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Survey: States spent $1B-plus to clear winter snow and ice

May 4, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Winter's full fury arrived late in much of the country, but once it did it was relentless, forcing state transportation agencies to spend more than $1 billion to keep highways safe... more »»

Mom charged with throwing baby into river; he was rescued

May 4, 2015

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania mother accused of throwing her 1-year-old son into a river before jumping from a bridge herself has been charged with attempted homicid. more »»

Pa.'s Santucci repeats at Pittsburgh Marathon women's champ

May 4, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania's Clara Santucci repeated as the women's champion and Kenyan Stephen Njoroge won the men's race at Sunday's Pittsburgh Marathon. more »»

Family of 6 escapes just before freight train slams car

May 4, 2015

NEW BEAVER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a family of six escaped moments before a freight train slammed their car in western Pennsylvania.

The Norfolk Southern train hit the car around 12 a.m. more »»

Sinkhole closes Lehigh Parkway South

May 4, 2015

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Motorists are being diverted around a sinkhole on Lehigh Parkway South in Allentown.

Police tell WFMZ-TV (http://bit. more »»

Police: Man shot, killed in Philadelphia

May 4, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.

Authorities say that it happened just before 11 p.m. Sunday. more »»

Archdiocese needs time to study future of 5 churches

May 4, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's Roman Catholic archdiocese needs more time to study whether five Lower Northeast churches can remain open. more »»

Brush fire risk high in New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania

May 4, 2015

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Temperatures in the 80s will make winter a distant memory. But the warmer weather comes with some risks. more »»

Casey to press for safer railcars

May 4, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Officials are pressing for safer railcars to reduce the risk of a potential oil train derailment on Pennsylvania's rail freight system.

U.S. Sen. more »»

State insurance official to hold hearing on Highmark plan

May 4, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's top insurance regulator plans to hold a hearing on Highmark's plan to pump millions of dollars into a subsidiary. more »»

Ex-officer faces cross-examination in squad corruption trial

May 4, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former drug officer accused with five colleagues could face cross-examination as he testifies in their racketeering trial in Philadelphia. more »»

Father wants to withdraw guilty plea for girl's rotten teeth

May 4, 2015

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania father who pleaded guilty after his daughter's teeth were found so rotten her life was endangered now says he didn't neglect his 6-year-old. more »»

Man says he didn't let 6-year-old daughter's teeth rot

May 4, 2015

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — The father who pleaded guilty after his daughter's teeth were found so rotten her life was endangered now says he didn't neglect his 6-year-ol. more »»

Survey: States spent heavily to clear winter snow and ice

May 4, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Winter's full fury arrived late in much of the country but once it did it was relentless, quickly exhausting snow removal budgets and pushing the resources of state transportation... more »»

Summary of winter highway maintenance expenses

May 4, 2015

A look at approximate winter maintenance costs from October-March in some of the hardest hit U.S. states. more »»

Slain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher

May 4, 2015

TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss. more »»

Small plane takes off without pilot, crashes; no one injured

May 4, 2015

ST. MARYS, Pa. (AP) — Officials say no one was injured after a small plane took off with a passenger and no pilot then crashed into an unoccupied building at a Pennsylvania municipal airport. more »»

Police: Mother threw baby off bridge into river, then jumped

May 3, 2015

ALLTENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a mother and baby were rescued after witnesses reported seeing her throw the 1-year-old boy into an eastern Pennsylvania river and then jump from a bridge. more »»

 
 
 

 

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