Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday in the hunt for a heavily armed survivalist suspected of ambushing two troopers as part of a deadly vendetta against police....
Man pleads guilty to shipping equipment to Syria
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania businessman has acknowledged conspiring to illegally export chemical warfare detection devices and lab equipment to Syria....
Man sentenced in bomb threat outside White House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A man has been sentenced to time served for parking his truck outside the White House and falsely saying that it contained a bomb....
Landmark fracking study finds no water pollution
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in western Pennsylvania....
Warrant issued in shooting of pregnant woman, baby
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities in Philadelphia are seeking a 26-year-old man in the shooting death of a pregnant woman and her baby....
PA: Well-dressed group sought in gay attack
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police hope a security video will help them identify a group of preppy-looking young adults sought in a violent attack on a gay couple....
Response mixed on bill to let teachers carry guns
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A bill that would allow Pennsylvania teachers and other school employees to carry guns at work drew a mixed reaction Tuesday from lawmakers....
Treasury loan props up Pennsylvania operating fund
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania Treasurer Robert McCord said Tuesday he authorized a $700 million loan to the state government's main bank account after the balance dropped below zero for the first time in at least 14 years....
Woman sentenced to prison in crash that killed 6
SMETHPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A northwestern Pennsylvania woman will serve between 11 years and 22 years in prison for a crash that killed six people, including her daughter and nephew....
Ex-chief serving 11 years to get sentence lowered
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former southwestern Pennsylvania police chief serving 11 years behind bars for extortion might get out earlier....
Voters in Scotland will go to the polls later this week to decide whether or not Scotland should be an independent nation. Queen Elizabeth the Second made her first comments about Scottish independence urging Scots to "think very carefully about the future." But the popular British monarch didn't indicate a preference on how Scots should vote, carefully maintaining the neutrality that is her constitutional obligation.
Should the U.S. get the backing of the United Nations before launching air strikes against ISIS in Syria?