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February 22, 2018 - 2:28 pm
CLAYMONT, Del. (AP) — State police say a 62-year-old man has died after driving a construction vehicle off a pier in northern Delaware. Authorities say the incident occurred shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday at Ocean Port LLC in Claymont, a cargo and freight company bordering the Delaware River just...
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February 22, 2018 - 2:22 pm
COATSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania father killed his 5-month-old daughter by repeatedly shaking, throwing and dropping her. Chester County prosecutors say Zion Shockley is charged with murder and related offenses. They say the 18-year-old Coatsville man served as the infant's...
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Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce, right, arrives in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art after a Super Bowl victory parade for the Philadelphia Eagles football team, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles beat the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl 52. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 22, 2018 - 1:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce got attention for his impassioned and profane speech after the team's Super Bowl parade, but he's now communicating through music. The jazz band from Kelce's Ohio high school alma mater was performing at a Philadelphia high school Thursday...
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February 22, 2018 - 11:49 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The fourth mini-casino license awarded by Pennsylvania gambling regulators is for a location in south-central Pennsylvania, a region with one full-fledged casino. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Thursday that the owners of Parx Casino in suburban Philadelphia had...
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February 22, 2018 - 8:14 am
FINLEYVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Firefighters had a rescue a police officer who became trapped by rising floodwaters in western Pennsylvania. The officer, who is from Monongahela, was patrolling nearby Union when his vehicle got trapped at Courtney Hill and Patterson roads early Thursday. A Washington...
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February 22, 2018 - 6:51 am
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania middle school canceled classes after a sleepwalking student was found inside the building. State police say the seventh-grade student called 911 around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday to report he was inside Wendover Middle School in Hempfield Township. The student told...
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February 22, 2018 - 2:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a gunman opened fire on a van in Philadelphia, killing the 23-year-old driver and injuring five others. Authorities say the shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the northern end of the city. At least five gunshots struck the driver's side of the van,...
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February 21, 2018 - 6:19 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman whose affair with a married eight-term Pennsylvania congressman led to his resignation is now pursuing her own run for the U.S. House. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Wednesday that 33-year-old Shannon Edwards announced she's seeking the Republican nomination to take...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2017 file photo, Alex Trebek speaks at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center in Pasadena, Calif. Trebek is set to moderate a debate in this year’s Pennsylvania governor’s race at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry’s annual dinner in October. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
February 21, 2018 - 2:59 pm
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is set to moderate a debate in this year's Pennsylvania governor's race. Trebek will keynote Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry's annual dinner in October, which is scheduled to include the 45-minute debate. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:52 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania plumber who pleaded guilty to violating federal workplace regulations before a trench collapse that killed a man has been placed on probation for two years. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that 67-year-old Wayne George apologized in court Wednesday,...
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