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2 Philadelphia cops grazed in shooting at July Fourth event

Jul. 05, 2022 08:14 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two Philadelphia police officers working at the city’s Fourth of July celebration suffered graze wounds when shots rang out late Monday night, causing scores of frightened people to flee the scene on foot. It's not clear what sparked the shooting, which...

A list of recent high-profile shootings in the US

Jul. 04, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

The latest high-profile shooting in the United States happened on July Fourth, when a gunman opened fire on parade-goers in a Chicago suburb. Other notable episodes of gun violence in recent weeks: VESTAVIA HILLS, ALABAMA At least two...

Today in History: July 4, Declaration of Independence

Jul. 04, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, July 4, the 185th day of 2022. There are 180 days left in the year. This is Independence Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by delegates to the Second...

Wheeler, Hoskins, Realmuto lift Phillies over Cardinals 4-0

Jul. 03, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler threw seven shutout innings of four-hit ball and Rhys Hoskins and J.T. Realmuto slugged home runs as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Sunday night. The Phillies won two of three games in the series against a team they are...

Woodruff strikes out 8, Brewers beat Bucs for series split

Jul. 03, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck out eight in six scoreless innings, steering the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon. Woodruff (7-3) gave up six hits, his most since May 9, but made up for it with a fifth straight start in which...

DA: Late officer justified in accidental shooting death

Jul. 03, 2022 12:22 PM EDT

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania prosecutor has ruled that a late police sergeant was justified in using deadly force that resulted in the accidental shooting death of a jail guard during a hostage situation at a county courthouse last fall. Authorities said an inmate had been...

Arenado, Cards hit 4 straight HRs in 1st; late HR tops Phils

Jul. 02, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nolan Arenado sparked a record barrage of four straight home runs by St. Louis in the first inning, then hit a tiebreaking drive in the ninth that sent the Cardinals over the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 Saturday. With two outs in the first, Arenado, Nolan Gorman,...

Cruz gets 12th RBI in 13 games, Bucs top Brewers 7-4

Jul. 02, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Oneil Cruz collected his 12th RBI in 13 games this season to help Pittsburgh Pirates bounce back from a blowout loss with a 7-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The 23-year-old prospect put the Pirates up 4-1 with two outs in the fourth on a...

Cardinals become 1st team to hit 4 HRs in row in 1st inning

Jul. 02, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals became the first major league team to hit four straight home runs in the first inning when Nolan Arenado, Nolan Gorman, Juan Yepez and Dylan Carson connected against Philadelphia on Saturday. The Cardinals tied the MLB record for any...

Ex-medical researcher loses appeal in wife's cyanide death

Jul. 02, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge has rejected the lone appeal issue remaining for a former University of Pittsburgh medical researcher convicted in what prosecutors said was the cyanide poisoning death of his wife almost a decade ago. Robert Ferrante, 73, is serving a life term without...