| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Conrad Susa, a prolific composer for voice and stage whose works include the widely produced 1973 opera "Transformations," based on poet Anne Sexton's retelling of Grimm's fairy tales, has died at his home in San Francisco. He was 78.
Susa died in his...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:21 AM
If you're a snow lover anxiously awaiting that first big storm, start driving west because a November nor'easter is about to dump as much as a half foot of powder on Pennsylvania — just not here in the Lehigh Valley.
So put away the snow shovel...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:22 PM
From the National Football Foundation: American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Thurs., Nov. 21 7:30 p.m. Rutgers at (18) UCF ESPN (Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Samantha Ponder) Sat., Nov. 23 12 p.m. Cincinnati at Houston ESPNews...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:46 PM
In March 1995, 17-year-old Jeffrey Howorth loaded his father's rifle and patiently waited for his parents to return to their Lower Macungie Township home. His father, George, arrived first and was shot five times. He died instantly. His mother, Susan, was...
| Nov 22, 2013
President John F. Kennedy's death was earth-shattering to me as an adolescent and probably for many others as well.
The shock was likely accentuated by Kennedy's youth and high public expectations, coupled with the continued television...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A U.S. soldier has been charged with two counts of premeditated murder in the killing of two Iraqi civilians.
The charges against Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera, 31, stem from an alleged shooting of two civilians near the village of As Sadah in...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:47 PM
WASHINGTON — A lobbying firm recently hired to represent Pennsylvania in the nation's capital is run by a team intimately familiar with the state and the inner workings of Washington.
The Ridge Policy Group, started in 2010 by two close...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:11 PM
Dr. George J. Magovern
Co-inventor of heart
valve that saved lives
Dr. George J. Magovern, 89, heart surgeon and co-inventor of an artificial valve that marked a key advance in open heart surgeries, died at home in Fox Chapel, Pa., a suburb of...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Guests of the Omni William Penn got a surprise Tuesday when they opened the door to their presidential suite and found a homeless man sleeping inside on a couch, Pittsburgh police said.
Police arrested Jeffrey L. Watson, 48, and charged him with trespass...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Arthur Williams, a 6-foot-4, 280-pound two-way lineman at Fayetteville (N.C.) E.E. Smith High School, became the 25th commitment to the 2014 Florida State recruiting class Tuesday when he announced during a school assembly that he picked the Seminoles...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:50 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - African American patients may feel less comfortable than white patients asking doctors if they can take cheaper drugs, a recent survey from an emergency department shows.
White patients in the study were also more likely to be...