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Former GOP chief pleads no-contest to sex charge

November 24, 2014

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A former county GOP chairman from suburban Philadelphia accused of sexually assaulting an employee of his former law firm has pleaded no contest to a reduced charge. more »»

Pennsylvania human services agency gets new name

November 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Department is Public Welfare is gone in Pennsylvania.

As of Monday, it is now the Department of Human Services, under a state law signed two months ago by Go. more »»

Judge gives UPMC wage protesters community service

November 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Twenty-eight protesters arrested in July during a demonstration for a labor union and higher employee wages at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have been sentenced to... more »»

Pa. speaker says he's keeping his options open

November 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The western Pennsylvania Republican who's presided over the state House for the past four years is about to retire, and says he's keeping his options ope. more »»

Test results: Pa. scores down with reduced funding

November 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — With school districts across the state now in their fourth year of facing fewer state and federal resources, statewide results of the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment... more »»

Iraqi family reunited in Pittsburgh after 23 years

November 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The first tears fell as the elevator opene. more »»

Democrats name 3 finalists to host 2016 convention

November 24, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats narrowed the list of contenders for their 2016 national convention to three cities on Monday, announcing the party's next presidential candidate will be formally... more »»

Cops: Man killed with thrown knife during domestic

November 24, 2014

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Police say an eastern Pennsylvania woman threw a knife at the father of one of her children and killed him. more »»

University president quits amid rape remark furor

November 24, 2014

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania university says its president has resigned after he was criticized for comments he made about women and sexual assault. more »»

Ex-Steelers player eyes Pennsylvania high court

November 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pittsburgh judge who spent more than a decade playing cornerback for the Steelers said Monday he will be a candidate for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court next year. more »»

Woodruff, ex-Steelers corner, to run for Pa. court

November 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pittsburgh judge who spent more than a decade playing cornerback for the Steelers is confirming he'll be a candidate for Pennsylvania Supreme Court next yea. more »»

Trucker found guilty in NY crash that killed 6

November 24, 2014

ANTWERP, N.Y. (AP) — A truck driver who initiated a chain-reaction crash two years ago that killed six people in northern New York has been found guilty of reckless driving. more »»

Mother, son opening Pittsburgh-area film studio

November 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A mother and son plan to open a 120,000-square-foot film studio in a former plastics plant in the Pittsburgh suburb. more »»

5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

November 24, 2014

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday:


Man drowns trying to pull boy, 9, from Pa. stream

November 24, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Firefighters say a man drowned while trying to save a 9-year-old boy from an icy northeastern Pennsylvania stream. more »»

Jan. 8 execution set for rapper in police killing

November 24, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A rapper convicted of fatally shooting a Philadelphia police officer is scheduled to be executed Jan. 8.

Gov. more »»

Philly tire slasher arrested again in SEPTA try

November 23, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman who was convicted in May of slashing tires has been caught trying to puncture tires on a Southeastern... more »»

Man killed in eastern Pennsylvania townhouse fire

November 23, 2014

HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) — A man has died in a townhouse fire in southeastern Pennsylvania, but officials have yet to identify him or pinpoint the cause of the blaze. more »»

Police: Man robs bank after losing pay at casino

November 23, 2014

AVOCA, Pa. (AP) — A supermarket butcher is behind bars after telling police that he robbed a northeastern Pennsylvania bank after blowing his paycheck at a popular casino. more »»

Woman guilty of stealing guns friend used in heist

November 23, 2014

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The girlfriend of a western Pennsylvania man killed after a standoff with police last year has pleaded guilty to stealing two guns she gave him that day. more »»

Police: Burglars take money, video system from bar

November 23, 2014

WINDBER, Pa. (AP) — State police have been trying to figure out who broke into a western Pennsylvania bar, but they won't be able to check its video surveillance system for clues. more »»



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