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Man gets 45 to 100 years in custody exchange slayings

May. 08, 2022 10:38 AM EDT

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 45 to 100 years in the shooting deaths of two people last year during a custody exchange in the parking lot of a Walmart store in eastern Pennsylvania. Edward Joel Rosario-Jimenez, 24, was sentenced after pleading guilty Thursday to...

For Ukrainian Orthodox in US, war news casts pall on Easter

Apr. 23, 2022 15:11 PM EDT

The rituals leading up to Easter are the same. The solemn Good Friday processions. The Holy Saturday blessings of foods that were avoided during Lent. The liturgies accompanied by processions, bells and chants. But while Easter is the holiest of holy days on the church calendar,...

American Airlines will use buses for hops to Philadelphia

Apr. 07, 2022 11:03 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines has hired a bus company to carry passengers between Philadelphia and two airports that are only a short hop away by air. The service will start June 3 between Philadelphia International Airport and airports in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and...

Murder charges filed in I-95 crash that killed troopers, man

Mar. 22, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman has been charged with third-degree murder and vehicular homicide while driving under the influence in an early morning crash on a Philadelphia interstate that claimed the lives of two Pennsylvania troopers and a civilian. State police said Tuesday that...