Pennsylvania Man Gets Prison For Throwing Box Of Ferrets Into RiverA Pennsylvania man who drowned a boxful of ferrets will spend 2½ to 6 years in prison for that crime and several unrelated offenses, including falsely telling a judge he had a dying sister.
Amber Alert Canceled, Missing 3-Year-Old Girl From Luzerne Co. FoundState Police say a missing 3-year-old girl, apparently taken by her father in Nescopeck Borough, Luzerne County, has been found in New York City.
Body Of Woman Found In 1973 Along Pa. Highway To Be ExhumedAuthorities say they plan to exhume the remains of a woman whose decomposed body was found wrapped in a blanket and doused with sulfuric acid alongside a northeastern Pennsylvania highway more than four decades ago.
Officials Warn Of New Drug Causing Large Number Of Overdoses In Pa.The district attorney of Luzerne County has issued an alert warning of a new drug causing an overwhelming number of overdoses near western Pennyslvania.
Pa. Man Charged In Strangulation Death Of Elderly NeighborA northeastern Pennsylvania man has been charged in the strangulation death of an elderly woman who lived a few doors away from him.
Police: Nurse Had '4 Or 5' Beers Before Assisting OperationA suspended nurse who acknowledged drinking four or five beers in the hours before assisting an operation at a veterans' hospital in northeastern Pennsylvania is now facing federal charges.
Woman Sentenced To 15 To 30 Years In Teen's RapeA woman accused of having orchestrated the repeated rape of a teenager in order to get another child she could raise as her own has been sentenced to 15 to 30 years.
Crying Fowl: Crates Of Chickens Fly Out Of Tractor-TrailerPennsylvania State Police are crying fowl after crates of live chickens hurtled off a tractor-trailer on a Pennsylvania highway and the birds flew the coop.
Pa. Lawmakers To Target Gay "Conversion" TherapySome state Democratic lawmakers want to bar Pennsylvania mental-health providers from trying to change the sexual orientation of gay minors.
Online Sales Lead American Eagle To Move Distribution CenterMore than 200 American Eagle employees will face changes in the next two years as the company plans to close its Warrendale distribution center.

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