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Cops: Saw ambush suspect, found his dirty diapers

September 24, 2014

A suspect in the fatal ambush of a trooper has occasionally made himself visible to officers before melting back into the forest, and police found empty packs of Serbian-branded cigarettes and... more »»

AG: clerk may share blame for rape by inmate

September 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general's office says in legal papers that a state prison clerk suing over her rape by an inmate may have "contributed" to the attack. more »»

Police believe they spotted ambush suspect

September 24, 2014

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say officers believe they spotted the suspect accused in the fatal ambush of a trooper, but it was from a distance and he eluded them.

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Pennsylvania Senate OKs medical marijuana bill

September 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — After an emotionally charged debate, Pennsylvania state senators passed legislation to legalize several forms of medical marijuana. more »»

Bill to help drug overdose victims goes to gov

September 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A bill that would provide immunity from criminal prosecution for "good Samaritans" who assist victims of drug overdoses is on its way to Gov. Tom Corbett's desk. more »»

Police ambush suspect manhunt upends daily life

September 24, 2014

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — The massive manhunt for a suspected cop killer is upending daily life in the rural northeastern Pennsylvania area where police are looking for him. more »»

Track workers deaths prompt transportation study

September 24, 2014

An investigation into last year's spike in the number of deaths among track workers has concluded that some federal workplace safety standards should be extended to railroads. more »»

EPA releases 5-year plan to improve Great Lakes

September 24, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — The Obama administration announced an updated five-year plan for restoring the Great Lakes on Wednesday, calling for accelerated efforts to address toxic pollution, invasive specie... more »»

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

September 24, 2014

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

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WHEN PENNSYLVANIA LEGISLATORS ASK FOR YOUR VOTE, ASK THEM THIS

As Pennsylvania legislators come your way this fall, courting your vote in... more »»

Corbett signs Philly schools cigarette tax measure

September 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state government has cleared Philadelphia to start imposing a special, $2-per-pack cigarette sales tax to help the city's financially troubled public schools. more »»

Woman's slaying likely half of murder-suicide

September 24, 2014

ALLENPORT, Pa. (AP) — State police and a coroner believe the estranged or former husband of a woman shot to death outside her western Pennsylvania home has also killed himself. more »»

AG refuses to release sexually explicit emails

September 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is refusing to release internal, sexually explicit emails that were found on state computers. more »»

Devices that aid healthy lifestyles tracked

September 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — On the first Wednesday of each month at the Pittsburgh Quantified Self meetup group, about half the attendees are curious newcomers. more »»

In Pennsylvania, 'snow day' an endangered species

September 24, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania has redefined the concept of the snow day, announcing that schools can offer "cyber days" when kids can't make it into the classrooms. more »»

Police: Woman claimed to be dead sister during DUI

September 24, 2014

TYRONE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to stand trial on charges that she was driving drunk — and then used her dead sister's identity after she was stopped by police. more »»

15 track workers deaths prompt NTSB study

September 24, 2014

An investigation into last year's spike in the number of deaths among track workers has concluded that some federal workplace safety standards should be extended to railroad. more »»

 
 

 

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