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Legionella bacteria found in 3 Pittsburgh hospital fixtures

October 4, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say three water fixtures at the Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs hospital have tested positive for bacteria that causes Legionnaire's disease. more »»

Police: 6 killed in weekend violence in Philadelphia

October 4, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say gunfire and other violence claimed the lives of six people and injured others over the weekend in Philadelphia. more »»

Boy, 14, arrested in west Philadelphia armed robbery spree

October 4, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy has been charged in more than a dozen armed robberies in west Philadelphia.

Police said the spree began Aug. more »»

Memoirs by seniors offer lessons worth sharing

October 4, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Before the advanced degrees, money, and accolades, he was just a kid growing up farming cotton with seven siblings, his mother, and his father, who was the son of an ex-slave... more »»

Program aims to get low-income players on the diamond

October 4, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Reese always knew what he wanted to be when he grew up — a right fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates like his hero Roberto Clemente. more »»

Swarthmore student dies in fall in wooded section of campus

October 4, 2015

SWARTHMORE, Pa. (AP) — A Swarthmore College student has died after accidentally falling off a cliff in a wooded section at the back of the school's suburban Philadelphia campus. more »»

Name of youth killed in shooting released; girl also injured

October 4, 2015

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania have released the name of a teenage youth killed in a shooting that also injured a teen girl. more »»

Dems outraise GOP in race for the state's high court

October 4, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Democratic candidates for three open seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court are raising so much money that even the state Republican Party chairman says he's alarmed. more »»

Puerto Rican Day, Pulaski Day parades slated in Philadelphia

October 4, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Puerto Rican Day Parade and the Pulaski Day Parade are both being held Sunday on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. more »»

DA: Officer justified in shooting teen driver, passenger

October 3, 2015

READING, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania district attorney says a Reading police officer was justified in shooting a pair of teenagers following a low-speed pursui. more »»

Police: Car flips over into pond, killing 2 brothers

October 3, 2015

BERWYN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a car flipped over and landed in a Philadelphia-area pond, killing two brothers.

The Daily Local News of West Chester (http://bi. more »»

Man dies 3 days after fire in eastern Pennsylvania home

October 3, 2015

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an elderly man died three days after a fire at his eastern Pennsylvania home that broke out as he was smoking while using oxygen. more »»

Teenage youth slain, teen girl injured in shooting

October 3, 2015

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania say a teenage youth was killed and a teenage girl injured in an early morning shooting near Pittsburgh. more »»

Pennsylvania's budget train wreck unfolded over past year

October 3, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It's possible that the decision this week by Republicans who hold firm control of both chambers of the Pennsylvania Legislature to let Gov. more »»

Debate swirls as proposed gas pipeline inches forward

October 3, 2015

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It could be a year before federal regulators decide whether to greenlight a proposed 100-mile natural gas pipeline from northeast Pennsylvania to central New Jerse. more »»

Pittsburgh to scrap ban on block parties on some streets

October 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials in Pittsburgh say they are doing away with a policy that banned block parties on some streets due to past neighborhood disruptions. more »»

Teahouse in West York stirs the beauty in the everyday

October 3, 2015

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Sitting a couple minutes off of Carlisle Road in West York, Todd Frey's teahouse defies its loud surroundings.

Just feet away, trucks grumble. A neighbor's dog yelps. more »»


Dutch Fall Festival October 4, 2015

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Aaronsburg, with vendors, food, Kids Corner, free live entertainment, free admission and parking. Information: more »

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