| May 27, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Violent weather swept across the Eastern seaboard overnight, dropping heavy rains that flooded towns from New England to Georgia, knocking out power and killing at least three people in the Atlanta area.
Intense thunderstorms stalled over central...
| May 2, 2009
| 4:21 PM
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors called the beating death of an illegal immigrant from Mexico a hate crime, and they urged an all-white jury in Pennsylvania coal country to punish two white teenagers for their roles in the attack.
| May 18, 2009
| 10:12 AM
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania teenager has apologized for his role in the fatal beating of an illegal Mexican immigrant.
Eighteen-year-old Brian Scully admitted in juvenile court Monday that he took part in a July 12 fight that...
| Jan 20, 2008
About a month shy of his 14th birthday, David W. Reed set off on a bike ride from his Schuylkill Haven home on Aug. 21, 1985.
But David, a quiet boy who loved riding his five-speed bike and dreamed of becoming a jet pilot, never came back.
| Sep 17, 2009
| 4:12 AM
FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania State Police say the discovery of a man's partially clothed body in a remote wooded area is being investigated as a homicide.
The body was found Tuesday in East Union Township, Schuylkill County, about 80 miles...
| Sep 18, 2009
Angered that a one-time friend had snitched to police, four Hazleton area men lured him to a remote part of Schuylkill County where they beat him to death with metal baseball bats, hitting him as many as 80 times, authorities say.
Police said the victim,...
| Sep 18, 2009
| 12:46 AM
FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Four men, including two teenagers, are charged with beating a former friend to death in northeastern
Pennsylvania State Police in Frackville say the men were charged Thursday in the beating death of 21-year-old...
| Aug 22, 2009
| 12:47 PM
Eastern Pennsylvania authorities say a collision between two cars sent one of them rolling onto its roof and killed both occupants.
Chief Brian Johnson of West Penn Township police in Schuylkill County says a northbound car on Route 309 went out of...