White House nominates 4 for US judgeships in Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- President Barack Obama has nominated four veteran judges to serve on the federal bench in Pennsylvania....
Escaped Pennsylvania inmate suspected in killing near jail
KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania police are searching for an escaped jail inmate suspected of killing a woman after walking away from a work-release program....
Anchor denies sham Porsche sale; congressman husband charged
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A news anchor said Thursday that authorities have wrongly accused her of a shady Porsche transaction in the indictment of her congressman husband....
New grave marker for Pa. baby who inspired Safe Haven Law
SHAMOKIN DAM, Pa. (AP) -- A new bronze plaque has been installed with the help of dozens of donations seven months after one was stolen from the grave of a Pennsylvania infant who was killed in 2000....
Pittsburgh trying to keep 2 eateries after Macy's closure
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The city of Pittsburgh is trying to secure the naming rights of a restaurant and cafe from Macy's in hopes that both will live on after the landmark store is closed....
Lawsuit filed over mass shooting at township building
The widow of one of three people killed in a shooting at a municipal building has filed a federal lawsuit against township officials and a county sheriff, alleging they knew the gunman was mentally unstable and capable of violence but failed to provide security at a township meeting where he opened fire in 2013....
3 plead guilty to charges stemming from 4-state heroin ring
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) -- Three people have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a multistate heroin trafficking operation....
Woman hurt in high-speed chase, crash at federal building
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman is hospitalized after a high-speed chase that ended in a crash outside a Pittsburgh federal building....
Suspect in Cape Cod camp child abuse case withdraws plea
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man charged with sexually abusing three boys at a Christian summer camp on Cape Cod has withdrawn his guilty plea and now faces trial....
Police: Drag racing crash kills 3, injures 1 in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say an apparent drag-racing crash in Philadelphia has left three people dead, one person in critical condition and a car split in half....
Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard, a former U.S. Navy intelligence officer, will be granted parole in November. Pollard, who served 30 years of a life sentence for spying for Israel, will be required to remain in the United States for five years. The Obama Administration has dismissed the notion that Pollard’s release is tied to any other foreign policy issues, including the Iran nuclear deal.
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