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Federal study finds fracking didn't ruin water

September 16, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to... more »»

 
 
 
Police: Progress in barracks ambush investigation

September 16, 2014

Authorities say they've made progress in their effort to catch the gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers, killing one and injuring the other. more »»

Structures built to bolster Pennsylvania fishery

September 16, 2014

HOLLSOPPLE, Pa. (AP) — Nature, in a sense, is being rebuilt along a 1.3-mile stretch of Quemahoning Creek. more »»

Lunch app puts 'social' back in 'social media'

September 16, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Among the tables of friends, co-workers and couples enjoying lunch at a popular Pittsburgh restaurant, one group shared a unique situation. more »»

Jail guard charged with selling drugs suspended

September 16, 2014

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania county jail guard charged with selling drugs to an undercover informant during a work break has now been suspended without pay. more »»

Man pleads to stealing from church's African fund

September 16, 2014

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $60,000 from a church charity that benefits Sudanese children. more »»

Treasury loan props up Pennsylvania operating fund

September 16, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's state treasurer is loaning money to the government's main bank account because operating funds are at a 10-year low. more »»

Bill would let Pa. school employees carry guns

September 16, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Teachers and other school employees in Pennsylvania could carry guns at work under a bill that's before a state legislative committee.

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New Castle's Jameson Hospital hopes to join UPMC

September 16, 2014

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Jameson Health System in western Pennsylvania is the latest to seek an affiliation with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. more »»

Penn student accused of vandalism in New Jersey

September 16, 2014

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have accused a University of Pennsylvania student of going on a vandalism spree in his hometown in New Jersey. more »»

Ex-state prosecutor, wife sentenced in child abuse

September 16, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former Pennsylvania prosecutor and his wife have been sentenced for endangering the welfare of two adopted Ethiopian children after child welfare officials found the boy had... more »»

Jury gives woman $15.8M in construction zone crash

September 16, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury says a Connecticut construction company should pay a western Pennsylvania woman $15. more »»

Road blocked for search in barracks shooting probe

September 16, 2014

Authorities say a road was blocked overnight as part of the investigation into the ambush shooting that killed one state trooper and critically injured another outside a rural northeastern... more »»

5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

September 16, 2014

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

STATE POLICE RELEASE PROFILE OF SUSPECT WHO KILLED TROOPER, WOUNDED... more »»

Man found dead in car over hillside

September 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are trying to find out what killed a man found dead in a car several hours after it went over a western Pennsylvania hillside. more »»

Profile of gunman who ambushed troopers released

September 16, 2014

The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police. He regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp. more »»

Governor vows capture of trooper's killer

September 15, 2014

Investigators won't rest until they capture the gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers outside their barracks, killing one, Gov. Tom Corbett said Monday. more »»

Brothers admit sending 239 pounds of pot on plane

September 15, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two brothers have pleaded guilty to charges they conspired to ship 239 pounds of marijuana on a single-engine plane from Pennsylvania to Rhode Island. more »»

DA: says man justified in fatal Pa. shooting

September 15, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania prosecutor says he won't file charges in a fatal shooting after determining the shooter had a right to defend others against an armed attacker. more »»

 
 

 

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