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High school classes increasingly blend in technology

January 25, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As homeroom ended Thursday morning, students in Shaler Area High School's Academy program sat down for math lessons at their laptop computers, watching video lectures or taking... more »»

Moravian diary translated, posted online

January 25, 2015

NAZARETH, Pa. (AP) — A diary providing a glimpse of what life might have been like for Moravians in the 1700s and 1800s has been translated into English and digitized into a new online publication. more »»

Shooting deaths of man, woman ruled murder-suicide

January 25, 2015

EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say the deaths of a suburban Philadelphia man and woman have been ruled a murder-suicid. more »»

Snow, and heavier snow, forecast for Pennsylvania

January 25, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents in eastern Pennsylvania are being warned to prepare for snow — followed by heavier snow, and with cold temperatures after that. more »»

Trial ordered for ex-principal in test cheating probe

January 25, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Philadelphia elementary school principal has been ordered to stand trial on allegations of cheating on standardized tests. more »»

Homestead fire deliberately set, investigators say

January 25, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say they have confirmed that a fire that ravaged buildings in the main business district of the poor Pittsburgh suburb of Homestead was... more »»

Blizzard-like conditions possible in Northeast's next storm

January 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A major snowstorm with blizzard-like conditions could drop a foot or more of snow across most parts of the Northeast gearing up for the workwee. more »»

Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

January 25, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a political reality not lost on the parade... more »»

Winter's 1st big storm leaves snow, slush covering Northeast

January 25, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Parts of the Northeast got their first real taste of winter on Saturday as a storm crawling up the coast left a slushy, snowy coating from Pennsylvania to New England, but... more »»

Snow, slush cover Northeast as winter storm climbs coast

January 25, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Parts of the Northeast got their first real taste of winter Saturday as a storm crawling up the coast left a slushy, snowy coating from Pennsylvania to New England, but forecasters... more »»

Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

January 24, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a political reality not lost on the parade... more »»

Man gets 15½ to 31 years in social club shooting

January 24, 2015

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 15½ to 31 years in a shootout at an eastern Pennsylvania social club that killed a woman and injured other people two years ago. more »»

Escape attempt charge filed in murder case

January 24, 2015

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — A man awaiting trial in the shooting death of a western Pennsylvania gun shop owner is now accused of having tried to escape from the county jai. more »»

Last Iowa caucus victor says GOP must retool message

January 24, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The winner of Iowa's 2012 Republican presidential caucuses says his party needs to do a better job convincing working Americans that the GOP is on their side. more »»

Teen flashed fake ID at bar claiming to be a cop, police say

January 24, 2015

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a teenager hanging out at a suburban New York bar used an unusual form of fake identification — a phony police ID. more »»

Guilty but mentally ill plea in fatal arson

January 24, 2015

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to third-degree murder and arson charges in a fire that killed his sleeping father. more »»

Pennsylvania juvenile justice scandal figure disbarred

January 24, 2015

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — One of the main figures in a northeastern Pennsylvania juvenile justice scandal has been disbarred from the practice of law in the commonwealth. more »»

Charities, cities at odds over constitutional amendment

January 24, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania voters may soon find themselves picking sides in a long-running dispute about who decides which charities should be exempt from taxes. more »»

DA: No execution sought in elderly mother's slaying

January 24, 2015

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors in central Pennsylvania have decided against seeking the death penalty against a woman charged in the shooting death of her elderly mother last month. more »»

 
 

 

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