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Jury finds Philly man not guilty in rape-murder retrial

August 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A jury has found a Philadelphia man not guilty in his retrial in the rape and murder of an elderly woman a quarter-century ago. more »»

University of Scranton president to step down next year

August 23, 2016

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The president of a Jesuit university in northeastern Pennsylvania is stepping down.

The University of Scranton says the Rev. more »»

Couple offers $500 reward for missing potbellied therapy pig

August 23, 2016

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple is offering a $500 reward for the safe return of their missing potbellied pig, who also serves as a therapy animal. more »»

Crews free man stuck between buildings after bid to impress

August 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Crews have rescued a University of Pittsburgh student who became trapped between two off-campus buildings, reportedly after trying to jump from one rooftop to another to impress... more »»

Sexual harassment claims target Lancaster County sheriff

August 23, 2016

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Lancaster County officials are calling for their sheriff's resignation amid claims he sent pornographic and inappropriate emails to a female subordinate. more »»

Man killed when mower overturns into Pennsylvania creek

August 23, 2016

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has died after a lawn tractor overturned and landed on him in a creek. more »»

Jury deliberations expected in retrial of 1991 rape-murder

August 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jury deliberations were beginning Tuesday in the retrial in the rape and murder of an elderly woman in north Philadelphia a quarter-century ago. more »»

Police investigate 18-ton copper theft from railcar plant

August 23, 2016

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — State police say someone has stolen about 18 tons of copper welding cable from a central Pennsylvania railcar plan. more »»

Father-son fight ends with death of son in Pennsylvania

August 23, 2016

OLEY, Pa. (AP) — State police say a fight between a father and son at their eastern Pennsylvania home has ended with the younger man dead and his father in the hospital. more »»

US, Biden face tough task to mend relations with Turkey

August 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — With suspicions on both sides mounting, the United States is struggling to preserve its wobbly partnership with Turkey as the Turks entertain closer relations with Russia and... more »»

Pittsburgh chief target of police union no confidence tally

August 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh's police union is surveying officers about Chief Cameron McLay in advance of a "no confidence" vote planned next month. more »»

Sandusky's bid for new trial stretches into third day

August 23, 2016

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A third day of testimony is set to get underway in Jerry Sandusky's quest to have a judge dismiss dozens of child-sex charges or grant him a new trial on them. more »»

City Commissioners staffer slain in front of mother's home

August 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a staffer in the Philadelphia City Commissioners office was shot and killed over the weekend in front of his mother's home. reports (http://bit. more »»

Police: Man steals $1,000 worth of newspapers for coupons

August 23, 2016

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man is accused of stealing nearly $1,000 worth of newspapers for the coupons. more »»

4 people, including 6-year-old, hurt in Newark crash

August 23, 2016

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say four people, including a 6-year-old, were injured when a tractor trailer rear-ended a pickup truck in Newark. more »»

Roller coaster gets stuck at Hersheypark; 27 riders removed

August 22, 2016

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — A roller coaster has gotten stuck at a Pennsylvania amusement park again, and riders have had to be removed from i. more »»



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