MOUNTAINHOME, Pa. (AP) - A brush fire is still burning in the Pocono Mountains of eastern Pennsylvania, but state conservation officials hope rains forecast will help crews put out the fire this weekend.
It was inevitable, from the moment video cameras went up over Pittsburgh area bald eagle nests, that viewers would eventually see something disturbing.
State prosecutors on Friday are expected to urge the trial judge in the multimillion-dollar fraud case against Bucks County's politically connected Risoldi family to remove himself from the case, claiming he has shown bias.
STEPHEN J. Traitz Jr., 79, a colorful labor leader who was the central figure in the Roofers union scandal of the 1980s, died Tuesday at his farm in Trooper, Montgomery County.
Philadelphia police peacefully negotiated the surrender of a man who threatened his parents, and later police, with a samurai sword at his Juniata Park house Thursday, and who then ran back into his house alone, authorities said.