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Audit finds wide mismanagement at Philadelphia VA

April 15, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unreasonable workloads and poor leadership at the Veterans Affairs facility in Philadelphia have led to mismanagement and delays in handling veterans' disability and pensions... more »»

Rogue ex-drug officer admits 'thousands' of crimes, lies

April 15, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A rogue ex-police officer testifying against drug squad colleagues in a federal corruption trial admitted Wednesday that he committed "thousands" of crimes during his career o... more »»

Low-lying dams drown hundreds of unsuspecting victims

April 15, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For the better part of a century, submerged dams were workhorses of the American heartland, harnessing the power of rivers to run grain mills, generate electricity and kee... more »»

Former Philadelphia traffic judges face disciplinary charges

April 15, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania has filed disciplinary charges against a current judge and three former Philadelphia Traffic Court judges who were among those... more »»

A look at states with the most deaths from submerged dams

April 15, 2015

Since the 1950s, at least 441 people have died at 235 submerged dams in 38 states. more »»

FBI: Violent bank robbery duo may be former cops. soldiers

April 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The FBI says two men who have robbed three suburban Pittsburgh banks may be former police officers or military personnel, based on the way they carry their guns and otherwise... more »»

Victim sues Pittsburgh school's over school cop's sex abuse

April 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man sexually abused by a former Pittsburgh Public Schools police officer now serving 32 to 64 years in prison has sued the district for not stopping it. more »»

Gambling money provides $783M to reduce Pa. property taxes

April 15, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A surge in gambling revenue will mean more property tax relief for Pennsylvania homeowners this year. more »»

Hearing delayed for suspect in Nicki Minaj tour member death

April 15, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A court appearance for a Philadelphia man accused of fatally stabbing a member of rapper Nicki Minaj's tour and severely wounding another has been postponed. more »»

Trial ordered for ex-officer in ex-girlfriend's slaying

April 15, 2015

GLENOLDEN, Pa. (AP) — A former suburban Philadelphia police officer has been ordered to stand trial in a shooting that killed his ex-girlfriend and wounded her 15-year-old daughter last year. more »»

Trial ordered in stabbing death of Philadelphia mother

April 15, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A police detective alleges that a man told investigators that he stabbed his mother to death and critically injured his grandmother in a northeast Philadelphia home after an... more »»

Pittsburgh cops: 3 of 5 overdoses in 5 hours may be linked

April 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police are warning addicts after paramedics responded to five heroin overdoses in five hours, including one fatality — and say three appear to be from the same batch... more »»

Feds: Plastic surgeon thwarted grand jury drug investigation

April 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A plastic surgeon has tried to thwart an investigation into allegations he overprescribed a powerful painkiller by tampering with grand jury witnesses and records subpoenaed by... more »»

Pa. lawmakers eye more penalties for faking military record

April 15, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state senators are advancing a bill to expand penalties for people who falsely represent their military record for their personal benefit. more »»

Police to interview driver of SUV that struck, killed boy

April 15, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say an attorney representing the driver of a sport utility vehicle that struck and killed a boy in southwest Philadelphia has contacted police, and a vehicle has been... more »»

Pittsburgh police: 5 overdoses in 5 hours may be linked

April 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a rash of five heroin overdoses in five hours, including one fatality — and several more reported since — may all be linked to one supply of the drug. more »»

2 customers stable after vehicle crashes into doughnut shop

April 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two customers have been hospitalized after a vehicle crashed through the wall of a doughnut shop in Pittsburg. more »»

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

April 15, 2015

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:

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WASHINGTON MUST ACT NOW ON NEW FEDERAL HIGHWAY BILL

If you've ever driven Interstate 83 North on the way home from Baltimore, you've... more »»

 
 
 

 

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