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 "forgiveness for so much cruelty."...
Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues
MOSCOW (AP) -- Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia's military takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, saying if elected he would consider recognizing it as Russian territory, in the latest of a series of statements that have raised eyebrows about the Republican candidate's intentions toward the Kremlin....
The Latest: IS seizes Syrian village, kills 24 civilians
GENEVA (AP) -- The Latest on the war in Syria and international efforts to resolve the crisis around the embattled city of Aleppo (all times local):...
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....
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....
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's main transit agency is no longer allowing Regional Rail riders to buy tickets on the train if they're leaving Philadelphia....
Woman accused of fatally stabbing brother following argument
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 23-year-old woman is accused of stabbing her brother to death after an argument at their Philadelphia home....
Police: Stray bullet hits 10-year-old girl in forearm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 10-year-old girl has been hospitalized after police say she was hit by a stray bullet in north Philadelphia....
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?