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Stocks stabilize after two-day selloff

NEW YORK (AP) — Although stocks have been lower for much of the day, the declines are nothing like the ones that were seen yesterday and Wednesday. The market has been relatively stable today, as […]

06/21/2013

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Police: Girl rode with dog in cage on Pa. turnpike

MILLVALE, Pa. (AP) — Two parents face charges after authorities say motorists spied a 10-year-old girl riding in a dog cage in the back of a pickup truck in western Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh Tribune Review […]

05/28/2013

Man bagged deer in Wal-Mart lot

BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — They say you can get almost anything at Wal-Mart. But the Pennsylvania Game Commission says one deer hunter took it too far.

03/27/2013

Groundhog Club Co-handler John Griffiths holds the weather predicting groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, as he is surrounded by photographers after the club said Phil did not see his shadow and there will be an early spring on Groundhog Day, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 in Punxsutawney, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Pa. groundhog’s handler taking blame for forecast

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor who has light-heartedly filed charges against the famous Pennsylvania groundhog who fraudulently “predicted” an early spring says he may consider a pardon now that the animal’s handler is taking the blame.

03/25/2013

Pittsburgh girl, 6, crashes car in bid to see dad

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a determined 6-year-old girl didn’t hurt anyone when she crashed her mother’s car while trying to drive across town to visit her father.

02/04/2013

Pa. detective: Prankster registered as ‘Obama’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania detective is trying to figure out how a prankster was able to fill out a 2008 voter registration card signed “Barack H. Obama.”

01/16/2013

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Home invasion victim gets help over Xbox headset

NORTH APOLLO, Pa. (AP) – Police say a Pennsylvania man used his Xbox headphones to call for help after being bound with duct tape and menaced with a gun during a home invasion.

12/14/2012

Toy trucks by the thousand honor mauled Pa. boy

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Toy construction trucks are pouring into the funeral home handling arrangements for a 2-year-old boy fatally mauled by wild dogs at the Pittsburgh zoo. The parents of Maddox Derkosh requested the toys […]

11/09/2012

Zoo: Wild dogs killed boy, 2, who fell in exhibit

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The head of the Pittsburgh Zoo says a medical examiner has concluded that a toddler who fell into an African painted dog exhibit was killed by the animals, not by the fall. […]

11/05/2012

Wild dogs kill 2-year-old at zoo (video)

A mother’s attempt to give her two-year-old son a better view of wild African dogs turned into a tragedy at the Pittsburgh Zoo after the boy fell into the exhibit and was killed by a […]

11/05/2012

Costumed girl mistaken for skunk, shot

  FREEDOM, Pa. (AP) — Police say a costumed 9-year-old girl was accidentally shot outside a western Pennsylvania home during a Halloween party by a relative who thought she was a skunk. New Sewickley Township […]

10/21/2012

Pittsburgh negotiators new to Facebook wrinkle

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh police negotiators say they had never dealt with a hostage taker who communicated publicly on Facebook before they convinced a man to surrender after he did just that last week. And […]

09/25/2012

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