With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed for her refusal to issue the licenses because she opposed same-sex marriage....
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Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled
KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) -- A Syrian woman and her two young sons who drowned on a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece were buried Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled....
Refugees break through police cordon in Hungary, run west
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hundreds of refugees have broken through a police cordon and have begun running westward on a train track leading away from the Bicske railway station in Hungary, interrupting train traffic....
The Latest: Frustrated migrants head out on foot to Austria
BICSKE, Hungary (AP) -- The latest news from the crisis of migrants pouring into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):...
DA: Constable reckless in shooting that left man paralyzed
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania grand jury says a constable acted recklessly and without justification when he shot a parking ticket scofflaw, paralyzing him from the waist down....
Pennsylvania teen gets at least 12 1/2 years for 2014 shooting
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania teen was sentenced to serve 12 1/2 to 29 years in prison for the 2014 shooting death of a man in Pittsburgh's East Liberty section....
Police pranked by 'violence' call in central Pennsylvania
BOALSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Police in several central Pennsylvania communities are trying to trace a prank emergency call that prompted several departments to respond, some in tactical gear....
Court calls man's prison term of up to 216 years 'excessive'
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court has overturned a drug dealer's prison sentence of up to 216 years, calling it "excessive."...
Fifth Third Bank to sell its 17 Pittsburgh-area branches
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Cincinnati-based retail bank is selling its 17 Pittsburgh-area branches....
Mother sues Penn, Amazon over daughter's 2013 suicide
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The mother of a University of Pennsylvania nursing student who allegedly purchased cyanide on Amazon.com and used it to take her own life is suing the Philadelphia school and online retailer....
Police: Pregnant woman, man wounded in Philadelphia shooting
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a 23-year-old pregnant woman and a 21-year-old man are hospitalized after a shooting in Philadelphia's Frankford section....
Man waives hearing in bucket of cash at car dealership case
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- A man who allegedly threatened car dealership employees after dumping a bucket of cash over his head has waived his right to a preliminary hearing....
Animal activists protest Vick at Steelers preseason game
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Animal activists held a candlelight vigil outside the Pittsburgh Steelers last preseason game to protest the signing of quarterback Michael Vick....
DA: Woman's holding cell hanging unlikely to bring charges
NORTH BRADDOCK, Pa. (AP) -- The district attorney says a woman's hanging in a western Pennsylvania police holding cell is unlikely to result in criminal charges, but hopes police chiefs can come up with better ways to monitor prisoners....
A U.S. District Judge ruled Thursday that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell went too far in affirming the four-game suspension for New England Patriot's quarterback Tom Brady for his role in "Deflategate." This means that Brady is cleared of the suspension and is free to play unrestricted this season, including in the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brady sticks to his claim that he was not involved in the conspiracy to deflate footballs below regulation standards in last year's AFC Championship.
Should Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' salary be withheld for not performing the duties she was elected to perform?