After bombs found, police say Frein making errors
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- The discovery of two powerful pipe bombs during a massive manhunt in the Pennsylvania woods indicates the fugitive wanted in an ambush on state troopers is stressed out and making mistakes, authorities said as they repeated a call for him to surrender....
Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) -- A state trooper was accidentally shot during a gun training exercise at a safety facility on Tuesday and later died....
Brain injury group: Concussion award scheme flawed
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A national brain injury group has condemned the proposed payout scheme for NFL concussion claims as "deeply flawed," saying it excludes many former players suffering from mood swings, depression, aggression and other related problems....
Jailed cop killer to speak at college graduation
FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A man serving life in prison for killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981 has been selected as a commencement speaker at his Vermont alma mater....
Judge OKs alternative for 2 turnpike defendants
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A judge is giving two defendants in the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission corruption case an opportunity to have the charges against them dropped....
Psych hospital won't treat school stabbing suspect
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A psychiatric hospital has cited security concerns in its decision to refuse treatment to a teenager awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his high school....
Steelers defense looking for consistency
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- James Harrison expected his body to be sore while working his way back into football shape following a nine-month break....
Man convicted in murder-for-hire plot
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A federal jury has convicted a Philadelphia auto shop owner for orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot that led to the shooting of his daughter's boyfriend in Atlantic City....
Corbett signs bill to help lower fatal overdoses
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett signed a bill Tuesday that supporters say will reduce the number of fatal heroin overdoses in Pennsylvania in part by making an antidote more available to police and the public....
2 more Pa. ironworkers plead in intimidation case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two more ironworkers have pleaded guilty in a union violence case that involves the arson of a Quaker meetinghouse in Philadelphia....
President Obama has faced criticism for deflecting blame for Syria and Iraq onto U.S. intelligence officials for underestimating the threat of ISSL. Many Republicans believe that the rapid rise of Islamic State resulted from a political or policy failure. U.S. intelligence officials had warned publicly of the threat early this year, citing the testimony in February of Gen. Mike Flynn, who until last month was director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.
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