Police: W. Pa. school bus driver let pupils fight

ROCHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania school bus driver has been charged with endangering children after police say he let 2 students fight instead of interven……
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Parole Denied for Duo

Update Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins is arguing against parole Wednesday for two men convicted in a 1998 murder. …

The Express-Times newspaper announces more layoffs

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — The Express-Times in Easton has announced a new round of layoffs that will mean the loss of 12 full-time jobs. President and Publisher Lou Stancampia……
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Austintown School Sold

The old Austintown Middle School was sold for $2.5 million. …

Pa. Legislature’s spending rose, surplus fell

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new audit says overall spending by the General Assembly increased last year, but the year-end surplus declined. The report released Wednesda……

Body of Ohio man to be exhumed again amid dispute

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A coroner in northern Ohio is planning to again exhume the body of a 19-year-old who died from a gunshot wound just over a year ago. Authorities in San……

Ex-WPa. state prison guard charged with smuggling

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A former guard at a southwestern Pennsylvania prison has been charged with conspiring with two inmates to smuggle marijuana, pornographic magaz……

Feds: Pittsburgh bank teller embezzled $129,000

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An assistant branch manager and head teller at a Pittsburgh bank has been charged with embezzling more than $129,000. A federal grand jury charges th……
Liberty High School Bomb Threat

Threat at Liberty HS

Update Extra patrols are securing Liberty High School Wednesday morning after a bomb threat was found at the school on Tuesday. …

Pa. celebrity targeter jailed on stalking charge

MEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A northwestern Pennsylvania woman who has targeted Michael Jordan and Paris Hilton in frivolous lawsuits is now jailed on charges she stalked a w……

Pa. university seeks options for nursing students

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania university that lost accreditation for its nursing program is looking into options to help current students in the p……

Police: NW Pa. couple took baby during burglary

RIDGWAY, Pa. (AP) — State police have charged a young couple with burglarizing a northwestern Pennsylvania home and taking an 11-month-old baby in the process, but ar……

Fire destroys small church in central Pennsylvania

NEW BLOOMFIELD, Pa. (AP) — An early-morning fire has destroyed a small church in central Pennsylvania. Officials in Perry County say the blaze broke out around 2:30 a.……

Ex-Pa. youth home worker cleared of sexual abuse

BRADFORD, Pa. (AP) — A New York man has been acquitted of charges he molested two teenage girls in exchange for cigarettes at the northwestern Pennsylvania facility fo……