Saturday Jul 12
Crude oil rides Pa. rails: Should you be worried?
More trains carrying crude oil to East Coast refineries mean a greater risk of accidents.
Secrecy by rail: PEMA says the public has no right to oil train info
Although the democratic attitude of the age supports government openness and transparency, the first reflex of officialdom is often secrecy.
Pa. man charged after dad's body found in barrel
A man has been charged with abuse of a corpse after police said the body of his father was found inside a large plastic barrel in the basement of their western Pennsylvania home.
Erie Times News
In Brief: Police chief says body found in barrel at home northeast of Pittsburgh
A police chief said a body of a male has been found in a plastic barrel in the basement of a home.
Pa. rail-line safety legislation still in Senate limbo
As the final days of the Congressional session wind down, a bill that would fund improvements to rail infrastructure remains in limbo in the Senate.
Police: Man's body found in barrel in East Vandergrift
Authorities are investigating after a man's body was found in the basement of a Westmoreland County home Tuesday morning.