tompkins' company sends customers into fits of laughter....
Police: Man punches cop, harasses woman in road rage case
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania surgeon is headed to trial on charges that he punched a police officer after a road rage incident....
Judge upholds $1M fine against lawyer over banned testimony
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A judge has rejected a request to reverse his nearly $1 million sanction against a Philadelphia-area lawyer who he says intentionally elicited banned testimony that caused a mistrial....
Doctor who attacked son-in-law in Ohio gets early release
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A Pennsylvania anesthesiologist imprisoned in Ohio for attacking his daughter's estranged husband with a clawed pry bar has apologized in court and been granted early release....
Authorities seek person who fatally shot bald eagle
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities are looking for the person who shot and killed a bald eagle in eastern Pennsylvania last week....
Pennsylvania top court reinstates monsignor's conviction
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The state's highest court on Monday reinstated the landmark child-endangerment conviction of a Roman Catholic monsignor who was the first U.S. church official ever prosecuted over his handling of sex abuse complaints....
Hearing ordered before fatal police shooting video released
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania judge says prosecutors can't release a video showing a police officer shooting to death an unarmed man until after a hearing has been held....
Mother charged after 4 kids locked in basement for 13 hours
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A mother was charged Monday with locking her four children in the basement for more than 13 hours without food or a bathroom as punishment....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with the Plum High School students that the threat of prosecution for discussing the school teacher-student sex scandal violates their free speech rights? <More Info>
American Civil Liberties Union Pittsburgh staff attorney Sara Rose says Plum police were out-of-line when they told Plum High School students not to discuss the teacher-student sex scandal that has resulted in the arrest and charges filed against three Plum High School teachers. Students were told they could be prosecuted for discussing the case. Students protested saying their First Amendment free speech rights are being violated.
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