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Man facing murder charges in road rage slaying of woman, 18

Authorities say a Pennsylvania man is in custody in the death of a recent high school graduate shot in the head during a road rage confrontation as the two tried to merge in a single lane.

Detective: Exotic dancer took money to sell baby, backed out

Pennsylvania detectives say an exotic dancer made a deal to sell her newborn daughter for $1,700, accepted the money but didn't follow through on the arrangement.

Flags ordered at half-staff for firefighter

Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered flags in the commonwealth to be flown at half-staff to honor a central Pennsylvania fire official who died after he was injured in a crash while responding to a fatal fire.

UPDATE: 1 girl dies, 2 hurt in fire blamed on hoverboard

Authorities say a 3-year-old girl has died following a Pennsylvania fire that also critically injured two others and appears to have been sparked by a recharging hoverboard.

Security guard hit by stray bullet after college homecoming

Authorities say a security guard at a Philadelphia-area university was hit by a stray bullet when shots were fired amid homecoming festivities over the weekend.

Girl barred from prom for wearing suit has her prom night

A central Pennsylvania high school student barred from attending prom at her Catholic high school because she wore a suit rather than a dress has had her prom night - at a different school.

Pennsylvania launches 24th US medical marijuana program

Pennsylvania has become the 24th state to legalize a comprehensive medical marijuana program.

At least 48 people die as result of snowstorm that hit East

At least 48 people have died as a result of the mammoth snowstorm that pounded the Eastern U.S. The deaths included car accidents, carbon monoxide poisoning and heart attacks while shoveling snow.

Election judge accused of taking off with voting equipment

Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a local judge of elections was arrested after allegedly failing to show up to the polls Tuesday and instead deciding to work as a jitney driver for the day.

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Llamas help disc golfers in Carolina Beach by serving as caddies

The Southeast Llama Rescue held a fundraiser Saturday in Carolina Beach to help abused, neglected or unwanted llamas. 

Volunteer brings neighborhood together to collect food for Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard

One man brought his Wilmington neighborhood together Saturday to collect bags of food for Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. 

Traffic to shift on Market Street

An N.C. Department of Transportation contractor is planning to shift traffic on a major Wilmington street.

Carla Wallenda, member of famed high-wire act, dies at 85

Wallenda was the daughter of Karl Wallenda and began appearing in the family's act at an early age. She began topping the family's seven-person pyramid at age 15.