Patients seek justice in neurologist sex-abuse investigation

Patients of a neurologist already facing rape charges in New York and New Jersey say they can't get justice in Philadelphia. Dr. Ricardo Cruciani is charged with 30 criminal counts f...

Last gasp for hog farm suit: 'We don't want to be hostages'

BERWICK, Pa. (AP) — When the wind blows a certain way, residents know to head inside. Quickly. They claim the stench from an industrial hog farm on the edge of town is unbearable. Th...

Church with $2K in gas driller's stock wins methane vote

A church with a minuscule stake in Range Resources has won shareholder approval of a resolution to force Pennsylvania's largest natural gas driller to produce a report on its effort to scale back meth...

Changing tactics: Cosby defense aggressively attacks accuser

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — As Bill Cosby stands trial a second time over allegations he sexually molested a woman in 2004, his new, high-powered Hollywood lawyer took a far more aggressive tone toward the...

Nor'easter rolls into New England as millions begin cleanup

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest nor'easter rolled into New England Thursday as millions of others in the Northeast began to dig out from the storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some places, knock...

Lawmakers square off over abuse, death threat allegations

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who alleges a fellow lawmaker pulled a gun and threatened to kill her is set to square off against him in court. Rep. Tarah Too...

Allentown mayor takes stand, denies campaign cash shakedown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city is defending himself against accusations that he sold his office to campaign donors. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski...

Pennsylvania church to bless couples toting AR-15 rifles

A Pennsylvania-based offshoot of the Unification Church is encouraging couples to bring their AR-15 rifles with them to a commitment ceremony in the Pocono Mountains, a half-mile from an elementary sc...

False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

Weather junkie John Grosso knew it was highly unlikely a monster wave was barreling toward the Connecticut coast. Still, when a tsunami warning appeared out of the blue on his phone Tuesday, he felt a...

Pennsylvania to require voting machines with paper backup

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is ordering counties that plan to replace their electronic voting systems to buy machines that leave a paper trail. The Democrat's administration says the ...

A library without books? Universities purging dusty volumes

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — A library without books? Not quite, but as students abandon the stacks in favor of online reference material, university libraries are unloading millions of unread volumes in a nat...

Prosecutor: Pennsylvania mayor 'sold his office' to donors

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city "sold his office" to campaign donors, trading city contracts for cash to fuel his political ambitions, a prosecutor told jurors Mon...

Family that owns Post-Gazette denounces Trump editorial

A Pittsburgh newspaper editorial denouncing efforts to brand President Donald Trump a racist for his vulgar comment about Africa and Haiti is causing a firestorm — even within the publisher's own fami...

Polka, Ponzi and prison: Jack Black stars in new biopic

Jan Lewandowski built a "polka empire" from his base in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, only to watch it crumble after his arrest on fraud charges. Lewandowski's rise and fall is played for ...

Gas driller: Make homeowner pay for disparaging us

MONTROSE, Pa. (AP) — A gas driller's ongoing feud with a Pennsylvania homeowner over the contamination of his water supply has once again entered a courtroom. Houston-based Cabot Oil...