Pennsylvania

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Boy’s murder case goes to Pennsylvania high court

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court must decide if a Pennsylvania teen should get a new trial in the death of his father’s pregnant fiance, who was fatally shot with a youth-model shotgun when […]

03/12/2014

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38,000 in Pa. remain without power after ice storm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — About 38,000 utility customers in eastern Pennsylvania remain in the dark four days after an ice storm knocked down trees and snapped power lines as yet another winter storm comes through the […]

02/09/2014

John Godzieba, left, playing the role of Gen. George Washington, walks behind his troops onto a dock during the 61st annual re-enactment of Washington's daring Christmas 1776 crossing of the river, the trek that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Crowds relive Washington’s 1776 river crossing

WASHINGTON CROSSING, N.J. (AP) — George Washington has made his annual Christmas Day ride across the Delaware River. Washington’s daring Christmas 1776 crossing of the river turned the tide of the Revolutionary War. The 61st […]

12/26/2013

A framed plaque with a photograph of a scene from the 1946 film "It's  A Wonderful Life" starring Jimmy Stewart, left, and a Hollywood star on display at the Jimmy Stewart Museum in Indiana, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Jimmy Stewart museum rebounds from adversity

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — For a time it looked like the Jimmy Stewart Museum wasn’t going to make it. It’s in the actor’s hometown of Indiana, Pennsylvania, far from Los Angeles, where more tourists would […]

12/24/2013

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Pa. pastor defrocked over gay wedding offered job

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A United Methodist pastor from central Pennsylvania who was defrocked after officiating his son’s gay wedding was invited by a California Methodist bishop to serve in her region in yet another sign […]

12/21/2013

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, left, reads to preschool children at the Cross Cultural Family Center in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

6 states receive $280M in early learning grants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six states were announced Thursday as winners of a combined $280 million in government grants to improve early learning programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. The winning states in the Race to […]

12/19/2013

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Pa. pastor won’t quit voluntarily over gay wedding

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A United Methodist minister in Pennsylvania plans to defy a church order to surrender his credentials for performing a same-sex wedding. The Rev. Frank Schaefer says he cannot uphold the church’s Book […]

12/16/2013

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (88) dances into the end zone on a five-yard touchdown pass play during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Storm along East Coast dumps snow, snarls traffic

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A powerful storm that crept across the country dropped snow, freezing rain and sleet on the Mid-Atlantic region and headed northeast Sunday, turning NFL playing fields in Pennsylvania into winter wonderlands, dumping […]

12/08/2013

Ghost hunters in Pa. are mistaken for burglars

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania are investigating a complaint concerning a ghost hunt that went bust after a police officer mistakenly thought it was a burglary in progress. The Gettysburg Times reported Tuesday […]

12/03/2013

FILE - This undated file photo provided  by the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Hampshire shows David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office, File)

NH hospital worker gets 39 years in hepatitis case

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A traveling medical technician who stole painkillers and infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison. “I don’t […]

12/02/2013

David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H., Hospital, accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through tainted needles. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office)

NH hospital technician faces sentencing next week

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Prosecutors say a traveling hospital technician who infected patients with hepatitis C through tainted syringes created a “national public health crisis” and should spend 40 years in prison. Defense attorneys argue […]

11/27/2013

President Abraham Lincoln, portrayed by presenter Robert Costello, speaks Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at the Gettysburg Train Station in Gettysburg, Pa. Tuesday, Nov. 19, marks the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's short speech that has gone on to symbolize his presidency and explain the sacrifices made by Union and Confederate forces during the U.S. Civil War. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

150 years later, Lincoln’s speech long remembered

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — In solemnity, thousands gathered at a central Pennsylvania battlefield park Tuesday to honor a speech given 150 years ago that President Abraham Lincoln predicted would not be long remembered. The inspirational […]

11/19/2013

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