Stories tagged: pennsylvania
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
An election official in Pennsylvania didn’t think anything of the absentee ballot application until he saw the out-of-this-world voting location. The New Castle News reports that the application to Lawrence …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
Storms that began on Halloween have killed at least two people, caused flooding, down trees and power lines and damaged homes from the Deep South to the Northeast
Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
A hazmat team responded a halfway house in Pennsylvania this week after a resident received an order of uranium through the mail.
Tue., Sept. 10, 2019
A Pennsylvania couple who police say went on a spending spree after a bank accidentally deposited $120,000 into their account are headed to trial.
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
Actor Hosea Chanchez says a friend’s father sexually assaulted him in Alabama when he was 14 years old
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
A cat in western Pennsylvania is bucking stereotypes with its love of swimming.
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019
The president of a Pennsylvania school board whose district had warned parents behind on school lunch bills that their children could end up in foster care has rejected a company …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
Hank Barnette rode an elevator to the top floor of Martin Tower, walked to the empty spot where his office once stood and took in the expansive view, which he’d …
Fri., May 10, 2019
Residents of Fred Rogers’ home state of Pennsylvania will be encouraged to exhibit acts of kindness in honor of the beloved PBS children’s show host.
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019
Three Mile Island, site of the United States’ worst nuclear power accident, will begin a planned shutdown starting June 1 now that it is clear that it will not get …
Mon., April 29, 2019
By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election’s toughest battleground.
Thu., April 11, 2019
A Pennsylvania man created a digital image of himself pointing an AR-15 rifle at a group of praying Jewish men and posted it online, one of several cyber threats he …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
The surprisingly powerful winter storm that swept across Pennsylvania brought some surprising sights with it, including a camel stranded along a snowy roadway.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018
Federal prosecutors have opened an investigation of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania, using subpoenas to demand secret files and testimony from high-ranking leaders in what victims’ …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018
A man killed Tuesday afternoon in a head-on collision near Otis Orchards was from Pennsylvania.
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018
Pennsylvania GOP gubernatorial candidate warns Democrat he’ll ‘stomp all over your face with golf spikes’
Amid calls from Republicans for more civility in politics, the party’s gubernatorial nominee in Pennsylvania posted a video Friday on Facebook in which he warns Gov. Tom Wolf, D, of …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018
Pope Francis accepted the resignation Friday of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
As Hurricane Michael pounded Florida, President Donald Trump took shelter at a campaign event in Pennsylvania, where he sought to boost Republicans before the midterms.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018
A car exploded on a downtown street, killing at least one person and leading to a shelter-in-place order for nearby residents, and federal authorities are helping local officials in the …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018
Motorists streamed inland on highways converted to one-way routes Tuesday as more than 1 million people in three states were ordered to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
The Vatican expressed “shame and sorrow” on Thursday about a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in six dioceses and decried the abuse as …
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while visiting her in the hospital after she had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children – and possibly many more – since the 1940s, and senior church officials, including a man who is …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
The traffic sign that greets visitors on the south side of Ulysses, a tiny town in rural far north-central Pennsylvania, is suitably quaint – a silhouette of a horse-drawn cart …
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018
Floodwaters began to recede in central Pennsylvania on Thursday, leaving behind a film of mud and headaches for motorists trying navigate around dozens of roads closed to traffic.
Mon., July 23, 2018
A 46-year-old woman was impaled Sunday in Ocean City by a beach umbrella in what appeared to be a freak accident, according to a spokeswoman for the resort town. The …
Thu., June 14, 2018
A strong storm pounded parts of Pennsylvania, damaging numerous businesses in a shopping plaza, overturning cars and downing trees and power lines.
Fri., June 1, 2018
The remaining wreckage of United Flight 93 will be returned this year to the Pennsylvania memorial marking where it crashed in the 9/11 terror attacks, officials said Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018
A Pennsylvania congressman who used taxpayer money to settle a former aide’s sexual harassment charges abruptly resigned from Congress on Friday.
Tue., March 27, 2018
The wife of a Pennsylvania man arrested in Mexico with a missing 16-year-old girl has filed for divorce.