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Philly tire slasher arrested again in SEPTA try

November 23, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman who was convicted in May of slashing tires has been caught trying to puncture tires on a Southeastern... more »»

 
 
 
Man killed in eastern Pennsylvania townhouse fire

November 23, 2014

HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) — A man has died in a townhouse fire in southeastern Pennsylvania, but officials have yet to identify him or pinpoint the cause of the blaze. more »»

Police: Man robs bank after losing pay at casino

November 23, 2014

AVOCA, Pa. (AP) — A supermarket butcher is behind bars after telling police that he robbed a northeastern Pennsylvania bank after blowing his paycheck at a popular casino. more »»

Woman guilty of stealing guns friend used in heist

November 23, 2014

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The girlfriend of a western Pennsylvania man killed after a standoff with police last year has pleaded guilty to stealing two guns she gave him that day. more »»

Police: Burglars take money, video system from bar

November 23, 2014

WINDBER, Pa. (AP) — State police have been trying to figure out who broke into a western Pennsylvania bar, but they won't be able to check its video surveillance system for clues. more »»

Pennsylvania man jailed in fatal phone shooting

November 23, 2014

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges that fatally shot an Ohio woman during a drug-related argument over his cellphone. more »»

A rising star, Kane now beset by battles, probe

November 23, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — When Kathleen Kane ran for Pennsylvania attorney general, she campaigned as a corruption-buster who would be independent of Gov. more »»

City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

November 23, 2014

READING, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. more »»

Plans to sell closed western Pa. prison hit snag

November 22, 2014

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Plans to sell off a closed state prison near Altoona are running into difficulty over the sales price and other issues.

The Altoona Mirror reported (http://bi. more »»

City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

November 22, 2014

READING, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. more »»

Western Pa. drivers hit by icy conditions

November 22, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Freezing rain in western Pennsylvania creating headaches for drivers and business for tow trucks and body shops. more »»

Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making

November 22, 2014

The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and... more »»

Sites face uncertain future after casino decision

November 22, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The future of two valuable properties in Philadelphia is unclear after they weren't selected for a casino license.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Saturday (http://bit. more »»

Feline kidney transplants: extravagance or love?

November 22, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — At 6:54 a.m., Brian Coffee, a vintage-car collector in Dayton, Ohio, e-mailed the transplant team at the University of Pennsylvania veterinary hospital. more »»

Off-field college athletes' infractions eyed

November 22, 2014

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At 91, Donora native is still a riveting Rosie

November 22, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mary (Schevchik) Torres was a shy, bright-eyed 18-year-old when she ran away from home to help her country win the war. more »»

Easing the pain of steel's demise 40 years ago

November 22, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The decline of the local steel industry was imminent in the early 1970s.

Johnstown's leaders realized major changes would accompany the loss of Bethlehem Steel Corp. more »»

Lehigh-Lafayette rivalry reaches 150 on big stage

November 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The memories of the last Lafayette-Lehigh game in which George Hossenlopp played still sting 50 years later. more »»

 
 

AVSA Shotgun Shoot November 26, 2014

Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen's Club Each Wednesday at 7pm 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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November 23, 2014 If you need something non-football to watch over the long holiday weekend, I recommend two movies with a Thanksgiving theme: "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" with Steve Martin and John C. more »

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