Pennsylvania

Christine Swidorsky carries her son and the couple's best man, Logan Stevenson, 2, down the aisle to her husband-to-be Sean Stevenson during the wedding ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 in Jeannette, Pa. (AP Photo/Tribune Review, Eric Schmadel)

Funeral held for 2-year-old boy who was parents’ best man

JEANETTE, Pa. (AP) — In his short life, the 2-year-old Pennsylvania boy who died days after he served as best man at his parents’ wedding touched the hearts of many people. The Rev. Jan Zotter […]

08/10/2013

Christine Swidorsky carries her son and the couple's best man, Logan Stevenson, 2, down the aisle to her husband-to-be Sean Stevenson during the wedding ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 in Jeannette, Pa. (AP Photo/Tribune Review, Eric Schmadel)

2-year-old boy dies after serving as parents’ best man

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A terminally ill 2-year-old western Pennsylvania boy who served as his parents’ best man at their wedding last weekend has died, according to his mother’s Facebook page and a family friend. Christine […]

08/06/2013

Emergency crews respond to a reported shooting at the Ross Township building, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 in Saylorsburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Post)

3 shot dead at Pa. town meeting; shooter tackled

A gunman blasted shots through the wall of a Pennsylvania municipal building during a meeting on Monday and then barged into the meeting room and continued firing, killing three people, before he was tackled by […]

08/05/2013

Christine Swidorsky carries her son and the couple's best man, Logan Stevenson, 2, down the aisle to her husband-to-be Sean Stevenson during the wedding ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 in Jeannette, Pa. (AP Photo/Tribune Review, Eric Schmadel)

Dying 2-year-old is Pa. couple’s best man

JEANNETTE, Pa. (AP) — Looking dapper in a tiny tan pinstripe suit and orange shirt, a 2-year-old boy with only weeks to live served as the best man Saturday afternoon for his parents’ Pennsylvania wedding. […]

08/03/2013

Michelle Knight listens as Ariel Castro speaks during the sentencing phase Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Cleveland.  Knight was the first woman abducted Castro in 2002  and made a victim's statement at the sentencing. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

10 things to know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. VICTIM’S WORDS FOR CLEVELAND KIDNAPPER “I spent 11 years in hell,” Michelle Knight says at Ariel Castro’s […]

08/02/2013

Christine Swidorsky holds her son, Logan Stevenson, 2, with her husband-to-be and Logan's father Sean Stevenson, for a portrait on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 in their Jeannette, Pa., home. (AP Photo/Tribune-Review, Eric Schmadel)

Dying 2-year-old son to be couple’s best man

JEANNETTE, Pa. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy with only weeks to live will serve as best man when his parents wed this weekend. Sean Stevenson and Christine Swidorsky, of Jeannette, had planned to wed next […]

08/01/2013

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Girl who got new lungs in Pa. has pneumonia

  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who had two adult-lung transplants after her parents sued to change national rules regarding organ donations has developed pneumonia in her right lung. Sarah Murnaghan’s mother wrote […]

07/08/2013

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Pa. girl doing well after 2nd lung transplant

  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who underwent a double-lung transplant amid a national debate over the organ allocation process has undergone a second transplant after the first failed and is now taking […]

06/28/2013

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State-by-state look at Iowa to Mid-Atlantic storm

(The Associated Press) – Massive thunderstorms that swept through the Midwest are pushing toward the Mid-Atlantic states. Meteorologists warn that the line of storms could launch a weather event called a derecho, which is a […]

06/13/2013

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Pa. girl who took on organ donor rules gets lung

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation drew public debate over how donated lungs are allocated was getting a transplant Wednesday, her family said. Sarah Murnaghan, who suffers […]

06/12/2013

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Doctor, guide rescue baby moose from Montana river

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Pennsylvania doctor on a guided fishing trip in southwestern Montana went home with an amazing tale of hauling in a 25-pound lunker — a baby moose she helped rescue from […]

06/06/2013

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Spokesman: Girl’s condition is worsening

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A family spokeswoman says a dying 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl’s condition has worsened as she awaits a lung transplant. The national organ transplant network complied with a judge’s unusual order last night and […]

06/06/2013

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