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Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) -- Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work on Tuesday, the day authorities say he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said....
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Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) -- Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work on Tuesday, the day authorities say he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said....
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The Latest: Europe aviation agency urges 2 crew in cockpits

5:15 p.m. (1615 GMT, 12:15 a.m. EDT)...
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German airline could face 'unlimited' damages for Alps crash

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Lufthansa could face "unlimited" compensation claims for the crash that killed 150 people in the French alps and it would be difficult, even counterproductive, for the German carrier to try to avoid liability, experts said Friday....
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Pa. town using signs to shame residents into cutting lawns

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A councilwoman in a small Pennsylvania borough says they're wrong for approving a form of public shaming to make sure residents cut their lawns this summer....
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Nearly 100 get food poisoning, officials won't say from what

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Health officials in Philadelphia say that state law prevents them from detailing what caused a food poisoning outbreak that sickened dozens of restaurant patrons....
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Mom to murderer: You're 'going straight to hell'

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A man convicted of strangling a pharmacist and his girlfriend was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole, after the mother of one victim called him a "useless waste of space and air" and declared, "You are going straight to hell."...
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Police surround home with bomb threat suspect, woman inside

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man convicted of holding hostages when he pretended to have a bomb at a bank in 2008 was refusing to come out of a western Pennsylvania residence where police said a woman was believed to also be inside. A nearby elementary school was closed and evacuated as a precaution....
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Ex-child welfare agency head guilty of stealing $68,000

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- The former head of a county child welfare agency in northwestern Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $68,000 by allegedly misusing agency vehicles and credit cards....
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$2,000 offered in case of woman found shot near Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A $2,000 reward is being offered for information about the shooting of a 30-year-old woman found dead in her western Pennsylvania home....
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Authorities: Woman who posed as lawyer almost became partner

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman used forged documents to pretend to be a lawyer for a decade and was in line to be named partner when her fraud was discovered late last year, according to charges filed by the state attorney general's office....
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Pennsylvania toddler shoots self in leg while adults shower

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a 2-year-old Pennsylvania boy found a handgun on a bed and shot himself in the leg while his mother and her boyfriend were showering....
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Mother, grandparents of starved boy sentenced to prison

MERCER, Pa. (AP) -- The mother and grandparents of a 7-year-old boy who was so malnourished that one doctor said he looked like a Holocaust survivor have been sentenced to prison....
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2 women stabbed in face, 1 dies in home invasion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a 50-year-old woman was killed and a 74-year-old woman critically injured when they were stabbed in the face and body during a home invasion in Philadelphia....
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Do you agree with the U.S. Army's decision to prosecute Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl for misbehavior before the enemy and desertion charges? <More Info>

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6%
Total Votes: 12,819

Yesterday's Poll

How confident are you that the deal to form Kraft Heinz will be good for Pittsburgh

Very Confident:
55%
Somewhat Confident:
27%
Not Confident:
18%
Total Votes: 18,163

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