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  • Lehigh River Stocking Association tags a special trout

    Anglers could stand toe-to-toe with any postal delivery workers. Rain, snow, sleet and hail — we had three of those four conditions this past weekend, plus high winds — do not deter seasoned anglers from casting lines, especially on...
  • UPDATED: Dish, Hearst Reach Deal Ending 14-Hour Blackout of TV Stations in 25 Markets

    Dish Network and Hearst Television said they reached an agreement restoring the broadcast group's stations in 25 markets to the satcaster, after the channels went dark for about 14 hours starting Tuesday evening. Terms of the agreement are not being...
  • Student charged in mass stabbing at Pennsylvania school

    A 16-year-old Pennsylvania student has been charged as an adult in the early morning knife attack on at least 21 people at Franklin Regional Senior High School near Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The suspect, Alex Hribal, was charged with four counts of...
  • Autopsy: U. of C. student died of alcohol poisoning

    Autopsy: U. of C. student died of alcohol poisoning
    A University of Chicago student found dead in his dorm room in February died of alcohol poisoning, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Autopsy results indicate the death of Nicholas Barnes, 20, was accidental, the office said....
  • John Pinette, stand-up comic and 'Seinfeld' guest star, dies at 50

    Stand-up comedian John Pinette has died at age 50. According to the Associated Press, the comedian, who was best known for his routine about an all-you-can eat Chinese buffet and for guest-starring on the series finale of "Seinfeld," was found dead of...
  • Fentanyl-laced heroin killing Marylanders

    Fentanyl-laced heroin killing Marylanders
    Drug dealers are lacing heroin with the potent painkiller fentanyl, creating a deadly cocktail that is killing unknowing users — sometimes within minutes of use. The drug combination has killed dozens of people in several states, prompting law...
  • Teen accused in Pennsylvania school stabbing sought 'to kill more,' police say

    A 16-year-old boy refused to drop the knives he was using in a slashing attack at a Pennsylvania school and told a school official that he had “more people to kill,” according to a police affidavit released Friday. Alex Hribal was...
  • Seniors on the Go: Visiting a U.S. city? Go transit

    Seniors on the Go: Visiting a U.S. city? Go transit
    If your spring and summer travel plans include a big city, presumably you don't need or even want a rented car, and you probably don't want to pay for taxis everywhere you go. So check the transit options. Fortunately, transit systems in many big cities...
  • Check out a bird's eye view of an #eagle nest on Pa. Game Commission website

     
    Last year, a young bald eagle fledged from a nest within the city limits of Pittsburgh for the first time in perhaps 200 years or more. And in the months that led up to that moment, hundreds looked on from a distance. This year, a pair of eagles is...
  • Fútbol en Miami: vuelven el Real Madrid, Man. United y City en Copa Guinness

    Fútbol en Miami: vuelven el Real Madrid, Man. United y City en Copa Guinness
    Por Aurelio Moreno/El Sentinel MIAMI ---  Con la participación de “ocho grandes” del fútbol europeo, incluyendo al Real Madrid de España, los ingleses Manchester City y Unitedl; y el italiano AC Milan, regresa este verano a Estados Unidos el...
  • In a word: Kentucky

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:  KENTUCKY Yes, this week it's a proper noun, and one that is...