Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities say a pipe break that flooded UCLA's famed Pauley Pavilion has now released 20 million gallons of water and continues to gush....
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Deadly Israeli strikes hit UN school, market area
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli strikes hit a crowded shopping area in Gaza City Wednesday, hours after tank shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with war refugees in the deadliest of a series of air and artillery attacks that pushed the Palestinian death toll above 1,360 in more than three weeks of fighting....
AP ANALYSIS: Amid war, endgames in Gaza emerge
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- The savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza, cease-fire efforts take on elements of farce, and bravado rules the public discourse. But even through the fog of war, a few endgame scenarios can nonetheless be glimpsed....
Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky, the remains of some passengers are feared rotting in the 90-degree (32-degree Celsius) midsummer heat, deepening the frustration of relatives desperate to recover the bodies of their loved ones....
6 Philadelphia officers charged in corruption case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Six Philadelphia narcotics officers have been indicted on charges they spent years shaking down drug dealers, using gangland tactics to rob them of cash and drugs, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday....
NFL retirees lose round in concussion settlement
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge has rejected an attempt by seven former professional football players to intervene in a tentative class action settlement of concussion claims that would cost the NFL at least $765 million....
Ex-university official won't be investigated
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office won't investigate a former state university official accused of sexually assaulting students several years ago because it's already defending the university in the students' civil lawsuit, state officials told the students' lawyer....
Pennsylvania state police defend fitness test
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The head of the Pennsylvania State Police urged the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday to withdraw a new lawsuit that claims the agency's physical fitness standards for recruits discriminate against women....
Ohio: 2nd fine levied against prison food vendor
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The state on Wednesday announced a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year as the company defended its operations before a prisons oversight committee....
Former education exec pleads guilty to theft
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The former executive director of a western Pennsylvania regional educational agency pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge that she used her work credit card for personal purchases....
Tri-state coal interests rally before hearings
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia joined top state elected officials Wednesday to rally against proposed stricter federal pollution regulations for coal-burning power plants....
2 cleared in Steeler stabbing punished for fleeing
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two of three city men found not guilty in the stabbing and attempted carjacking of Pittsburgh Steelers lineman Mike Adams have been sentenced for fleeing prosecution....
Protesters arrested in union rallies at UPMC
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Organizers say 25 protesters have been arrested during a demonstration for a labor union and higher employee wages at the regional health care giant, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center....
5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:...
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with five Pennsylvania congressmen that the NCAA penalties against Penn State as a result of the Jerry Sandusky scandal should be cancelled? <More Info>
Five Pennsylvania Congressmen are asking college sports' governing body, the NCAA, to cancel penalties against Penn State imposed as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. The Congressmen cite an April state court ruling that was critical of the consent decree which includes a temporary ban on post-season play, a temporary reduction in scholarships, the cancellation of 112 wins and a 60-million dollar fine.
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