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  • Helen Novak, 90, killed by 10-year-old boy, using his bare hands.
    Helen Novak, 90: Pennsylvania woman's brutal death by bare hands of boy, 10
    When a 10-year-old boy stepped up to the Pennsylvania state trooper and announced that “I killed that lady,” he was looking at a little boy who should be riding his bike and climbing trees. Instead this child was giving a chilling...
  • Ten-year-old boy charged as an adult in the criminal homicide of 90-year-old woman
    Ten-year-old boy charged as an adult in shocking murder of 90-year-old woman
    Ten-year-old Tristen Kurilla has been charged as an adult in the murder of a 90-year-old woman who was being cared for by the boy’s grandfather. The woman, Helen Novak, died Saturday in the grandfather’s Tyler Hill, Pennsylvania, home,...
  • Dillsburg Farmer's Fair
    Dillsburg Farmer’s Fair offers a fair week of fun
    The fun doesn’t stop this week in Dillsburg with the 99th Annual Dillsburg Farmer’s Fair. The fair, which runs from Oct. 13 through Oct. 18, is a popular community event each year that celebrates the rural heritage that is still alive...
  • Molly at Fort Hunter, Harrisburg, PA
    A Harrisburg historical site mirrors American history
    The origins of Fort Hunter date from the early 18th century. While many historic homesteads reflect a specific time – Mt. Vernon, Mississippi River plantations, Hyde Park – Fort Hunter captures a sweeping 200-year panoply of...
  • Motivational styles and bullying
    Motivational styles and bullying
    Have you ever wondered why you do what you do? What gets you up and moving? What are your motives? Motivation explains behavior and the reasons for the behavior. What makes one person a bully and another person a friend? The answer might have to...
  • Bavarian Oktoberfest pretzel
    Tröegs Brewing Company: handcrafted food and beer
    "A restaurant is a story," says Christian DeLutis the thirty-something Executive Chef of Tröegs Brewing Company's Snack Bar. Once you enter the sleek modern brewery, located next to Pennsylvania's famed Hersheypark, you may well...
  • Pennsylvania woman blamed for rape
    Pennsylvania woman blamed for rape: Her own? Victim shaming 'at its worst'
    A Pennsylvania woman was blamed for rape – her own rape – by the state attorney general, who in commenting on the assaulted woman’s lawsuit, said that the victim “contributed” to her own rape. Throttled and left...
  • Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane
    Pennsylvania Attorney General: Woman is to blame for her own rape
    A woman who was working as a clerk in a prison was partially to blame for being raped by an inmate, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said in a statement released yesterday. In what is easily one of the worst cases of victim blaming by a...
  • Shots fired as manhunt for Eric Frein heats up in Pa. woods
    Shots fired as manhunt for Eric Frein heats up in Pa. woods
    Law enforcement officials are tightening their search for 31-year-old Eric Matthew Frein, wanted in connection with the shooting ambush last weekend that claimed the life of one Pennsylvania State Trooper and critically injured another. On the...
  • Police respond to PA Trooper Shooting
    FBI places suspect in Pennsylvania state trooper ambush on Most Wanted list
    The FBI has just added Eric Matthew Frein to the Ten Most Wanted list; Frein is the suspect in the deadly ambush of two state troopers. Special Agent Edward J. Hanko of the FBI field office in Philadelphia issued a press release saying, "When...
  • Craigslist killers Miranda and Elytte Barbour sentenced to life in prison
    Craigslist killers Miranda and Elytte Barbour sentenced to life in prison
    Pennsylvania newlyweds Miranda Barbour, 19, and her husband,Elytte Barbour, 22, were both sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on the morning of Sept. 18 after pleading guilty to luring another Pennsylvania resident to his...
  • Police barracks shooting Manhunt
    Police barracks shooting: Manhunt underway for shooter who ambushed, killed cop
    A police barracks shooting in Pennsylvania has sparked a multi-state manhunt for the shooter who left one trooper dead and another injured. The shooting occurred Friday night just before 11 p.m. at the state police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pike...
  • Syringe
    Death penalty under scrutiny in Pa.
    Theoretically on September 22, there may be an execution in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This would be notable, since there hasn't been one in 15 years. Because of problems with drugs used for lethal injections in other states, the ACLU...
  • Front of St. Anthony's Chapel
    St Anthony Chapel of Pittsburgh
    St. Anthony's Chapel,a suburbof Pittsburgh, houses the largest relic collection outside of the Vatican.Located on Troy Hill, the chapel protects its collection through a high-end security system from possible vandalism or thefts.Faith tourism...
  • Black bear spotted along state highway 368 in western Pennsylvania prior to being recsued
    Strangers rescue black bear with head stuck in bucket near Clarion, Pa.
    A group of good samaritans took pity on a 150 pound black bear who had been roaming for almost 2 months along roads in western Pennsylvania, blinded by a large bucket that had become stuck over its head. They finally rescued the animal on Monday,...