September 10, 2013 RSS feed / State

School’s open in Philadelphia — but just barely

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city’s struggling public schools opened a new term Monday with larger classes and smaller staffs, leaving many to wonder how the nearly broke district will fare over the coming year.  More...

Charges loom in Philly tot’s starvation death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Criminal charges could come soon in the starvation death of a disabled 3-year-old Philadelphia girl who died weighing just 11 pounds.  More...

Worker dead in church collapse

KINGSTON (AP) — The owner of an excavation company in northeastern Pennsylvania has died after a church demolition when part of the building collapsed on him.  It happened around 11:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Name/St. More...

VA hospital victims’ families air concerns

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A congressional committee looking into management problems at U.S. More...

Pa. justices to consider judicial discipline rules

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court was poised to hear oral argument from lawyers in a pair of cases that could alter the state’s system for disciplining wayward judges.  More...

Slippery Rock, NCAA sued over sickle cell death

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The parents of a Slippery Rock University basketball player who died two years ago after collapsing during an intense practice have sued the school and the NCAA, saying their son wasn’t screened for the sickle cell trait More...

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