Stories tagged: Pennsylvania
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 12:23 p.m.
“Val Rides the Oregon Trail” is back in the hands of a Pennsylvania library – 75 years past the book’s due date.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Pandemonium broke out at a southern Pennsylvania supermarket when a rogue deer smashed through its glass entrance and briefly ran amok.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
Crews are searching for a Pennsylvania landfill worker who was buried when a mound of garbage and dirt slid down onto him.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 1:31 p.m.
After an emotionally charged and graphic debate, the state Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would make Pennsylvania the latest state to ban abortions at 20 weeks and restrict how the …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 7:16 a.m.
A Pennsylvania volunteer fire company is turning to titillation to raise money. The Hometown Volunteer Fire Company in Schuylkill County is getting ready to host its second adults-only naughty bingo …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 1:31 p.m.
A grand jury report issued Wednesday found that teachers at a Pennsylvania boarding school sexually preyed on children for half a century while administrators turned a blind eye.
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 3:21 p.m.
A Pennsylvania boy told state prosecutors that he was forced to dress as “Tony the Tiger” at perverse fetish parties in which he was repeatedly sexually abused by men dressed …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
A donor who wishes to remain anonymous dropped a $10,000 check into a Salvation Army kettle in western Pennsylvania.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Presidential election recount efforts came to an end Monday in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, with both states certifying Republican Donald Trump as the winner in contests that helped put him over …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
A federal judge on Monday issued a stinging rejection of a Green Party-backed request to recount paper ballots in Pennsylvania’s presidential election, won narrowly by Republican Donald Trump, and scan …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
A federal judge refused to halt Wisconsin’s presidential recount Friday, telling President-elect Donald Trump’s supporters that the effort probably won’t change anything anyway.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
Michigan’s recount of presidential votes is over after a judge lifted an order that forced a statewide review of millions of ballots.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
Michigan’s presidential recount was halted Wednesday after three days, assuring Republican Donald Trump’s victory in the state, when a federal judge said he’ll abide by a court ruling that found …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 9:43 a.m.
A Pennsylvania woman who pleaded guilty to killing her husband by slipping rat poison into his food and drinks will be released from prison next week.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 8:43 a.m.
The presidential recount in Michigan expanded Tuesday to its largest county, which includes Detroit, and five other large counties, with the fate of a statewide recount push in Pennsylvania awaiting …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Presidential candidate Jill Stein’s fight to force ballot recounts in three states focused Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green Party was seeking an emergency federal court order for a statewide …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 4:15 p.m.
A Green Party-backed campaign changed its strategy to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, and said late Saturday night that it …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 9:17 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump and his supporters went to court Friday to prevent or halt election recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, less than two weeks before the states would have …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 2:01 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump’s margin of victory in Pennsylvania is shrinking as more counties finish tallying their votes.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 9:42 a.m.
Supporters of Republican Donald Trump filed a federal lawsuit trying to halt Wisconsin’s ongoing presidential recount, and Michigan’s attorney general on Friday sued to stop a recount from happening in …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign has filed an objection to Green Party candidate Jill Stein’s request for a hand recount of Michigan’s presidential election votes.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 8:19 a.m.
The Pittsburgh-area McDonald’s franchisee who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago has died. Michael “Jim” Delligatti was 98.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
The Michigan Board of Canvassers with a 4-0 vote certified the state’s election results Monday afternoon, showing Republican Donald Trump won the presidential race by a 10,704-vote margin over Democrat …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
On Sunday morning, President-elect Donald Trump assured us all that a recount of the 2016 election wouldn’t change the outcome and was a waste of resources. In a tweetstorm, he …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 9:11 a.m.
The Green Party says it will ask a Pennsylvania court to order a statewide recount of the state’s Nov. 8 presidential election result.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 11:12 p.m.
Republicans held onto their slim Senate majority Wednesday, a stinging blow to Democrats in a night full of them. Democrats had been nearly certain of retaking control but saw their …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA – In a scathing rebuke, a federal judge on Thursday denied the Pennsylvania Republican Party’s effort to allow poll watchers from anywhere in the state monitor precincts on Election …
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 2:40 p.m.
A Pennsylvania man accused of fathering two children with a 14-year-old girl gifted to him by her parents was charged Monday with sexually assaulting five other girls in that family, …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
Two freight trains crashed head-on Friday morning outside Philadelphia, knocking one locomotive off the tracks and injuring two crew members.
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
Stymied in their efforts to pass a bill allowing more freedom to Election Day poll watchers, Pennsylvania Republicans have filed a lawsuit, arguing that their activists have First and 14th …