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1 year 9 months ago

Flu tents popping up outside of ERs

This is how bad this flu season has gotten; some hospitals -- like Lehigh Valley Hospital near Allentown, Pennsylvania -- are finding ways to separate their flu patients from others. They've set up triage tents outside. Some hospitals in Denver have separated patients not necessarily with tents. Denver...

1 year 10 months ago

Late fumble secures Navy victory

PHILADELPHIA - With no bowl games on the schedule, the Army Navy game was the only action in college football this weekend. Sophomore fullback Noah Copeland found pay dirt from 12 yards out in the second quarter to put the Navy on the board first.Army answered on a 11...

1 year 11 months ago

Obama to air ads in Mich. touting auto bailout

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign plans to air advertising in Michigan beginning Wednesday touting the president's support of the auto industry, responding to Republican ads criticizing the president. Obama campaign officials say the ad comes in response to a $2 million ad buy by a Republican super PAC...

2 years 1 month ago

Couple sells neighbor's puppy

LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) - Police say a Pennsylvania couple sold a neighbor's lost puppy for $50 rather than return it to its owner. Police in Leechburg, about 25 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, say a golden retriever and a Rottweiler puppy wandered onto the property of Scott and Roxanne Duff on...

2 years 8 months ago

Hospital error caused patient overdoses

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Nurses at an Allentown-area hospital improperly programmed pumps that dispense pain medication, leading three patients to suffer overdoses in 2010 and 2011, according to the Pennsylvania Health Department. One of the patients received five times the prescribed dosage of morphine and died a day after hernia...

2 years 9 months ago

Obama campaign seeks ad rates in states

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama campaign has requested advertising rates in a number of key states, a sign that it could be close to airing its first television commercials of the 2012 campaign. The president's campaign has sought the advertising information in 14 states that are expected to be...

3 years 1 month ago

1775 document: Colonists asked pacifists to pay

LITITZ, Pa. (AP) - Before and during the American Revolution, conscientious objectors were often greeted with scorn and their patriotism was questioned. Leaders in Pennsylvania's Lancaster County sought to ease tensions by urging the growing number of German immigrants with religious objections to war to demonstrate their patriotism by...

3 years 2 months ago

Bus accident on Pa. Turnpike; dozens injured

MOUNT GRETNA, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania Turnpike spokesman says rescue crews freed a woman trapped when a Greyhound bus overturned on the interstate, injuring about two dozen people. Turnpike spokesman Carl DeFebo said the westbound bus flipped on its side at about 6 a.m. Saturday at milepost 267,...

3 years 3 months ago

Audit advises foreign securities for CO treasury

DENVER (AP) - An audit of Colorado's Treasury Department recommends that it should consider expanding investments beyond only U.S. securities and look into foreign securities. Tuesday's audit says lawmakers should examine the possibility of eliminating statutory limits that require only domestic security investments. The audit conducted by Buck Global...

3 years 5 months ago

Reality TV copter crew goes down near Pa. campus

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) - Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a helicopter carrying a reality television crew crashed near Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the four people aboard were taken to hospitals, but no fatalities were reported. The helicopter went down shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday between two apartment buildings,...

3 years 7 months ago

Elderly man dies in skiing collision

DENVER (AP) - Officials say a 73-year-old Pennsylvania man is dead following a skiing collision at Colorado's Snowmass Ski Mountain. The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office tells the Denver Post that James E. Juckett collided with another skier Friday. His hometown wasn't immediately available. The county coroner's office is...

4 years 4 days ago

5 states make final pitch in Asian carp case

Attorneys for and against closing Chicago-area shipping locks to stop the spread of Asian carp are making their final pitches to a federal judge. Oral arguments Monday are the last step before Judge Robert Dow decides the issue. Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin say the action would...

4 years 1 month ago

Former pastor charged with killing wife

TANNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Police say a former pastor from Pennsylvania killed his second wife and staged a car accident to cover it up, and authorities are now re-examining his first wife's death, too. Arthur Burton Schirmer, 62, was arraigned Monday in Tannersville on a criminal homicide charge in...

4 years 1 month ago

Neighborhood dispute over solar panels

A Pennsylvania couple is seeing red thanks to their neighbor's efforts to go green. Jim and Judith Armour bought their window-filled house 15 years ago so they could let in sunlight. In late May a second blinding sun began beaming directly into their house from across the street...

4 years 2 months ago

Hot Dog honks horn to summon help

A very clever canine left in a dire situation decided to take matters into his own paws, and it saved his life. Max, an 11-year-old Chocolate Lab, belongs to Donna Gardner of Macungie, Pennsylvania. She says she knew from the moment she got him that he wasn't like...

4 years 2 months ago

Every color under the sun

Crayola's newest assembly line will produce every color imaginable, but its true focus is on "green". The Easton, Pennsylvania factory is powered by its own solar farm. The factory will produce roughly one billion crayons per year, a third of Crayola's total output. Along with its solar-made...

4 years 2 months ago

Baby recliners recalled after infant death

Portable baby recliners that are supposed to help fussy babies sleep better are being recalled after the death of an infant. The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall Monday of 30,000 Nap Nanny recliners made by Baby Matters of Berwyn, Pennsylvania. The commission says it's investigating a...

4 years 3 months ago

Bodies dug up for bereaved woman

Police have charged a neighbor with digging up the body of an elderly woman's twin sister after police discovered two bodies in the woman's rural Pennsylvania home last month. Court records show that 62-year-old James Flanagan was charged Wednesday with abuse of a corpse, a misdemeanor, and issued a...

4 years 3 months ago

5 Great Lakes states sue feds over Asian carp

Five states are suing the federal government and Chicago's water department in federal court, demanding stronger action to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota and Pennsylvania filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in northern Illinois. It seeks an order to close...

4 years 4 months ago

White House: No 'improper conduct' on Sestak

Former President Bill Clinton was enlisted by the White House to speak with Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak about dropping his Senate primary challenge against incumbent Arlen Specter in exchange for a job, NBC News reported Friday. A memorandum from the White House's top lawyer confirmed that Clinton "agreed to...

4 years 5 months ago

Obama 0-for-4 in endorsements

The White House says it's not worried about four consecutive losses by Democratic candidates President Barack Obama had supported. The latest defeat came Tuesday when Sen. Arlen Specter lost to Rep. Joe Sestak in Pennsylvania's Democratic primary. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs gave a simple, one-word answer when asked...

4 years 5 months ago

Voters send message to incumbents

Yesterday's primary elections have reaffirmed the danger faced this year by congressional incumbents and candidates who were hand-picked by national party leaders. Democratic voters in Pennsylvania rejected Sen. Arlen Specter, while Arkansas Democrats forced Sen. Blanche Lincoln into a run-off. And in Kentucky, Rand Paul -- with the backing...

4 years 5 months ago

Fireworks store has video of NYC bomb suspect

A Pennsylvania store says it has video of the suspect in the failed Times Square car bombing buying fireworks there. Bruce Zoldan is president of Ohio-based Phantom Fireworks. He says Faisal Shahzad bought fireworks from the company's showroom in Matamoras, Pennsylvania, within the last eight weeks. Zoldan said Wednesday...

4 years 6 months ago

Meeting on laptop spying claims scheduled

A meeting is set Friday between lawyers for a Pennsylvania school district accused of spying on students through laptop webcams and counsel for several families involved in a related lawsuit. Student Blake Robbins says Lower Merion School District officials secretly activated the webcams and captured him sleeping in bed...

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