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Woman who stole, euthanized dog of man with cancer gets jail

February 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman who stole her cancer-stricken neighbor's dog and paid to have it euthanized was sentenced Friday to three to six months in jail. more »»

Net neutrality fans use Grumpy Cat in aerial jab at Comcast

February 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Internet activists took an aerial jab at Comcast to celebrate new government rules affecting the Philadelphia-based corporation. more »»

Santorum wants US ground troops to fight Islamic State group

February 27, 2015

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who is considering another presidential run, called for putting 10,000 U.S. more »»

Woman gets jail for stealing, euthanizing sick man's dog

February 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh woman will spend three to six months in jail for stealing her cancer-stricken neighbor's dog and paying to have it euthanized. more »»

Internet activists use Grumpy Cat in aerial jab at Comcast

February 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Internet activists took an aerial jab at Comcast to celebrate new government rules affecting the Philadelphia-based corporation. more »»

Shorted-out light lands Toronto-bound flight in Pennsylvania

February 27, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Toronto-bound jet with 35 people aboard has landed safely at a Pennsylvania airport after smoke from a shorted-out cabin light prompted the captain to declare an emergency. more »»

Convicted slasher's dad pleads to fatally shooting his mom

February 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The father of a man imprisoned for slashing the throat of a Pittsburgh bicyclist has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to fatally shooting his own mother, and will spend 20 to 50... more »»

US rig count decreases 43 to 1,267

February 27, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 43 this week to 1,267 amid depressed oil prices. more »»

Potential GOP candidates for president head to Tennessee

February 27, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is kicking off a steady stream of visits from potential Republican presidential candidates.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Arkansas Gov. more »»

New Castle News names Dan Irwin its new editor

February 27, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A longtime writer and editor at the New Castle News has been named the western Pennsylvania newspaper's top editor. more »»

Santorum wants boots on ground to fight Islamic State group

February 27, 2015

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum called for a ground force of 10,000 troops to fight the growth of the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State. more »»

Pennsylvania kidnapping suspect captured in Wyoming

February 27, 2015

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Casper police have arrested a man who is wanted in Pennsylvania on suspicion of robbery and kidnapping. more »»

Ex-hospice executive indicted in multimillion-dollar fraud

February 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former head of a Pittsburgh-area hospice used patients who weren't terminally ill to collect millions of dollars in false Medicare and Medicaid billings, according to a... more »»

Rent Battle: Harrisburg mayor wants Civil War Museum to pay

February 27, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pickett's Charge didn't work. Papenfuse's might not either. more »»

Wolf announces proposals to improve health care for seniors

February 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf says he wants to allow more Pennsylvania seniors to obtain health care in their home instead of a nursing facilit. more »»

Black Madam talks silicone in buttocks-injection murder case

February 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist charged with killing a London break dancer she injected with low-grade silicone said Friday she never heard any complaints from the numerous transgende... more »»

Possible GOP candidates for president headed to Tennessee

February 27, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is kicking off a steady stream of visits from potential Republican presidential candidates.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Arkansas Gov. more »»

Suspect in Pennsylvania casino worker's slaying surrenders

February 27, 2015

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man charged in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend as she drove to work at a Pennsylvania casino has turned himself in to polic. more »»

911 caller: Girlfriend confessed to killing chief's brother

February 27, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 911 caller reporting the fatal shooting of the brother of Cleveland's police chief said the man's girlfriend confessed to killing him, according to a recording of the call... more »»

Canadian National cleaning up 27-car iron ore derailment

February 27, 2015

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — The Canadian National Railway Co. is hoping to finish cleaning up and repairing a western Pennsylvania line nearly two days after 27 cars carrying iron ore derailed. more »»

 
 
 

 

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