Police work to resolve an armed hostage situation on the 16th floor of a building in downtown Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh police Chief Nate Harper, center, briefs media outside the Three Gateway Center building, rear center, in downtown Pittsburgh on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Police are trying to negotiate with a man claiming to have a bomb and a gun on the 16th floor of the Three Gateway Center building.
Longtime Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz is packing his bags and heading west.
A would-be robber with a knife was no match for a cane-carrying shop owner in Reading, police said.
The Northampton County man who had his hand severed during a home invasion in July appeared before a district judge Thursday for his arraignment with the hand reattached.
A 20-year-old woman who shot and killed an attacker in her home in March was justified using deadly force, a Warren County grand jury ruled.
A Reading man is behind bars without bail in the killing of his girlfriend just days before Christmas.
Funeral services will be Friday for a young man who should have started his senior year at Brandywine Heights High School this week.
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Downtown Allentown is getting a new tenant, and it's a big boost for the area's "walk-ability."
Smoke and flames are never a good thing when it comes to power lines, but that's exactly what PPL officials wanted to show first-responders with a new machine.
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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson tops Forbes' newly released highest paid actors list, but what other Hollywood leading men made the list?
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Galileo demonstrates his telescope, the National Park Service is formed, Amelia Earhart flies cross-country nonstop, and the Allies liberate Paris, all on this day.
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