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Judge's order halts Scranton teachers strike plans

September 2, 2015

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A judge's order has halted plans by teachers in a northeastern Pennsylvania school district to strike on the first day of school. more »»

Suspect wanted in slaying of mother of 2 arrested

September 2, 2015

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man wanted in the shooting death of a mother of two in central Pennsylvania over the weekend has been arrested. more »»

Ex-Sen. Jane Orie files for habeas corpus in corruption case

September 2, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former state senator Jane Orie has filed a federal habeas corpus appeal of her campaign corruption and forgery conviction and resulting prison sentence. more »»

New Jersey DEP cites man in death of seagull on beach

September 2, 2015

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been cited by New Jersey environmental officials in the death of a seagull on an Ocean City beach. more »»

Chair built for Pope Francis for his Mass in NYC is unveiled

September 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The Archdiocese of New York has unveiled the large wooden armchair that's been built for Pope Francis when he celebrates Mass at Madison Square Garde. more »»

Pittsburgh man jailed in toddler stepson's fatal shooting

September 2, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man jailed in the fatal shooting of his 22-month-old stepson gave differing accounts of how the death occurred, police said in court papers.

Harrison Marshman Jr. more »»

Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite... more »»

Western Pennsylvania played role in WWII victory

September 2, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Everyone everywhere spilled into the streets.

Norma Olszewski followed, sharing in the excitement of victory and relief at war's en. more »»

Coroner rules out foul play in IUP student's campus death

September 2, 2015

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — The Indiana County coroner has ruled out foul play in the death of a 19-year-old Indiana University of Pennsylvania student on the school's campus. more »»

Body of Pennsylvania man reported missing found in pond

September 2, 2015

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — The body of a man reported missing last month has been found in a northwestern Pennsylvania pond, but authorities still aren't sure how he died. more »»

In Philadelphia, Kerry seeks support for Iran nuke deal

September 2, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is bringing the Obama administration's campaign for public and congressional support for the Iran nuclear deal to Philadelphia. more »»

Postal inspectors, police probe packages sent to women

September 2, 2015

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Postal Inspectors and police have been investigating five suspicious packages addressed to women that were intercepted at a post office in the Pittsburgh suburbs. more »»

Things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

September 2, 2015

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. more »»

Last World War II-era tank-landing ship docked in Pittsburgh

September 2, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A World War II-era tank-landing ship has docked in Pittsburgh so the public can tour the ship for a week.

Tours began Wednesday and run through Sept. more »»

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

September 2, 2015

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:



Pennsylvania has gone 63 days without a budget for state operation. more »»

Bishop's ex-assistant charged with Lutheran synod thefts

September 2, 2015

FRANKLIN, Pa. (AP) — A former bishop's assistant has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the northwestern Pennsylvania synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. more »»

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