Cruz fights for survival as Trump eyes Indiana knockout
OSCEOLA, Ind. (AP) -- Ted Cruz's conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end the GOP's primary season. The fiery Texas senator hinted at an exit strategy, even as he vowed to compete to the end against surging Republican front-runner Donald Trump....
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Israel to hold Palestinian journalist 4 months without trial
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Israel's military on Monday ordered a well-known Palestinian journalist to be held for four months without charges or trial, in so-called administrative detention....
Cheering Cubans greet first cruise ship from US in decades
Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder
LONDON (AP) -- An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, a claim that would end one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world....
Grocery store owner pleads guilty in food stamp scheme
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a Philadelphia man has admitted stealing more than $1.2 million through a food stamp scheme....
Jerry Sandusky presses appeal, wants to question witnesses
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- Jerry Sandusky's effort to get his child molestation convictions thrown out ran into tough questioning Monday from a judge who voiced doubt about defense lawyers are entitled to question witnesses - including some of the former Penn State assistant football coach's victims....
Trial opens in sisters' slaying; defense calls cops 'sloppy'
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- DNA and video surveillance evidence strongly suggest a Pittsburgh man killed his neighbors, who were both sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker, a prosecutor said Monday as the double-murder trial began....
Man convicted in girlfriend's college dorm beating death
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A man who told authorities he got into a fight with his college freshman girlfriend over spilled noodles was convicted Monday of beating and strangling her last year in Pennsylvania....
Pennsylvania to add 70 mph speed limit to nearly 800 miles
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Motorists will get to go faster, up to 70 mph, on nearly 1,000 miles of Pennsylvania highway once transportation crews complete work they began this week posting signs with the new speed limit....
Jury selection begins in Rep. Chaka Fattah's corruption case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jury selection has begun in the federal corruption trial of Democratic U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah....
Give peace a chance? Say it, don't spray it, tagger told
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police are fine with giving peace a chance, as long as you say it and don't spray it....
George Weymouth, artist who hid Wyeth's 'Helga' works, dies
CHADDS FORD, Pa. (AP) -- George Weymouth, a conservationist and artist who for years helped hide a secret cache of Andrew Wyeth's "Helga" portraits, has died....
6 of 9 families return home after natural gas explosion
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Six of nine families have been allowed to return to their homes two days after a natural gas pipeline exploded into a fireball in western Pennsylvania....
School placed on lockdown after bullets found in bathroom
EMMAUS, Pa. (AP) -- Officials say an eastern Pennsylvania high school was placed on lockdown after two bullets were found in a bathroom, but authorities determined that they were left by someone who hoped to cause an early dismissal....
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After a contentious meeting last Thursday Blackhawk School District unanimously voted to table a series of staff and supplemental contract layoffs. Hundreds of Blackhawk students, parents and staff packed the high school auditorium urging the board not to curtail programs and cut teachers but instead to hold off planned construction projects including the building a new sports complex.
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