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Mine subsidence likely caused hole in Wilkes-Barre backyard

June 23, 2016

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — State environmental officials say a mine subsidence is likely to blame for a crater that opened up in a Wilkes-Barre yard that a women fell int. more »»

Pittsburgh schools adopt transgender nondiscrimination plan

June 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Public Schools have enacted a nondiscrimination policy that outlines the rights, protections and support systems schools must provide for transgender students. more »»

After Orlando, some businesses stress LGBT inclusivity moves

June 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Some small business owners already working to make their companies more welcoming to LGBT employees say the massacre at a gay dance club in Orlando gives them an impetus to make... more »»

Fire chief amazed after family survives house explosion

June 23, 2016

MEHOOPANY, Pa. (AP) — State police are trying to determine what caused a house explosion that a Pennsylvania family miraculously survive. more »»

Family survives northeastern Pennsylvania house explosion

June 23, 2016

MEHOOPANY, Pa. (AP) — State police were still attempting to determine what caused a house explosion that a Pennsylvania family miraculously survived. more »»

Pittsburgh man says police K-9 'tortured' him with bites

June 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh is suing claiming city officers "tortured" him by letting a police K-9 bite him repeatedly in hopes he's give up a gun he contends he never ha. more »»

Widow claims railroad trestle to blame for husband's death

June 23, 2016

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania woman is suing over a railroad trestle she contends is unsafe and led to her husband's death on a dirt bike last year. more »»

Philly-area podiatrist charged in $5 million Medicare fraud

June 23, 2016

HAVERFORD, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia foot doctor has been charged with billing Medicare for $5 million in services that were never delivered.

The charges against 59-year-old Dr. more »»

Man to change not guilty plea in heroin paraphernalia case

June 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area man charged with selling powder that dilutes heroin and tiny "stamp" bags used to package it for street sale is scheduled to change his not guilty plea in the... more »»

Prosecutors: Exec stole from nonprofit that helps disabled

June 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Pennsylvania woman who helped operate a nonprofit that helps New York City-area residents with developmental disabilities used the group's money for... more »»

Police officer injured in crash with commuter bus

June 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say a Philadelphia police car responding to a call was struck by a commuter bus, injuring an officer.

The crash occurred around 5 a.m. more »»

Armed guard at Philadelphia bar wounded in shootout

June 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An armed security guard at a Philadelphia bar was wounded in a shootout.

Police say the guard was leaving the bar in the city's Feltonville section around 2 a.. more »»

Artificial limb provider to give man new leg after theft

June 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man is receiving a new artificial leg after he says someone stole his first one from a moving van that had been parked outside his home. more »»

Retrial underway for strip club manager charged in slaying

June 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A retrial is underway for a Philadelphia strip club manager accused of beating an intoxicated patron to death.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports (http://bit. more »»

Philadelphia: No crackdown on Democratic convention protests

June 23, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia officials say they will respect the First Amendment rights of all protesters during the Democratic National Convention, but they are sticking with requirements... more »»

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