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Student stabbed at high school, prompting lockdown

May. 24, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A student at a high school near Philadelphia was taken to a hospital after a stabbing that prompted a lockdown at the school, authorities said. Police were called to Coatesville Area Senior High School just before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday after a student was...

After primary, Mastriano rejoins closed Senate GOP meetings

May. 24, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Fallout from last week's primary election has been playing out in the Pennsylvania General Assembly in recent days, including punishment for two lawmakers who worked to unseat fellow incumbents. In the Senate, GOP gubernatorial nominee Sen. Doug Mastriano was...

Wheeler's arm, Hoskins' bat power Phillies past Braves, 7-3

May. 24, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Zack Wheeler is rounding into the form that helped him finish second in the Cy Young Award voting last year. “Getting there, yeah," he said. “I mean, the results have been good, but still working on some things and try to continue to get better every time out....

3 teens wounded by gunfire outside school; 1 critical

May. 23, 2022 17:14 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three teenagers were wounded by gunfire, one critically, near a school in Philadelphia as classes were ending Monday afternoon, police said. Authorities said the male victims, ages 15, 16, and 17, were shot at around 3 p.m. near Mastery Prep Elementary Charter...

Araujo dos Santos, Johnson lead NYCFC past Chicago 1-0

May. 22, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Héber Araujo dos Santos scored on a penalty kick in the 28th minute and Sean Johnson made it stand up as New York City FC defeated the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Sunday. NYCF (7-3-2) at least temporarily moved two points ahead of the Philadelphia Union for the top spot in...

Muncy's error allows Phillies to rally past Dodgers

May. 22, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Max Muncy's two-run fielding error in the 10th capped a wild late-inning sequence and allowed the Philadelphia Phillies to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Sunday. With two outs and men on second and third in the 10th, Alec Bohm hit a little dribbler off Evan...

3 teens, all 14, reported stable after Philadelphia shooting

May. 22, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say three teenagers were in stable condition after a triple shooting in Philadelphia in which another teen was being sought. Police said the 14-year-old boy and two 14-year-old girls were shot shortly after 9:30 p.m. Saturday during a festival at...

Betts falls triple shy of cycle, leads Dodgers past Phillies

May. 21, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mookie Betts stumbled rounding second base - a rare misstep for one of baseball's most all-around All-Stars — and braced his fall with his left hand. Betts popped up clutching his left arm as he bounced back to second. His stinger temporarily gave the Dodgers...

Freeman, Urías lead Dodgers past Phils for 6th straight win

May. 20, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Freddie Freeman singled three times and drove in two runs, Julio Urías pitched five shutout innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. Trea Turner doubled and had an RBI for the NL...

Phillies' Harper sits again in series opener against Dodgers

May. 20, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies slugger Bryce Harper will miss his fifth straight contest when Philadelphia opens a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Harper had a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right elbow on Sunday. The Phillies originally...