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October 17, 2017 - 6:17 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man has been sentenced to a 10-year federal term for sexual abuse of a 16-year-old in connection with sex parties arranged by a former Pennsylvania girls' basketball coach. Fifty-six-year-old Daniel Teed was also ordered Tuesday to spend 20 years on probation after completing...
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October 17, 2017 - 3:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurors have begun deliberations in the Pennsylvania fraud trial of a Liberian man accused of committing war crimes and then lying about his past to enter the U.S. Fifty-one-year-old Mohammed Jabbateh is charged with hiding his role as a rebel commander called Jungle Jabbah while...
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October 17, 2017 - 2:45 pm
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge is deliberating over a challenge to a criminal charge brought against a woman who authorities said overdosed while pregnant. Thirty-year-old Kasey Dischman was charged with aggravated assault on an unborn child. Authorities said her child was delivered by...
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This undated photo provided by the Bergen County Sheriff's Office in Hackensack, N.J., shows Swahilys Pedraza-Rodriguez, of New Haven, Conn. Pedraza-Rodriguez and Melisa Aquino Arias, of the Dominican Republic, appeared before a judge in Newark, N.J., on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, charged with robbing banks in Garfield, N.J., on Sept. 27, 2017, and Teaneck, N.J., on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, while one or both wore head scarves. The women are also suspected of trying to rob a bank Aug. 28, 2017, in the Pocono Mountains town of Tannersville, Pa., while dressed as nuns. (Bergen County Sheriff's Office via AP)
October 17, 2017 - 2:43 pm
TANNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Two women charged with robbing a pair of New Jersey banks are also suspected of trying to rob a bank in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains while dressed as nuns. Nineteen-year-old Swahilys Pedraza-Rodriguez, of New Haven, Connecticut, and 23-year-old Melisa Aquino Arias, of...
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October 17, 2017 - 6:49 am
READING, Pa. (AP) — Three football players who were cut from the team at Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania for kneeling during the national anthem have been offered reinstatement. In an open letter shared to the school's website Monday, Albright President Jacquelyn Fetrow says ongoing...
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October 17, 2017 - 5:20 am
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A fraternity at Pennsylvania State University is facing charges of furnishing liquor to minors after two underage women were hospitalized for alcohol poisoning. Court records show Alpha Chi Rho is facing charges after allegedly serving the alcohol at a Sept. 28 fraternity...
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October 17, 2017 - 1:20 am
LINCOLN, Ala. (AP) — A Pennsylvania attorney burned a combination Confederate-Nazi flag near a major NASCAR race in Alabama. AL.com reports 67-year-old Gene Stilp burned the flag inside a trash can around 10 a.m. Sunday near the Talladega Superspeedway, which hosted the Alabama 500 later that day...
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October 16, 2017 - 6:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors are urging a judge to sentence Philadelphia's former top prosecutor to the maximum term of five years in prison in a corruption case. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the U.S. attorney's office says in a sentencing memo Monday that former District...
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October 16, 2017 - 4:51 pm
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — More than two dozen people have been arrested at a protest of a $3 billion pipeline being built to carry natural gas from northeastern Pennsylvania to Southern states. Scores of demonstrators gathered Monday on land in Lancaster County's West Hempfield Township that is owned...
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October 16, 2017 - 3:43 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia physician says her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing the U.S. national anthem aboard a Delta Air Lines plane carrying the soldier's casket was stopped by a flight attendant who told her it would violate company policy. Dr. Pamela Gaudry of Savannah said she...
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