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Police on manhunt find pipe bombs in woods

09/30/2014 03:41 PM EDT
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — State police searching for a man accused of killing a state trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt. 
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Parents charged in death of son found in home
09/30/2014 12:44 PM EDT - HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania married couple have been charged with homicide in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found when police were called to their Harrisburg home two months ago. Full Story

Report: Gambling industry paid out $38B in taxes
09/29/2014 12:29 PM EDT - LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gambling officials say the industry paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013. Full Story

Senators: Widen Medicaid program for frail seniors
09/29/2014 09:07 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen U.S. senators from both parties are calling on the Obama administration to broaden a Medicaid program for the nation's frailest seniors, calling it a proven alternative to pricier nursing home care as states seek to limit long-term medical costs. Full Story

Trout, Strasburg giving playoffs a fresh look
09/29/2014 04:21 AM EDT - So, is this the year of Buck Showalter, Bryce Harper and a Beltway Series? Or perhaps Albert Pujols, Yasiel Puig and a Freeway Series? Full Story

Search for trooper killing suspect shifts slightly
09/28/2014 04:27 PM EDT - CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — The delicate search for a survivalist charged with killing a trooper more than two weeks ago shifted slightly over the weekend in the dense woods that authorities fear may be booby-trapped, state police said Sunday. Full Story

Cops: Man fired into neighbor's home to unload gun
09/27/2014 07:43 PM EDT - MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a man accused of shooting a bullet through a neighbor's window told a judge he fired the gun because it was the only way he knew how to unload it. Full Story

Survivalist still on run 15 days after cop's death
09/27/2014 06:08 PM EDT - CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities hunting for a survivalist suspected of killing a state trooper at a police barracks remained in the thick woods near his parents' house Saturday to further narrow down the search area more than two weeks after the ambush. Full Story

School stabbing suspect can move to psych hospital
09/26/2014 03:06 PM EDT - GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge has approved moving a 16-year-old boy charged in a high school stabbing rampage to a Pittsburgh-area psychiatric hospital indefinitely after three experts testified he was motivated by the Columbine massacre. Full Story

Police: Trooper ambush suspect researched manhunts
09/26/2014 06:20 PM EDT - Trooper ambush suspect Eric Frein performed extensive Internet research on how to avoid police manhunts, experimented with explosives and might have booby-trapped the woods where authorities are looking for him, Pennsylvania State Police said Friday, two weeks after the deadly attack outside a rural barracks. Full Story

Police nab suspect after he's invited into home

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California have arrested a fraud suspect accused of evading police for more than four hours by befriending a homeowner who invited him into his home for a meal. Full Story
Ed Sullivan statue stolen from TV academy plaza

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are investigating the theft of a solid bronze statue of Ed Sullivan from an outdoor exhibit at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Full Story