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# pennsylvania - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'

The candidate said he is going to win the 2020 US presidential election.

# pennsylvania - Friday 6 November, 2020

When can we expect to get results in remaining states?

The end is in sight, but could still take days.

One man arrested as police in Philadelphia investigate planned attack at election count centre

Police received a tip that an armed group had driven to Philadelphia to carry out an attack.

# pennsylvania - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Melania Trump criticises Biden and Democrats in first solo campaign stop

The First Lady defended Donald Trump’s record on Covid-19.

# pennsylvania - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'This is not a reality show': Obama takes aim at Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus

Obama’s visit to Philadelphia underscores the significance of Pennsylvania.

# pennsylvania - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Trump foregoes preparation for his debate with Biden to campaign in crucial swing state

There is just under two weeks to go until election day.

# pennsylvania - Monday 6 January, 2020

Police in the US searching for person who tried to release bedbugs in Walmart store

The store manager contacted police on Saturday after store employees found pill bottles with bugs in them.

# pennsylvania - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn his sexual assault conviction

The 82-year-old is currently serving a three and a half year jail term.

# pennsylvania - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Victims of synagogue shooting ranged in age from 54 to 97

The man suspected of the killings was earlier charged with murder.

# pennsylvania - Saturday 27 October, 2018

11 dead and 6 injured as shooter opens fire during baby naming ceremony at Pittsburgh synagogue

The suspect is in custody in hospital.

# pennsylvania - Friday 19 October, 2018

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.

# pennsylvania - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'A sexually violent predator': Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison

His defence team has argued he is too frail for prison and that he is not a threat, but prosecutors pointed out he has not expressed remorse for his crime.

# pennsylvania - Monday 24 September, 2018

Bill Cosby back in court to face sentencing for sexual assault

The 81-year-old faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion.

# pennsylvania - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Over 1,000 children molested by 300 priests in Pennsylvania - report

The report adds that senior church officials took steps to cover it up.

# pennsylvania - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Algerian-Irish man pleads guilty to terror charges in US

Ali Charaf Damache is the first foreigner extradited to the US on terror charges under President Trump.

# pennsylvania - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Democrat Conor Lamb claims victory in key congress election battle in Trump stronghold

Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead today in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump.

# pennsylvania - Monday 29 January, 2018

US car wash shooting: Victims families say killer was motivated by 'jealousy'

Timothy Smith shot and killed four people yesterday morning at Ed’s Car Wash near Pittsburgh.

# pennsylvania - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

A white Christmas: Record-breaking 60 inches of snowfall has completely buried this US town

58 inches of snow fell between Christmas Day to Stephen’s Day in the US town of Erie.

# pennsylvania - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning

At least four people are seriously injured.

# pennsylvania - Friday 30 June, 2017

18-year-old girl shot dead in road rage incident after two cars try to merge into one lane in Pennsylvania

Bianca Roberson had only just graduated from High School and was due to begin college this autumn.

# pennsylvania - Monday 12 June, 2017

Bill Cosby elects not to testify as defence calls just one witness in sexual assault trial

Concluding arguments have been delivered by both sides in the high-profile trial of the comedian.

# pennsylvania - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand

Witness Kelly Johnson claimed that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.

# pennsylvania - Monday 22 May, 2017

'Legally blind' Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial

Cosby is accused of plying Andrea Constand with pills and wine and then assaulting her at his home in 2004.

# pennsylvania - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

'Facebook murderer' shoots and kills himself during police chase

Police said that Steve Stephens shot himself after a brief pursuit this morning.

# pennsylvania - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Donald Trump calls election recount 'a scam'

Green Party candidate Jill Stein wants recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

# pennsylvania - Friday 28 October, 2016

Man jailed for 18 months for hacking nude photos from celebrities' phones

36-year-old Ryan Collins hacked over 100 Apple and Google email accounts in 2014, including those of multiple celebrities.

# pennsylvania - Monday 19 September, 2016

For some Americans, Trump is the lesser of two evils

Many voters in the so-called American rust belt states don’t really like either candidate, but they especially do not like Hillary Clinton it seems.

# pennsylvania - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Pennsylvanian teen charged with murdering grandmother after argument over school

Police say Reeser told them he shot her because he didn’t want to go to an unspecified school meeting.

# pennsylvania - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Trump and Hillary have destroyed the opposition yet again in the latest US primaries

Donald Trump won all five states up for grabs yesterday, with Hillary Clinton emerging victorious in four.

# pennsylvania - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Two gunmen lured five victims from a barbeque before shooting them with an AK-47

The shooting left five dead and two injured.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Five killed in US shooting, two suspects still on the loose

Four of the victims – three women and one man – died at the scene while another woman died in hospital.

# pennsylvania - Friday 26 February, 2016

Teacher accused of giving two students the same sexually transmitted disease

25-year-old Chelsea Lorson stands accused of knowingly infecting two of her students, who are brothers.

# pennsylvania - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Spring is on the way according to this world-renowned weather forecaster

Punxsutawney Phil, the inspiration for the Bill Murray comedy Groundhog Day, appeared this morning and (for once) didn’t see his shadow.

Bill Cosby is back in court amid claims he has lost his eyesight

The comedian’s lawyers are demanding that an accusation of rape made against him be dropped.

# pennsylvania - Thursday 24 December, 2015

HIV-positive man gets prison sentence for having unprotected sex with 3 women

The sentencing judge called the man “cowardly”.

# pennsylvania - Monday 14 December, 2015

Rubber balls found in eye-sockets of severed head in US

The embalmed head of a woman was found by a boy walking through the woods in Pennsylvania.

# pennsylvania - Sunday 13 December, 2015

# pennsylvania - Thursday 3 December, 2015

A city in America can't figure out why it smells like cat pee

Smelly cat, smelly cat, it’s not your fault.

# pennsylvania - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Man was jailed for a month after police mistook soap for cocaine

The man had to pay thousands in court costs and missed Thanksgiving with his toddler.

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