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Holy cannoli! Man eats 13.5 pastries in 5 minutes

September 2, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Holy cannoli!

A man ate nearly 14 cannolis in five minutes during an eating contest at an Italian festival in northeastern Pennsylvani. more »»

Police: 3 victims recovering after York shooting

September 2, 2014

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three teenagers are recovering after being hit by gunfire in central Pennsylvania. more »»

Stroehmann bakery plant in Harrisburg to close

September 2, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A large central Pennsylvania bakery will close later this month, leaving about 90 people without jobs. more »»

Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

September 2, 2014

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a "squirrel whisperer" for befriending, feeding and dressing up a furry little friend she has named "Sneezy. more »»

Coroner: Pa. woman, 60, was strangled in home

September 2, 2014

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say a woman was strangled in her home. more »»

Fewer black Pittsburgh cops since ACLU bias suit

September 2, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The city of Pittsburgh has a smaller percentage of black police officers since the American Civil Liberties Union sued two years ago alleging hiring discrimination. more »»

Police: Girl, 15, behind wheel in fatal rollover

September 2, 2014

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old girl was behind the wheel of an SUV during a crash in northeast Pennsylvania that killed three high school sophomores. more »»

ND Patrol identifies man who died in ATV crash

September 2, 2014

MERCER, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man who died near Mercer when an all-terrain vehicle flipped over in a roadside ditch. more »»

Man gets probation in boating deaths of 2 friends

September 2, 2014

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man involved in a fatal boating accident will avoid prison if he completes a court-supervised program for first-time offenders. more »»

Small fire in university sauna forces evacuation

September 2, 2014

EDINBORO, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a small fire temporarily forced hundreds of college students out of a campus building in northwestern Pennsylvania. more »»

East Allegheny teachers become second to strike

September 2, 2014

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Teachers in a small western Pennsylvania school district are walking the picket line, becoming the second union local to go on strike in the new school year. more »»

9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

September 2, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. more »»

Study to look at financial impact of gas boom

September 2, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For the first time researchers are looking at whether money from the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom helps Pennsylvania children and families. more »»

Man pleads in shooting death of wife before kids

September 2, 2014

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania man accused of having killed his estranged wife in front of their three children has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. more »»

Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being... more »»

Program to help senior crash victims little known

September 2, 2014

READING, Pa. (AP) — First responders in Pennsylvania say a program launched two years ago to help senior citizens during traffic accidents has failed to gain traction. more »»

Districts try to woo cyber charter students

September 2, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As scores of students flee traditional classrooms for the comfort of their keyboards at cyber charter schools, Western Pennsylvania school districts are building cyber academies... more »»

Passenger pigeons died out 100 years ago

September 2, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Its features don't stand out and it may not appear as impressive as some of the other hundreds of mounted birds on display at the Everhart Museum in Scranton. more »»

Friends work to 'save' Pennsylvania bucket bear

September 2, 2014

PARKER, Pa. (AP) — A group of friends has tracked down and helped to save a western Pennsylvania bear that got its head stuck in a bucket-like contraption. more »»

Dominion, Duke to build $5B natural gas pipeline

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas... more »»

5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

September 2, 2014

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:


The thre... more »»



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