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April 25, 2018 - 7:05 pm
WILLOW STREET, Pa. (AP) — With three weeks left before the primary election, the three Republicans seeking the party's nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in November are taking debate questions on live television. Wednesday night's debate between commercial litigation attorney Laura...
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April 25, 2018 - 4:34 pm
WILMERDING, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a dog in a yard near a police mounted unit event in Pennsylvania escaped and bit one of the participating horses on its legs. Allegheny County police say its mounted unit and one from Pittsburgh were in Wilmerding on Wednesday to talk to a citizens group about...
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April 25, 2018 - 3:05 pm
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man was stabbed and set on fire before his smoldering body was found behind an eastern Pennsylvania apartment complex. Bethlehem police chief Mark DiLuzio called the death of 18-year-old Tyrell Michael Holmes of Bethlehem "a very violent type of homicide."...
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April 25, 2018 - 12:56 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a raccoon killed by a dog in a Pittsburgh park was found to have rabies. The Allegheny County health department said the animal was brought in last weekend after it was killed in Bethel Park. Officials said the raccoon tested positive for rabies. They said the dog...
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April 25, 2018 - 12:50 pm
MILLVALE, Pa. (AP) — Another landslide in western Pennsylvania has prompted evacuations of Pittsburgh-area homes. Allegheny County officials say the landslide in Millvale impacted four homes, two of which were vacant. Officials said the landslide endangered the structures, and two had trees in the...
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April 25, 2018 - 8:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 16-member commission will examine responses that USA Gymnastics, Michigan State University and others had to claims of sexual abuse by girls and women treated by disgraced sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar. University of Pennsylvania-based nonprofit CHILD USA is announcing...
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April 25, 2018 - 7:52 am
BRENTWOOD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a car crashed into a hair salon at a Pennsylvania shopping complex, injuring the driver and seven other people. The crash at the BoRics salon in Brentwood occurred around 7 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say the car went through the salon and stopped when it hit the...
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April 25, 2018 - 7:05 am
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A 45-year-old Pennsylvania man charged with taking a 16-year-old girl to Mexico without her parents' knowledge is facing trial after waiving his right to a preliminary hearing. LehighValleyLive.com reports Kevin Esterly waived the hearing Tuesday and now awaits trial on...
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April 25, 2018 - 1:32 am
WILLIAMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Investigators say the pilot of a small plane had reported ice buildup on his aircraft and asked to divert to a nearby airport shortly before the crash that killed him and his passenger last week in Pennsylvania. A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety...
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Bill Cosby, left, arrives with his wife, Camille, for his sexual assault retrial, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 24, 2018 - 5:33 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A prosecutor is attacking Bill Cosby's star defense witness. Prosecutor Stewart Ryan said in his closing argument Tuesday that Marguerite Jackson's testimony was "fictional." Jackson is a Temple...
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