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State police: 2 troopers in Frein search injured

October 2, 2014

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — State police say two troopers have suffered injuries while searching for the fugitive suspected of ambushing a northeastern Pennsylvania barracks. more »»

Judge rejects bid for commuter tax in Scranton

October 1, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A judge has ruled that Scranton can't impose a commuter tax on people who work there but live elsewhere. more »»

Trooper accidentally shot in training exercise

October 1, 2014


Porn emails case emerges in gubernatorial debate

October 1, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf and Republican Gov. more »»

Police: Inmate found after escaping from ball game

October 1, 2014

BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say they captured an inmate who escaped from a central Pennsylvania jail while playing basketball. more »»

Mullin to host infrastructure committee chairman

October 1, 2014

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Congressman Markwayne Mullin is scheduled to host U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster in Oklahoma next week. more »»

Federal prosecutors charge 22 in alleged drug ring

October 1, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal authorities said Wednesday they disrupted a major drug trafficking network stretching from Mexico to six U.S. more »»

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Glendale man

October 1, 2014

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Glendale police say an incarcerated man in Pennsylvania is accused of fatally shooting a man west of Phoenix four months ago. more »»

Pa. tax collections meet 1st quarter projections

October 1, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's tax collections fulfilled budget projections in the first quarter of the state's fiscal year, but just barely. more »»

State job site scrubbed of objectionable postings

October 1, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania job-seekers now have slightly fewer options on a state employment website. more »»

US appeals court OKs evidence from no-warrant GPS

October 1, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A U.S. appeals court has reversed a decision Wednesday that threw out evidence gathered after a GPS device was put on a suspect's van without a warran. more »»

Students finally return to school _ 6 weeks late

October 1, 2014

MILLVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Talk about being late to class.

Students in one central Pennsylvania district heard their first school bell of the year on Wednesday. more »»

Officials release few details in trooper death

October 1, 2014

SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities released few details Wednesday in the deadly shooting of a Pennsylvania state trooper during a training exercise in suburban Philadelphia.

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Teen killer re-sentenced in death of fellow robber

October 1, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man who learned how to cook crack cocaine and load a gun by the time he was 10 has had his life sentence reduced by a judge who believes the defendant has changed since he was... more »»

ICE frees 9 in crashed SUV, won't confirm status

October 1, 2014

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A U.S. more »»

Sparks fly at 2nd Corbett, Wolf campaign debate

October 1, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lively second debate between Republican Gov. more »»

Federal agents charge 22 in alleged drug ring

October 1, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal authorities say 22 suspects are charged in a multi-state drug ring that extended from Mexico to the U.S.

A Wednesday statement from U.. more »»

Pennsylvania infant hit by bullet will be blind

October 1, 2014

CLUNE, Pa. (AP) — The family of a 6-day-old Pennsylvania boy who was wounded by a hunter's stray bullet said the infant is expected to survive, but will be blind. more »»


AVSA Shotgun Shoot October 8, 2014

Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen's Club Each Wednesday at 7pm until Nov. 26 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona near the Horseshoe Curve $10 for 6 Rounds Meat prizes from Blocher's Meat Market All ages welcome to attend avsa_membership@hotmail. more »

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Leftover thoughts from Penn State/Northwestern weekend ...

September 29, 2014 Penn State fans didn't have anything to cheer about from Saturday's loss to Northwestern, but the Nittany Lions might have given them reason to celebrate in the future, even the not-to-distant future. more »

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