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Murder Suspect's Daughter Testifies Against Him In Court

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 02.25.2015 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rachel Pedroso had not seen her father since a bloody night at a crowded restaurant in 1992 until she swiveled Wednesday in a Ph...

Ohio Police Chief's Brother Killed; Girlfriend Shoots Self

AP | Posted 02.25.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Authorities say the brother of Cleveland's police chief has been killed and the girlfriend suspected in his death shot herself when ...

Triple Murder Suspect Not Competent For Trial: Psychiatrist

AP | Posted 02.20.2015 | Crime

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man accused of killing three people at a municipal meeting in northeastern Pennsylvania is not competent to stand trial, a...

Man Charged In 1991 Murder Of Colleague-Turned-Lover

AP | Posted 01.29.2015 | Crime

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say they have filed murder charges against the colleague-turned-lover of a Pennsylvania woman 23 years after she ...

Scary Clown Robs Pennsylvania Subway

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 01.07.2015 | Crime

There's nothing funny about this clown. Police in Pennsylvania are searching for a suspect who they say robbed a Subway restaurant on Saturday even...

Graphic Video Of Trooper Ambush Played At Suspect's Hearing

AP | BY MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 01.06.2015 | Crime

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Monday ordered a survivalist who called for revolution to stand trial on charges he fatally shot a Pennsylvania state...

Accused Pennsylvania Cop Killer Heads To Court

Associated Press | Posted 01.05.2015 | Crime

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A man who eluded police for 48 days after allegedly shooting to death a state trooper and wounding another is due in court for a...

Police Say Man 'Threatened To Kill Police' Before Attempting To Run Down Officers

Reuters | Victoria Cavaliere | Posted 12.31.2014 | Crime

(Reuters) - Police in Pennsylvania shot and killed a man on Tuesday who tried to use his car to run over officers as they attempted to arrest him on c...

David Lohr

DA: Husband's Ax Slaying Of Wife On Christmas Eve 'Chilling'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.29.2014 | Crime

A central Pennsylvania prosecutor says Christmas has been forever ruined for the children of a 34-year-old woman who was brutally killed by their fath...

State Trooper Wounded In Deadly Ambush Home For Holidays

Associated Press | Posted 12.23.2014 | Crime

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania trooper wounded in a deadly September ambush outside his barracks is home for a holiday visit. Trooper A...

David Lohr

Missing Nurse's Father: 'All We Have Is Questions And Despair'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.22.2014 | Crime

The holiday season has turned into a nightmare for the family of a Pennsylvania nurse who disappeared under mysterious circumstances last week. "It...

Suspect In Pennsylvania Shooting Rampage Found Dead (UPDATE)

Associated Press | MARYCLAIRE DALE AND SEAN CARLIN | Posted 12.17.2014 | Crime

UPDATE: Dec. 17 -- Bradley Stone was found dead Tuesday afternoon in a wooded area near his home, authorities confirmed. Read the full story here. ...

Man Says He Stabbed Police Dog In Self-Defense

AP | Posted 12.11.2014 | Crime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man charged with killing a Pittsburgh police dog says he stabbed it in self-defense. John Rush testified Thursday in Allegheny ...

David Lohr

Missing College Student's Mom: 'It's A Nightmare I Can't Wake Up From'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.08.2014 | Crime

The mother of Shane Montgomery, a missing Pennsylvania college student, said her son's unexplained Thanksgiving disappearance is her worst nightmare. ...

Preliminary Hearing For Ambush Suspect Rescheduled

AP | Posted 12.08.2014 | Crime

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A preliminary hearing for the man charged in the fatal ambush of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper was rescheduled Friday afte...

DA: Man May Have Killed Stepdaughter For Sex With Corpse

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.03.2014 | Crime

A prosecutor in eastern Pennsylvania reportedly believes Gregory Graf could have killed his stepdaughter in order to have sex with her corpse. "We ...

Pennsylvania State Police Seek Help Locating Missing Man (UPDATED)

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.09.2014 | Crime

ALBION, Pennsylvania -- Authorities in Pennsylvania are trying to locate a man who disappeared without a trace this past weekend. UPDATE: According...

Suspect In Philadelphia Abduction Due In Court

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 01.12.2015 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man accused of abducting a Philadelphia woman and a Virginia teenager just weeks apart is making a federal court appearance in...

Ambushed State Police Barracks Reopening To Public

AP | Posted 11.12.2014 | Crime

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania State Police barracks is reopening to the public exactly two months after a sniper opened fire, killing a ...

Abduction Suspect To Be Tried First In Philadelphia

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE and LARRY O'DELL | Posted 01.10.2015 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man accused of abducting a Philadelphia woman just weeks after a similar Virginia crime will be tried first in the Pennsylvani...

Couple Hung 3-Year-Old Boy Upside-Down Before Beating Him: Cops

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 01.06.2015 | Crime

A Pennsylvania couple went car shopping, bought pizza and engaged in sexual activity as the woman's unresponsive 3-year-old son lay dying after weeks ...

Abducted Woman's Fight Helped Save Life

Associated Press | NATALIE POMPILIO | Posted 11.06.2014 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An abducted woman's fighting spirit likely helped keep her alive until law enforcement agents rescued her and arrested her alleg...

Guns, Laptop Found After Ambush Suspect's Capture (Read The Search Warrant)

Associated Press | MICHAEL R. SISAK | Posted 11.06.2014 | Crime

Eric Frein stowed Soviet-era weapons alongside modern technology and found sustenance in bags of beans and a bottle of soy sauce, and warmth from cand...

Philadelphia Woman, Whose Dramatic Abduction Was Caught On Video, Reunited With Family

AP | SEAN CARLIN and LARRY O'DELL | Posted 01.06.2015 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman snatched off the streets was rescued with the help of a GPS tracking device that had been installed on the suspect's car...

New Surveilance Video May Hold Answers In Philadelphia Woman's Abduction

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.05.2014 | Crime

Pennsylvania police have released new surveillance video of a man they believe may have abducted a Philadelphia nursing assistant on Sunday. The vi...