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Report: Philadelphia’s trash trucks crashing daily

Nov. 15, 2019 12:28 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s sanitation fleet has been involved in about 2,000 accidents since June 2015, with two-thirds of the crashes determined to be the garbage truck driver’s fault, according to a newspaper analysis. The city’s rate of accidents involving municipal trash...

Police not pursuing charges against Browns’ Myles Garrett

Nov. 15, 2019 12:14 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say they are not investigating Browns player Myles Garrett for striking a Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback in the head with a helmet. Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia (CHAWCH’) said Friday that police hadn’t received a complaint from Mason Rudolph. And a city spokeswoman...

Browns star Garrett facing NFL discipline after outburst

Nov. 15, 2019 11:35 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett swung a helmet. The NFL will soon swing back. The Browns star could be facing an unprecedented league suspension for his violent outburst Thursday night, when he ripped off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and clubbed him on the head during the final...

Garrett loses cool, hits Steelers QB with helmet in brawl

Nov. 15, 2019 10:45 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns were seconds away from a season-changing win when Myles Garrett lost his composure in a moment of rage rarely seen on an NFL field. Garrett tore off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet, wildly swung it and hit the QB in the head, a shocking act that will likely...

Pennsylvania jobless rate up; labor force, payrolls at highs

Nov. 15, 2019 10:00 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's unemployment rate ticked up in October for the second straight month, even as payrolls and the labor force hit record highs. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that Pennsylvania's unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percentage point to 4.2%. It...

Teacher suspended after shooting comment posted online

Nov. 15, 2019 7:47 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Officials have suspended a middle school teacher in Pennsylvania while authorities investigate if the teacher told his class that he wished he could shoot a person to have quiet in his class. Harrisburg School District chief operating officer Chris Celmer posted a letter to parents...

Pickett accounts for 3 TDs, Pitt edges UNC 34-27 in OT

Nov. 15, 2019 1:29 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The play gave Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett the option of keeping it or handing it off to running back Vincent Davis. Only it really wasn’t an option at all. Pickett knew he was going to keep the ball before he even took the snap on first-and-goal at the North Carolina 3 in...

Penn cancels women’s volleyball season over ‘vulgar’ posters

Nov. 14, 2019 9:15 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The University of Pennsylvania has canceled the remainder of their women’s volleyball season after discovering what the university calls “offensive” posters in the team’s locker room. The university announced the decision to cancel the Quakers’ season...

Records: Baby who died suffered at least a dozen injuries

Nov. 14, 2019 8:48 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania court records show the chilling details of the injuries suffered by an 8-month-old baby who died. Luis Francisco Quinones, of Harrisburg, was charged in the death of his girlfriend’s son earlier this month after an autopsy found the child had suffered at least a...

Eagles might be without Alshon Jeffery vs. Patriots

Nov. 14, 2019 7:44 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alshon Jeffery missed practice again Thursday because of an ankle injury, increasing the possibility Carson Wentz won't have his two top receivers when the Eagles host the New England Patriots on Sunday. DeSean Jackson had surgery for an abdominal injury last week and is out the rest of...