Stories tagged: Pennsylvania
Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Man whose wrong testicle removed to get $870,000
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.
Voice actress on killer’s cartoon got email revealing plans
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.
Cosby’s lurid decade-old testimony is read to the jury
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.
Supermarket massacre shooter left chilling online trail
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.
Man convicted of sexually assaulting 6 girls from one family
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.
Man charged with beating mom, 87 with cane on Mother’s Day
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.
30 injured, 2 critically, as Philadelphia school tour bus crashes in Maryland
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.
Assistant principal on leave after argument with teen abortion protesters
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.
Yo ho ho! Pennsylvania aims to smash U.S. embargo on Cuban rum
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.
Survivalist who ambushed Pennsylvania police seeks to avoid death penalty
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.
88-year-old woman stops rape by claiming to be HIV-positive
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.
Baby orangutan, parents’ 3rd, debuts at zoo, is doing great
A baby orangutan has made its debut at a Pennsylvania zoo.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 12:23 p.m.
Book returned to library 75 years past due; war to blame?
“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.
Deer runs amok inside supermarket, gets wrangled by shoppers
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 search for man buried in trash, dirt at landfill
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.
Pennsylvania Senate OKs 20-week abortion ban; veto awaits
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.
Pennsylvania fire company turns to ‘naughty bingo’ for cash
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.
Officials hid years of sex abuse at boarding school, report says
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.
Prosecutor: Men in animal costumes raped child repeatedly
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.
Anonymous donor puts $10,000 check in Salvation Army kettle
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.
Recount efforts end: Trump wins in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania
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.
U.S. judge rejects Green Party’s Pennsylvania recount case
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.
Federal judge refuses to halt Wisconsin recount
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.
Recount ends in Michigan after 3 days; ongoing in Wisconsin
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 recount over; Pennsylvania sets hearing
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.
Wife who used rat poison to kill husband about to get out of prison
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.
Michigan recount expands, Pennsylvania awaits federal ruling
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.
Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania
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.
Green Party switches strategy in Pennsylvania recount bid
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.
Trump, backers ask courts to halt 3 state recounts
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 …