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Endangerment trial ordered for NW Pa. pastor, wife

KANE, Pa. (AP) — A northwestern Pennsylvania pastor and his wife have been ordered to stand trial on charges that they endangered their three children by not feeding th……
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Businessman Honored

A Struthers businessman has finally received an award from Struthers City Council Wednesday that has been at the center of controversy in the city for over a month. …
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Man ordered to trial in slaying of Pa. woman

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial in the stabbing death of his girlfriend last month. Twenty-two-year-old Nicholas M……
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Federal judge found dead in western Pa. home

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A medical examiner’s office official says a western Pennsylvania federal judge was found dead in his home of apparent natural causes. A spoke……
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FitzGerald Joins 2014 Race

Ed FitzGerald, the chief executive for Cuyahoga County, officially announced Wednesday that he will challenge Gov. John Kasich in the 2014 governor's race. …
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Haslams Doing Damage Control

Jimmy Haslam's wealth is estimated at $1.8 billion by Forbes magazine, which also ranks Pilot Flying J as the sixth-largest privately held company in the country.…
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Slaying Suspect to Claim Insanity

An 18-year-old man charged with killing a prominent Ohio attorney and his wife in their home with a sledgehammer will plead not guilty by reason of insanity, his attorney said in court on Wednesday.…
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Senate Targets Internet Cafes

Republican Senate President Keith Faber said Wednesday that a majority of his caucus now agrees the cafes are involved in criminal activities, including illegal gambling, and should be outlawed.…
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New Info in Bombing Probe

In a striking new development, U.S. officials said the name of the dead suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was added by the CIA to a terrorist database 18 months ago. …
Federal authorities, some in HazMat suits, walk outside the staging area Wednesday as they search at a small retail space where neighboring business owners said Everett Dutschke used to operate a martial arts studio, in connection with the recent ricin attacks in Tupelo, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Ricin Letters Probe Continues

The investigation into poisoned letters mailed to President Barack Obama and others has shifted from an Elvis impersonator to his longtime foe, and authorities must now figure out if an online feud between the two men might have escalated into something more sinister.…

Patrol: Ohio prison inmate dead in likely suicide

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a prison inmate has died after an apparent suicide. Patrol spokeswoman Lt. Anne Ralston says the inmate at Toledo……
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Columbus Purse Snatcher Caught

News stations played surveillance video of the car, which led police to the man within a day of Friday's assault. …
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McDonald’s Kunkel Headed to USF

McDonald senior Patrick Kunkel is headed to the University of San Francisco next fall on a track and field and cross country scholarship. …

Pa. chief accused of having sex with crime victim

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania police chief was arrested Wednesday on witness intimidation and obstruction charges after authorities say he had s……

Federal agency, lab to study natural gas emissions

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal agency and laboratory will conduct research on air emissions at natural gas drilling sites, and on possible hazards to workers. The Nation……

No plan to shift coverage for Pa. state workers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — There are no plans to move state government workers into a federally run online health insurance marketplace that’s supposed to start up……

Artist chosen for Philly statue of boxer Frazier

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An artist has been chosen to create a Philadelphia statue in honor of late hometown boxing great Joe Frazier. Mayor Michael Nutter said in a stateme……

Singer Currington charged with threats to Ga. man

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police suspect country singer Billy Currington may have videotaped himself chasing a 70-year-old tour boat captain along a coastal Georgia creek and threatening to “finish him off” in a tirade filled with profanities, according…