A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to an Ohio high school class has been sentenced to 90 days in jail.
An Ohio mother and her boyfriend have been sentenced to prison after her children told authorities they were chained to their beds, deprived of food and raped.
Large ice chunks the size of mattresses heaved up out of the hammed creeks and onto the nearby roads Wednesday. They stopped traffic and attracted bystanders, coming to take pictures.
A judge has denied bail for a suspended Philadelphia-area priest accused of having posted and exchanged child pornography images on a photo-sharing site.
One of the survivors from the Boston Marathon bombings will visit the Ohio Valley this spring as part of the Herald-Star Speaker Series.
Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital are expanding their outpatient physical therapy locations.
The West Virginia House passed a bill allowing some natural gas drilling even when mineral rights owners can't be found or won't agree to leases.
Lauren Hill has won an all-conference honor for the courage she showed in playing at Mount St. Joseph despite an inoperable brain tumor.
Gov. Tom Wolf is appointing six professionals to the board of the Delaware River Port Authority.
Authorities in Hancock County are taking proactive measures to make sure residents are unaffected by ice jams in several creeks.
Federal prosecutors say relatives of South Korea's corrupt former dictator have agreed to forfeit more than $1 million linked to bribes he was paid.
A judge has declined to dismiss a first-degree murder charge against a southeastern Pennsylvania accused of having stabbed his wife to death.
Amtrak will reduce the number of trains operating on its Northeast Corridor with a winter storm expected to hit the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
The rain-swollen Guyandotte River has washed away a temporary causeway in Logan County.
Authorities in western Pennsylvania say they were close to filing homicide charges in a fatal hit-and-run from more than four decades ago, but no charges will be filed because the suspect has died.
The House has passed a bill that could boost Amtrak service in the popular Northeast Corridor while giving states more authority over the routes they help subsidize.
The Hancock County Sheriff's Office will hold a memorial at 10 a.m. on Friday at the courthouse as the department mourns the loss of K9 Freddie.
A coroner says the deaths of a man and woman found in their central Pennsylvania apartment over the weekend have been ruled a murder-suicide.
A suburban Philadelphia man is charged in the death of his 95-year-old grandmother after police say he beat her with a weighted sock when she tried stopping him from using it to attack his father.
The Allegheny County district attorney says a Pittsburgh nightclub is voluntarily closing and its owner surrendering his license to the Liquor Control Board after a shooting that wounded one man and saw five others hurt by...