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A federal judge has rejected a motion arguing that evidence doesn't support punitive damages for an Ohio woman who says she got cancer after drinking water contaminated by a chemical discharged from a DuPont plant.
If you're a person battling cancer; that's hard enough, but if you also struggle to find a way to and from your treatments or find it difficult to keep gas in your tank to get there and back one local school has been celebrating Cancer Awareness all week and they're trying to help alleviate those added stressors.
Police say Evan Tonkery, 28, of Fairmont is behind bars after finding him cooking meth at a friend's house. Officers also found a backpack in the woods behind the Nelson Jordan Center, and believe it was placed there by Tonkery.
Pittsburgh-based health insurance giant Highmark Inc. says its western Pennsylvania hospital network will lose $48 million this year, but hopes to cut that annual loss to $8 million by 2017.
West Virginia highways officials are planning 11 informational meetings around the state to seek input about potential future projects.
Pennsylvania's attorney general is telling state ethics agencies that a state Supreme Court justice may have violated judicial conduct rules, citing emails he received that she's recovered from her office's...
A Ohio Valley man was part of the U.S. Air Force C-130 military transport plane that crashed overnight in Afghanistan. Ryan Hammond was a 2007 graduate of John Marshall High School.
Forget the gunman, remember the heroes... That's what Oregon law enforcement are telling people after Thursday's college massacre at Umpqua Community College.One of those heroes is thirty-year-old Army Veteran Chris Mintz, who was shot seven times while trying to block a door to keep the gunman out.According to his family, Mintz didn't run away from the gunfire, but he charged towards the gunman, in an attempt to protect his classmates.Mintz says he looked up at the gunman and told him...
The Erie Zoo's lynx triplets are finally on display, the first cubs at the zoo since 1971.
A big charity bike ride across New Jersey has been canceled because of the rainstorm pounding the state.
A Pennsylvania woman is jailed on charges that she ate some of the heroin she bought while working as an undercover informant for the police.
For the first time ever, crossbows are fair game for West Virginia deer hunters. West Virginia Division of Natural Resource officers said last year, the state saw a total of 300,000 deer hunters.
As Pennsylvania budget stalemate enters its fourth month, Gov. Tom Wolf is ordering a hiring freeze and restrictions on travel.
By The Associated Press A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday.
Authorities have arrested two men in the 1984 rape and killing of a 14-year-old suburban Philadelphia girl found dead along a road two weeks after going missing.
The latest developments in the federal trial of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. All times are local:
An exit off Interstate 84 in northeastern Pennsylvania is being named in memory of a state trooper killed in an ambush at his barracks last year.
Michael LaMotte was sentenced to life in prison and is not eligible for parole for 18-years because of a firearms specification handed down from Judge Fregiato.
An eastern Pennsylvania high school moved up its homecoming football game because of the rainy weekend forecast prompted by Hurricane Joaquin.
The latest on drenching storms threatening the East Coast as Hurricane Joaquin swirls in the Atlantic. All times local: