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July 19, 2018 - 9:59 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman was driving drunk when she struck and seriously injured her 15-year-old sister, who had apparently jumped on the hood of the moving vehicle and was hit after falling off. Pittsburgh police responded to the scene around 10 p.m. Wednesday. The...
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July 19, 2018 - 8:56 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — A 24-year-old Baltimore man could be sentenced to life in prison in October after pleading guilty to a heroin distribution conspiracy linked to 27 overdoses — nine of them fatal. The U.S. Attorney's office says Karon Peoples admitted Wednesday that nine fatal overdose victims and...
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July 19, 2018 - 8:12 am
FORT RICE, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Pennsylvania man who died in the crash of a small plane in North Dakota. The Morton County Sheriff's Office says 35-year-old Daniel Miller, of Pittsburgh, died Tuesday afternoon when the Cessna 152 crashed into the Missouri River near Fort Rice...
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July 19, 2018 - 6:51 am
MORTON, Pa. (AP) — A fast-moving fire has destroyed a Catholic school in Pennsylvania. Authorities say the fire at Our Lady of Angels Regional Catholic School in Morton broke out around 11 p.m. Wednesday, sending flames and thick smoke billowing out of the building. Dozens of firefighters then...
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July 19, 2018 - 6:01 am
PALMERTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman who was charged with killing her mother with a crossbow has died in jail. WNEP-TV reports 51-year-old Lisa Caplan died in the Carbon County jail Tuesday. The autopsy results are still pending. Authorities say Caplan picked up a crossbow, shot...
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July 18, 2018 - 4:52 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge is blocking a third attempt in as many years by Gov. Tom Wolf and state lawmakers to take at least $200 million in surplus cash from a state-chartered medical malpractice insurer of last resort. U.S. District Judge Christopher Conner on Wednesday sided again...
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July 17, 2018 - 10:24 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nine casino owners in Pennsylvania are seeking licenses to operate casino-style gambling online. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said the applications came in ahead of Monday's close-of-business deadline for the state's casino owners to get a license at a discount of $...
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July 17, 2018 - 9:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy has been killed and three other children wounded in a shooting on a Philadelphia street. Police said a 24-year-old man was also shot. Police Chief Inspector Scott Small says the victims were outside on a sidewalk at about midnight Monday when...
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July 17, 2018 - 7:08 am
DUQUESNE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a stolen SUV being pursued by police and driven the wrong way on a Pennsylvania highway crashed head-on into a car, injuring the car's driver. Four people in the SUV fled the scene on foot following the crash that occurred early Tuesday on Route 837 in Duquesne...
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July 16, 2018 - 8:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — John A. Stormer, a right-wing activist whose self-published Cold War tract "None Dare Call It Treason" became a grassroots sensation in 1964, has died at 90. A spokesperson for the McCoy-Blossom Funeral Home in Troy, Missouri, says Stormer died July 10. An obituary on their website...
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