By The Associated Press 8:25 a.m.
A central Pennsylvania high school softball coach facing criminal charges that she played drinking games with students and belittled those who wouldn't drink has been fired.
Sentencing was expected for a former day care worker convicted of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her school classroom and sexually assaulting her during a 19-hour ordeal.
The same jury that took 75 minutes to convict a Pennsylvania man of first-degree murder in the throat-slashing of his estranged girlfriend took about three times as long to decide that he deserves the death penalty.
State police say a 10-year-old girl threatened a boy of the same age with a pocket knife at a central Pennsylvania school.
Officials say poultry from states where a deadly bird flu virus has surfaced won't be permitted at this year's Ohio State Fair.
A man shot pepper spray inside a central Pennsylvania restaurant, prompting customers to gasp and tear up and forcing the eatery to close for a couple of hours.
An autopsy was set on the body of a man found dead in a house fire in the northeast corner of Pennsylvania.
Police in northern New Jersey have charged a Pennsylvania man with vehicular homicide in a motorcycle crash that killed his female passenger.
For a second time, a West Virginia man is challenging the tobacco ban at state college campuses.
FBI agents searched a wooded area in Berks County for the third time in just over a year as part of a cold case investigation into the 1979 disappearance of a 16-year-old.
Amtrak is working to restore Northeast Corridor rail service between New York City and Philadelphia by Monday.
Mourners are preparing to remember one of the eight people killed in this week's Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia while the investigation into the crash continues.
The West Virginia Supreme Court says people who were negligently prescribed pain medication can sue pharmacies and doctors for enabling their addiction.
B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89.
The Marshall University Center for Wellness in the Arts is expanding the services it offers.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will stock state lakes with more than 4,000 catchable-size channel catfish.
A 32-year-old Charleston man has pleaded guilty to being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has ordered all U.S. and state flags on state-owned facilities to be lowered from dawn to dusk.
Investigators are trying to determine why an Amtrak train sped up just as it was supposed to be slowing down before its deadly derailment this week in Philadelphia.