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Former bank teller faces federal sentence for stealing $129K

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 9:47am
The former assistant branch manager and head teller at a Pittsburgh bank is scheduled for sentencing for embezzling more than $129,000.
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Lesser charges gone against mom, grandparents of starved boy

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 9:27am
A judge has dismissed the least serious charges against the mother and grandmother of a 7-year-old boy who was allegedly being starved last year, and all but one charge against the boy's grandfather.
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PATCO rail line installing monitors to keep riders informed

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 9:19am
The PATCO commuter rail line is getting ready to install monitors at stations to keep passengers updated about train schedules and weather.
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5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 9:11am
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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Wheeling man indicted on cocaine trafficking charges, two others charged with failing to update their sex offender registration

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 8:57am
Wheeling resident Cornelius Johnson Jr., 38, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Wheeling on charges of cocaine trafficking. 
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Teachers fight West Virginia charter school proposal

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 8:43am
Senate bill 359 would allow publicly funded charter schools to the state, one of 8 states that does not allow charter schools.
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Mother sues ex-Pennsylvania lawmaker over $30,000 in charges

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 8:23am
An ex-Pennsylvania lawmaker is being sued by his mother for allegedly using her name to open a credit account and racking up nearly $30,000 in charges.
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3 men dead after reports of shooting at Ohio barbershop

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 8:10am
A medical examiner says three men have died in a suspected homicide at a northeast Ohio barbershop.
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Caged dog found frozen to death in Pittsburgh

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:39am
Pittsburgh's humane society is investigating after a dog was found frozen to death in a cage in the city's Spring Hill section.
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Police: Pair had nearly 20 pounds of marijuana in Ohio home

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:30am
A husband and wife in northeast Ohio have been charged with drug trafficking and drug possession after police say they found nearly 20 pounds of marijuana in the couple's home.
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Judge gives up effort to continue to bring dog to work

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:09am
A Monongalia County judge has given up her effort to continue to bring her dog with her to work.
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Ohio veterans memorial delayed as demolition work extended

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:54am
Officials say the demolition of a central Ohio veterans memorial will take months longer than expected, delaying the construction of a statewide memorial planned for the site.
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Fire destroys 140-year-old western Pennsylvania mill

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:42am
An historic mill that's a popular western Pennsylvania tourist destination has been destroyed by fire.
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Ohio deputies recover escaped inmate after several hours

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:10am
Law enforcement officials in southwest Ohio say an inmate escaped from a minimum security treatment facility for about three hours before deputies found him.
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Man shot 17 times, killed on Philadelphia street

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:10am
Police say they're searching for two suspects in the death of a man shot 17 times during a suspected robbery attempt on a southwest Philadelphia street.
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