Man freed after 28 years in prison after conviction vacated
A man who served nearly three decades in prison in a Philadelphia triple murder has been freed after a judge threw out his conviction.
Ohio court to hear appeal over video of judge being shot
Ohio's Supreme Court will hear an appeal of a ruling that surveillance video showing a county judge being shot and wounded is a security record and shouldn't be released to The Associated Press.
Authorities: Man fatally shot in botched drug deal robbery
Authorities say a reputed drug deal turned into a botched robbery that ended with a man fatally shot and charges filed against several people.
Ohio city frustrated with sidewalk theft of historic bricks
Officials in a small Ohio city say they're frustrated by the ongoing theft of historic bricks from sidewalks in town.
NJ man found shot to death along Pennsylvania highway
Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a New Jersey man whose body was found along an eastern Pennsylvania highway.
Man sentenced for punching Trump protester outside rally
A Kentucky man has been sentenced to 120 days in jail for punching a protester outside an August rally for President Donald Trump in Cincinnati.
Scholarship fund planned for missing Ohio teen found dead
A business owner and a volunteer search organizer are creating a scholarship fund in the name of an Ohio teen who went missing for weeks and was found dead inside the chimney of an unoccupied home.
OSU student dies after apparent fall at construction site
Authorities are investigating after an Ohio State University student was found dead Friday at a construction site on campus.
Coyote bites officer helping motorist in Ohio's largest city
Authorities in Ohio say police shot and killed a coyote after it bit a Columbus officer who had stopped to assist a stranded motorist.
Superintendent: Cafeteria worker wrong to take away lunch
The superintendent of an Ohio school district says a cafeteria worker was wrong to remove a lunch tray from a middle school student after he'd sat down to eat over a $6 lunch debt.
Police say woman drove into oncoming car as test of faith
State police say a Pennsylvania woman drove into the path of an oncoming vehicle as a way to test her faith, then exhibited no concern about the people who were injured in the crash.
PA governor to follow through on plan to close state prison
Gov. Tom Wolf says he'll follow through on his plan to close another state prison.
Pennsylvania state universities offer retirement incentive
The 14 Pennsylvania state universities hope to reduce the size of their faculties by offering an incentive for professors eligible for retirement.
Philadelphia shootings leave 1 dead, 5 others hospitalized
Authorities say a series of shootings in Philadelphia has left one man dead and five other people hospitalized, including some in critical condition.
Few statehouses feature memorials to actual historical women
A proposal to erect a memorial to Ohio women who fought for voting rights would add the Statehouse to a small group of state capitols with monuments to actual female figures from U.S. history. Members of the Women's...
2 women charged in man's killing amid child custody dispute
Two Indiana women who are softball coaches at an Ohio high school face murder charges in the fatal shooting of a man that allegedly arose from a child custody dispute.
Ex-Boy Scout leader sentenced for recording boys, child porn
A former Ohio Boy Scout leader has received 30 years in federal prison for secretly recording boys inside pool locker rooms and his home and for distributing child pornography.
Man sentenced to 10 years in 3 bank robberies in Ohio
An Ohio man charged in three bank robberies in the state between 2016 and last year has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Police: Woman found slain in bathtub, youth to be questioned
Police say a woman was found slain in the bathtub of her north Philadelphia home, and a teenager recently placed in foster care in her home is to be questioned.
One-vehicle crash in Pennsylvania kills 2, injures 2
Authorities say a one-vehicle crash in western Pennsylvania killed two people and injured two others.
Copy-Prosecutors: Professor spent federal grants at strip clubs
A former university professor in Philadelphia who allegedly spent federal grant money on strip clubs and other personal expenses has been charged with theft.
Union appeals Cleveland firing officer who killed Tamir Rice
The union representing the white Cleveland police officer who killed a 12-year-old black child playing with a pellet gun will ask an Ohio appeals court to overturn the officer's firing.
Ohio high school student shot and left in parking lot dies
Police say a high school student who was shot and left in a parking lot near her Ohio home has died.
Ex-church administrator gets 10 to 20 years in theft case
A former western Pennsylvania church administrator has been sentenced to 10 to 20 years in the theft of $1.2 million that prosecutors said he and his wife used for vacations, sports tickets and other personal expenses.
Pay for private university presidents climbs 10.5%
A new survey finds that the average pay for America's private university presidents grew by 10.5% in 2017, with dozens receiving more than $1 million and three topping the $5 million mark.
House votes to make agencies post agendas before meetings
The Pennsylvania House is voting to force public agencies to post agendas on their websites a day before meetings when they'll be voted on.
15 states oppose Trump plan to allow LNG shipments by rail
The attorneys general of 15 states are opposing a Trump administration proposal to allow rail shipments of liquefied natural gas.
Coroner: Woman apparently killed ex-husband, then herself
Authorities say a woman apparently shot and killed her ex-husband before turning the weapon on herself in their Pennsylvania home.
Authorities: Man fatally stabs ex-girlfriend inside her home0
Authorities say a domestic dispute inside a Philadelphia home ended with a man fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend in an attack witnessed by her adult son.
Man admits sabotaging railroad signal operations
A Pennsylvania man has admitted he sabotaged railroad signals.