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  • Ex-police chief to trial in October in gambling money case 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 9:47 am

    WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania - A police chief who resigned after nearly 40 years as an officer in a southwestern Pennsylvania township faces an October non-jury trial on charges he blew $10,000 from a federal Drug Enforcement Administration fund at a casino.

  • Man challenging murder conviction because judge used drugs 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 3:17 pm

    WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania - A man convicted of third-degree murder in the 1977 slaying of his pregnant ex-girlfriend deserves a new trial because the judge in his case was using cocaine stolen from evidence stored in his chambers from other cases, a defense attorney said.

  • News crew preparing for segment saves overdose victim's life 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 9:19 am

    WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania - Police are crediting a Pittsburgh TV news crew with saving the life of an overdose victim by calling 911 and performing CPR on him before emergency responders could arrive.

  • Power slowly being restored in storm-ravaged areas of PA, NJ story has photos
    Updated: Jun-24-15 5:53 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Utility crews were working around the clock to clear toppled trees and other debris as power was slowly being restored to the hundreds of thousands of people in the Northeast who were affected by a fast-moving ferocious storm system that caused two deaths.

  • New groom spends night in jail on charges he assaulted bride 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 10:32 am

    DONORA, Pennsylvania - A groom spent his wedding night in jail after police say he assaulted his bride in their western Pennsylvania home after both were drinking at their reception.

  • University Healthcare board names new CEO 
    Updated: Jun-13-15 10:07 am

    MARTINSBURG, West Virginia - University Healthcare's board of directors has tapped Anthony Zelenka to be the system's new president and chief executive officer.

  • Fire-damaged Pa. homeless shelter could be closed 6-8 months 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 6:20 pm

    WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania - The director of a western Pennsylvania homeless shelter damaged by fire says it could take 6 to 8 months to reopen.