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Ex-Philadelphia police officer pleads guilty in shooting death of 12-year-old boy

Apr. 19, 2024 18:32 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fired Philadelphia police officer pleaded guilty Friday to murder in the shooting of a fleeing 12-year-old boy, who prosecutors have said was on the ground and unarmed when the officer fired the fatal shot. Edsaul Mendoza also pleaded guilty to possession of...

Knicks and 76ers got past injuries that could've ruined them. Now they meet in playoffs

Apr. 19, 2024 14:45 PM EDT

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Jalen Brunson and his New York teammates refused to let injuries knock them down. Joel Embiid of Philadelphia wouldn't let his keep him down. It was just days apart in January when the Knicks and 76ers were rocked by what could have been season-swinging...

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...