To ring in New Year, town will drop a giant nail

12/28/2014 02:11 PM EST
WEST FAIRVIEW, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania town plans to nail their New Year's Eve and bicentennial celebrations by dropping some major hardware to mark the occasion. 
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Officials: Death not tied to truck crash into home
12/28/2014 11:31 AM EST - LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say the death of a 93-year-old hospice patient is not tied to the crash of a pickup truck through her Philadelphia-area home that same day. Full Story

Officers help deliver baby on train on Christmas
12/26/2014 05:41 PM EST - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The transit police officers who helped deliver a Christmas baby on a subway train reunited with the newborn boy and his parents Friday morning, trading the chaos of the dingy rail car where they first met for the comfort of a hospital room. Full Story

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Go West
12/25/2014 01:16 AM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — If it's a white Christmas you're after, you'd better follow this familiar advice: Go West. Full Story

Coroner: Suspect in 6 killings committed suicide
12/24/2014 10:46 AM EST - NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man believed to have killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives earlier this month in the Philadelphia suburbs killed himself with a combination of drugs after the slayings, authorities said. Full Story

Immigrant mom seeks refuge in Philadelphia church
12/23/2014 07:21 AM EST - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nine-year-old Mariana Mendoza had to give up her pink bedroom and bike when her family moved from a two-story rowhouse into a cramped church annex last month. Full Story

Immigrant mom seeks refuge in Philadelphia church
12/23/2014 01:40 AM EST - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nine-year-old Mariana Mendoza had to give up her pink bedroom and bike when her family moved from a two-story rowhouse into a cramped church annex last month. Full Story

Temple stuns No. 10 Kansas with 77-52 blowout
12/22/2014 10:51 PM EST - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As he tried to recall some of the game's most pivotal plays, Fran Dunphy called one shot "impossible" and shook his head in disbelief when recalling two others that somehow banked in. Full Story

Ex-headmaster guilty in child porn case
12/22/2014 05:11 PM EST - WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school faces at least 50 years in prison after being convicted Monday of dealing in child pornography. Full Story

Pittsburgh mayor goes 'Undercover' in reality show
12/22/2014 11:11 AM EST - PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh's mayor has gone undercover for a reality show. A disguised Bill Peduto appeared on Sunday's episode of the CBS series "Undercover Boss," collecting trash, sawing down trees and helping build a door. Full Story

To ring in New Year, town will drop a giant nail

WEST FAIRVIEW, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania town plans to nail their New Year's Eve and bicentennial celebrations by dropping some major hardware to mark the occasion. Full Story
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Grand Ole Opry's Little Jimmy Dickens hospitalized

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grand Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness. Full Story