Rabies could return to the US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns

RABIES could sneak back into US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns, after five-month-old rescue puppy that met import requirements from Azerbaijan tests positive for virus Rabies was eradicated in the US in 2003, but has been detected five times in animal imports across the previous 15 years Last year a puppy tested positive for … Read more

Far-Right Republicans In Pennsylvania Ban Media From Campaign Stops

WARMINSTER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — For nearly two hours Saturday, members of the media were denied entry to a routine campaign event featuring the GOP front-runners for governor and US Senate in Pennsylvania, by a security team who wouldn’t say who had sent them. “I know my rights,” said a man in a tricorne hat and … Read more

TikTok is sued by family of Philly girl, 10, who died doing dangerous ‘blackout challenge’

The family of a 10-year-old girl who choked herself to death as part of a TikTok challenge is suing the video platform for negligence and having a ‘defective design.’ Nylah Anderson of Philadelphia was found unconscious in her mom’s bedroom closet on December 7. She hung herself from a purse strap after seeing videos related … Read more

Mom Accused of Shooting and Trying to Kill 2 Children in Bucks County – NBC10 Philadelphia

Police arrested a woman accused of shooting and attempting to kill her two sons while they were in bed inside a Bucks County home. On Monday at 7:05 am, police responded to a home on Timber Ridge Road in Upper Makefield Township for a report of an armed person. When they arrived they were met … Read more

Trump’s Oz, Vance endorsements bring cash windfall, backlash

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s late endorsements in hypercompetitive Republican Senate primaries in Ohio and Pennsylvania have unlocked a flood of support for his chosen candidates, including millions in cash. But the endorsements have also provoked backlash from some Republicans who believe Trump has betrayed his core supporters by backing “Hillbilly Elegy” … Read more

What we know about the Pittsburgh party shooting that left two teens dead and several other people injured

CNN — Two teens were killed and several other people were injured in a shooting that stemmed from a large party in Pittsburgh over the weekend, according to police. Investigators are searching for multiple suspects in the shooting, which occurred early Sunday in the city’s East Allegheny neighborhood at a property that was rented through … Read more

Donald Trump endorses Dr. Oz for Pennsylvania Senate

Donald Trump endorsed Dr. Mehmet Oz in his bid for Pennsylvania’s open Senate seat, the former president announced Saturday. Trump’s backing potentially gives a boost to the cardiac surgeon and host of the “Dr. Oz Show” in the wide-open GOP primary. “I have known Dr. Oz for many years, as have many others, even if … Read more

Toddler fatally shoots 4-year-old sister inside car at gas station in Pennsylvania

Police in Pennsylvania say a 4-year-old girl is dead after her younger brother apparently shot her by accident inside a car parked at a gas station. Chester Police said a 2-year-old boy was “handling a gun inside of a vehicle” when it discharged. CBS Philadelphia reports the shooting happened outside of the Eagle Save Mart … Read more

Handyman pleads guilty to killing 67-year-old Pennsylvania woman who feared him

A former handyman has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the death of a western Pennsylvania woman whose body was found nearly a year after she went missing in 2019. Douglas Berry, 50, of McKeesport, also pleaded guilty to burglary, theft and receiving stolen property Monday as part of an agreement with Allegheny County prosecutors … Read more

Snow squall causes mass pileup on Pennsylvania highway and sends about 20 to hospitals

CNN — Heavy fog and precipitation from a snow squall caused a mass pileup Monday on a Pennsylvania highway and felt about 20 people to area hospitals, authorities said. About 40 vehicles crashed in the wreckage on Interstate 81, according to John Blickley, deputy emergency management coordinator for Schuylkill County, as the squall made visibility … Read more