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Man gets 2 life terms in Beaver Falls double murder
A man convicted of killing a couple while their young children were locked in another room has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus additional time for related and previous charges.
Jerry Sandusky's adopted son discusses alleged sexual abuse
An adopted son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky is providing details of the alleged sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of his father.
Fire kills 61 cats, two dogs in eastern Pa.
Fire officials say they have not yet determined the cause of a blaze in an eastern Pennsylvania apartment building that killed scores of animals, but it appears to have been accidental.
Authories identify woman, son killed by carbon monoxide in York County
Coroner Pam Gay identified the victims as 44-year-old Nancy Rosenbaum-Hardy and 15-year-old Preston Hardy.
Mother, son found dead in York-area home
Authorities in central Pennsylvania say a mother and her teenage son were found dead in their home, possibly of carbon monoxide poisoning due to a car left running in the garage.
State Capitol portraits now mention criminal convictions
Three former Pennsylvania state House speakers and one former Senate president pro tempore each have new information on the plaques beneath their official portraits hanging in the Capitol’s corridors: details about their criminal convictions.
Judge upholds suit over Pa. Marine’s missing heart
The family of a Marine whose body came back from Greece without his heart can pursue negligence claims against the United States, a federal judge in Philadelphia ruled. However, the judge found that Greek officials and the Athens hospital where the autopsy was performed are immune from the Pennsylvania family’s lawsuit.
Budget bills signed by Corbett get legal scrutiny
Budget legislation signed last week by Gov. Tom Corbett is the subject of intense legal scrutiny.
2 dead in Beaver County house explosion
Authorities say a man and woman were killed in an early morning house explosion in a rural area of western Pennsylvania.
Corbett takes battle over pension bill to public
Gov. Tom Corbett is plunging into a public fight for legislation to curb rising public employee pension costs, using both the resources of his campaign and his official office to broadcast his warning of rising school property taxes and further pressure on classroom funding.
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