Lawsuit alleges negligence in train derailment and chemical fire that forced residents from homes
A lawsuit filed in federal court is alleging negligence by CSX Transportation caused a train derailment and chemical fire that forced residents of a Kentucky town from their homes just before the Thanksgiving holiday.
Ohio state lawmaker accused of hostile behavior will be investigated by outside law firm
The Ohio attorney general is bringing in outside lawyers to investigate a state lawmaker who allegedly engaged in a pattern of erratic and abusive behavior toward other legislators, staff and his constituents.
Escaped murderer charged with burglary and theft while on the run for 2 weeks
A convicted murderer who escaped from a southeastern Pennsylvania prison earlier this year and eluded a massive two-week search is now facing new charges in connection with alleged crimes committed while he was on the run.
Escapee captured after 9 days when dog bark alerted couple pleads guilty in Pennsylvania
A homicide suspect who escaped from a northwestern Pennsylvania prison and was on the run for more than a week before a pet dog led to his recapture in July has pleaded guilty for kidnapping a Pennsylvania couple and his escape.
Bill to increase transparency of Pennsylvania's universities passes House
An effort supporters say will increase transparency in several leading Pennsylvania universities passed the House of Representatives while the universities’ annual state subsidies remain snarled in the Legislature due to a partisan funding dispute.
Ohio high court upholds 65-year prison term in thefts from nursing homes, assisted living facilities
The Ohio Supreme Court is upholding a 65-year prison term for a central Ohio woman who plead guilty to stealing jewelry and other valuables from elderly residents at nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
-5th suspect arrested in 2022 ambush shooting outside high school after football scrimmage
Federal authorities have announced the arrest of the fifth and final suspect wanted in an ambush shooting that killed a 14-year-old and wounded several other teenagers outside a Philadelphia high school after a football scrimmage last year.
Warren City Council hosts public meeting to discuss wage increases for elected officials
The 2008 financial crisis took a toll on the nation. That's why Warren's City Council voted for a temporary wage freeze for elected officials in 2009 -- but they didn't expect it to last almost 15 years.