Former NBA star Odom found unconscious at Nevada brothel
PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) -- Authorities say former NBA and reality TV star Lamar Odom has been hospitalized after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel....
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Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine
GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) -- The missile shot skyward from war-ravaged eastern Ukraine. With deadly accuracy more than six miles up, it detonated just in front of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner, sending hundreds of jagged steel shards ripping through its aluminum skin at up to 5,600 mph and shearing the cockpit from the rest of the plane....
Palestinians assailants often leave behind ordinary lives
JERUSALEM (AP) -- They lived ordinary lives with ordinary ambitions - an electrician saving up to get married, a fitness buff, a worker in a butcher shop, a teen with plans for study in Europe after high school. But then these young Palestinians seemingly snapped....
Jerusalem hospital copes with treating victims and attackers
JERUSALEM (AP) -- As a wave of violence sweeps across Jerusalem, victims and perpetrators are often surprised to be reunited - at each other's bedside in the city's largest emergency ward....
Justice apologies for insensitive emails, criticizes release
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice is apologizing for insensitive personal emails while criticizing the people responsible for disclosing them....
Teachers approve deal ending Scranton teachers' strike
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Teachers in the Scranton School District in northeastern Pennsylvania have ratified a contract deal that will return them to the classroom on Wednesday after a strike that began Sept. 25....
14-year-old Philadelphia boy dies after being shot in head
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a 14-year-old Philadelphia boy has died a day after he was shot in the head in the middle of a city street....
Pittsburgh self-insuring employees to cut health expenses
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says the city would start paying health care insurance claims for 3,700 employees next year under a self-insurance program intended to cut expenses....
Pennsylvania Senate eyes limit on union dues, PAC collection
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Republicans in the Pennsylvania state Senate are advancing legislation that would weaken the ability of public-sector labor unions to collect full dues and political action committee contributions from members' paychecks....
Prisoner who escaped had shackle key, used nurse as obstacle
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A prisoner shackled to a hospital bed and guarded by a deputy somehow obtained a key to his handcuffs and used a nurse as an obstacle as he hopped off a gurney and escaped, the county's chief deputy sheriff said Tuesday....
Pittsburgh investigating officer's takedown slam of Cubs fan
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The city will investigate a police officer's takedown slam of a Chicago Cubs fan who was kicked out of the National League wild-card playoff game....
Jury to hear statements in hospital paralysis case
MEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A jury has been selected to hear the case of a man who claims three northwestern Pennsylvania doctors are the reason he can no longer walk....
District attorney in northwestern Pennsylvania to resign
SMETHPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A northwestern Pennsylvania district attorney is resigning....
Wolf says he won't cave on demand to fix state's deficit
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday he won't cave on his demand that lawmakers agree to measures to wipe out a long-term deficit that has plunged Pennsylvania's credit rating into the bottom ranks of states....
Pittsburgh city council is considering legislation that would ban operating drones within city parks and playgrounds. Council has given the ban preliminary approval out of concerns for public safety and privacy.
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