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A huge improvement has been made to a local county's magistrate court as they move from what was once an old house to a brand new courthouse down the road. The Hancock County Magistrate Court is officially up and running at its new location at the old Dollar General building on Route 2 in New Cumberland. On Thursday, county officials celebrated their brand new building by holding a ribbon cutting ceremony in one of its state of the art courtrooms, where Magistrate Mike White will now be calli...
Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich is urging West Virginia lawmakers to call for a constitutional convention to pass a federal balanced budget amendment.
It's the beginning of the a New Year, the Lunar New Year to be exact. In the Chinese Zodiac, it signals the start of the Year of the Ram.
A worker at a suburban Philadelphia meat rendering plant has been charged with fatally stabbing a colleague in response to a prank.
Industry is it's history, but now restaurants and retail are helping to make The Friendly City thrive once again.
Gov. Tom Wolf is holding off on a search for a permanent director of the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records while a state court considers whether he had legal authority to fire the last one.
A restaurant equipment and supply company is planning to build a distribution center in south Georgia and create more than 100 jobs.
A federal official says speed doesn't appear to be a factor in an oil train derailment in southern West Virginia.
The company behind the popular Tough Mudder obstacle course race series has sued a Pennsylvania man who started a race for kids called "Mini Mudder."
The Village of Smithfield has been placed in a state of fiscal emergency as the result of failing to meet its obligations to the federal government, according to Ohio State Auditor, Dave Yost.
A historically black university outside Philadelphia says it's investigating after racially disparaging graffiti was discovered on a sign at an entrance to the campus.
A man convicted of strangling a pharmacist and his girlfriend and burying their bodies in his yard says he wishes he'd taken the witness stand in his own defense.
Pennsylvania's capital city has started a legal defense fund to help fight lawsuits filed by gun rights groups looking to dismantle local firearms ordinances.
A man charged with stealing the car of a Pennsylvania mayor has surrendered to police.
When it comes to well-being, it would seem West Virginia has run out of happy pills. In an annual ranking by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, the Mountain State came in dead last in the United States for the sixth time in six years.
A central Pennsylvania prosecutor says a man hid in the bushes before fatally shooting his on-again, off-again girlfriend in the parking lot of her apartment building.
State officials are urging West Virginians to take precautions against bitter cold weather.
Police say a man is dead after a shooting at a southwest Philadelphia laundromat.
The arctic cold has claimed the life of an 86-year-old Pennsylvania man.
A West Virginia man has been charged with faking his death to desert from the U.S. Coast Guard.