US indicts 15 Chinese in college test, passport scam

A US grand jury has indicted 15 Chinese citizens with conspiracy, fraud and forging passports as part of a scam to fake college entrance examinations, prosecutors said Thursday.

Turkey arrests ex-top policeman in eavesdropping case

 Turkey has placed under arrest the powerful former police chief of the southeastern city of Diyarbakir and nine others as part of a case into eavesdropping of top officials, reports said Saturday.

Indian-American named dean of Penn Engineering college in US

An Indian-American expert, known for his groundbreaking work on autonomous robots, has been named dean of a prestigious US university in Pennsylvania.

Now a robot to attend your class!

See how an injured teen uses computer technology to go to classes.

Shots fired at Pennsylvania mall, several people hit: Local reports

Gunshots were fired on Saturday evening at a shopping mall outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and several people were wounded, local television stations reported. 

Penny for her thoughts: Puppy heads home after 2,400-mile US road trip

A puppy called Penny could be reunited with her worry-stricken US owners by week`s end after she went on a nearly 2,400-mile road trip that took her to an Iowa truck stop and a Pennsylvania pet hospital, her family said on Tuesday.

Ex-Marine wanted in 6 murders in Pennsylvania found dead

A former Marine suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives has been found dead in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home after a day-and-a-half manhunt that closed schools and left people on edge.

Suspect in six Pennsylvania killings is target of manhunt

An Iraq war veteran suspected of killing six family members, including his 14-year-old niece, in a shooting spree in communities near Philadelphia was being sought on Monday by Pennsylvania police.

Police hunt for man suspected in six Pennsylvania killings

Pennsylvania police hunted for a suspect in the killing of six relatives whose bodies were found on Monday in towns around Philadelphia, the Montgomery County district attorney`s office said.

US governors seeking re-election face dissatisfied voters

More than 30 US governors` races will be decided on Tuesday, with more than a dozen considered too close to call and a large number of incumbents struggling to defend their economic policies as they seek to remain in office.

Indian sentenced to death for killing baby, grandmother in US

A 28-year-old Indian has been sentenced to death in the US for killing an Indian baby and her grandmother in a 2012 kidnapping plot that went horribly wrong after a trial during which the accused said he would rather accept the death penalty than sit through arguments.

One dead, one wounded by gunman at Pennsylvania hospital

A gunman opened fire inside a Pennsylvania psychiatric facility on Thursday, killing a woman and wounding a doctor who apparently shot back and critically wounded his attacker, authorities said.

Russia-born student pleads guilty to making bombs

A Russian-born university student has pleaded guilty to a charge of building bombs without a federal license in his off-campus apartment in Pennsylvania.

US federal judge strikes down Pennsylvania law barring gay marriage

A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Pennsylvania`s ban on same-sex marriage, the latest in a series of court decisions across the country confirming gay couples` rights to wed.

2 adults, 3 kids found dead in Pennsylvania cabin

Pennsylvania police say two adults and three children have been found dead inside a cabin in the state.

US teen stabs 22 in Pennsylvania high school, lawyer calls him a `nice young man`

In another shocking incident in a US high school, a teenager went on a stabbing spree injuring 21 students and one security guard, said reports.

Knife-wielding student injures 21 in Pennsylvania school

A 16-year-old student wielding two knives went on a stabbing rampage in the hallways of a Pittsburgh-area high school early on Wednesday, injuring 21 people, about half of them seriously, officials said.

Mass stabbing at US high school; 20 hurt, suspect in custody

An American student stabbed or slashed 20 teenagers and an adult in a bloody 30-minute rampage in the classrooms and hallways of a Pittsburgh high school.

Winter storm leaves 25 dead in US East Coast

A winter storm that brought snow and ice to the US East Coast moved off-shore on Friday, leaving at least 25 people dead and hundreds of thousands without power and causing a large pileup in Pennsylvania that injured 30 people.

Russian teen set off mini-bombs in US: Roommate

A college student from Russia has been arrested and charged with building a suspected bomb in his bedroom at an apartment near Penn State`s satellite campus in Altoona, Pennsylvania.