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Police issue warrants for 2 men in fatal bar shooting

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 1:53pm
Police have issued arrest warrants for two men charged in a shooting that killed a bouncer at a central Pennsylvania bar last weekend.
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Death penalty sought against man in slayings of woman, girl

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 1:13pm
Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty in the case of a man accused of having stabbed a woman and her 16-year-old daughter to death because they were slated to testify against him in a child sex assault case.
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8-Year-Old Cancer Patient Gets a Big Surprise at School

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 12:35pm
One brave second-grader got to have their own game day experience as they battle an opponent that you won't find on any field.Hayden Hughes, 8, was greeted once he arrived at Washington Lands elementary school in Marshall County Friday, but not from someone he was expecting.
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Pope Francis to release album called 'Wake Up!' on Nov. 27

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 12:01pm
Pope Francis is becoming Pop Star Francis: The religious leader is set to release a pop-rock album.
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Smoking lounge owner convicted of sexually assaulting woman

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 11:45am
A man who owns a smoking lounge popular with Pittsburgh's college crowd has been convicted of sexually assaulting a nursing student in his car.
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Suspect arrested after being spotted at victim's hospital

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 11:18am
Police say a suspect in a bloody stabbing in north Philadelphia was apprehended after he was spotted at the same hospital treating his victim.
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Judge tosses landowners' lawsuit against fracking opponents

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 11:09am
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that landowners filed against people and groups who oppose fracking in a western Pennsylvania township.
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Coroner: 74-year-old man found dead at home was shot twice

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:53am
A coroner says 74-year-old man found slain in his northwestern Pennsylvania home had been shot once in the head and again in the neck.
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Downtown Philadelphia deserted ahead of Pope Francis' visit

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:53am
Downtown Philadelphia streets are largely deserted a day before Pope Francis' visit.
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Pittsburgh public broadcasting firm cuts 17 jobs, salaries

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:36am
Pittsburgh's public broadcasting company is cutting 17 full-time jobs and executive salaries in order to reduce millions of dollars' in long-term debt.
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66-year-old woman trying to park smashes into emergency room

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:25am
Police say a woman trying to park her car instead had it accelerate suddenly and smash into the wall of a central Pennsylvania hospital emergency room.
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Former county employee to plead guilty to embezzlement

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:08am
A former Schuylkill County employee has agreed to plead guilty in federal court to embezzling nearly a half-million dollars from her employer.
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Trent Mays to ask for less restrictive sex-offender status

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:05am
The former Steubenville High School football player found delinquent in the rape of a 16-year-old girl is asking a judge for a less restrictive sex-offender status. Trent Mays is expected to go before Judge Thomas Lipps in Jefferson County Court. Mays was released in January after serving a two-year sentence in an Ohio Department of Youth Services facility. He currently is required to register as a sex offender every six months for the next 20 years. 
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Speaker John Boehner to resign from Congress at end of Oct.

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 9:49am
In a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed Republicans that he would step down at the end of October.Rep. John Mica said Friday that Boehner "just does not want to become the issue. Some people have tried to make him the issue both in Congress and outside."Boehner took over the speakership in January 2011.(Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, ...
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Things to know for Friday in the state of Pennsylvania

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 9:12am
By The Associated Press A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday.
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Bicyclist killed along US 119 in Charleston

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 8:57am
A bicyclist has died after being struck while riding along U.S. Route 119 in Charleston.
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4 charged after Detroit man falls to death in Charleston

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 8:37am
Four people have been charged in the death of a Detroit man who fell from a ninth-floor apartment window in Charleston.
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Ex-contractor faces sentence in Guard no-show job scheme

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 8:37am
A former civilian contractor who worked at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland pleaded faces sentencing by a federal judge in Pittsburgh for helping the vice commander of a base near Pittsburgh receive extra pay.
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Ex-lighting manager charged in $1.8M fraud targeting QVC

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 8:28am
A man who spent several years as the lighting manager for QVC Inc., the Pennsylvania-based online and TV shopping network, has been charged with bilking the company for more than $1.8 million.
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Federal judge in Philly OKs $50 million Comcast settlement

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 8:04am
A federal judge in Philadelphia has approved a $50 million class-action settlement between cable TV giant Comcast and its customers.
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