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Woman's body found in NY may be slain Pennsylvania woman

Police and a prosecutor from Pennsylvania will attend the autopsy of a woman found along the New York shoreline of Lake Erie to determine whether the body is that of a suspected homicide victim. ...

Fisherman charged in wife's lake killing despite no body

A commercial fisherman's story about his wife disappearing into the depths of Lake Erie on a boating trip isn't adding up, and Pennsylvania authorities say they know why. They believe Christopher Lecl...

4 who died among 19 honored by Carnegie Hero Fund Commission

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Colorado physician who was fatally shot while trying to help his neighbor after she was wounded in a domestic shooting is one of 19 people being honored with Carnegie medals for he...

Man who stalked Amish children faces child porn sentence

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who's already been convicted in state court for stalking Amish children near their school now faces a likely sentence of more than 15 years in federal prison for s...

3 at defense firm admit defrauding US by $6M on Humvee parts

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two brothers who formerly owned a Pennsylvania defense contractor and their former chief financial officer have pleaded guilty in a $6 million scheme to overcharge the U.S. Defense D...

Judge nixes most charges against mom of long-missing twins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge has thrown out most charges against a Pennsylvania woman accused of endangering and concealing the whereabouts of her twins, who haven't been seen in more than 10 years. ...

Cracker Barrel settles federal suit over handicapped parking

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has settled a class-action lawsuit brought by a Pittsburgh woman who claimed that handicapped parking spaces at some restaurants are too steep or oth...

Dance mom to dance con: Abby Lee Miller gets year in prison

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former "Dance Moms" reality TV star Abby Lee Miller was sentenced Tuesday to a year and a day in prison for hiding $775,000 worth of income and bringing $120,000 worth of Australian ...

Defense chips away at total 'Dance Moms' star hid from court

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Defense attorneys for former "Dance Moms" reality star Abby Lee Miller spent the day Monday trying to chip away at about $775,000 in income federal prosecutors said she tried to hide...

Man gets new mortgage fraud trial because of sleeping lawyer

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area businessman will get a new trial on mortgage fraud charges because his defense attorney was seen sleeping by the judge, witnesses and federal court jurors who convi...

Insurance agent pleads guilty in $8.2M promissory note scam

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area insurance agent has pleaded guilty in a promissory note scam that federal prosecutors say defrauded customers out of $8.2 million since 2002. John...

Judge: Parents of boy hurt by forceps delivery get $42M

A federal judge has awarded $42 million to the parents of a Pennsylvania boy left disabled because of brain injuries caused by a doctor who used forceps to deliver the boy. The verdi...

Cuban man set to plead guilty in IRS tax return scam

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Cuban national is set to plead guilty to charges he conspired to file 900 phony federal tax returns seeking $2.2 million in refunds by using employee information stolen from the Un...

Feds: Man cyberstalked woman with fake hostage complaints

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A South Carolina man has been charged with harassing a Pittsburgh area woman by sending prank messages to restaurants over their online food-ordering systems, claiming she was being ...

EPA head tells coal miners 'regulatory assault is over'

SYCAMORE, Pa. (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has told workers at the nation's largest underground coal mining complex the "regulatory assault" on the coal industry i...