Pennsylvania

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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WWII aviator’s Purple Heart returning to Pa.

A Purple Heart given to a World War II aviator beheaded by Japanese forces in 1945 is back in the hands of the serviceman’s family after a ceremony in southeastern Pennsylvania. Gordon Yates’ 80-year-old sister, […]

11/09/2013

Easton Area School District students Brianna Hawk, 15, left, and Kayla Martinez, 14, display their "I (heart) Boobies!" bracelets for photographers outside the U.S. Courthouse in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

‘Boobies’ bracelet fight could go to Supreme Court

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — The court battle between two girls and their Pennsylvania school over “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets could be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Easton Area School District board voted 7-1 […]

10/30/2013

Pa. mayor asks residents: Please don’t vote for me

PORT MATILDA, Pa. (AP) — A small-town mayor in central Pennsylvania has an unusual campaign message: Don’t vote for me. Bob Wiser is running unopposed for a second term as mayor of Port Matilda, a […]

10/19/2013

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett

Pa. gov compares gay marriage to marriage of siblings

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Republican Gov. Tom Corbett compared the marriage of same-sex couples to the marriage of a brother and sister during an appearance on a Friday morning TV news show, a remark […]

10/04/2013

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Pa. haunted house puts underwear on ‘naked event’

Naked and scared has turned into semi-clothed and kind of spooked. In southeastern Pennsylvania, a Halloween attraction’s heavily publicized plan to allow guests to go through one of its haunted houses in the buff was […]

09/27/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

September 11th Anniversary – New York City

This morning there have been four separate moments of silence … each marking the moment 12 years ago when terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. […]

09/11/2013

U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, gets into a self-driven car in Cranberry, Pa., Sept. 4, 2013.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Driverless car transports Pa. congressman

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania congressman caught a cutting-edge ride to the airport on Wednesday Rep. Bill Shuster, a Republican from Altoona, made a 33-mile trip from Cranberry Township to Pittsburgh International Airport at about […]

09/04/2013

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