The man suspected of the killings was earlier charged with murder.
The suspect is in custody in hospital.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.
His defence team has argued he is too frail for prison and that he is not a threat, but prosecutors pointed out he has not expressed remorse for his crime.
The 81-year-old faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion.
The report adds that senior church officials took steps to cover it up.
Ali Charaf Damache is the first foreigner extradited to the US on terror charges under President Trump.
Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead today in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump.
Timothy Smith shot and killed four people yesterday morning at Ed’s Car Wash near Pittsburgh.
58 inches of snow fell between Christmas Day to Stephen’s Day in the US town of Erie.
At least four people are seriously injured.
18-year-old girl shot dead in road rage incident after two cars try to merge into one lane in Pennsylvania
Bianca Roberson had only just graduated from High School and was due to begin college this autumn.
Concluding arguments have been delivered by both sides in the high-profile trial of the comedian.
Witness Kelly Johnson claimed that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.
Cosby is accused of plying Andrea Constand with pills and wine and then assaulting her at his home in 2004.
Police said that Steve Stephens shot himself after a brief pursuit this morning.
Green Party candidate Jill Stein wants recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
36-year-old Ryan Collins hacked over 100 Apple and Google email accounts in 2014, including those of multiple celebrities.
Many voters in the so-called American rust belt states don’t really like either candidate, but they especially do not like Hillary Clinton it seems.
Police say Reeser told them he shot her because he didn’t want to go to an unspecified school meeting.
Donald Trump won all five states up for grabs yesterday, with Hillary Clinton emerging victorious in four.
The shooting left five dead and two injured.
Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
Four of the victims – three women and one man – died at the scene while another woman died in hospital.
25-year-old Chelsea Lorson stands accused of knowingly infecting two of her students, who are brothers.
Punxsutawney Phil, the inspiration for the Bill Murray comedy Groundhog Day, appeared this morning and (for once) didn’t see his shadow.
The comedian’s lawyers are demanding that an accusation of rape made against him be dropped.
The sentencing judge called the man “cowardly”.
The embalmed head of a woman was found by a boy walking through the woods in Pennsylvania.
Not the smartest move.
Smelly cat, smelly cat, it’s not your fault.
The man had to pay thousands in court costs and missed Thanksgiving with his toddler.
“There is no penalty that is too harsh for the people that did this. The word horrific is not sufficient.”
It dragged a mile-long tether behind it, and has left 20,000 homes without electricity.
Alexander Erb, 26, used a nurse as an obstacle as he hopped off a stretcher and escaped.
Police say they’ve solved the shocking 1984 murder of 14-year-old Barbara Rowan.
“May I use your phone please?”
She reportedly shaved her head at one point.
He was drinking a six-pack of Hamm’s. No, really…
It’s thanks to his winning of a major SciFest prize.