Riots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody....
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Nepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages
GORKHA, Nepal (AP) -- Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying food, water and other emergency supplies to be loaded onto helicopters in this small town near the earthquake's epicenter....
Greek PM says initial deal in bailout talks 'very close'
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's prime minister voiced hope that bailout talks between the cash-strapped country and its international creditors are "very close" to an initial deal, and ruled out early elections if the dragging negotiations fail....
The Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll 4,438 in 3 countries
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Judge upholds $1M fine against lawyer over banned testimony
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A judge has rejected a request to reverse his nearly $1 million sanction against a Philadelphia-area lawyer who he says intentionally elicited banned testimony that caused a mistrial....
Authorities seek person who fatally shot bald eagle
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities are looking for the person who shot and killed a bald eagle in eastern Pennsylvania last week....
Pennsylvania top court reinstates monsignor's conviction
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The state's highest court on Monday reinstated the landmark child-endangerment conviction of a Roman Catholic monsignor who was the first U.S. church official ever prosecuted over his handling of sex abuse complaints....
Hearing ordered before fatal police shooting video released
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania judge says prosecutors can't release a video showing a police officer shooting to death an unarmed man until after a hearing has been held....
Mother charged after 4 kids locked in basement for 13 hours
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A mother was charged Monday with locking her four children in the basement for more than 13 hours without food or a bathroom as punishment....
Grand jury: AG Kane was not 'truthful,' engaged in cover-up
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Attorney General Kathleen Kane engaged in a cover-up and lied about her role in an alleged unlawful leak of information from a 2009 investigation, according to a report by the grand jury that recommended she face criminal charges....
Key testimony in a leak investigation into state prosecutors
A summary of the key testimony in a 27-page grand jury report unsealed Monday on an investigation into allegations that the state attorney general's office gave a newspaper information about a 2009 investigation that should have been kept secret:...
Prosecutor's boyfriend gets time served for harassment plea
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The boyfriend of an assistant Allegheny County prosecutor won't spend any more than the two days he already served in jail for an alleged attack on the woman....
Senator: Funds needed to help Pa. city combat gun violence
The federal government should send more money to help a small northeastern Pennsylvania city battling a rash of gun violence, a senator said Monday....
Wolf, attorney general seek UPMC, Highmark arbitration
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. into arbitration to settle lingering disputes....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with the Plum High School students that the threat of prosecution for discussing the school teacher-student sex scandal violates their free speech rights? <More Info>
American Civil Liberties Union Pittsburgh staff attorney Sara Rose says Plum police were out-of-line when they told Plum High School students not to discuss the teacher-student sex scandal that has resulted in the arrest and charges filed against three Plum High School teachers. Students were told they could be prosecuted for discussing the case. Students protested saying their First Amendment free speech rights are being violated.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think the U.S. reliance on drone strikes in Pakistan has been effective?