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'We just had a hunch': US marshals nab Eric Frein

11/01/2014 01:21 AM EDT
MOUNTAINHOME, Pa. (AP) — Scott Malkowski, a task force commander with the U.S. Marshals Service, spied a figure moving from the woods toward an abandoned airplane hangar in the Pocono Mountains. 
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Trooper ambush suspect caught, death penalty eyed
10/31/2014 01:21 AM EDT - LORDS VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U. Full Story

Hall of fame for mustaches? Why not?
10/30/2014 02:24 PM EDT - ST. LOUIS (AP) — There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock 'n' roll, so why shouldn't those with a hairy upper lip get their just rewards? Full Story

Anti-violence activists charged in vicious attack
10/30/2014 03:24 PM EDT - WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Two "Stop the Violence" organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition. Full Story

Town official: Halloween back on as manhunt ends
10/30/2014 09:59 PM EDT - The successful end to a seven-week manhunt for a suspected police killer means some northeast Pennsylvania children will get to celebrate Halloween in the traditional fashion after all. Full Story

Police: Teletubby break-in suspect faces charges
10/29/2014 07:53 PM EDT - BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A student accused of breaking into a friend's Pennsylvania home while wearing a yellow Teletubby costume and stealing leftover food is facing charges. Full Story

Suit: Breasts burned at Philadelphia hookah lounge
10/29/2014 02:43 PM EDT - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman says her breasts were burned by hot coals as people danced around a stripper pole at a Philadelphia hookah lounge. Full Story

Penn St. board votes down new look at 2012 report
10/28/2014 02:58 PM EDT - STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's trustees on Tuesday voted against taking a fresh look at the 2012 university-commissioned report into how the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal was handled, disappointing many who have criticized the report as deeply flawed and unfairly damaging to the institution. Full Story

76ers bumbling as worst team in NBA; draft in mind
10/28/2014 11:39 AM EDT - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The official news came this week that the Philadelphia 76ers — the forlorn franchise of the NBA — had signed an all-star forward and All-First Team defensive pick. Full Story

Pastor who performed gay marriage keeps ordination
10/27/2014 04:34 PM EDT - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Methodist pastor who was disciplined after he officiated at the wedding of his gay son will be allowed to remain an ordained minister. Full Story

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Superheroes, hazmat suits in NY Halloween parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the Ebola crisis as the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade made its freewheeling way through downtown Manhattan on Friday. Full Story
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Creator of Operation couldn't afford own operation

BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. (AP) — The creator of the board game Operation needed his own operation, and it turned out he couldn't afford to pay for it. Full Story