Federal investigators have initially focused on the speed of a New York-bound Amtrak train as they probe Tuesday night's deadly crash in Philadelphia, saying the train was running at double the track's speed limit...
A former guard at the Federal Prison Camp in Alderson will spend more than a year behind bars for improperly touching an inmate.
A western Pennsylvania doctor who eluded prosecution on health care fraud and income tax charges by moving to Central America for several years, is scheduled for sentencing.
A Maryland man charged with scamming a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by claiming he could help them book a concert by musician Pharrell Williams is due in a federal courtroom in Pittsburgh.
An eighth-grade student and her soldier boyfriend are expected to make their first court appearance in Pennsylvania on charges they conspired by text messages to kill the girl's mother.
Modified train service continues on the busy Northeast Corridor in the wake of the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia.