Pennsylvania

In this May 30, 2013 photo provided by the Murnaghan family, Sarah Murnaghan, center, celebrates the 100th day of her stay in Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with her father, Fran, left, and mother, Janet. (AP Photo/Murnaghan Family)

Pa. girl to leave hospital after lung transplants

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose plight for a new pair of lungs spurred a national debate over organ transplants is going home Tuesday, her mother said Monday. In a posting on her […]

08/26/2013

Clown couple ties the knot, no foolin’

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — If the key to a long marriage is laughter, these clowns are set. Billy Tedeski and Patty Kulwicki tied the knot Friday at an annual clown festival in central Pennsylvania. The […]

08/26/2013

Polar Bear peers over the edge of an ice floe, Svalbard archipelago, Norway. (AP Photo)

Mounted 8-foot polar bear looking for a Pa. home

JONESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania restaurant owner is trying to find a good home for an 8-foot stuffed polar bear. For years, patrons of the Woods Creek Grill outside of Harrisburg have enjoyed posing […]

08/16/2013

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Central Pa. farmer’s corn crop yields 4-headed ear

HANOVER, Pa. (AP) — When farmer Ben Klunk tells people about the mutant corn he found, they’re all ears. Klunk said Wednesday he discovered an ear of sweet corn with four heads on his central […]

08/14/2013

Dave Baxter, 56, gives a thumbs up after winning a sideburns contest that honors a U.S. Navy commodore known for his impressive facial hair. (AP Photo/Erie Times-News, Jarid A. Barringer)

Pa. man wins sideburns contest honoring Navy hero

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — The winner has been named in a Pennsylvania sideburns contest that honors a U.S. Navy commodore known for his impressive facial hair. The Erie Times-News reports that 56-year-old Dave Baxter, of […]

08/11/2013

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)

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

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