More gas stations can sell beer, despite looming court case
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is granting nine more licenses to businesses that sell gasoline. It's the latest step in loosening the hold on beer sales by bars and beer distributors....
Judge: US man charged in Uganda counterfeit plot could flee
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An American deported from Uganda and charged in a massive counterfeiting scheme is a major flight risk and will remain jailed until he stands trial, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled....
What a circus: Clowns beg lawmakers not to ban animal shows
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A public hearing on a proposed wild-animal entertainment ban that would keep circuses and similar shows out of the city ended up being a circus of sorts, complete with clowns who begged the City Council not to enact the measure....
Montana power plant needs new operator by May 2018
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Owners of a coal-fired power plant in Montana say the company that keeps it running wants out within 2 years....
Cosby lawyers outline defense as case heads to trial
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Bill Cosby's lawyers gave a blistering preview of the questions the actor's accuser will face at trial, as a judge refused to dismiss the sex-assault case at a preliminary hearing....
Jury to mull death penalty arguments in sisters' slayings
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A jury must determine whether a Pittsburgh man deserves the death penalty or life in prison for killing his next-door neighbors, two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker, while stealing a bank card from them in February 2014....
Man charged in fatal hit-run at Philadelphia bus shelter
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man has been charged in a hit-and-run at a Philadelphia bus shelter that left a man dead....
Solar-powered plane's latest leg: Ohio to Pennsylvania
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- A solar-powered airplane has taken off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright on the latest leg of its journey around the world....
Man gunned down in Philadelphia supermarket parking lot
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police are questioning two suspects after a man was shot and killed in a supermarket parking lot in Philadelphia's Germantown section....
Coroner, park officials probe body in Delaware Water Gap
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) -- National Park Service officials and a coroner are investigating a man's body found in a creek in Pennsylvania's Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area....
Officer Edward Nero the Baltimore cop who failed to buckle Freddie Gray into a seat belt before his 2015 spinal injury death was found not guilty of assault, misconduct and reckless endangerment, circuit judge Barry Williams ruled Monday. Nero, one of six officers charged in Gray's death, opted for a bench trial rather than a jury trial. Baltimore's Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake calling for patience and calm saying "police officers must be afforded the same justice system as every other citizen in this city, state and country."
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