Man charged with homicide in slaying of police officer
Man charged with homicide in slaying of police officer

A man has been charged with homicide in the shooting and killing one police officer, and wounding a second officer after they responded to a domestic disturbance call in western Pennsylvania.

1 hr 32 mins ago
Stars at the Super Bowl: How Gronk and Shaq plan to party
Stars at the Super Bowl: How Gronk and Shaq plan to party

Rob Gronkowski might be retired from the NFL, but the former all-pro football player is still in the game during the league’s championship week.

3 hrs 26 mins ago
Residents kept out as air checked near derailed Ohio train
Residents kept out as air checked near derailed Ohio train

Ohio's governor says it's unclear when evacuated residents might be able to return home to the area where officials released and burned toxic chemicals from the wreckage of a derailed train.

6 hrs 50 mins ago
Bono, a shooting hero, Nichols' family members to join Biden
Bono, a shooting hero, Nichols' family members to join Biden

Rock star Bono, the 26-year-old who disarmed a gunman in last month’s Monterey Park, California shooting, and the family of Tyre Nichols will be among the featured guests sitting alongside first lady Jill Biden at Tuesday’s State of the Union address.

10 hrs 2 mins ago
Group: 1-in-5 U.S. adults will bet on this year's Super Bowl
Group: 1-in-5 U.S. adults will bet on this year's Super Bowl

The gambling industry's national trade group predicts that 1-in-5 American adults will make a bet on Sunday's Super Bowl between the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs.

10 hrs 14 mins ago
Special elections in Pittsburgh could end Pa. House impasse
Special elections in Pittsburgh could end Pa. House impasse

Pittsburgh-area voters are participating in special elections to fill three vacancies in the state House of Representatives.

14 hrs 26 mins ago
Crews start release of toxic chemicals from derailed train cars in danger of exploding near Ohio-Pennsylvania line
Crews start release of toxic chemicals from derailed train cars in danger of exploding near Ohio-Pennsylvania line

Crews start release of toxic chemicals from derailed train cars in danger of exploding near Ohio-Pennsylvania line.

22 hrs 32 mins ago
1 officer killed, 1 seriously wounded on domestic call
1 officer killed, 1 seriously wounded on domestic call

Authorities say one police officer has died and another was seriously wounded while responding to a domestic call in a western Pennsylvania city.

23 hrs 38 mins ago
Super Bowl draws epic air show of private planes to Phoenix
Super Bowl draws epic air show of private planes to Phoenix

Private jet-setters are the reason every Super Bowl comes with super-size air traffic.

February 6th, 10:15 AM EST
Resuming Medicaid case checks confronts 3.6M in Pennsylvania
Resuming Medicaid case checks confronts 3.6M in Pennsylvania

The federal government’s pandemic-era prohibition against kicking people off Medicaid is ending, meaning that hundreds of thousands of people in Pennsylvania face losing free health insurance.

February 6th, 9:57 AM EST
National Guard activated to help town as derailment smolders
National Guard activated to help town as derailment smolders

Officials are working to prevent any major explosion from the smoldering wreckage of an Ohio train derailment near the Pennsylvania state line.

February 6th, 9:15 AM EST
Evacuations urged in Ohio town as train wreck smolders
Evacuations urged in Ohio town as train wreck smolders

A smoldering fire has persisted in a tangle of dozens of freight cars, some carrying hazardous materials, that derailed in Ohio near the Pennsylvania state line.

February 5th, 2:18 PM EST
Republicans endorse Carluccio for seat on state's high court
Republicans endorse Carluccio for seat on state's high court

Pennsylvania’s Republican Party is endorsing a Montgomery County judge, Carolyn Carluccio, to be the party’s nominee in this year’s election for an open state Supreme Court seat.

February 4th, 3:53 PM EST
Ohio train derailment causes causes fire, home evacuations
Ohio train derailment causes causes fire, home evacuations

A train has derailed in an Ohio town near the Pennsylvania border and caused a large fire followed by orders for area residents to evacuate their homes Friday night.

February 4th, 4:17 AM EST
Democrats set to shake up start of 2024 presidential primary
Democrats set to shake up start of 2024 presidential primary

Democrats are poised to drastically reorder their presidential primary schedule beginning next year, replacing Iowa with South Carolina in the leadoff spot as part of a larger overhaul meant to empower Black and other minority voters critical to its base of support.

February 4th, 12:16 AM EST
Biden to promote administration wins in speech to Democrats
Biden to promote administration wins in speech to Democrats

President Joe Biden hasn’t announced a reelection campaign, but some of the themes of his likely bid should be on display when he addresses a national Democratic Party meeting.

February 3rd, 12:34 AM EST
3 charged with clashing with cops in separate Jan. 6 cases
3 charged with clashing with cops in separate Jan. 6 cases

Three men have been arrested on accusations that they clashed with police officers during separate incidents at the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot.

February 2nd, 5:09 PM EST
Beyond Phil: Other rodents that purport to 'predict' weather
Beyond Phil: Other rodents that purport to 'predict' weather

He gets most of the PR, at least nationally, but Punxsutawney Phil isn't the only groundhog to purport to predict the weather.

February 2nd, 11:03 AM EST
Psychedelic churches in US pushing boundaries of religion
Psychedelic churches in US pushing boundaries of religion

Growing numbers of people are flocking to U.S. churches that center their practice around a bitter psychedelic tea known as ayahuasca.

February 2nd, 9:21 AM EST
Punxsutawney Phil prepares to make Groundhog Day prediction
Punxsutawney Phil prepares to make Groundhog Day prediction

It’s Groundhog Day and people are waiting to learn whether a furry critter in a western Pennsylvania town will predict an early spring or six more weeks of winter.

February 2nd, 1:06 AM EST
After bitter RNC meeting, Democrats look to project unity
After bitter RNC meeting, Democrats look to project unity

Bitter divisions dominated a recent national Republican Party gathering.

February 2nd, 12:12 AM EST
Eagles reserve lineman accused of rape ahead of Super Bowl
Eagles reserve lineman accused of rape ahead of Super Bowl

Philadelphia Eagles reserve offensive lineman Josh Sills has been indicted on rape and kidnapping charges that stem from an incident in Ohio just over three years ago.

February 1st, 3:24 PM EST
Man pleads guilty in death of long-missing Michigan woman
Man pleads guilty in death of long-missing Michigan woman

A man who previously admitted killing two women in Pennsylvania now says he also killed a Michigan woman who disappeared more than 17 years ago.

February 1st, 3:18 PM EST
Youth hailed as hero in icy pond rescue dies in shooting
Youth hailed as hero in icy pond rescue dies in shooting

Authorities say a Philadelphia-area teenager hailed as a hero for helping to rescue three children from an icy pond last year has died in an apparent accidental shooting over the weekend.

February 1st, 2:24 PM EST
1 guilty, 1 acquitted in roadside shooting of Tenn. nurse
1 guilty, 1 acquitted in roadside shooting of Tenn. nurse

The man who shot and killed a Tennessee nurse as she was driving to work two years ago has been found guilty of second-degree murder, while a co-defendant has been acquitted.

January 31st, 6:52 PM EST
Democrats endorse McCaffery for seat on state's high court
Democrats endorse McCaffery for seat on state's high court

Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party is endorsing an appellate court judge from Philadelphia, Daniel McCaffery, to be the party’s nominee for an open state Supreme Court seat in this year’s election.

January 31st, 5:22 PM EST
Unexpected Pennsylvania House speaker hopes to retain job
Unexpected Pennsylvania House speaker hopes to retain job

The rank-and-file Democrat who was unexpectedly elected speaker of the Pennsylvania House as a compromise candidate earlier this month is saying he hopes to keep the job.

January 31st, 3:40 PM EST
Order aims to reduce wait times for professional licensing
Order aims to reduce wait times for professional licensing

An executive order signed Tuesday takes aim at long wait times that keep professionals from entering their field in Pennsylvania.

January 31st, 3:28 PM EST
Memphis' SCORPION unit among many to draw scrutiny in US
Memphis' SCORPION unit among many to draw scrutiny in US

Police departments across the country deploy plainclothes squads of officers in unmarked cars to tackle increasing crime rates or get guns off the street.

January 31st, 3:22 PM EST
Child welfare algorithm faces Justice Department scrutiny
Child welfare algorithm faces Justice Department scrutiny

The Justice Department has been scrutinizing a controversial artificial intelligence tool used by a Pittsburgh-area child protective services agency following concerns that it could result in discrimination against families with disabilities, The Associated Press has learned.

January 31st, 8:16 AM EST