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Pennsylvania House Dems propose new expulsion rules after remote voting by lawmaker facing a warrant

Apr. 18, 2024 21:43 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania House Democrats on Thursday proposed a process to determine if state representatives are “incapacitated” and to sanction or expel them, moving in the wake of intense criticism after one of their members voted remotely this week while being sought on charges...

Kennedy family makes ‘crystal clear’ its Biden endorsement in attempt to deflate RFK Jr.’s candidacy

Apr. 18, 2024 16:33 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Joe Biden scooped up endorsements from at least 15 members of the Kennedy political family during a campaign stop Thursday as he aims to undermine Donald Trump and marginalize the candidacy of independent Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Kerry Kennedy, a daughter...

Citizens: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 18, 2024 09:18 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Citizens Holding Co. (CIZN) on Thursday reported net income of $2.9 million in its first quarter. The bank, based in Philadelphia, said it had earnings of 51 cents per share. The bank posted revenue of $21.2 million in the...

Coby White scores career-high 42 points as Bulls roll past Hawks 131-116 in play-in game

Apr. 18, 2024 01:37 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Coby White drew roars from the crowd early on with vicious crossovers and spins toward the basket. He was so effective he had fans chanting his name as the final minutes ticked away. It was that kind of night. White scored a career-high 42 points, and...

Schwarber homers twice and Sánchez pitches 6 strong innings as Phillies finish sweep of Rockies

Apr. 17, 2024 22:09 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit two home runs, including the 250th of his career, Cristopher Sánchez pitched six strong innings and the Philadelphia Phillies completed a three-game sweep with a 7-6 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. Trea Turner homered,...

Ranger Suárez and Bryce Harper help the Phillies beat the Rockies 5-0

Apr. 16, 2024 21:56 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ranger Suárez pitched a seven-hitter, Bryce Harper homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Colorado Rockies 5-0 on Tuesday night. Suárez struck out eight and walked one in the majors' second complete game this season. It was the first shutout for a...

Police seeking arrest of Pennsylvania state lawmaker for allegedly violating restraining order

Apr. 16, 2024 21:16 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia police said Tuesday that they issued an arrest warrant for a state lawmaker for violating a restraining order. A police spokesperson said the agency was unable to discuss the details of the warrant issued for Rep. Kevin Boyle. He was expected to...

Pache's single, Harper's catch in 10th inning lift Phillies past Rockies

Apr. 15, 2024 22:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cristian Pache hit a walk-off single with one out in the 10th inning after Bryce Harper made a leaping, run-saving catch in the top of the frame to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Colorado Rockies...

NBA Play-In Game Preview: West games on Tuesday. East games on Wednesday. Eliminations on Friday

Apr. 15, 2024 11:08 AM EDT

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are back in the play-in tournament. So is Stephen Curry, as he and Golden State will be fighting for their season. And Jimmy Butler returns as well, after this round last year was the first step on Miami's way to the NBA Finals. The postseason...

Heat tune up for postseason by topping Raptors 118-103 in regular-season finale

Apr. 14, 2024 16:10 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — After a 46-win regular season, the Miami Heat still aren't in the playoffs. It'll take one more victory to get that job done. And they'll have two chances, if necessary. Thomas Bryant scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Jaime Jaquez Jr. added 18...