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.

Two students get shot at Philadelphia high school

Two students were shot at a high school Friday in Philadelphia, the US state of Pennsylvania, Xinhua reported citing local media.

Two US climbers presumed dead on Argentina mountain

Two men from Wisconsin and Pennsylvania are presumed to have died while climbing an Argentinian peak last week, their families said.

US `Jihad Jane` faces lengthy jail sentence for plotting to kill Swedish cartoonist

A Pennsylvania woman who called herself `Jihad Jane` online could face decades behind bars for plotting to kill a Swedish cartoonist.

Three shot near Pittsburgh high school; gunman sought

Pittsburgh school district spokeswoman Ebony Pugh says the students were shot outside Brashear High School yesterday afternoon as they walked to a vehicle they`d all taken to school earlier in the day.

Three shot dead at US town meeting; shooter tackled

A gunman blasted shots through the wall of a municipal building in northeastern Pennsylvania during a meeting and then barged into the room and continued firing, killing three people, before he was tackled by a local official and shot with his own gun, a witness said.

US boy, 12, robs lemonade stand with gun

Authorities say a 12-year-old boy used a BB gun to rob a 10-year-old who was running a lemonade stand in Pennsylvania.