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Pennsylvania spending $45M to establish 3 new state parks

Sep. 27, 2022 07:44 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is spending $45 million to add new state parks at a nature preserve in Tunkhannock, on Big Elk Creek in the Philadelphia suburbs and along the Susquehanna River near Wrightsville, officials were set to announce Tuesday. The additions to the...

Suit: Care home resident died with paper jammed in windpipe

Sep. 27, 2022 06:34 AM EDT

Cheryl Yewdall spent most of her life at a Philadelphia care home for people with developmental disabilities. It was there, on Jan. 26, that the 50-year-old was found face down on the floor, in a pool of urine, suffocating on a large wad of paper that had been stuffed down her throat. ...

Suwinski double keys 4-run 7th, Pirates beat Reds 8-3

Sep. 26, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jack Suwinski hit a two-run double to key a four-run seventh inning, powering the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Monday night. Suwinski turned on a slider from Derek Law (2-1), sending it to right field. Fellow rookie Oneil Cruz, who opened...

Pats' Mac Jones tight-lipped on status after leg injury

Sep. 26, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Everything about the New England Patriots’ season was brought to a pause the moment Mac Jones had his left leg crushed under the weight of Baltimore’s Calais Campbell on Sunday. It caused the quarterback to hop off the field, grimacing in pain. ...

Wilson's return could be spark, but Jets need more solutions

Sep. 26, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Wilson is on his way back to leading the New York Jets' huddle. It could be this week, or maybe next week — Robert Saleh wasn't sure yet what the doctors will say. But the key thing is it's soon, and that's good news for everyone in the franchise. ...

Biden praises Braves' 'unstoppable, joyful run' to 2021 win

Sep. 26, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday the Atlanta Braves will be “forever known as the upset kings of October” for their improbable 2021 World Series win, as he welcomed the team to the White House for a victory celebration. Biden called the Braves' drive an...

For Zion, Kawhi, Murray and more, the wait is finally over

Sep. 26, 2022 16:09 PM EDT

Kawhi Leonard was in the Los Angeles Clippers’ facility on Monday. That wasn’t exactly a surprise development. The news was his attire. He was wearing a basketball uniform. Finally. Welcome back, Kawhi. You too, Denver’s Jamal Murray, Brooklyn’s Ben Simmons,...

Gun reported stolen found after amusement park shooting

Sep. 26, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — A gun found after a shooting over the weekend at a western Pennsylvania amusement park that wounded three people, including two teenagers, had been reported stolen in Ohio last year, authorities said. Allegheny County police said Monday that a trace of the...

In the interim, Thomson leads Phillies to brink of playoffs

Sep. 26, 2022 15:30 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rob Thomson has the sparse office decor of a manager who still has interim in his title. He also has the Philadelphia Phillies on the brink of their first playoff berth in 11 years. Get there -- and end the longest postseason drought in the National League --...

Officers to face trial in girl's death after football game

Sep. 26, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three former police officers charged with killing a young girl when they fired 25 shots at a moving car as a nearby crowd left a high school football game will face trial on manslaughter charges, a suburban Philadelphia judge ruled Monday. Prosecutors contend...