Scientists to review large number of humpback whale deaths
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Government scientists are launching an investigation into an unusually large number of humpback whale deaths from North Carolina to Maine....
Ex-Penn St officials to be sentenced in June over Sandusky
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Sentencing has been scheduled for three former top officials at Penn State University who were convicted of child endangerment in the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal....
Bell tolls as police ambush killer gets death sentence
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) -- The bell atop the Pike County Courthouse last tolled the fate of a condemned killer in the 1980s....
Student to stand trial over fraternity brother's death
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has ordered an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student to stand trial on felony homicide and assault charges over a deadly fight with his fraternity brother....
Dad accused of using pushups as punishment heads to trial
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania father accused of forcing his 10-year-old son to do pushups as punishment and then throwing him across a room is heading to court....
Insurance agent pleads guilty in $8.2M promissory note scam
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-area insurance agent has pleaded guilty in a promissory note scam that federal prosecutors say defrauded customers out of $8.2 million since 2002....
Philadelphia DA puts house, with gifted roof, up for sale
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has put his house up for sale as he awaits trial on federal bribery charges that he illegally accepted gifts - including the $45,000 roof on the house in question....
Body found in Pennsylvania river Japanese man from New York
NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. (AP) -- A body found by a fisherman in a central Pennsylvania river earlier this month is that of a Japanese man who had been living in New York and was reported missing in December....
Philly archbishop opens sainthood quest for paralyzed priest
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput (SHAP'-yoo) has formally begun the process to try to make the Catholic Church's first quadriplegic priest a saint....
Commonwealth Health spending $80M to join Scranton hospitals
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Commonwealth Health is spending $80 million to reconfigure and join two of its hospitals in Scranton, including building a bridge between them....
President Trump is calling for a 20% tariff on softwood lumber coming from Canada. This long standing dispute centers on Canadian provinces that have allegedly allowed loggers to cut down trees at reduced rates and sell them at low prices. Claiming Canada has for years been improperly subsidizing its softwood exports causing great harm to the US industry. therefore duties will be applied retroactively for 90 days. Canadian Prime Minister warned that thickening this border between us will be hurting people on both sides.
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