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5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

April 7, 2014

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

PHILADELPHIA-AREA BUSES, TRAINS TO KEEP RUNNING DESPITE CONTRACT... more »»

Man arrested after driving in closed tunnel lane

April 7, 2014

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police have charged a Pennsylvania man with drunken driving after they say he drove his car through the Holland Tunnel in a closed lane. more »»

2 men rescued from Pa. river after boat overturns

April 7, 2014

MATAMORAS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Pennsylvania say a passer-by rescued two brothers from the Delaware River after their boat overturned over the weekend. more »»

Some workers from closed Pa. plant get new jobs

April 7, 2014

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Officials say last month's closure of a central Pennsylvania frozen food plant left about 140 people out of work, but some of them are being rehired by other companies. more »»

Woman survives fall down western Pa. cliff

April 7, 2014

TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a woman was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital after surviving a fall down a cliff over the weekend. more »»

Philly transit union says no strike 'for a while'

April 7, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Public transportation in Philadelphia was expected to run as normal Monday after the head of the union representing transit workers said they would not immediately strike, eve... more »»

Philly transit talks stall, but no strike planned

April 7, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The union representing transit workers in Philadelphia says that there will not be a strike even after a midnight contract deadline. more »»

Veteran journalist and NABJ co-founder Stone dies

April 7, 2014

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Longtime journalist and educator Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone Jr, one of the founders of the National Association of Black Journalists, has died. He was 89. more »»

Philly transit talks stall, but no strike notice

April 6, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Transit officials in Philadelphia expect a routine commute Monday, although labor talks have hit a snag. more »»

Penn. teen dies in car crash in Arizona canal

April 6, 2014

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in Yuma say a Pennsylvania teenager is dead after the car he was riding in crashed into a canal. more »»

Philly transit talks resume Sunday to avert strike

April 6, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Transit officials hope that last-minute labor talks can avert a potential strike Monday that would affect as many as 900,000 daily commuters in the Philadelphia region. more »»

Angry families want GM prosecuted for defects

April 6, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for... more »»

PA: Young hire hopes to renew century-old library

April 6, 2014

APOLLO, Pa. (AP) — The oldest library in Armstrong County now has the youngest director.

Molly Troy, 24, of Greensburg was recently hired to lead the century-old Apollo Memorial Library. more »»

Mohegan Tribe protects benefits with casino empire

April 6, 2014

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A gambling slump is eating into the profits of Mohegan Sun, but the 2,000 tribal members who draw benefits from the massive casino aren't feeling the pinch. more »»

Dems hope Corbett's woes a boost in US House races

April 6, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a congressional map tilted against them, Pennsylvania Democrats are hoping that GOP Gov. Tom Corbett's unpopularity may help them flip one or two House seats in their favor. more »»

Judge's daughter, 'Kids for Cash' teen join forces

April 6, 2014

PLYMOUTH, Pa. (AP) — Hillary Transue has seen his face "about 3,000 times," the face of the crooked judge who sent her to a youth camp at age 15 over a MySpace parod. more »»

6-year-old boy in drowning case against mom dies

April 5, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 6-year-old Pennsylvania boy whose mother allegedly held him underwater in a bathtub has died, four days after his younger brother drowned. more »»

Man in costume seeks to abduct children

April 5, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man dressed as a character from the Angry Birds video game tried to pick up four children in a Pennsylvania grocery store parking lot.

Police L. more »»

 
 

 

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