Philadelphia Archdiocese to set aside $25M for abuse victims

The Philadelphia Archdiocese is putting aside some $25 million to start paying claims to people who say its clergy sexually abused them as children
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Claims process open for victims of Philadelphia clergy abuse

Victims of child sexual abuse by clergy in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia can begin filing claims as part of a new victim compensation fund set
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Pennsylvania dioceses outline child sex abuse victim funds

Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses are starting to announce details about victim compensation funds they're setting up, nearly three months after a sweeping
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Democrats, 4 of them women, win House seats in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has elected a state record four women to the U.S. House as Democrats smashed the state's all-male congressional delegation, picked up three seats i
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Democrats score House victories in Pennsylvania GOP seats

Democrats won a hotly contested House seat in Pittsburgh's suburbs on Tuesday night, as newly minted U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb ousted three-term Republican U.S. Rep.
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Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pennsylvania church probe

US prosecutor in Philadelphia taking new aim at Roman Catholic church; Buffalo Diocese also turns over documents in apparent separate federal probe
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Federal prosecutors open clergy abuse probe in Pennsylvania

Federal prosecutors have opened an investigation of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania, using subpoenas to demand secret files and tes
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APNewsBreak: Feds open clergy abuse probe in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania
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Former officer accused of switching pills pleads not guilty

A former police detective accused of taking prescription pills seized during criminal investigations has pleaded not guilty
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Church abuse bill in limbo after hitting wall in Senate

Pennsylvania's Senate is pulling plans to vote on legislation to respond to a state grand jury report accusing hundreds of Roman Catholic priests of sexually ab
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Church abuse bill in limbo on lawmakers' final voting day

Pennsylvania's Legislature is plowing through its final scheduled voting day of 2018 amid a showdown over legislation to respond to a landmark state grand jury
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Bill on church sex abuse stuck on question of lawsuits

Legislation responding to a Pennsylvania grand jury report accusing hundreds of Roman Catholic priests of sexually abusing children over decades remains under w
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Brewers use home run barrage to gain ground in NL Central

Travis Shaw, Mike Moustakas and Erik Kratz homered during a six-run sixth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied for a 7-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates
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Facebook growing its data center in Oregon

Facebook announced it will build two more buildings as its data center outside the Central Oregon town of Prineville, growing it to the size of 66 football fiel
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Second Minnehaha County escaped inmate arrested in Iowa

Authorities say they've caught up with an inmate who escaped from the Minnehaha County Correctional Center last month
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2 sentenced in ATV crash that killed softball player

Two men have been sentenced in an all-terrain vehicle crash that killed a Pennsylvania high school standout softball player last year
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BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA

BC-PA--Pennsylvania News Digest, PA
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Clark Bar saved from extinction, returning to Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh's iconic hometown candy bar is returning to Pennsylvania
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Kluber earns 18th win, fans 10 as Indians beat Royals 3-1

Corey Kluber became the first 18-game winner in the majors this season, striking out 10 and pitching the Cleveland Indians past the Kansas City Royals 3-1
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Eastern League Playoffs

Eastern League Playoffs
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Man wins 2nd six-figure lottery scratch-off ticket prize

More good luck has struck an Ankeny man who's won his second six-figure Iowa Lottery scratch-off ticket prize in 12 years
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Wisconsin woman raises, releases monarch butterflies

A Wisconsin woman has raised and released hundreds of monarch butterflies
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Lester, Happ combine to lead Cubs to 1-0 win over Pirates

Lester, Happ combine to lead Cubs to 1-0 win over Pirates
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Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaints

A grand jury report reveals hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children _ and possibly many more _ since the 1940s
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