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Appeals court orders new trial in 1991 killing of girl, 17

August 24, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court has ordered a new trial for a man sentenced to die for the 1991 slaying of a teenage girl who was killed for her earrings. more »»

Former aide to convicted congressman gets probation

August 24, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A political consultant has been sentenced to probation for his role in the corruption case involving a convicted former Pennsylvania congressman. more »»

Boy with double-hand transplant's next goal: Play football

August 24, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football. more »»

Judge: Drug charges against ex-college professor can remain

August 23, 2016

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge has denied a defense request to throw out drug delivery charges against a former college professor.

The Morning Call in Allentown reports (http://bit. more »»

Mold leads district to shut schools during 1st week back

August 23, 2016

ENOLA, Pa. (AP) — A mold outbreak has closed two central Pennsylvania schools during the first week of classes after summer brea. more »»

GOP VP candidate Mike Pence gets haircut at black barbershop

August 23, 2016

GOP vice presidential candidate Mike Pence got a haircut at a black-owned barbershop on Tuesday between campaign stops in the Philadelphia area. more »»

Challenge for GOP senators: Surviving a possible Trump loss

August 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key question looms for vulnerable Republican senators this election: If Donald Trump loses and loses big, can they still survive?

With 11 weeks until Election Day,... more »»

McGinty gets endorsement from Pennsylvania gun-safety group

August 23, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A prominent Pennsylvania group that advocates for tougher gun restrictions endorsed Democrat Katie McGinty for U.S. more »»

Boy with double-hand transplant's next goal: Play football

August 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football. more »»

Pittsburgh chief is focus of police union no confidence vote

August 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The city's police union is surveying officers about Chief Cameron McLay ahead of a no-confidence vote planned for next mont. more »»

Jury finds man not guilty in 1991 rape-murder retrial

August 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A jury on Tuesday found a man not guilty in his retrial in the rape and murder of a 77-year-old woman a quarter-century ago, after DNA evidence pointed to another man. more »»

In Turkey, Biden aims to mend wobbly ties to key NATO ally

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 »»

US: Turkey has filed extradition request for exiled cleric

August 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it has received a formal extradition request from Turkey for exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen.

State Department spokesman Mark Toner says the U.S. more »»

Turkish, US officials discuss US-based cleric's extradition

August 23, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish and American justice officials met on Tuesday to discuss Turkey's demands for the extradition of a U.. more »»

Boy shows off new hands a year after double-hand transplant

August 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's been just over a year since now-9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant — and now he can throw a ball, zip his clothes and write in his journa. more »»

Officials want sheriff to resign over sex harassment claims

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 subordinat. more »»

When mere paint won't do it: Bike lanes around the world

August 23, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — Bike lanes are evolving. Cities are increasingly changing them to make them safer in light of fatal crashes involving cyclists and cars. more »»

Student trying to impress woman gets stuck between buildings

August 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh student trying to impress a woman by leaping from one rooftop to another instead fell into a narrow gap between the buildings near campus and had to b... more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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