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Smithsonian Institution anthropologists are throwing dirt on the notion that a human skull saved from an auction last year belonged to a Civil War soldier.
The owners of a nightclub inside the shuttered Revel Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, want to stay put even if the property is sold Monday.
A federal judge has rescheduled a hearing to weigh Ohio State University's request that a civil rights lawsuit by the school's fired ex-marching band director be tossed.
A West Virginia lawmaker is coming under fire for saying women who become pregnant from sexual assault should not be exempt from an anti-abortion measure, because childbirth resulting from rape is "beautiful."
The head of the National Basketball Referees Association is defending official Lauren Holtkamp after "personal and unprofessional comments" by Clippers guard Chris Paul.
The House of Delegates has passed a bill letting lawmakers approve state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards.
The longtime Pennsylvania Senate Republican floor leader who was ousted from his leadership post in November could be gone from the Senate soon.
Defense attorneys for a man charged with strangling a Pennsylvania pharmacist and his girlfriend hope to convince a jury that another man killed the victims.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell was scheduled to enter a first-offender's program stemming from his August arrest with former teammate LeGarrette Blount.
Police say an 18-year-old man was being held for questioning after he allegedly shot his girlfriend's father from an upstairs window of a western Pennsylvania home.
Philadelphia's firefighters union is confirming that a number of its firefighters and paramedics are under investigation for allegations of sexual misconduct.
Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations continues to fall after what has been an unusually bad season.
Oil from a ruptured hydraulic line is being blamed for sparking a fire at a western Pennsylvania gas drilling site.
Police in central Pennsylvania say some people are ruining winter's beauty by using the snow as a canvas for obscene drawings and phrases.
The death of a 16-year-old boy found shot in his western Pennsylvania home is being treated as a homicide, though the district attorney and coroner are releasing few details to explain why.
A teenage murder suspect charged with additional counts after authorities say he escaped from custody at an Ohio hospital and abducted a 70-year-old woman before his capture can be tried as an adult on the murder charge.
The former assistant branch manager and head teller at a Pittsburgh bank is scheduled for sentencing for embezzling more than $129,000.
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.
The PATCO commuter rail line is getting ready to install monitors at stations to keep passengers updated about train schedules and weather.
By The Associated Press A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday: