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PA State Police twitter - Photo of ambush suspect Eric Matthew Frein
PA State Police twitter - Photo of ambush suspect Eric Matthew Frein

Suspected Cop Killer Captured In Pennsylvania

Two law enforcement officials say a man accused of killing one Pennsylvania state trooper and seriously injuring another during an ambush last month was captured by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar

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Four Northeast States Stand Together Against Heroin

Pennsylvania's attorney general says the thriving interstate drug trade is fueling the heroin epidemic plaguing all segments of society, with the drug both cheap and plentiful.

Attorney General Kathleen Kane says it costs as little as $3 to $10 per one-dose bag and in some neighborhoods it's easier for children to get than a pack of cigarettes

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PA State Police twitter - Photo of ambush suspect Eric Matthew Frein
PA State Police twitter - Photo of ambush suspect Eric Matthew Frein

New Details On PA State Police Ambush Suspect

Authorities are releasing new information on the alleged shooter in last week's police barracks ambush.

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Trooper Wounded In Police Barracks Ambush Now Talking

A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday

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The Nation Remembers 9-11

The shadow of a renewed terror threat has been hanging over today's observances of the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.

The events come hours after President Barack Obama said he would open a new military front in the Middle East -- authorizing airstrikes inside Syria along with expanded strikes in Iraq in an effort to root out Islamic State extremists

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Pennsylvania High School Graduates 14 Pairs Of Twins

 

Those attending a suburban Philadelphia high school commencement ceremony this month will see a lot of familiar faces. The school plans to graduate 14 pairs of twins.

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Photo by Tim Shaffer/Microsoft via Getty Images

Hempe Named New C-E-O Of Gr. New Bedford WIB

The Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board has hired a new C-E-O..  The Chairman of the investment board, Peter Muise, announced that George Hempe will take over, effective June 23rd.

Hempe has 15 years experience managing workforce investment boards of Pennsylvania and California

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Jeff Swensen / Getty Images

Obama and Biden Announce Job Training Program

President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are touting job training programs. Speaking at a community college in Pennsylvania, the President said more people need to be trained for better jobs. He unveiled plans to provide hundreds of millions of dollars for job training programs

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Former Pennsylvania Mayor Coaxes New Bedford To Welcome Casino

The former mayor of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, drew similarities between New Bedford and his city in terms of casino development.

Mayor John Callahan appeared on WBSM's "Mid-Day Live", speaking about KG Urban Enterprises' involvement in bringing a casino to Bethlehem, a former steelworks city

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Snow-Rain Mix May Freeze Later Today

For awhile Saturday, it looked like some serious snowfall was headed our way.  But early Sunday, it started to mix with rain, and ended up a slushy mess on most areas of the SouthCoast.   Snowfall in our region amounted to about an inch or two

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