On Tuesday, some students in Brookfield got a first-hand look at what impact impaired driving can have on people’s lives.
TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. (AP) — State environmental officials say briny waste fluid spilled from a natural gas well site in northeastern Pennsylvania and into a… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American defense company Raytheon has agreed to an $8 million settlement for violating U.S. arms control regulations.
The State Department says it reached the agreement with Raytheon after uncovering numerous violations.
The violations included
WASHINGTON (AP) — A week after hackers broke into The Associated Press’ Twitter feed and roiled financial markets, federal regulators say they need to find ways to deal with the impact of social media.
Members of the Commodity
In the galaxy of big-screen superheros — a rather glum lot — Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man is the snappy one.
He’s the sarcastic, motor-mouthed, preening, self-referential do-gooder, as opposed to all those self-serious crusaders. No matter how
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Relatives of the deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect will claim his body now that his wife has agreed to release it, an uncle said Tuesday.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s body has been at the medical examiner’s
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island appears poised to become the nation’s 10th state to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry after a legislative panel voted Tuesday to forward same-sex marriage legislation to the full House for
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday renewed his pledge to close the prison for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but the impediments that have thwarted him thus far remain.
At a White House news conference,
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh City Council plans to spend $1.1 million on surveillance cameras and gunshot detectors for a crime-ridden neighborhood.
Council members… More »
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — State-appointed managers will take over the El Paso Independent School District after the U.S. Department of Justice said it won’t oppose ousting the locally elected school board in the wake of a testing
SEATTLE (AP) — The man who packed the parachutes used by infamous skyjacker D.B. Cooper more than four decades ago has been identified as the victim of a homicide in Washington state.
However, authorities say they have no
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Costs tied to the long-running shutdown of California’s San Onofre nuclear power plant have soared to $553 million, while the majority owner raised the possibility Tuesday of retiring the plant if it can’t get
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The U.S. is allowing a hunter to bring a slain African rhinoceros back to Wisconsin, the first time American officials have allowed a black rhinoceros hunting trophy to be imported since the animal was listed
NEW YORK (AP) — In a pugnacious defense of what he called a police force bombarded by politics, Mayor Michael Bloomberg lashed out Tuesday at critics of the New York Police Department’s stop and frisk practice and surveillance
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has issued a stinging defense of the police department’s stop-and-frisk and surveillance programs.
Bloomberg addressed police leaders Tuesday at the NYPD’s headquarters. He says the NYPD “is under
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford can’t seem to escape attacks on the extramarital affair that derailed his political career, which he hopes to revive in a special congressional election that is now a
Despite reports to the contrary, an executive involved the new natural gas processing plant in Springfield Township said he believes the Utica and Marcellus shale plays could provide fuel for the next 100 years.
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Three Mile Island nuclear power plant is under heightened scrutiny by federal regulators because of a problem involving protections… More »
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Everyone got stood up at one Southern California high school’s prom. The dance itself was a no-show.
KABC-TV Los Angeles reports (http://bit.ly/18lwRRb ) dozens of tuxedo-clad and corsage-wearing teens from Bloomington High School
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial in the hit-and-run death of a 5-year-old child last year.… More »