- Coroner: Couple, 67, found dead in likely murder-suicide Updated: Feb-12-16 9:02 am
NEMACOLIN, Pennsylvania - A southwestern Pennsylvania couple found dead in their home likely died in a murder-suicide.
- Water main break causes icy mess in Philadelphia Updated: Feb-12-16 9:00 am
PHILADELPHIA - A water main break in West Philadelphia is causing an icy mess and disrupting traffic and mass transit.
- Police: Suspect in 4 heists needed money for pet supplies Updated: Feb-12-16 8:48 am
PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh woman jailed in four recent store robberies told police she needed money for dog food and kitty litter.
- Temps near, below zero prompt western Pennsylvania advisory Updated: Feb-12-16 8:39 am
PITTSBURGH - Temperatures forecast to be near or below zero have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a wind chill advisory in western Pennsylvania.
- Appeal rejected for man convicted in Fort Dix plot Updated: Feb-12-16 7:23 am
CAMDEN, New Jersey - A federal judge in New Jersey has rejected the appeal of a Philadelphia man serving more than three decades in prison after he was convicted of scheming to kill soldiers at Fort Dix.
- Federal suit filed against railroad in 2014 derailment Updated: Feb-12-16 7:04 am
VANDERGRIFT, Pennsylvania - A specialty metals firm in western Pennsylvania is suing a Philadelphia-based railroad after a derailed car hit its building two years ago.
- Philadelphia ending forced firefighter rotation policies Updated: Feb-12-16 6:58 am
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia firefighters will no longer use forced staff rotations.
- Live snake in train station trash startles commuters Updated: Feb-12-16 6:55 am
PHILADELPHIA - Commuters got a shock when a person discovered a live snake in a trash can at a Philadelphia train station.
- Cop fired, charged with pointed a gun at ex-wife's husband Updated: Feb-12-16 6:01 am
LIGONIER, Pennsylvania - A western Pennsylvania police officer accused of pointing a gun at his ex-wife's husband and threatening to kill him has been fired.
- Nuclear plants in Ohio, Pennsylvania closed for repairs Updated: Feb-12-16 4:45 am
PERRY, Ohio - Officials say two nuclear reactors in Ohio and Pennsylvania are shut down for repairs.
- Umberger snaps 50-game scoreless drought, Flyers beat Sabres Updated: Feb-11-16 10:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA - R.J. Umberger did all he could to keep his scoreless streak from overwhelming his confidence.
- DeCosey scores 23, Temple rallies to beat UConn 63-58 Updated: Feb-11-16 10:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA - After watching Daniel Dingle start the big comeback, Quenton DeCosey knew it was his job to finish it.
- No. 12 Louisville women defeat Pittsburgh 84-61 Updated: Feb-11-16 9:17 pm
PITTSBURGH - Myisha Hines-Allen had a career-high 29 points, Cortnee Walton had a double-double and No. 12 Louisville rolled to an 84-61 win over Pittsburgh on Thursday night.
- Girl pleads guilty to plotting mom's death with soldier beau Updated: Feb-11-16 7:36 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - A 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl accused of plotting with her soldier boyfriend to kill her mother pleaded guilty Thursday in a deal with prosecutors.
- Texas to let Baylor keep sex assault records private Updated: Feb-11-16 6:49 pm
DALLAS - Baylor University can keep private campus police records that detail sexual assaults committed by two former football players against students, according to an opinion issued this week by the Texas attorney general's office.
- Pirates sign pitcher Cory Luebke to minor-league deal Updated: Feb-11-16 6:06 pm
- Ex-president's lawsuits target Penn State, Sandusky report Updated: Feb-11-16 5:55 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Penn State's ex-president has sued the university, saying it reneged on an agreement they struck when he stepped down in 2011, and filed another claiming former FBI director Louis Freeh defamed him through a blisteringly critical report about how the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal was handled.
- New partnership for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Updated: Feb-11-16 5:35 pm
PITTSBURGH - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is partnering with a pediatric hospital in Virginia to further expand its pediatric liver transplant program.
- Gas manufacturing company stays in New Jersey after tax cuts Updated: Feb-11-16 4:00 pm
BRIDGEWATER, New Jersey - A company that manufactures gases, including helium for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons, is moving its headquarters after getting tax credits to stay in New Jersey.
- Ex-head of jail's health services liable in doctor's suicide Updated: Feb-11-16 3:51 pm
PITTSBURGH - A federal court jury in Pittsburgh says a former health official at a county jail must pay $200,000 because of a doctor's suicide in custody.
- Union attorney: Chief to fire officer in Heinz Field arrest Updated: Feb-11-16 2:35 pm
PITTSBURGH - The city police chief wants to fire an officer who allegedly roughed up a drunk man he arrested at a high school championship football game in November, the Pittsburgh's police union attorney said.
- Teen accused of shooting trooper during chase waives hearing Updated: Feb-11-16 2:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A 17-year-old charged with shooting a state trooper during a chaotic car chase on a downtown Philadelphia highway has waived his preliminary hearing.
- Gun club investigated over pigeon cruelty allegations Updated: Feb-11-16 1:20 pm
BENSALEM, Pennsylvania - A suburban Philadelphia gun club is under investigation after an animal rights group released video they claim shows a member abusing a wounded pigeon after a shoot.
- Police: Man shackled girl, 15, as collateral for loan to dad Updated: Feb-11-16 1:09 pm
BROWNSVILLE, Pennsylvania - Police say a Pennsylvania man kept a 15-year-old girl in shackles as collateral for a loan to her father.
- Mystery illness sickens 174 students at Pennsylvania college Updated: Feb-11-16 1:00 pm
COLLEGEVILLE, Pennsylvania - The number of students sickened by a mystery illness at Ursinus College in eastern Pennsylvania has risen to over 170.