Stories tagged: Pennsylvania
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 …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
As many as 13 of Bill Cosby’s alleged victims could testify in his upcoming sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania if the prosecution has its way.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 12:33 p.m.
A grocery store in Pennsylvania has become the first since Prohibition to sell wine in the state.
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
Nearly two dozen women held at a Berks County, Pennsylvania, migrant family detention center have launched a hunger strike to protest their and their children’s long detentions – some which …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
Court documents show the Pennsylvania State Police have paid $195,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a New York man who spent 29 days behind bars after troopers mistook homemade …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
A solar-powered airplane has landed in Pennsylvania, about 17 hours after it took off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 2:20 p.m.
A second major pet retailer has severed ties with a small-animal supplier amid a federal investigation into conditions inside its Pennsylvania facility.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 2:57 p.m.
Bill Cosby is trying again to delay hearings in his criminal case while he fights to get the sex-assault charges in Pennsylvania dismissed.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 1:07 p.m.
A natural gas pipeline exploded in a towering, roaring fireball Friday, destroying a home several hundred yards away, damaging at least three others and creating waves of intense heat that …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 7:58 a.m.
Police say a Pennsylvania school bus driver asked an 11-year-old student to get off the bus and move a downed, live power line.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 9:04 a.m.
A Pittsburgh-area woman is appealing a court decision that threw out her defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
Pennsylvania regulators fined Uber $11.4 million on Thursday – a record for the utility commission – for operating for six months in 2014 without the required approval. The company said …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 7:04 a.m.
With New York behind them, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton brought their campaigns to Pennsylvania Wednesday for what promises to be the state’s most raucous presidential primary races …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
A federal review says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to protect drinking-water reserves from oilfield contamination.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Three leaders of a Franciscan religious order were charged Tuesday with allowing a friar who was a known sexual predator to take on jobs, including a position as a high …
Tue., March 15, 2016, 9:28 a.m.
Animal cruelty officials in Pennsylvania are investigating after a horse riddled with over 100 paintball remnants was found abandoned at a stable.
Fri., March 11, 2016
Police searched Thursday for at least two gunmen who opened fire during a backyard party in suburban Pittsburgh, killing five people and wounding three others.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 7:57 a.m.
Two Roman Catholic bishops who led a central Pennsylvania diocese helped cover up the sexual abuse of hundreds of children by over 50 priests or religious leaders over a 40-year …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 7:18 a.m.
Police say a central Pennsylvania high school honors student was actually a 23-year-old Ukrainian national using a false identity after his visa expired.
Wed., Sept. 11, 2013, 8:34 a.m.
A look at events in New York City, Washington and Shanksville, Pa., marking the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks:
Tue., Oct. 2, 2012, 8:21 a.m.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A judge today blocked Pennsylvania’s divisive voter identification requirement from going into effect on Election Day, delivering a hard-fought victory to Democrats who said it was a …
Thu., Sept. 29, 2011, 2:24 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal agents raided a Boeing plant that makes military helicopters in suburban Philadelphia on Thursday and charged more than three dozen people with distributing or trying to …
Sun., Feb. 1, 2009
Computer users doing Google searches during a nearly one-hour period Saturday morning were greeted with disturbing but erroneous messages that every site turned up in the results might be harmful. …
Mon., Jan. 26, 2009
COATESVILLE, Pa. – The latest in a string of suspicious fires in this Philadelphia suburb tore through a block of row houses, damaging 15 homes, leaving several dozen people homeless …