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Corbett weighs options in final weeks as governor

December 17, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — His days as Pennsylvania governor numbered, Gov. Tom Corbett says his options for life outside of government could include working on a 2016 presidential campaign. more »»

Police: Man killed, abused corpses of mom, stepdad

December 17, 2014

PENN HILLS, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged a 47-year-old man with killing his mother and stepfather, whose abused corpses were found by officers asked to check on the couple by another relative. more »»

Man charged with killing mom, stepfather in home

December 17, 2014

PENN HILLS, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been charged with killing his mother and stepfather, whose bodies were found by police inside their house after the couple was reported missing. more »»

Cause of death of man who killed 6 not yet known

December 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A coroner says that a Pennsylvania man who killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives didn't stab himself, as was initially reported. more »»

School lockdown ends after man found shot in car

December 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman says an elementary school lockdown has ended after police secured the scene when a man was found dead in a car parked in the school's lot. more »»

High court reinstates teen killer's death sentence

December 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court this week reinstated the death sentence of a man who killed a church deacon as a teen and later said the victim had sexually abused him. more »»

School locked down after man found shot in car

December 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman says an elementary school has been locked down as a precaution after a man was found dead in a car parked in the school's lot. more »»

Community activist jailed over alleged 911 calls

December 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh community activist awaiting trial in March on charges he and his family made more than 100 unnecessary 911 calls last year has been jailed because police say they'v... more »»

Fraternity suspended over 'Beyonce' holiday card

December 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A University of Pennsylvania fraternity has been suspended pending an investigation into a holiday card showing the mostly white group posing with what it says was a Beyoncé... more »»

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

December 17, 2014

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

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THIN SKIN OF THE LAW: REACTION TO CRITICISM SHOWS DISCONNECT WITH COMMUNITY

Across the country this past weekend, thousands of people... more »»

High court sends teen killer back to death row

December 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has reinstated the death sentence of a man who killed a church deacon as a teenager and later said the victim sexually abused him. more »»

Scaife children to file next month in trust beef

December 17, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge has given the children of Richard Mellon Scaife until Ja. more »»

Audit: Finances put Cheyney U.'s future in doubt

December 17, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's auditor general says the future of the nation's first historically black university is in doubt amid rising debt and falling revenue and enrollmen. more »»

Ex-Marines: Man who killed 6 argued with ex-wife

December 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Marines who served with a Pennsylvania man who killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives before committing suicide said he fought constantly with his wife during the... more »»

Defense lawyers march to protest police killings

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Scores of defense attorneys in New York City and elsewhere are protesting the criminal justice system's handling of police killings of unarmed black me. more »»

 
 
 

 

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