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Senate approves Sept. 11 legislation despite Saudi threats

May 17, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, rejecting the fierce objections of a U.S. more »»

Meteor captured on dashcam video lights up New England sky

May 17, 2016

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine police sergeant looking for speeders has captured a fireball streaking across the sky on his dashboard camera. more »»

Man reported trapped after Philadelphia building collapse

May 17, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rescue crews are trying to free a man reported trapped following a building collapse in west Philadelphia. more »»

Feds: Amtrak engineer went 'from distraction to disaster'

May 17, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The engineer of an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia last year, killing eight people, went "from distraction to disaster" in a matter of seconds because his attention... more »»

Bridge conspirator list release is delayed by appeals court

May 17, 2016

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal appeals court has delayed the release of a list of unindicted co-conspirators in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. more »»

Teacher sorry for comparing special needs student to Hitler

May 17, 2016

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school teacher has apologized for writing emails saying that accommodating a special needs student was similar to appeasing Adolf Hitler. more »»

Feds: Amtrak engineer 'greatly influenced' by rock incident

May 17, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The engineer of an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia last year, killing eight people, was "greatly influenced" by an incident in which a nearby commuter train was struc... more »»

Pennsylvania Excel Homes plant closed, idling 280 workers

May 17, 2016

LIVERPOOL, Pa. (AP) — A modular homes company has filed for bankruptcy and is closing its plant in central Pennsylvania, idling 280 workers.

The (Sunbury) Daily Item (http://bi. more »»

Striking Pennsylvania teachers performing community service

May 17, 2016

HERNDON, Pa. (AP) — Striking teachers in one central Pennsylvania school district have decided to perform community service instead of picketing.

The (Sunbury) Daily Item (http://bit. more »»

Ex-girlfriend gives alibi for man accused of killing sisters

May 17, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The ex-girlfriend of a Pittsburgh man charged with robbing and killing two sisters who lived next door says the suspect was with her watching TV the night of the killings. more »»

Police seek man in phone-recorded beating turned deadly

May 17, 2016

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Police in central Pennsylvania are looking for a man charged with aggravated assault in a beating recorded on a cellphone, and say the victim has now died. more »»

Pennsylvania teacher sorry for Hitler remark about student

May 17, 2016

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania school teacher has apologized for emails in which she said accommodating a special needs student was similar to appeasing Adolph Hitler. more »»

Police plan news conference on Pennsylvania woman's slaying

May 17, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police have arrested a man on charges he killed a mother of five who was found in her central Pennsylvania apartment with a bicycle chain wrapped around her nec. more »»

Police say 4 firefighters called in false alarms for thrills

May 17, 2016

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Police say four central Pennsylvania volunteer firefighters called in five false alarms earlier this year because they enjoyed the thrill of riding in fire trucks. more »»

Boy, then 11, appeals judge's new trial refusal in killings

May 17, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pennsylvania Superior Court is set to hear the appeal of a judge's refusal to grant a new juvenile court trial for a boy who was 11 when he was charged with killing his... more »»

Police: 9 children report inappropriate contact by sub

May 17, 2016

LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police say nine children told investigators a substitute teacher in Pennsylvania had inappropriate physical contact with them. more »»

Philadelphia police officer hurt in crash with bread truck

May 17, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia police officer is in stable condition after her police car was hit by a bakery truck while she was responding to a cal. more »»

Young man shot while driving in Pittsburgh

May 17, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A young man is in critical condition after he was shot while driving in Pittsburgh's Fairview section.

Police say gunfire rang out on Belleau Drive just after 10 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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