A scathing new grand jury report in Pennsylvania describes decades of sexual abuse by Catholic priests. At least 1,000 children were molested by more than 300 clergy, the panel found, which also claims a conspiracy of silence extended all the…
By Mark Scolforo, Marc Levy, Associated Press
The report said more than 300 clergy committed the abuse over a period decades, beginning in the mid-1950s.
By Associated Press
The 81-year-old was convicted April 26 on three counts of aggravated indecent assault related to accusations he had drugged and assaulted Andrea Constand at his home in 2004. He faces up to 10 years in prison.
Tuesday's primaries spanned the country and the political spectrum, from more liberal Oregon, to conservative Idaho and Nebraska, to swing-state Pennsylvania, where wins by women were particularly notable. Lisa Desjardins learns more from Dave Davies of WHYY in Philadelphia.
By Associated Press
Four-term U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump who first got national notice as a small-city mayor for his attempted crackdown on illegal immigration, on Tuesday won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania.
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The Supreme Court said Monday that people who borrow rental cars from friends or family are generally entitled to the same protections against police searches as the authorized driver.
Pennsylvania Rep. Charlie Dent announced Tuesday he will leave Congress a few months earlier than expected; last fall he announced he would not seek re-election. Why leave now? Dent says he plans to bring a voice to the “sensible center”…
By Kristen de Groot, Associated Press
The CEO of Starbucks arrived in Philadelphia hoping to meet with two black men who were arrested when the coffee chain's employees called 911 and said they were trespassing. Meanwhile, protesters took over the shop Monday.
By Marc Levy, Associated Press
A longtime congressional stronghold for Republicans, Pennsylvania is emerging in dramatic fashion as a source of hope for Democrats in their quest to take control of the U.S. House in November's mid-term elections.
In our news wrap Monday, both the U.S. Supreme Court and a panel of federal judges refused to block a new Pennsylvania congressional map deemed more fair, and more favorable to Democrats. Also, the family business of Jared Kushner, the…
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