House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House steered toward a climactic vote Friday on the Republican health care overhaul, plunging ahead despite deep uncertainty over whether they had the votes to prevail in what loomed as a monumental gamble for President Donald Trump and his GOP allies in Congress....
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UK police give details of London attacker, make more arrests
LONDON (AP) -- Police are combing through "massive amounts of computer data" and have contacted thousands of witnesses as they look for clues about why a British-born man became radicalized and launched a deadly attack on Parliament, a senior police official said Friday....
The Latest: Witness describes attempts to save officer
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on the attacks in London (all times local):...
Egypt's Mubarak returns home after years-long detention
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak returned home on Friday, free following his release from custody after legal proceedings that took years since his 2011 ouster - years during which the country witnessed major upheavals and rights activists saw their hopes scuttled that the autocrat would face justice for the deaths of hundreds who defied his rule....
Man gets 3-6 years in prison for fatal drunken driving crash
HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to three to six years in prison after pleading guilty to a drunken driving crash that left one of his passengers dead....
Church leader's long legal odyssey over abuse claims returns
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia church official long imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints may soon learn if his legal odyssey will come to an end....
Pennsylvania town marks vacant buildings with scarlet letter
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania city has begun marking vacant, dilapidated buildings with a scarlet letter - an X - to let emergency responders know there's probably nobody inside in case of a fire or other incident....
Prosecutors add homicide charge in fraternity brothers fight
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- A man already jailed on charges stemming from a deadly fight with his fraternity brother at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania has now also been charged with criminal homicide....
Deliberations to resume in Penn State ex-president's trial
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors in former Penn State president Graham Spanier's child endangerment case are preparing to resume their discussions after failing to reach a verdict over six hours....
Ex-jail worker gets 6 years in prison for extorting inmates
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A former northeastern Pennsylvania county jail employee must spend six years in prison for extorting money and drugs from inmates in return for special privileges and has agreed to plead guilty....
Man jailed on charges jealousy fueled brother's shooting
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man already jailed in several other cases is now accused of shooting his brother because he believed the man had sex with his girlfriend - three years ago....
Armed man shot during Philadelphia apartment incident
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say an armed man was shot in the face after he confronted another man as he answered the door of an apartment....
Youth hockey coach faces sex assault charges
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities in New Jersey are charging a Pennsylvania man who was a youth hockey coach with sexually assaulting and having a sexual contact with minors....
Vineyard adopts new eco-friendly corks
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Monroe County vineyard is helping to reduce waste by producing eco-friendly corks....
The seven-county Pittsburgh region lost 8,972 people between 2015 and 2016 according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the second worst decline in numbers among 382 metro areas measured, with Allegheny County losing each of the last three years by successively higher amounts. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald questions the methodology taken from 2010 Census and IRS forms to calculate births, deaths and relocations. He believes estimates contradict reality citing the region's home values increasing, over $3 billion in new construction annually, and broad labor shortages all pointing to population growth.
Should the Senate hold off confirmation of Judge Gorsuch to Supreme Court until after the FBI investigation of President Trump's campaign?