August 16, 2018 RSS feed / State

Church abuse victims demand full reckoning

Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. More...

Woman fatally shot on front porch

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a woman found shot to death on the front porch of a family member’s Philadelphia home may have been targeted.  But they say a motive for the shooting remains under investigation.  More...

Freshman track athlete gunned down at home

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say an incoming freshman scheduled to compete in track and field for Penn State was found shot to death at his north Philadelphia home.  Police said 18-year-old Kristian Marche was found with a gunshot wound More...

Air conditioning fire causes nursing home evacuation

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Rare nickel sells for $4.5 million

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A rare nickel has sold for $4.5 million at a Philadelphia auction.  Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold the Eliasberg 1913 Liberty Head nickel Wednesday night during the American Numismatic Association’s World&rsq More...

Man charged in shooting apologizes in court

WYNCOTE (AP) — A Philadelphia man apologized as he was arraigned on charges including attempted murder and aggravated assault in a shooting that wounded several people in a Walmart near the city.  More...

Child riding bicycle struck by oncoming train

DAWSON, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a child riding a bicycle on railroad tracks in western Pennsylvania was struck by a train.  Emergency dispatchers in Fayette County said the child was hit shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Dawson.  More...

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