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165,000 Homes, Business Without Power in Pa, NJ Storm


Powerful storms swept through eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut downing trees and power lines, leaving more than 165,000 homes and businesses without power, and leaving nearly 400,000 customers without electricity and causing disruptions in mass transit service in both ...

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Niagara Water Recalls Products After Possible E. Coli Contamination

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Niagara Water, a Pennsylvania company that sells bottled water under several store-brand names, has recalled a bevy of products because they may have been contaminated with E. coli, the company said in a statement. E. coli is bacterium that can ...

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Ex-Firefighter Takes 4 Hostages At LaMott Fire Company In Pennsylvania

Hostages Taken At LaMott Fire Company In PA

Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania – Just one day after being let go from his volunteer job at the fire department, an ex-firefighter decided to return and take hostages at the LaMott Fire Company. The man took 4 hostages at gunpoint inside ...

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Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Legalizing Medical Marijuana

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Pennsylvania lawmakers held a joint hearing yesterday on legalizing medical marijuana. The State House Health and Judiciary Committees met in Philadelphia. They discussed both the various the practical implications of legalizing medical marijuana as well as its potential effect on ...

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School Bus Carrying 9 Children Crashes Into Philadelphia Home

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A school bus transporting nine elementary school students careened off the road and crashed into a suburban Philadelphia home on Tuesday, however no injuries were reported, police say. Neither the students, the resident who was on the home’s second floor, ...

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Second Day of Search Efforts Commence For Pennsylvania Gunman

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The second day of search efforts commenced Tuesday morning to find a Pennsylvania gunman suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws. Dread and uncertainty lingered in Montgomery County as authorities hunted for Bradley William Stone of Pennsburg, a ...

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Graf Cannot Get Death Penalty Because He Raped Daughter After Killing Her

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ALLEN TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania – Gregory Graf, a 53 year old businessman from Eastern Pennsylvania, is being charged with the murder of his 33 year old step daughter. Graf admittedly shot and killed Jessica Padgett in his home, then video taped ...

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Pennsylvania’s New Law Will Help Curb Opioid Drug Overdose Deaths


Pennsylvania’s Act 139 goes into effect on 29th of November, which will allow first responders, family members and friends to administer an antidote for drug overdoses. The law also gives Good Samaritan protections against possible liability. “Worried families with loved ...

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Pennsylvania Schools Closed After 2 Alleged Sightings of Police Ambush Suspect

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A northeastern Pennsylvania school district made the decision to close its schools Tuesday after at least two reported sightings of Eric Frein, a police ambush suspect who opened fire outside the Blooming Grove state police barracks on Sept. 12, killing ...

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2 School Districts Close Amid Hunt For Suspected Fatal Ambush Suspect

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With two local school districts closed and the public fearful for their lives, authorities hunting for a suspect in last week’s fatal ambush outside a rural state police barracks met Tuesday in a forested area to check out a tip. ...

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