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CORRECTS TO SECOND GOAL NOT THIRD GOAL AS A SCORING CHANGE TOOK AWAY HORNQVIST’S FIRST-PERIOD GOAL AND THAT SCORE WAS LATER CREDITED TO SAM LAFFERTY - Pittsburgh Penguins' Patric Hornqvist, center, celebrates his second goal of the team's NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings during the second period in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Hornqvist has 2 goals, assist and Pens top Red Wings 5-1

Feb. 16, 2020 5:05 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patric Hornqvist and the fourth line set the tone in another big win for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Hornqvist had two goals and an assist and the Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Sunday. “Sometimes you get lucky out there and you keep shooting and keep finding the back...

Man dies hours after being shot outside after-hours club

Feb. 16, 2020 4:12 PM EST

BRADDOCK, Pa. (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania say a man died hours after he was found shot outside an after-hours club near Pittsburgh. Allegheny County detectives say officers and paramedics in the borough of Braddock were called to the Sahara Temple after-hours club shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday....

Villanova's Collin Gillespie (2) goes up to shoot past Temple's J.P. Moorman II (4), Monty Scott (2) and Alani Moore II (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Gillespie leads No. 15 Villanova past Temple

Feb. 16, 2020 4:00 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Faced with a halftime deficit, Collin Gillespie and Villanova didn’t panic. Gillespie scored a season-high 29 points to lead No. 15 Villanova to a 76-56 comeback victory over Philadelphia rival Temple on Sunday. Jermaine Samuels added 13 points and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl had 10...

Seminarian Daniel Rice, left, sits with classmates during a lesson on the Gospel of Luke at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Pa., on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Future Catholic priests remain unflinchingly optimistic despite scandals that have driven faithful from the pews. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Priests-in-training take up challenge of tarnished ministry

Feb. 16, 2020 4:00 PM EST

WYNNEWOOD, Pa. (AP) — The seminarians walk along a hallway lined with photos of classes of priests who came before them. Some are pious alumni who have become their teachers and mentors; others climbed the Catholic hierarchy to be revered as bishops and cardinals. But there are others: Raymond Leneweaver,...

Brodeur scores 19 points, lifts Penn past Yale 69-61

Feb. 15, 2020 9:22 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur posted 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists as Penn topped Yale 69-61 on Saturday night. Max Martz had 12 points for Penn (13-8, 5-3 Ivy League). Devon Goodman added 10 points. Paul Atkinson had 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs (18-6, 6-2). Azar Swain added 13...

Armed robbery, shooting near campus leaves 2 students hurt

Feb. 15, 2020 5:52 PM EST

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — An armed robbery and shooting at a pair of addresses near a western Pennsylvania university campus left two students injured, one with a gunshot wound, authorities said. Indiana University of Pennsylvania said three males dressed in black clothing and wearing ski masks were involved in...

Simon Comie walks away from the Orphanage of the Church of Bible Understanding, after asking about the whereabouts of his 4-year-old daughter in Kenscoff, just outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. A fire swept through the children’s home run by a Pennsylvania-based religious nonprofit group, killing 15 children, officials said Friday. It is common in Haiti for impoverished parents to place children in residential care centers, where they receive lodging and widely varying education for several years but are not technically orphans. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

Kin seek information on missing kids after orphanage fire

Feb. 15, 2020 5:43 PM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Relatives of 15 children killed in a fire at an orphanage continued to show up outside the burned-out compound Saturday seeking news about their missing kids. The gates to the two-story, walled compound were shut and guards shooed away visitors and journalists asking for...

Spear scores 20 to carry Bucknell past American 72-68

Feb. 15, 2020 5:05 PM EST

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Kahliel Spear scored a career-high 20 points and Bucknell hung on to beat American 72-68 on Saturday, a day the Bison retired the jersey of former star Mike Muscala. John Meeks added 11 points and eight rebounds for Bucknell (10-17, 6-8 Patriot League), which snapped its five-game...

Philadelphia Phillies Zack Wheeler, left, signs autographs during a spring training baseball workout Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Phillies' Wheeler downplays dispute with Mets' GM

Feb. 15, 2020 5:01 PM EST

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Zack Wheeler wants to dial down his little dispute with his former team's general manager. The new Philadelphia right-hander has been trading barbs with New York Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen recently, adding even more intrigue after Wheeler left the Mets to sign with the rival...

2 killed in early morning crash

Feb. 15, 2020 2:18 PM EST

GRINDSTONE, Pa. (AP) — A single-vehicle crash in western Pennsylvania claimed the lives of two people over the weekend, authorities said. Fayette County officials said a car went out of control Redstone Township and hit a tree at about 2 a.m. Saturday. Coroner Phillip Reilly said 27-year-old Miranda...