October 15, 2018 RSS feed / State

Candidate pushes property tax elimination

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Scott Wagner, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Pennsylvania, had a message for Victoria Clark when she told him that she is downsizing from her four-story home, partly because of the mortgage. More...

Librarian, bookseller accused of trafficking rare books

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A librarian and a bookseller accused stealing and trafficking rare books from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in a years-long scheme are standing trial.  More...

Passenger bus crashes on interstate, one dead

MOSCOW, Pa. (AP) — A passenger bus has crashed on a Pennsylvania interstate, killing a woman and injuring an unknown number of passengers.  The bus crashed around 9 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 380 in Covington Township, Lackawanna County. More...

Pizza deliveryman slain in daytime Pitt robbery

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a pizza deliveryman was shot and killed during a daytime robbery in Pittsburgh.  Police say the 59-year-old man who worked for a Domino’s nearby was killed just after getting More...

Man dies of complications from burns after explosion

TAYLOR, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died several weeks after the explosion of his northeastern Pennsylvania home.  Fifty-eight-year-old Brian Ott was flown to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest following the Aug. More...

Truck driver faces charges after 11-vehicle crash

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A tractor-trailer driver is facing charges following a crash in Pennsylvania that killed three people, including a toddler, and injured seven others, state police said More...

Man convicted in death of wife found in Lake Erie

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of killing his wife and tossing her body into Lake Erie faces a mandatory life sentence without possibility of parole following his first-degree murder conviction. More...

Bicyclist struck, killed by vehicle near Philly

WARRINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle in suburban Philadelphia over the weekend.  Warrington Township police said the rider was struck on Lower State Road at about 10 p.m. More...

Names of two found dead after kitchen fire released

PENN HILLS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of an elderly man and woman found dead following a kitchen fire in their western Pennsylvania home. More...

Police arrest about 20 during rally for slain dirt biker

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia say they arrested about 20 people after several hundred dirt bike riders descended on the city to honor a slain friend.  The gathering Sunday marked the fourth anniversary of the death of Kyrell T More...

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