Couple face hearing in son's starvation death
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Harrisburg couple charged in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son face a preliminary hearing on charges of criminal homicide....
Ex-coach: Ending season over hazing 'overreaction'
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The championship-winning former football coach at a Philadelphia-area high school rocked by hazing allegations says canceling the rest of the season was an "overzealous, knee jerk, overreaction."...
Lawyer: Ex-Philly judge Berry pleading guilty
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The lawyer for a retired Philadelphia judge says he'll plead guilty to criminal charges in connection with using his judicial office to run his private property-management company....
Buyer suing owner of The Meadows for $10 million
HOUSTON, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania company that announced plans to buy The Meadows Racetrack & Casino near Pittsburgh for $465 million has sued the current owner, jeopardizing that deal....
Defense wants more time in school stabbings case
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The attorney for a 17-year-old boy charged with stabbing 20 students and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school wants more time to review police and medical reports....
Police: Thief grabs display Rolex, runs from store
GROVE CITY, Pa. (AP) -- State police have been searching for a man who grabbed a $10,000 Rolex watch on display and ran out of a western Pennsylvania jewelry store....
5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:...
Ex-Pitt pharmacy prof gets probation in drug case
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former University of Pittsburgh pharmacy professor will spend six months on probation in a first-offender's program after pleading no contest to 23 charges that he used school and federal grant money to buy prescription anti-anxiety drugs and painkillers to which he was addicted....
Police: 2 anti-violence organizers beat ex-roomie
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say two community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group severely beat a former roommate with whom they had a property dispute....
Trooper struck by car, seriously hurt along road
RUFFSDALE, Pa. (AP) -- State police say a trooper has been seriously injured when he was struck by a car while he was out of his vehicle and clearing debris from a southwestern Pennsylvania highway....
Three Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justices have left the bench under a cloud including Joan Orie Melvin and Seamus McCaffery. McCaffery left amid a scandal over pornographic e-mails. Melvin was convicted last year of illegally using state paid court employees to perform campaign work for her.Their departures have renewed the debate over elected verus appointed justices.
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