State police say a truck driver was watching a football game instead of the road when he struck and killed a motorcyclist on a Pennsylvania highway. Police charged the 34-year-old driver Monday with felony homicide by vehicle and other offenses in connection with the death of 56-year-old John Baum.

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Police are looking for a suspect after a man was stabbed inside a busy Center City, Philadelphia Wawa Thursday morning. The incident occurred just before 6 a.m. at the Wawa located at Broad and Walnut Streets.
State police say a truck driver was watching a football game instead of the road when he struck and killed a motorcyclist on a Pennsylvania highway. Police charged the 34-year-old driver Monday with felony homicide by vehicle and other offenses in connection with the death of 56-year-old John Baum.
An early morning three-alarm fire in Chester, Delaware County has displaced 12 people, including children, from four separate homes. Firefighters received the first call about the fire on the 1100 block of Remington Street around 12:40 a.m. Thursday.
Police are searching for two gunmen who shot a 15-year-old in West Philadelphia. The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday at 43rd Street and Haverford Avenue.
Police say a 15-year-old girl learning how to drive struck and killed two men in a parking lot in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. It happened around 8:45 p.m. Monday in a parking lot on the 3600 block of Aramingo Avenue.
As many as a half-dozen parked vehicles were damaged as a driver created a path of destruction on the 5400 block of Broad Street in Garfield early Tuesday morning. Neighbors said the impact of the crashes sounded like an explosion and one man said both he and his girlfriend’s car were damaged
Fire destroyed a house in McKeesport early Tuesday morning. Firefighters were called to scene near the corner of Lincoln Street and Olive Street around 1 a.m. The first crews to arrive found the house already engulfed in flames
Partial building collapse in Philadelphia kills contractor
Police are investigating following a home invasion in South Philadelphia that left one man injured. Shortly after midnight, officers responded to the 2500 block of South Marshall Street.
A massive fire damaged an old resort in the Poconos on Sunday. Viewer video captured the smoke and flames that could be seen for miles from the former Fernwood Resort in Monroe County around 9 p.m. Action News is told the building, located just off Route 209 near East Stroudsburg, was under renovation.
Police tell robber used a machete, not a sword, during holdup at Brook Line and Sinker in Brookline. Suspect grabbed register and ran. One person detained for questioning but no arrests
A man with a sword held up a bar and grill in Pittsburgh’s Brookline neighborhood on Monday morning. The incident happened shortly before 2 a.m. at Brook Line N Sinker. The suspect ran away after the robbery and has not been caught. No injuries were reported.
A teenager is recovering after being shot in the leg in West Philadelphia. It happened just after midnight Sunday on the 5100 block of Reno Street. Police say a 19-year-old man was taken Penn Presbyterian Medical Center with a gunshot wound. He is listed in stable condition.
An 11-year-old boy is dead after being hit by a car in Lebanon, just before 9 p.m., Saturday night. Police say the boy was riding a scooter, when he entered a traffic lane on North 12th Street, from Crowell Street, and collided with the car
Just before 5 p.m., police were called for a medical emergency on the 600 block of Hillsboro Street in Sheraden. When they arrived on scene, a male victim was discovered behind the residence. The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Mujahid Hanif.
Texas man is behind bars, accused of traveling from Texas to State College to track down a Penn State professor. Jeffery Reese, 41, is charged with criminal attempt to possess a weapon. According to a complaint, Reese contacted Penn State police April 9 and told them a Penn State professor had implanted a chip in his skull and was trying to kill him
A Philadelphia Eagles fan accused of punching a police horse and a mounted officer before the Eagles' NFC championship victory is suing the team and police
A man was shot while driving late Thursday night, before crashing his van into a house in Wilkinsburg. The chaotic scene happened along the 1500 block of Hunter Street.
The McKees Rocks Bridge is closed in both directions because of a crash Thursday morning. Two vehicles are involved in the accident, and emergency responders are at the scene, according to a tweet from Allegheny County.
A person was killed in a freak accident Wednesday evening in the city of Chester. Chopper 6 was over the scene on the 900 block of Morton Avenue, where police say a vehicle rolled over and crushed the victim.
A 30-year-old man is in critical condition after police say he was shot in the mouth in Fern Rock. Philadelphia police say they came across the victim around 11:30 p.m. Sunday night when an officer saw him driving erratically before running over a sign outside of Einstein Hospital.
A man who crashed his SUV near Einstein Medical Center sought help from a nearby police officer. Police say the man was shot around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 1200 block of Medary Avenue in the Fern Rock section of Philadelphia. Police say the 30-year-old was shot in the face, but managed to continue driving.
Police are investigating after shots were fired near an apartment building in West Mifflin. Shortly after midnight, officers were called to B Drive for reports of gunshots. Shell casings were found in the area and collected as evidence. There was not a victim at the scene
A man was wounded in a shooting Tuesday night in Pittsburgh’s Larimer neighborhood. A public safety department spokesman said the shooting happened near the corner of Ashley Street and Mayflower Street
Crews are on the scene of a water main break and possible gas leak in McKeesport. The incident was unfolding Wednesday morning at the coroner of Beech and Grant streets. Water crews and crews from Peoples Gas were called out
A baby girl was born along the Parkway East early Tuesday morning. The mother gave birth inside of a car near the Squirrel Hill ramp headed toward Pittsburgh shortly before 2 a.m.
Fire damaged a row house in West Philadelphia. The blaze broke out at 2 a.m. Tuesday in a second floor bedroom at a home on the 200 block of North Wilton Street.
A young boy in Philadelphia was hospitalized and a man arrested after a family dog attacked the boy and the man shot it, police say.
Erie police say a deadly shooting Friday, has been ruled accidental. Detective Chris Janus tells Erie News Now that it was fatal self-inflicted shooting.
The search is on for the shooter who killed a man in North Philadelphia Monday night. It happened around 9:15 p.m. at 23rd and Indiana. Police say the victim was shot in the back and the head.
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