Friday, November 21, 2014
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Gov. Corbett on Friday signed an execution warrant for the man convicted of killing Philadelphia Police Officer Lauretha Vaird in a 1996 bank robbery.
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HARRISBURG - In the latest in a string of litigation defeats for Gov. Corbett, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered the administration to reverse course on plans to close one-third of the state's county-based health centers.
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At a gathering called "Chant Down the Walls," members of Juntos, a social-justice group for Latino immigrants, gathered in the crisp morning air Friday outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement field office.
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TABERNACLE, N.J. - The woman who was found shot with three of her children Thursday morning shot her three children, muffling the shots with a pillow, before turning the gun on herself, New Jersey State Police detectives said Friday.
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ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a 92-year-old Pennsylvania man told his son he planned to end his elderly wife's suffering, then shot her in the head before killing himself.
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Data provided by the Philadelphia Police Department to Philly420 shows a sharp decline in marijuana arrests since a new decriminalization policy went into effect. But, despite the change, some local residents are still getting handcuffed for weed.
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Winslow Township, N.J. police officer Da'Shaun Carr was arrested for allegedly shooting his own patrol car at New Brooklyn Park.
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Authorities are investigating the death of Thomas J. Walker, 27, who suffered a head injury inside Harrah’s Atlantic City Hotel and Casino.
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More than 30,000 racers, and twice as many people cheering them on, are expected to converge on the city this weekend for the Philadelphia Marathon.
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An international con artist who stole $260,000 from an elderly East Caln man was sentenced to 15 to 30 years in prison Friday in Chester County.
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Judges have since put a stop to the invasive practice
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Superior Court Judge Anne E. Lazarus is the first candidate to announce their intention to seek one of three vacancies on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court next year.
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - A federal drug taskforce has arrested 13 and indicted 21 in a Philadelphia to Morgantown drug distribution ring.
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Two women were in critical condition after a fire in Gloucester City late Friday morning. Cooper University Hospital in Camden is treating the two women, who were listed in critical condition Friday afternoon, a spokeswoman said. Three pet dogs died in the fire, which authorities said was set accidentally.
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Weather or Not: The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the turnpike commission have sent crews to help with the great dig-out.
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YORK, Pa. (AP) - A York County jury has convicted a central Pennsylvania man in the death of a fire chief who was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic last year.
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Police have arrested homeless man Derek Hancock for allegedly shooting a Temple University student Nov. 8 during a robbery in North Philadelphia.
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Former state employee Michael Gantz is facing federal charges for allegedly stealing more than 600 U.S. military combat helmets from his job at a Pennsylvania surplus warehouse.
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Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has tapped former Department of Public Welfare Secretary Estelle Richman to serve as his transition team advisor on Medicaid issues.
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey energy regulators on Friday rejected for the third time a proposed windmill power project off the coast of Atlantic City.