Pennsylvania

DRAPER, Utah | The Latest: Smart won’t live in fear after kidnapper release

DRAPER, Utah— The Latest on the release of a woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart in Utah (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Elizabeth Smart says she’s moving forward with her life and trying not to live in fear now that one of her kidnappers has been released from prison. Smart gave a speech Wednesday at … Continue reading DRAPER, Utah | The Latest: Smart won’t live in fear after kidnapper release

Police kill gunman who shot 4 in Pennsylvania court lobby

A gunman opened fire outside a crowded Pennsylvania courtroom Wednesday afternoon, shooting at police and others before an officer fired multiple shots at him, killing him. Fayette County District Attorney Richard Bower said Wednesday evening that a German Township police officer shot and killed the gunman after he entered the lobby in Masontown with a … Continue reading Police kill gunman who shot 4 in Pennsylvania court lobby

WASHINGTON | Trump: 9/11 memorial renewed my resolve to build border wall

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says the Sept. 11 memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, renewed his resolve to push for his stalled southern border wall. Trump tells Hill.TV in an interview  published Wednesday that he marveled at the Flight 93 National Memorial during a visit last week. Trump tells the outlet, “They built this gorgeous wall … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump: 9/11 memorial renewed my resolve to build border wall

PHILADELPHIA | A confident Elton John kicks off Farewell with flair, fun

PHILADELPHIA  — Elton John kicked off the second night of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour like a confident, electrified pro. The nearly three-hour concert Tuesday in Philadelphia began with “Bennie and the Jets,” as John pounded away at the piano and took in a long applause at the song’s end. He was backed by … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | A confident Elton John kicks off Farewell with flair, fun

NEW YORK | US marks 9/11 anniversary; Trump to mark it at Pa. memorial

NEW YORK  — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation’s biggest city. Thousands of 9/11 victims’ relatives, survivors, rescuers and others are expected at Tuesday’s anniversary ceremony at the World Trade Center, … Continue reading NEW YORK | US marks 9/11 anniversary; Trump to mark it at Pa. memorial

PHILADELPHIA | Cosby lawyers fight testimony of other women at sentencing

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby‘s lawyers will fight a prosecution bid to have other accusers testify at his sentencing this month on felony sex assault charges. Prosecutors in Pennsylvania want at least some of Cosby’s dozens of other accusers to testify at the Sept. 24 sentencing. Five testified at the spring trial, when jurors convicted Cosby … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Cosby lawyers fight testimony of other women at sentencing

NEW YORK | John Lennon celebrated with release of commemorative stamp

NEW YORK — John Lennon‘s iconic moptop, round glasses and grin will now adorn a U.S. stamp. Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, and their son, Sean Lennon, were in New York City’s Central Park Friday to celebrate the U.S. Postal Service’s release of a stamp honoring the late Beatle. Hundreds of Beatles fans gathered for the … Continue reading NEW YORK | John Lennon celebrated with release of commemorative stamp

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NEW YORK — NBA player J.R. Smith is facing charges he broke the cellphone of a fan who tried to take video of him in the middle of the night outside a Manhattan pizzeria. The Cleveland Cavaliers guard, 32, turned himself to police Friday. He was released with a summons to appear in court at … Continue reading NEW YORK | smith charged,police friday,criminal mischief,comment,recognized smith walking,snatching,construction zone,patrol officers,smith played,york knicks,