January 16, 2017 RSS feed / State

Accordionists plan to have a ball at inaugural gala

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump will bring a significant slice of Slovenia to Washington, D.C., next week. So will a couple of brothers from Washington County.  More...

Man convicted in woman’s death after robbery

EASTON (AP) — A man accused of scaring an elderly woman so much during an eastern Pennsylvania homeinvasion robbery that she had a heart attack that night and died two months later has been convicted of second degree murder.  More...

Mayor on park wall-sitting ban: ‘Sit where you want’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mayor of Philadelphia is taking issue with a new rule banning people from sitting on walls in a park in a posh section of the city, saying his attitude is: “Sit where you want.”  More...

Workers at Pennsylvania plant to be permanently laid off

OLYPHANT (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania plant is permanently laying off almost 100 workers.  The (Scranton) Times-Tribune reports that Technicolor Home Entertainment confirmed plans to lay off 96 workers at its Olyphant production faci More...

Former pro wrestler dies at age 73

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former pro wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, who earlier this month was found not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his girlfriend, has died at his son-in-law’s home in Florida. He was 73. More...

Man convicted of murder of person found in river

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the death of a man whose body was later found in a West Virginia river. More...

High school football player dies in crash after college trip

PENN HILLS (AP) — Officials say a high school football player died in a car crash near his western Pennsylvania home following a recruiting visit to a West Virginia college.  The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office says 17-yea More...

Police identify woman found shot in abandoned garage

BRADDOCK (AP) — Authorities in Pennsylvania have identified the woman found dead with a gunshot wound in an abandoned garage.  Allegheny County homicide investigators say police in Braddock and first responders were called to the scene sho More...

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