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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:32am
Governor Tom Corbett has yet to sign the budget that lawmakers sent him more than a week ago, with top administration officials today planning to update the Republican's stance on the spending plan. Corbett has pressed...
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Russian-born student set for federal bomb plea

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:32am
A Russian-born college student has been scheduled to plead guilty to charges that he built bombs without a license in his central Pennsylvania apartment.
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Geese caused crash that killed Pennsylvania airman

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:28am
An Air Force helicopter crash in England that killed a western Pennsylvania crew member and three others was caused by geese hitting aircraft.
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Weather Service Confirms Tornado Touch-Down in West Virginia

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:25am
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down near Fairmont this week during a summer storm. The weather service says the EF-1 tornado traveled about 2 miles along a narrow path between the communities of Smithtown and Opekiska on Tuesday afternoon. The tornado carried winds of up to 100 miles per hour and snapped or uprooted numerous hardwood trees. A tree fell through the roof of a garage, causing minor damage. No injuries were reported. Copyright...
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Nine People Arrested in Slaying of Ohio Man

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:22am
ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) - Police in northeast Ohio say nine people have been arrested in connection with an incident last week that left a 24-year-old man shot to death. Elyria police say Davion Strupe was shot in the back July 1 as he tried to flee a home after being dragged outside by three people. On Wednesday police announced the arrest of one man on charges that include murder, kidnapping and aggravated rioting. Eight others also were arrested and charged with aggravated rioting. A police spo...
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Family of Five Loses Home to Fire in West Liberty

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:17am
A home in West Liberty appears to be a total loss after a fire on Wednesday evening.
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Panel OKs plan to renovate historic W.Va. mansion

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:12am
The state is moving forward with a project to renovate a historic mansion on the West Virginia Capitol grounds.
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Missing Washington County Pa. Man Found Dead

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:09am
An elderly man who has been missing for a month has been found dead.Authorities believe they have found the body of 88-year-old George Pochiba, who went missing from his Washington County home back on June 10. Pennsylvania State Police say Pochiba's body was found in a field in North Bethlehem Township.Pochiba, suffered from dementia. The cause of his death is still under investigation
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W.Va. deaf, blind schools workers fight for jobs

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:04am
Child care workers at the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind are asking the state Board of Education to reconsider a new policy requiring them to obtain an associate's degree.
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9 arrested in slaying of northeast Ohio man

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:04am
Police in northeast Ohio say nine people have been arrested in connection with an incident last week that left a 24-year-old man shot to death.
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