PITTSBURGH (AP) — When celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich decided to open a restaurant in Pittsburgh's Strip District in 2001, she arrived in a neighborhood filled with warehouses and...
BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) — A street fight in western Pennsylvania ended with a man being shot in the leg.
Bethel Park police responded to Wallace Avenue around 8:20 p.m. Sunday following...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat's Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, died Sunday...
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say charges are planned against a juvenile accused of calling a Walmart in northeastern Pennsylvania and threatening to "shoot up the store."
PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — In a story Aug. 17 about a bicycle race at Mount Washington, The Associated Press reported erroneously the last name of the second place finisher in the women's...
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Residents of a Pennsylvania city gathered to mourn and remember four of the five children who died when fire swept through a home child care center.
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are asking for help from the public in their investigation of the death of a 22-month-old girl found dead in a minivan at a New Jersey commuter rail station...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed while cutting down trees for firewood in central Pennsylvania.
State police in Centre County say the man was cutting trees in Penn...
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LITTLE BIG LEAGUE
Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs take on Josh Bell and the Pittsburgh Pirates in prime time at the MLB Little...
Stankovic heading to international polka hall of fame
NANTICOKE, Pa. (AP) — Back in his Polka band's heyday, John "Stanky" Stankovic once had a globe-crossing marathon weekend by playing in England on Friday, at the Bloomsburg Fair on Saturday and in...
‘God’s blessing’: Murrysville family farm predates America
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The Murrysville land farmed by Herb Gearhard and his family is older than America.
The Gearhard farm, the oldest continuously worked farm in Westmoreland County,...
Price of planning: Saving the planet or ‘chasing a ghost’
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — When scanning bills that municipalities pay for engineering, this notation frequently appears: MS4.
It stands for Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System and comes from a...
Child found dead in locked car parked at train station lot
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a child has been found dead in a parked car at a commuter rail station lot in New Jersey.
Officials with a Pennsylvania-New Jersey rapid-transit...
Wolf unveils gun violence effort after Philadelphia shooting
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf directed state police and other agencies under his control Friday to focus greater efforts on addressing gun violence, two days after a gunman...
Pennsylvania unemployment rate ticked up to 3.9% in July
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's jobless rate is up slightly but remains near record lows under state records that go back four decades.
Section of Pennsylvania Turnpike to close for bridge work
NEW STANTON, Pa. (AP) — Motorists will face detours when a section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike closes for bridge work.
The toll road will close in both directions between New Stanton Exit...
Couple accused of faking baby’s birth, death to scam gifts
FRIEDENS, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple is accused of faking the birth and death of a baby to obtain more than $600 in donations and gifts from friends and family.
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- Idaho State JournalJudy and Paul Yochum celebrate 50th wedding anniversaryAugust 12, 2019
- The Times-TribunePoll: Pennsylvanians Want Lower Property TaxesAugust 8, 2019
- The Times-TribuneTHEN & NOW: Lake Scranton Gate HouseAugust 4, 2019
- The Times-TribuneLITTLE LEAGUE: Abington Run Ends At 9-11 State TournamentJuly 25, 2019
Drugs, weapons convictions in Philly shooting suspect’s past
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The criminal history of a man suspected of barricading himself inside a Philadelphia rowhome should have prevented him from legally owning the firepower he used Wednesday to...
Man charged in Pennsylvania product tampering investigation
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man is accused of putting people at risk by placing unidentified substances into consumer product packaging and returning the items to retail...
Editorials from around Pennsylvania
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers:
Learning the hard way: China is slow to understand Trump on trade
Man charged in Planned Parenthood break-in, vandalism
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A man has been charged with breaking into a Planned Parenthood office in Pennsylvania, smashing glass doors and painting graffiti on the walls.
State to close 2 centers for disabled over next 3 years
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania officials have announced plans to close two of the remaining state centers for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities over the next three...
Police: Water tank wall collapses on worker, killing him
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Michigan man who was trapped under part of a water tank he was working to disassemble in western Pennsylvania.
Trump claims credit for Shell plant announced under Obama
MONACA, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for a major manufacturing complex in western Pennsylvania in his latest effort to reinvigorate the Rust Belt support that...
Chief: Smoke detectors lacking at child care where 5 died
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania home child care center where a fire killed five kids did not have enough working smoke detectors, the fire chief said Tuesday.
DA appeals ruling tossing out search after marijuana odor
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors are appealing an eastern Pennsylvania judge's ruling that state troopers who said they smelled marijuana in a car weren't allowed to search it once they were...
- Business WireHarvest Entities Reach Agreement with Pennsylvania Department of HealthAugust 16, 2019
- Business WireEC Infosystems Announces Pennsylvania Office Expansion, New Location in AllentownAugust 13, 2019
- Business WireLincoln National Corporation's Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Cash DividendAugust 7, 2019
- NewswireKreider Farms Launches Chiques Creek Hemp Tea and ChiquesCreek.comAugust 1, 2019
- Business WireKBRA Assigns AA- Rating and Stable Outlook to Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Turnpike Revenue Bonds, Series A of 2019July 24, 2019
The Latest: Human Services doesn’t check for smoke detectors
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a home day care center fire in Pennsylvania that killed five children (all times local):
A spokeswoman for Pennsylvania's Department of Human...
Death penalty no longer sought in slaying of ex-girlfriend
YORK, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors are no longer seeking the death penalty against a New York man charged in the beating death of his ex-girlfriend and the related robbery of her mother's Pennsylvania...
A fire chief says there weren’t enough smoke detectors at a Pennsylvania day care where a fire killed 5 children
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A fire chief says there weren't enough smoke detectors at a Pennsylvania day care where a fire killed 5 children.
Wolf pursues changes to Pennsylvania’s charter school rules
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania needs to improve the operational and reporting rules for charter schools and wants to change the regulations and laws that govern...
The Latest: Trump takes credit for plant announced in 2012
MONACA, Pennsylvania (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the economy (all times local):
President Donald Trump is telling workers at Shell's soon-to-be completed...
DA: Couple dead in cinema parking lot in murder-suicide
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man shot and killed his estranged wife and then himself in a Pennsylvania movie theater parking lot.
Dauphin County officials said police were called...
US appeals court hands truckers defeat in turnpike toll suit
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — High tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike do not violate the right of truckers and other motorists to travel between states, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, upholding a...
II-VI: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot
SAXONBURG, Pa. (AP) _ II-VI Inc. (IIVI) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $28 million.
The Saxonburg, Pennsylvania-based company said it had net income of 43 cents per...
Fortnite world champ ‘swatted’ at Pennsylvania home
POTTSGROVE, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania teen who won $3 million as the first Fortnite World Cup solo champion had armed police show up at his house.
Cosby lawyers ask appeals court to toss #MeToo conviction
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday questioned why actor Bill Cosby never got a supposed non-prosecution agreement in writing as his lawyers asked the panel to overturn...
Governor wants answers on 4 kids separated from families
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor says at least four children from his state were recently separated from their parents by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and wrote Monday to...
Man shot, wounded on subway platform near City Hall
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a man was shot and wounded on a subway platform across the street from Philadelphia's City Hall during the afternoon rush-hour period.
OptiNose: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
YARDLEY, Pa. (AP) _ OptiNose Inc. (OPTN) on Monday reported a loss of $27.4 million in its second quarter.
The Yardley, Pennsylvania-based company said it had a loss of 66 cents per...
Firefighter was dad to 3 of 5 kids killed in day care blaze
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Three of five kids killed in a fire at a home child care center in Pennsylvania were the children of a volunteer firefighter who was responding to another call, an official said...
Coroner: Crash of ‘small experimental plane’ kills 2 men
JERSEY SHORE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane crashed just after takeoff in central Pennsylvania, killing two men.
The Lycoming County coroner's office was called to the site...
Planned Parenthood office vandalized in Pennsylvania
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a man broke into a Planned Parenthood office in northeastern Pennsylvania, smashing glass doors and painting graffiti on the walls.
5 children killed in fire at Pennsylvania day care center
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A day care center where children could stay overnight as their parents worked was ravaged Sunday by a fire that killed five and sent the owner to the hospital, authorities...
Woman, teens accused of dumping over 300 tires in lot
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — State police say a woman and two teenagers dumped over 300 tires in a parking lot of a vacant motel in Pennsylvania.
11 rescued from river after stranded while tubing
MONTCHANIN, Del. (AP) — Eleven people are safe after their tubing trip on a river in Pennsylvania ended on rocks in Delaware.
Police tell WPVI-TV the group started tubing on the Brandywine...
Helicopter crash sends 2 to hospital with minor injuries
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a helicopter crashed near an eastern Pennsylvania airport shortly after takeoff, sending two people to a hospital, but their injuries were reported as...
Cosby appeal tests other accusers’ testimony in #MeToo era
When three Pennsylvania Superior Court judges gather Monday to hear Bill Cosby's appeal of his sexual assault conviction, more than the aging comedian's freedom may be at stake.