Clinton to nation: It's a 'moment of reckoning'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Hillary Clinton capped a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of the most divisive and distrusted figures in American politics must convince voters that she, rather than Republican rival Donald Trump, can bring a deeply divided nation together....
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Pope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive "so much cruelty"
OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) -- Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, with his only public comment a guest book entry begging God's "forgiveness for so much cruelty."...
Turkey's Erdogan slams US reaction to failed coup
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's president on Friday slammed the United States for not standing firmly against a failed military coup and accused it of harboring the man he says was the plot's mastermind, as a government crackdown in the coup's aftermath strained Turkey's ties with key allies....
UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'
GENEVA (AP) -- The U.N. special envoy for Syria on Friday urged Russia to leave the creation of any humanitarian corridors around the embattled northern Syrian city of Aleppo to the United Nations and its partners....
Pair charged in ambush that killed 6 people face hearing
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two men charged with ambushing a suburban Pittsburgh cookout and killing five adults and an unborn child face a hearing to determine whether they'll stand trial....
Police, protesters at DNC praised for restraint, courtesy
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- They came. They protested. They got their message out....
Suspect in custody after police targeted in Pennsylvania
COLUMBIA, Pa. (AP) -- Police in a central Pennsylvania borough say a suspect is in custody and another person is being questioned as a person of interest after shots were fired - some at police....
Hospital system: Remove our locations from Pokemon Go app
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Documents show a western Pennsylvania hospital system has asked the maker of the addictive cellphone game "Pokemon Go" to remove its facilities from the app out of safety, patient privacy and computer security concerns....
Graffiti tagger held on 40 counts of criminal mischief
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh man who previously served a prison term for spraying graffiti on more than 125 properties has been ordered held on 40 charges of criminal mischief for the same crime....
Man gunned down in middle of Harrisburg street; no arrests
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Police are investigating after a man has been gunned down in the middle of a street in Pennsylvania's capital city....
Cops: Woman laced baby's formula with drug so he would sleep
QUAKERTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania woman laced her baby's formula with a drug that helps heroin addicts kick the habit so he would sleep....
Pennsylvania man waives hearing in wife's suicide pact death
BELLE VERNON, Pa. (AP) -- An 80-year-old Pennsylvania man who told police he had a suicide pact with his wife has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on a charge he killed her....
Uber driver to prison for sexual assault of female passenger
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An Uber driver will spend 7 ½ to 15 years in prison for his conviction on charges he sexually assaulted a 24-year-old female passenger....
I-95 reopens to truck traffic in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Trucks can again travel along Interstate 95 in Philadelphia now that the Democratic National Convention is over....
FOP president Robert Swartzwelder, is calling for disciplinary action to be taken against Pittsburgh Chief of Police Cameron McLay for violating municipal code when speaking at Democratic National Convention on Tuesday while in uniform. "Anyone who believes the DNC isn't a political campaign…to endorse a candidate is an idiot" said Swartzwelder. McLay disputes he was campaigning but instead was speaking about meaningful police reform efforts such as here in Pittsburgh.
To help mitigate future toll increases should the legislature cut the amount paid to PennDOT by the Turnpike Authority?