Stories tagged: Pennsylvania
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 11 a.m.
Years in the making, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is rolling out a new Medicaid feature that’s designed to reduce the future number of enrollees in nursing homes and, along …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Dozens of neighbors rushed to the scene of a massive late-night fire that injured nearly 30 people at a Pennsylvania senior living community, wrapping the elderly in blankets and carrying …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
In one jaw-dropping passage, retired nurse Maggie Frear concedes Trump hasn’t kept his promise to bring the steel mills back, build a border wall, or repeal Obamacare. “But I like …
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy had counted on his anti-abortion record as one of many planks to help him get elected to Congress eight times, and it was his perceived personal …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Republican congressman Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania announced Wednesday that he would not run for a ninth term, amid tawdry revelations of an extramarital affair in which the anti-abortion lawmaker urged …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
A Pennsylvania woman sought in an interstate custody case has been arrested in Washington state a day after a TV show about the case aired.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
A Pennsylvania woman who drowned her two youngest sons in their bathtub because she felt that would enable her to be a better mother to their older brother was sentenced …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
State police say two contractors working on a pipe in an underground pit at a western Pennsylvania power plant were killed when the pipe ruptured, filling the pit with sludge.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Police said a car traveling in the wrong lane on Friday plowed into seven people, five of them children, on a street in a residential development in northeastern Pennsylvania.
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 7:25 a.m.
A SEPTA Norristown High Speed Line train carrying passengers ran into an unoccupied train early Tuesday inside the 69th Street Transportation Center in Upper Darby, injuring 42 people, officials said.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a robbery investigation before officers returned fire killing the shooter, state police said Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 3:44 p.m.
Authorities say most residents are being allowed to return to the homes they were forced to leave after a train derailment and resulting fires in their small Pennsylvania town.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 2:39 p.m.
Philadelphia police joined multiple law enforcement agencies Thursday for another search of the sprawling Pennsylvania farm where the bodies of four missing young men were found buried deep underground last …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
A drug dealer has confessed to killing four young men separately after selling them marijuana and then burning their bodies at his family’s farm, a person with firsthand knowledge of …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
A 20-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on charges of trying to sell a car belonging to one of four missing Pennsylvania men, and a prosecutor said he believed there would …
Thu., July 6, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Bill Cosby will be retried in November on charges he drugged and molested a woman more than a decade ago, after a Pennsylvania jury deadlocked on the question after deliberating …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 12:23 p.m.
A Pennsylvania man was in custody Sunday for what a prosecutor called the “savage” and “senseless” death of a recent high school graduate shot in the head during a road-rage …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
The owners of the Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island nuclear plant have formally notified regulators and a regional power grid operator of their previously announced intentions to close the plant.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
A Pennsylvania jury has awarded $870,000 to a man whose urologist removed the wrong testicle.
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
An actress who voiced a cartoon character created by a Pennsylvania grocery store employee who killed three co-workers says he revealed his plans in an email to her.
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 7:41 p.m.
The jury at Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial heard from the comedian without him actually taking the stand Thursday as prosecutors read into the record his lurid, decade-old testimony about …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
A supermarket employee brought two guns to work overnight Thursday and fatally shot three fellow employees before turning the gun on himself, Pennsylvania state police said.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
A man has been convicted of sexually assaulting six girls in the same Pennsylvania family, fathering two children by one of them.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 12:35 p.m.
Police say a Pennsylvania man beat his 87-year-old mother and 64-year-old sister with a cane on Mother’s Day after they woke him up from a drunken slumber in his vehicle.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 10:41 a.m.
A bus carrying Philadelphia schoolchildren on an eighth-grade class trip was involved in a serious accident on I-95 in Maryland on Monday.
Fri., May 5, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
An assistant principal in Pennsylvania was put on administrative leave after a heated argument last month with two teenage abortion protesters that was caught on video.
Sun., April 30, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
Pennsylvania’s Cuban rum run got its start in a chance meeting last fall in the parking lot in front of the state Capitol.
Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:39 p.m.
A survivalist who shot and killed a Pennsylvania State Police trooper and injured another in an ambush at their barracks will now fight for his own life following his conviction …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
An 88-year-old Pennsylvania woman says she talked an attacker out of raping her by lying to him that she was HIV-positive.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
A baby orangutan has made its debut at a Pennsylvania zoo.