FERNDALE, Pa. (AP) — Four teenage girls ranging in age from 12 to 14 have been arrested on juvenile court charges of setting a fire that destroyed an unoccupied western Pennsylvania house earlier...
DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts middle school gym teacher accused in a lawsuit of raping a student years ago has been fired, school district officials said.
DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) — The parents of a Massachusetts man who died of a drug overdose last year have sued their son's middle school gym teacher who they allege repeatedly raped him, and the school...
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state senator has announced plans to resign his seat to join the office of a fellow Democratic congressman representing northeastern Pennsylvania.
John Blake, the former Oklahoma football player and coach who was the school's first Black head coach in any sport, died Thursday. He was 59.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Fire broke out Saturday at the future home of the Texas Rangers, which is under construction in Arlington.
Arlington Fire Department Lt. Mike Joiner said the blaze...
DICKSON CITY, Pa. (AP) — Long lines and traffic jams put an early end to a free electronics recycling event in northeastern Pennsylvania.
The Times-Tribune of Scranton reports the collection...
NEW YORK (AP) — "To Kill a Mockingbird" is going graphic.
An illustrated edition of Harper Lee's beloved novel will be published in November 2018, HarperCollins announced Tuesday. The book will be drawn and adapted by British author-illustrator Fred Fordham, who worked on Philip Pullman's graphic novel "The Adventures of John Blake." Fordham's literary agency, Andrew Nurnberg Associates, also works with Lee's estate.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania lawmaker has dropped his efforts to name a bridge after former Vice President Joe Biden.
Scranton City Council opposed the move by Democratic state Rep. Kevin Haggerty because the bridge being built in Biden's hometown is already named for a veteran. It honors Col. Frank Duffy, the highest-ranking soldier from Scranton to die in World War I.
Haggerty says he wasn't aware the bridge was already named for a veteran when he proposed naming it for Biden last week.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The City Council in former Vice President Joe Biden's Pennsylvania hometown is trying to stop a state lawmaker from naming a bridge after Biden.
Scranton Councilman Pat Rogan says he loves Biden "as much as almost every other Scrantonian," but he says the bridge being constructed is already named for a veteran.
The Col. Frank Duffy Memorial Bridge honors the city's highest-ranking soldier killed in World War I.