The Latest on TV shooting: AG joins hundreds for vigil
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):...
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Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital
VIENNA (AP) -- As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned truck was found with at least 20 - and possibly up to 50 - decomposing bodies of migrants piled inside....
A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis
Record numbers of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea are trying to reach Europe this year, despite the risks of perilous sea crossings and little humanitarian assistance. Here are the latest developments Thursday:...
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins - the continent's only species of the flightless bird - are at risk of extinction....
Shell Chemicals to pay $485,000 historic preservation
MONACA, Pa. (AP) -- Shell Chemicals is paying $485,000 to various agencies for historic preservation purposes in western Pennsylvania as it considers whether to build a petrochemical plant there....
CD shop owner accused in $2M scheme with shoplifting addicts
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A record store owner is charged with using heroin addicts to shoplift more than $2 million worth of books, videos, and other products that he then resold online....
Cops: Man with bucket of cash and gun threatens car dealer
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man who appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol walked into a car dealership with a bucket containing $39,000 then threatened to blow up the place and pulled a gun while claiming a worker shorted him some cash, police said....
DA: Pennsylvania man stole at least $30K from mom's estate
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been charged with stealing at least $30,000 from his mother's estate and, by extension, two other siblings who were supposed to split the money with him....
Eagles QB Bradford hopes to hit rhythm vs. Packers
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Quarterback Sam Bradford would embrace the chance to play deeper in the Eagles' third exhibition game in Green Bay on Saturday....
Steelers rookies trying to find niche in new spots
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The No. 16 jersey and what it ultimately signifies for Tyler Murphy fits just fine and all. It's just not the one he would prefer to wear....
Prosecutor appeals reversal in GM ignition-related fatality
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A prosecutor is appealing a judge's decision to reverse the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a woman because a faulty General Motors ignition switch....
Philadelphia 76ers owner donates $3.5M to local nonprofit
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged a $3.5 million donation to the Philadelphia Police Athletic League - the largest amount ever recorded by the nonprofit youth group....
Prosecutor: Courthouse attacker had mental health issues
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A man fatally shot after attacking a deputy sheriff at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse this week had previously exhibited bizarre behavior that suggested he had mental health issues, a prosecutor said Thursday....
Former student sues teacher imprisoned in child porn case
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former student says she was impregnated at age 13 and forced to seek an abortion by a central Pennsylvania teacher who's now imprisoned on child pornography and child sexual abuse charges....
For months, White House officials expected Clinton to be the Democratic nominee in the 2016 election. With Biden weighing his own presidential run more seriously amid signs of weakness in Clinton's campaign, much of the President's legacy is contingent on a Democratic president maintaining his policies on immigration, health care and climate change, as well as the nuclear agreement with Iran.
Do you think cities have the authority to adopt so called gun taxes to offset some of the cost of gun violence?