5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:...
Corbett, coal interests rally before EPA hearings
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett was expected to address a rally of coal industry and mining supporters opposing stricter Environmental Protection Agency regulations being proposed to regulate pollution from coal-burning power plants....
Man pleads no contest to burning girlfriend's son
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A 37-year-old western Pennsylvania man has pleaded no contest to helping burn his then-girlfriend's son with flammable nail polish....
Owner of Penguins practice rink faces tax charges
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The owner of a practice rink used by the Pittsburgh Penguins has been indicted on federal charges that he dodged paying more than $1 million in payroll taxes by moving the money through a shell company....
US sues Pennsylvania over police fitness tests
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation's largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal government says illegally discriminates against women....
State police sued by US over fitness tests
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given its applicants for state trooper positions, saying it illegally discriminates against women....
Mobile home burns as propane tanks explode, 1 hurt
NATRONA HEIGHTS, Pa. (AP) -- A woman was being treated for burns on 25 percent of her body when her mobile home was destroyed by fire after propane tanks exploded at the western Pennsylvania structure....
Police investigate student found on dormitory roof
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police are trying to figure out how a 23-year-old student wound up injured on the roof of a Carnegie Mellon University dormitory....
Man drowns after canoe capsizes in NW Pa. creek
GIRARD, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a canoe capsized on a northwestern Pennsylvania creek after it hit a fallen tree, killing one of the two occupants....
Chevron puts plans for Pittsburgh facility on hold
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chevron is putting on hold its plans for a large regional headquarters in the Pittsburgh suburbs....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with five Pennsylvania congressmen that the NCAA penalties against Penn State as a result of the Jerry Sandusky scandal should be cancelled? <More Info>
Five Pennsylvania Congressmen are asking college sports' governing body, the NCAA, to cancel penalties against Penn State imposed as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. The Congressmen cite an April state court ruling that was critical of the consent decree which includes a temporary ban on post-season play, a temporary reduction in scholarships, the cancellation of 112 wins and a 60-million dollar fine.
Do you feel more or less safe in the city of Pittsburgh now than you did a year ago?