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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Pennsylvania

All time
# Shooting
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.
# closer and closer
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.
# brutal murder
Two gunmen lured five victims from a barbeque before shooting them with an AK-47
The shooting left five dead and two injured.
# Pennsylvania
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
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.
# it's groundhog day
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.
# Philadelphia
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
HIV-positive man gets prison sentence for having unprotected sex with 3 women
The sentencing judge called the man “cowardly”.
# Pennsylvania
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
Burglar caught after robbing office while wearing shirt with his name written on it
Not the smartest move.
# unfortunate
A city in America can't figure out why it smells like cat pee
Smelly cat, smelly cat, it’s not your fault.
# Pennsylvania
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.
# Philadelphia
Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare
“There is no penalty that is too harsh for the people that did this. The word horrific is not sufficient.”
# free at last
WATCH: An enormous US military blimp broke loose and floated for 140 miles today
It dragged a mile-long tether behind it, and has left 20,000 homes without electricity.
# Pennsylvania
This prisoner somehow managed to escape despite being shackled to a hospital bed
Alexander Erb, 26, used a nurse as an obstacle as he hopped off a stretcher and escaped.
# barbara rowan
Two men charged over brutal murder of teen babysitter, after 31-year investigation
Police say they’ve solved the shocking 1984 murder of 14-year-old Barbara Rowan.
# 8 circle street
You can buy Buffalo Bill's house from Silence of the Lambs for €270,000
“May I use your phone please?”
# Bad Idea
Beauty queen arrested after faking cancer to raise money
She reportedly shaved her head at one point.
# just hangin' out
Man caught drinking beer with hogs in the nip told cops: "I just like pigs"
He was drinking a six-pack of Hamm’s. No, really…
# Outer Space
This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him
It’s thanks to his winning of a major SciFest prize.
# Impressive
Watch this kid solve a Rubik's Cube in 5.25 SECONDS
He set the world record on Saturday.
# Pennsylvania
Teenager (16) charged with murder after 'sending Snapchat selfie with body'
A parent of one of the recipients passed a screenshot on to police.
# Christmas Day
Did an Irish woman live to be 134?
Mary Murphy claimed to have been born in 1770.
# treegic
Is this the world's saddest council Christmas tree?
The tree is so pathetic, locals have started a campaign against it.
# Pennsylvania
Irish-born US judge suspended over porn emails scandal
McCaffery exchanged emails with a member of the Office of Attorney General that depicted sexual acts .
# Body blow
Body falls out of coroner's van and rolls into traffic
The coroner’s office says that a door malfunction caused the incident.
# that's cat
Woman climbs tree to rescue cat, has to be rescued herself
That’s your cat now lady.
Column: Ireland can't replicate the US shale gas boom – and it shouldn't try
Ireland would like to replicate the US shale gas boom but geography, history, and lack of energy infrastructure will prevent this – and the risks to the economy might not be worth the benefit from any gas produced, writes John O’Donnell.
# i'm with stupid
Man shares his own 'Wanted' pic on Facebook... gets caught 45mins later
Not the world’s brightest star.
# America
'Jihad Jane' sentenced to 10 years for plot to kill artist
“I don’t want to be into jihad no more,” Colleen LaRose told the judge.
# America
Two-month-old girl shot dead in Pennsylvania
The tragedy occurred on Christmas Eve.
# Religion
Pastor who officiated son's same-sex wedding to go on "church trial"
The pastor officiated the ceremony six years ago, but now could face losing his job.
# Crimewatch
Man calls police after lunch stolen from office fridge
We’ve all been there.
# in the nip
Take a trip inside a 'naked haunted house'
And see people getting scared without their clothes on.
# Trimming
Man charged with drunk-driving his lawnmower
It was 1.30am when he was arrested in Pennsylvania.
# ashes to ashes
Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'
The box of ashes was stolen from a van in Pittsburgh.
# crafty creeper
Man dresses up as ninja to 'help police'
Pity the neighbours didn’t see it that way.
# US Airways
Pics: ‘Unfounded threat’ forces flight from Shannon to land in Philadelphia
The threat has transpired to be unfounded with all 171 passengers and 8 crew as well as the Boeing 757 aircraft itself cleared following a screening by authorities.
# surplice effort
Girl dressed as 'Naked Pope' angers Catholic diocese
The student reportedly shaved her pubic hair into the shape of a cross while handing out condoms.