Erie

Erie Bureau of Fire Inspector
Greg Wohlford/Erie Times-News via AP
August 13, 2019 - 7:17 pm
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania home child care center where a fire killed five kids did not have enough working smoke detectors, the fire chief said Tuesday. There was one detector in the attic of the Harris Family Daycare in the lakeside city of Erie, Fire Chief Guy Santone told a news conference...
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Paul Laughlin, 57, places stuffed animals on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 outside a home at 1248 West 11th St. in Erie, Pa., where multiple people died in an early-morning fire.
Greg Wohlford/Erie Times-News via AP
August 12, 2019 - 12:19 pm
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Three of five kids killed in a fire at a home child care center in Pennsylvania were the children of a volunteer firefighter who was responding to another call, an official said Monday. Luther Jones' two daughters and a son were trapped in a blaze in the lakeside city of Erie while...
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Authorities say an early morning fire in northwestern Pennsylvania claimed the lives of multiple children and sent another person to the hospital.
Greg Wohlford/Erie Times-News via AP
August 11, 2019 - 6:21 pm
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A day care center where children could stay overnight as their parents worked was ravaged Sunday by a fire that killed five and sent the owner to the hospital, authorities said. The victims in the lakeside city of Erie ranged in ages from 8 months to 7 years, Chief Guy Santone of...
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General Electric completed the spinoff off its century-old railroad division on Monday. The Erie, PA locomotive factory is facing its first open-ended strike since 1969-1970.
UE via CNN
February 26, 2019 - 12:30 pm
By Matt Egan, CNN Business (CNN) -- General Electric just spun off its century-old railroad division to Wabtec. Factory workers immediately went on strike to protest the new owner's push for mandatory overtime and pay cuts for new hires. About 1,700 union workers at Wabtec's newly acquired...
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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
August 22, 2018 - 4:20 pm
ERIE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Democrats have been blasting Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner for his decision to break with tradition and not release his tax returns. In a video from a campaign stop in Erie on Monday night being circulated by Democrats, Wagner says he is keeping his...
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In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, left, looks toward the crowd with Pope Francis following a Mass outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.
AP Photo/David Goldman, File
August 14, 2018 - 9:53 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday. The grand jury said it...
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Roman Catholic priest
Steve Tawa
June 25, 2018 - 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Days after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court blocked a grand jury report detailing sexual abuse by Catholic priests in six of the eight dioceses in the Commonwealth, it has now released an opinion supporting that order. In its original four-sentence order, the Supreme...
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