PITTSBURGH (AP) - At a weekend memorial service, publisher Richard Mellon Scaife was remembered by the archbishop of Washington as someone who had the courage to stand "for things that mattered."Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the former Catholic bishop in Pittsburgh and a longtime friend of Scaife, also talked about the publisher's love of newspapers […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A storm that moved quickly through the Philadelphia area has brought rain and power outages.The National Weather Service says Sunday's rainstorm generally dumped a half to 1½ inches of rain, but some communities, such as Honey Brook in Chester County, got much more.
TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a Quakertown man drowned after falling off a boat after watching fireworks at a northeastern Pennsylvania lake over the weekend.Officials in Wyoming County say 56-year-old Paul Hubner of Quakertown was with a half-dozen other people watching the annual display at Lake Carey when he went overboard from the back of the b […]
Brian Prokes, 28, a former office manager in the U.S. House of Representatives, pleaded guilty today for causing the House of Representatives to pay more than $19,000 in excess salary and unauthorized travel expenses, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department's Criminal Division.