- Attorney General Kane argues against law license suspension Updated: Sep-04-15 7:32 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane argued to the state's highest court Friday that suspending her law license while she fights criminal charges would violate her constitutional right to due process.
- Cardinals add Barkley, young QB must learn difficult offense Updated: Sep-04-15 7:15 pm
TEMPE, Arizona - The Arizona Cardinals didn't have to give up much to take a look at quarterback Matt Barkley to see if he might fit in the team's long-term plans.
- McGinty getting backing from top Pittsburgh-area Democrats Updated: Sep-04-15 6:40 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Katie McGinty's campaign says she'll have the backing of top Pittsburgh-area Democrats in her campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate.
- Appeals court rejects suit by teacher fired over blog Updated: Sep-04-15 6:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A former suburban Philadelphia teacher fired for writing derisively about students on her blog, calling them "disengaged, lazy whiners" and "disobedient, disrespectful oafs," can't invoke free speech in suing to get her job back, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
- Eagles clear spot for Tebow, trading Barkley to Cardinals Updated: Sep-04-15 6:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Tim Tebow made Matt Barkley expendable.
- Temple looks for showcase victory over rival Penn State Updated: Sep-04-15 5:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Temple can boast a sold out stadium for its season opener, a rare feat in the 12 years the Owls have called Lincoln Financial Field home.
- Ticket requirements for the pope's Philadelphia events Updated: Sep-04-15 5:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Organizers faced an outcry this week over a ticket plan keeping most of Pope Francis' audience at his two biggest Philadelphia events several blocks away. A map added to some confusion over the size of the ticketholder-only zone.
- Berry wins Steelers punting battle Updated: Sep-04-15 5:42 pm
PITTSBURGH - From flipping burgers to flipping footballs.
- Philly DA will keep prosecutors named in pornography scandal Updated: Sep-04-15 5:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia's district attorney says three staff prosecutors will get sensitivity training but keep their jobs following disclosures that they sent or received pornographic emails with colleagues while working for the state attorney general's office.
- Credit ratings agencies eye Pennsylvania's budget stalemate Updated: Sep-04-15 4:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The Standard & Poor's credit ratings agency is warning that it could downgrade some of Pennsylvania's school districts and community colleges because of the 2-month-old budget stalemate that's cut off billions of dollars in aid.
- Trucker cited for rear-ending Pittsburgh-area transit bus Updated: Sep-04-15 3:36 pm
WHITAKER, Pennsylvania - A dump truck driver has been cited after rear-ending a Pittsburgh-area transit bus has near Kennywood Park, injuring the bus driver and 11 passengers.
- Appeals court OKs life sentence for killing by 14-year-old Updated: Sep-04-15 3:36 pm
EASTON, Pennsylvania - A divided Pennsylvania appeals court is denying a man's request to get out of a life sentence for a killing that occurred when he was 14 years old.
- Old friends Narduzzi, Pelini square off in opener Updated: Sep-04-15 3:09 pm
PITTSBURGH - Bo Pelini and Pat Narduzzi have spent the better part of their lives occasionally staring across the football field at one another.
- Secretary to plead guilty to helping businessman evade taxes Updated: Sep-04-15 2:11 pm
PITTSBURGH - The personal secretary for one of Pennsylvania's richest men will plead guilty to helping him evade more than $4 million in federal income taxes by using business funds to pay for his 18-bedroom mansion and other personal luxuries, her attorney said Friday.
- Boy injured in alleged beating gets hometown welcome Updated: Sep-04-15 1:05 pm
HANCOCK, Maryland - Two months after he was taken to the hospital and placed on life support due to suspected child abuse, 6-year-old Dustin Barnhart of Hancock came home this week.
- Police pranked by 'violence' call in central Pennsylvania Updated: Sep-04-15 10:17 am
BOALSBURG, Pennsylvania - Police in several central Pennsylvania communities are trying to trace a prank emergency call that prompted several departments to respond, some in tactical gear.
- Court calls man's prison term of up to 216 years 'excessive' Updated: Sep-04-15 9:59 am
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania appeals court has overturned a drug dealer's prison sentence of up to 216 years, calling it "excessive."
- Fifth Third Bank to sell its 17 Pittsburgh-area branches Updated: Sep-04-15 9:50 am
PITTSBURGH - A Cincinnati-based retail bank is selling its 17 Pittsburgh-area branches.
- DA: Constable reckless in shooting that left man paralyzed Updated: Sep-04-15 9:39 am
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania grand jury says a constable acted recklessly and without justification when he shot a parking ticket scofflaw, paralyzing him from the waist down.
- Man waives hearing in bucket of cash at car dealership case Updated: Sep-04-15 9:19 am
ALTOONA, Pennsylvania - A man who allegedly threatened car dealership employees after dumping a bucket of cash over his head has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.
- DA: Woman's holding cell hanging unlikely to bring charges Updated: Sep-04-15 9:10 am
NORTH BRADDOCK, Pennsylvania - The district attorney says a woman's hanging in a western Pennsylvania police holding cell is unlikely to result in criminal charges, but hopes police chiefs can come up with better ways to monitor prisoners.
- High school student outside crosswalk killed by school bus Updated: Sep-04-15 8:50 am
MCKEESPORT, Pennsylvania - County homicide detectives are investigating after a 15-year-old high school student was fatally struck by a school bus while crossing a busy street outside of a crosswalk.
- 2 papal parades, more passes available after ticket outcry Updated: Sep-04-15 8:37 am
PHILADELPHIA - After an outcry over plans to keep most of Pope Francis' audience at his biggest Philadelphia events several blocks away, organizers Thursday announced the pontiff will parade through downtown twice and said they would set aside 30,000 tickets for the public to get a closer view.
- Pennsylvania teen gets at least 12 ½ years for 2014 shooting Updated: Sep-04-15 7:26 am
PITTSBURGH - A western Pennsylvania teen was sentenced to serve 12 ½ to 29 years in prison for the 2014 shooting death of a man in Pittsburgh's East Liberty section.
- Mother sues Penn, Amazon over daughter's 2013 suicide Updated: Sep-04-15 7:11 am
PHILADELPHIA - The mother of a University of Pennsylvania nursing student who allegedly purchased cyanide on Amazon.com and used it to take her own life is suing the Philadelphia school and online retailer.