February 13, 2014 RSS feed / State

Feds appeal release of Russian bomb suspect

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Russian-born college student accused of building bombs in his central Pennsylvania apartment should remain in jail while he awaits trial, federal prosecutors argued Wednesday.  More...

Worker at abortion clinic sentenced to 6-12 years

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An unlicensed doctor who worked as an assistant at a Philadelphia abortion clinic that authorities dubbed a “house of horrors” has been sentenced to six to 12 years in prison.  More...

Penn State sorority closes following offensive photo

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A Penn State sorority is shutting down a little more than a year after a photo of members wearing sombreros and holding offensive signs circulated on the Internet.  More...

Philly nurse speaks out on assisted suicide case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia nurse accused of helping her 93-year-old terminally ill father kill himself by handing him a bottle of morphine said Wednesday she was unjustly prosecuted, and her supporters begged Pennsylvania’s attorn More...

Insurance sign-ups break 100,000 mark in Pa.

HARRISBURG (AP) — More than 123,000 Pennsylvanians have selected an insurance plan under the new federal health care law as troubles with the gateway website have subsided, the U.S. More...

Man charged in Amish buggy horse shooting

RONKS (AP) — A man from the heart of Pennsylvania’s Amish country faces charges in a drive-by shooting that killed a horse pulling a buggy with five people inside.  Timothy Antonio Diggs Jr. lives in Ronks, in Lancaster County. More...

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