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Borough investigates frack water dumped into sewer

October 14, 2014

WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) — A southwestern Pennsylvania borough has trying to figure out who dumped 3,000 to 4,000 of hydraulic fracturing water into its sewer system. more »»

Central Pa. man charged in boy's apparent overdose

October 14, 2014

NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man is charged with child endangerment after police say a 9-year-old boy died of an overdose. more »»

First black federal judge in W. Pennsylvania dies

October 14, 2014

MONONGAHELA, Pa. (AP) — Paul Simmons, the first black federal judge in western Pennsylvania, has died at his home of natural causes. He was 93. more »»

US doctor recounts kidnap, rescue in Afghanistan

October 14, 2014

DENVER (AP) — An American doctor who was kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2012 says he found a surprising kinship with one of his captors but grieves for a Navy SEAL who was killed... more »»

Cops: Boy, 10, fatally beat woman, 90, in her bed

October 14, 2014

TYLER HILL, Pa. (AP) — The lawyer for a 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy accused of killing a 90-year-old woman says he'll try to get the youth released on bail and put into his father's care. more »»

Giffords begins 9-state tour on women, guns

October 14, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords on Tuesday launched a nine-state tour in which she's advocating for tougher gun laws that she says will help protect women and families. more »»

Giffords to begin 9-state tour on women, guns

October 14, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Gabby Giffords has launched a nine-state tour to promote tougher gun laws that she says will help protect women and familie. more »»

Police fear trooper's killer looking to repeat

October 14, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police fear the man suspected of killing one trooper and wounding a second is looking to strike again. more »»

Ad Watch: Claims in Pennsylvania governor's race

October 14, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A look at key claims being made in TV ads that are being aired in Pennsylvania's campaign for governor ahead of the Nov. 4 election.


THEME: Gov. more »»

Clinic treating Amish, breaking ground on genetics

October 14, 2014

STRASBURG, Pa. (AP) — Weeks after his birth in 2001, Benjamin Glick was stricken with a mysterious illness.

He would vomit and pass out. He wouldn't eat and lost weight. more »»

Doctor: Woman injured by rock on car doing well

October 14, 2014

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A doctor says the Ohio woman severely injured after a rock was dropped on her family's car from a central Pennsylvania overpass says she is doing "very, very well. more »»

Boy, 10, charged with killing woman, 90, in bed

October 14, 2014

TYLER HILL, Pa. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy apparently angry that a 90-year-old woman had yelled at him held a cane against her throat and repeatedly punched her, killing her, prosecutors said. more »»

German Society in Philadelphia marks 250 years

October 14, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Uleckinger family's journey from Germany to Philadelphia ended in catastroph. more »»

Store supplies safety to gas, oil industry

October 14, 2014

PLUMVILLE, Pa. (AP) — James A. Lipsie Jr. grew up where pickup trucks are a prerequisite and career choices include mining coal, farming or working in the oil and gas industry. more »»

5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

October 14, 2014

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:


Boy, 10, charged as adult in death of woman, 90

October 14, 2014

TYLER HILL, Pa. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy has been charged as an adult in the beating death of a 90-year-old woman over the weekend in northeastern Pennsylvania. more »»

Smoking cited as possible cause of fatal fire

October 14, 2014

KNOXVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say smoking may have started an early morning fire that killed two people in their northern Pennsylvania home.

The (Williamsport) Sun-Gazette (http://bit. more »»

Lesser term denied for man in blowtorch burning

October 14, 2014

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A judge has declined to reduce the prison term of a central Pennsylvania man convicted of having burned his wife with a blowtorch.

Lancaster Newspapers (http://bit. more »»

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