Authorities: Officer Justified in Shooting, Wounding Suspect

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The Norristown officer, whose name hasn't been released, shot 29-year-old Damar Coleman in the shoulder on Feb. 27. The officer was responding to reports of a fight and had been told by a dispatcher that one combatant was armed with a gun.


Mayor: US Marshal Shot, Killed While Serving Warrant

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"No words can adequately express the sadness we feel at this moment as we contemplate the loss of yet another law enforcement officer in the line of duty," Papenfuse said. "I extend my sincerest condolences to the family of the slain U.S. marshal, to his colleagues and to all law enforcement officers who risk their lives each day to protect and to serve our city and our nation."


Things to Watch: Pennsylvania Race Offers November Preview

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But it's not at all clear that such campaigning persuades Trump voters to vote for someone other than Trump. Saccone may borrow the Trump slogan -- "This campaign is about something bigger than any of us ... making America great again!" he roared at a Saturday rally -- but he hasn't shown signs of tapping into the 2016 enthusiasm on the right. That momentum, it seems, has swung to the left -- and that frees up candidates like Lamb to aim for the middle.


Judge's decision expected in Pennsylvania recount case

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Green Party-backed lawyers argue that it's possible computer hackers changed the election outcome and Pennsylvania's heavy use of paperless machines make it a prime target. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein also contends Pennsylvania has erected unconstitutional barriers to a recount.


Big Cheetah-Like Feline Captured in Pennsylvania Town

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When staff responded, they found a cat called an African serval about 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia. The cats are illegal to own in Pennsylvania without a license. The animal was declawed and very friendly, leading animal workers to presume it had been a pet.