Interviews by The Associated Press with voters across Pennsylvania show that many know little about Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Wolf but are backing the first-time candidate because of their disenchantment with Republican Gov. Tom Corbett. The AP recently conducted about 30 random interviews in suburban Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Johnstown and Altoona to find out which candidate voters support and why.
Lewistown Sentinel, Sun, Oct 19 2014 @ 01:41 AM
Lawmakers are on edge after the downtown shooting incident involving Rep. Marty Flynn because it's not the first time something like this has happened. Three House Republican campaign staffers were robbed near the Capitol on Monday night.
The Times-Tribune, Thu, Oct 16 2014 @ 05:11 AM
The big band, which has evolved over the years, had 17 No. 1 hits in the 1930s and '40s and featured such singers as Frank Sinatra and Jack Leonard, will headline a Gala Halloween dance and dinner buffet at the Jaffa Shrine on Oct. 31. Courtesy photo The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, which has a pedigree stretching back to the 1930s and is currently directed by Terry?Myers, will perform Oct. 31 at the Jaffa Shrine Center.
Altoona Mirror, Sat, Oct 11 2014 @ 03:00 AM
An Altoona-Johnstown diocese priest accused of sexual contact with children in Honduras was officially indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury. According to court documents, the Rev.
Altoona Mirror, Thu, Oct 9 2014 @ 12:00 AM
A former western Pennsylvania attorney who abandoned his practice without notice and now drives a bus in Florida faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion. Fifty-nine-year-old Walter Pruchnik Jr. lived and practiced in Windber, when he filed tax returns understating his income from 2008 to 2011.
ABC 27, Tue, Oct 7 2014 @ 03:00 AM
A 68-year-old black great-grandfather was shot to death after a slow-speed chase as he parked in his own driveway, AP wrote. The shooting was by a 25-year-old white police officer identified as North Augusta Public Safety Officer Justin Craven.
PennLive.com, Tue, Sep 30 2014 @ 12:11 PM
The words uttered in court by a U.S. magistrate judge about a Catholic priest in Johnstown, Pa., known for his charity but no charged with traveling to Honduras for sex with children during missionary trips were chilling: "What you're describing is Jekyll and Hyde, Father Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," Judge Keith Pesto said, before noting he can't let "Jekyll go free and detain Mr. Hyde."
PennLive.com, Tue, Sep 30 2014 @ 07:49 AM