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By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Margaret Kriek murder case: Craig Rugg, Paul Bannasch kidnapped, tortured her before murder

Prosecutors in the Margaret Kriek murder case are arguing for the judge to permit evidence which points to two suspects kidnapping and torturing the woman prior to her death. photo JRLibby Craig Rugg, 25, and Paul More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Boy, age 10, will be charged as adult for brutal murder of 90-year-old Helen Novak

A 10-year-old boy has been charged as an adult in the beating death of a 90-year-old woman over the weekend in northeastern Pennsylvania, a new report details. Prosecutors in Wayne County said the boy was visiting More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Pennsylvania teen, Jordan Bey, pleads guilty to murder of Omar Islam over cell phone

A Pennsylvania teenager pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the shooting death of Omar Islam on the East Busway in 2013. Jordan Bey Jordan Bey, 17, of Homewood, will serve at least 40 years, possibly up More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, October 3rd, 2014
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Judge rules Christian owners of banquet hall can refuse same-sex marriage

Banquet hall owners in Pennsylvania have won a lawsuit to protect their rights as Christians to refuse a same-sex wedding at their facility.   Barb Giarratano and her daughter Ashley sued The Inne of the Abingtons More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Freedom From Religion Foundation: ‘Bible calls for killing nonbelievers, apostates, gays’

While the presence of Gideon Bibles in the hotels at Penn State University riled critics and ultimately the Freedom From Religion Foundation, the atheist group made shocking comment about the Bible. “No nonreligious More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Jennifer Whalen given jail time for giving daughter abortion pill

A Pennsylvania woman has received jail time for giving her 16-year-old daughter abortion pills in lieu of taking her to a clinic.   Jennifer Ann Whalen reportedly bought the abortion-inducing drugs misoprostol More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Florida murder victims identified: Nicholas Leonard, Megan Brown, Margaret Brown, Greg Brown

The family of one of the Hudson Florida murders spoke publically as the four victims have been identified by authorities. An Amber Alert linked Adam Matos to a missing boy, Ismael “Tristan” Santisteban, after More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Pennsylvania Gov Tom Corbett left out of Labor Day parade, set to lose in November

The city of Pittsburgh hosted its annual Labor Day parade today, but this year the state’s most high profile political figure has been left off the guest list. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett was not even More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, August 15th, 2014
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Chris Murray confesses to killing wife, jogger Connie Murray, nephew now arrested

 Philadelphia police have charged the husband of  Constance (Connie) McClain-Murray this week in connection with her death after nearly a week long investigation and the arrest of two men who attempted to rob More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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BBC presents free World War I films to honor 100th anniversary, begins in August

In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the start of World War I, BBC Worldwide North America will, in a unique departure, premiere three historic films in theaters across the U.S. this August: 37 Days: The More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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Boston ‘Heaven On Earth’ Tour comes to northeast, Tom Sholtz rocks Nielsen guitar

Tom Scholz playing his Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick) guitar It’s an exciting time for Boston fans as the Heaven On Earth rolls across the country. The band is touring with a ton of different artists for an exciting More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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Methodists reinstate Frank Schaefter after same-sex wedding controversy

Pennsylvania Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer, who has defrocked six months ago for officiating his son’s same-sex wedding, has been reinstated. He spoke with CNN Newsroom’s Carol Costello this morning to discuss More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Police identify Leah Fields, James Dice identified in murder suicide case

State police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in which a man shot and killed a teenager before turning the gun on himself, according to authorities. The coroner’s office has identified the victims More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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Philadelphia: Worldtown Festival: World Cup Edition at the Piazza next weekend

PRESS RELEASE Philadelphia(Thursday, June 5, 2014)- Celebrate cultural diversity through art, music, food and the world’s favorite sport, soccer! This family friendly festival will be held Saturday, June 14, 2014 More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Human Trials To Begin on Biostasis Surgery Program

Human trials are set to begin at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh for a procedure that involves temporarily cooling the body temperature of trauma patients down to 10oC (50oF) in order to make lifesaving More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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VA Head Eric Shinseki won’t resign as the investigation of coverup continues

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki told the Senate committee on Thursday that he was “mad as hell” about allegations of deadly waiting times and coverup at VA hospitals and reaffirmed that More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 8th, 2014
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Measles case investigated in southwestern Pennsylvania

The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating exposures to an Allegheny County resident diagnosed with measles and urging self-reporting by individuals who may have been exposed to the case. Measles virusImage/CDC Contacts More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Delaware man is first NDM-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa case in US

A New Castle County, Delaware man is the first known infection with New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase (NDM)–producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the United States, according to the Centers More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Pennsylvania murder suspect Joe Miller arrested in Texas as church deacon, Roy Eubanks

The man has been on the run for over thirty years, but the manhunt ended Monday when Joseph Miller was finally arrested in connection to a 1981 homicide. Joseph Lewis Miller Miller, 78, was arrested in Mineola, More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Missing Pennsylvania woman, Sharone Nakoa, identified as body found in Ohio River

A body found in the Ohio River has been identified as that of a missing Pennsylvania woman. Sharone ‘Lonnie’ Nakoa photo supplied by the family The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department said the West More...

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