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An intense game at Bill Cole Stadium saw a relentless Caesar Rodney team put the pedal to the metal to make sure they left William Penn with the victory, 38-13.
The state of Pennsylvania played host to both a former president and a son of the current president at dueling political events Friday, and while Barack Obama and Donald Trump Jr. may not agree on much politically, they both used strikingly similar rhetoric in criticizing their opponents and trying to motivate their respective bases.
Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing Monday will begin with testimony about his sex offender evaluation and, presumably, a fierce debate over whether the 81-year-old actor should be branded a sexua…
In one of the most historic election years in memory — besides the year a young U.S. senator from Chicago became the first African-American president and the year a pompous reality TV star and coddled businessman became the 45th — the American political landscape may drastically change.
A total of 6,066 state legislative seats will be on general election ballots around the country this year, and nearly two dozen more will be decided in November special elections to fill vacancies.
EAGLE, Colo. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to killing a Colorado woman, telling a judge that he and his wife broke into the home of a 74-year-old woman and strangled her.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrats looking to regain a foothold in state capitols largely led by Republicans had anticipated flipping control of up to a dozen legislative chambers during the…
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Health officials are warning western Pennsylvania residents that a second raccoon found in the same Pittsburgh neighborhood has tested positive for rabies.
Somerset County has been getting pounded by rain this spring, summer and fall. The result as been flooded basements, river overflows — and at least one road collapse. Staff writer Matthew Toth was near Wellersburg this week to document the collapse of a portion of Palo Alto Road. Crews are at work fixing the road, which failed because of the weather, according to officials.
The Homer-Center school board has approved on a divided vote the participation of Jon Stolarz and the marching band at competitive tournaments, including a district event Sept. 29 at Brockway High School at a cost of $1,000; a regional tournament Oct. 20 at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Band Fest at a cost of $560; and on Nov. 3 at Camp Hill, an event that some compared to a state championship for marching band competition at a cost of $2,400.
BEYER — In this South Mahoning Township village, just down Route 954 from Plumville, GoFundMe pledges quickly rose to more than 100 as friends of the late Sarah Kathleen Slovinsky sought to help her family.
Nighttime, flagger controlled restrictions will be in place next week on Route 119 as part of the Three Bridges Project on Route 119 in Homer City Borough and Center Township, according to PennDOT.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi says a donor has asked for his name to be removed from the university's journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone."
DELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is facing a felony charge after authorities say he told a television station and sheriff's deputies that he was going to shoot down the sheriff's helicopter if it didn't stop flying over his house.
CLINTON, La. (AP) — It's been 15 years since inmate Lonnie Payne called Louisiana's East Feliciana Parish Prison his home, but a sheriff's official says that's about to change.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have released images of clothing from a clandestine mass grave in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz where 174 human skulls were uncovered in recent weeks.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle problems together as a community of nations, addressing threats ranging from Mideast conflicts to the effect…
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A powerful tornado that carved a path through parts of Canada's capital snapped trees, tossed cars and obliterated dozens of homes has left what the city's mayor says resembles "a war scene."
SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (AP) — Actor Danny DeVito has been honored with a lifetime achievement award at Spain's most prestigious film festival in the northern coastal city of San Sebastian.