- Dismissal of charges against 2 sought in disc jockey's death Updated: Oct-10-15 11:59 am
EASTON, Pennsylvania - Defense attorneys say they will seek dismissal of charges against two men in the shooting death of an eastern Pennsylvania nightclub disc jockey almost three years ago.
- State-operated universities have active-shooter safety plans Updated: Oct-10-15 11:04 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, which oversees the 14 state-operated universities, does not require the campuses to have security plans for active shooters, but they all do, a spokesman said.
- Psychiatric exam ordered for man accused of stalking agent Updated: Oct-10-15 10:06 am
PITTSBURGH - A federal judge has ordered a psychiatric evaluation for a man accused of stalking and harassing an FBI agent by posting a fake Craigslist sex ad with his phone number and address.
- Flush with cash, Dems first on TV in Supreme Court campaign Updated: Oct-10-15 9:36 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Campaign ads in the multimillion-dollar race for three open seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court won't get any more polite than these.
- Driver license, photo centers closed for holiday weekend Updated: Oct-10-15 3:07 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - State transportation officials in Pennsylvania say state driver license and photo centers will be closed for the Columbus Day holiday.
- Ethics inquiry into justice's emails cites new revelations Updated: Oct-09-15 10:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The Pennsylvania agency that prosecutes allegations of judicial misconduct said Friday that new revelations about the role of a sitting state Supreme Court justice in the exchange of explicit or otherwise inappropriate emails has prompted it to undertake a second investigation.
- Anthony strong again as Knicks beat Wizards 115-104 Updated: Oct-09-15 9:54 pm
- Prison garb mix-up means more coats for the homeless Updated: Oct-09-15 7:45 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pennsylvania - Hundreds of winter coats earmarked for inmates near Philadelphia will instead warm the homeless because they arrived in a too-familiar shade of prison blue.
- Macy's agrees to donate items from former Pittsburgh home Updated: Oct-09-15 5:16 pm
PITTSBURGH - Macy's has agreed to donate dozens of artifacts from the iconic 13-story building that housed its shuttered downtown Pittsburgh department store to several history groups.
- Ex-cop accused of hitting man pleads guilty to lesser charge Updated: Oct-09-15 5:11 pm
PITTSBURGH - A former Pennsylvania officer has agreed to never again work as a policeman in return for his guilty plea to a reduced, misdemeanor charge that he violated the civil rights of a man he threw to the ground and slugged.
- Campaign donor backed company vying for Allentown contract Updated: Oct-09-15 4:17 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - The city planned to award a no-bid contract to a company whose main investor contributed to the mayor's Senate campaign, according to email records.
- AHL defenseman for Flyers diagnosed with sarcoma in leg Updated: Oct-09-15 4:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Defenseman Logan Pyett of the Philadelphia Flyers' AHL affiliate has been diagnosed with a form of cancer and will be out indefinitely.
- Jenkins, Sproles set to face former teammates Updated: Oct-09-15 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA - After helping the New Orleans Saints knock Philadelphia out of the playoffs two years ago, Malcolm Jenkins and Darren Sproles joined the Eagles.
- Ohio company buying Pennsylvania chip plant Updated: Oct-09-15 3:13 pm
WATERFORD, Pennsylvania - An Ohio snack food company has agreed to a deal that includes majority ownership of a potato chip plant in northwestern Pennsylvania.
- Transit official pleads guilty in 'ghost rider' scandal Updated: Oct-09-15 2:51 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania transit official has been spared jail time after admitting he had bus drivers inflate ridership figures to boost state funding.
- CDC: Transplant patients who died likely breathed in mold Updated: Oct-09-15 12:14 pm
- Woman pleads guilty to killing man named Paris Hilton Updated: Oct-09-15 11:05 am
ERIE, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania woman who fatally punched a 63-year-old man named Paris Hilton faces up to five years in prison.
- Central Pennsylvania Wal-Mart evacuated for 4th bomb threat Updated: Oct-09-15 9:43 am
STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - Police are investigating the fourth bomb threat at a central Pennsylvania Wal-Mart since Sept. 24.
- Pittsburgh zoo receives largest-ever $9M gift from charity Updated: Oct-09-15 9:36 am
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has received a $9 million grant, the largest gift in the zoo's history, from the Richard King Mellon Foundation
- 2 men in critical condition after Philadelphia shooting Updated: Oct-09-15 9:16 am
PHILADELPHIA - Two men are hospitalized in critical condition and two suspects are at large after a shooting in Philadelphia.
- School's Ten Commandments monument moved to nearby church Updated: Oct-09-15 8:58 am
PITTSBURGH - A Pennsylvania school district's Ten Commandments monument that an atheists' group sued to have removed is now on a neighboring church's property, next to a driveway leading to the district's high school.
- Central Pennsylvania man killed in tractor rollover accident Updated: Oct-09-15 8:43 am
ST. MARYS, Pennsylvania - A central Pennsylvania man has been killed after his tractor rolled over and landed on top of him in a ditch.
- Gender-neutral bathrooms becoming law in Philadelphia Updated: Oct-09-15 8:26 am
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia is removing gender distinctions from single-occupancy public bathrooms, a move advocates say is a small step in eliminating harassment and discrimination of transgender people.
- Water main break shuts Philly street known for nightlife Updated: Oct-09-15 6:26 am
PHILADELPHIA - A water main break has closed part of a Philadelphia street popular for its restaurants, bars and nightlife.
- Construction executives plead guilty in $19M contract scheme Updated: Oct-09-15 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA - Three eastern Pennsylvania construction executives have admitted they conspired to fraudulently obtain nearly $19 million in federally funded bridge and highway projects through a program for businesses owned by women and minorities.