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Funerals to begin for victims of Pa. blaze that killed 10

Aug. 12, 2022 07:33 AM EDT

MANSFIELD, Pa. (AP) — Services were set to begin Friday for young siblings who died last week in a Pennsylvania house fire that also killed eight other people, as investigators continued to look for the cause. The fast-moving, middle-of-the-night inferno destroyed the home in the...

Fetterman plans 'raw' remarks in return to PA Senate race

Aug. 12, 2022 00:49 AM EDT

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman is expected to open up about his personal health challenges as he officially returns to the campaign trail Friday, more than 90 days after the Democrat suffered a stroke that threatened his life and political prospects in one of the...

Small plane carrying at least 3 crashes in West Virginia

Aug. 12, 2022 00:41 AM EDT

METZ, W.Va. (AP) — A small plane with at least three people on board crashed in northern West Virginia, authorities said. The single-engine plane was flying from Bloomfield, Indiana, to Myerstown, Pennsylvania, when it went down in a wooded area Thursday in the Marion County...

Seahawks QBs Lock, Smith hope for edge in preseason opener

Aug. 11, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The biggest question surrounding the Seattle Seahawks enters a new phase this weekend, one where the variables are out of their control. The race between Geno Smith and Drew Lock to replace Russell Wilson as Seattle's starting quarterback will hit another gear...

Mitch Trubisky to start at QB in Steelers' preseason opener

Aug. 11, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Mitch Trubisky will have the first in-game opportunity to state his case at becoming the Pittsburgh Steelers’ starting quarterback. Coach Mike Tomlin announced Trubisky as the starter Thursday for the preseason opener Saturday at home against Seattle. ...

Marlins end Phillies' 7-game streak; Schwarber strains calf

Aug. 11, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Schwarber coped with a nagging calf injury through the last few weeks — “the old grind of baseball,” he said — and still helped the Phillies reel off a near-perfect homestand and a run at an NL wild-card spot. But as his right calf felt “tighter, tighter,...

Realmuto, Phils rally past Alcantara, Marlins; 7th W in row

Aug. 10, 2022 23:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.T. Realmuto hit an RBI single that capped a three-run rally in the eighth inning off NL ERA leader Sandy Alcantara, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Wednesday night for their seventh straight win. Kyle Schwarber had three hits and drove...

Jets' Lawson over jitters, eager to play after lost season

Aug. 10, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — There was something about being back in a stadium — with pads on his shoulders and fans in the stands — that caught Carl Lawson a bit off guard. It was only a practice, with the New York Jets taking the field last Saturday night for their annual...

Murder charges reinstated in crash that killed troopers, man

Aug. 10, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has reinstated third-degree murder charges against a woman in a crash on a Philadelphia interstate that claimed the lives of two Pennsylvania troopers and a civilian earlier this year. Common Pleas Court Judge Lillian Ransom’s decision Wednesday comes...

Sesame Place to train workers on diversity after lawsuit

Aug. 10, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sesame Place has announced the implementation of diversity and inclusion training for its employees following a $25 million class-action lawsuit alleging multiple incidents of discrimination after outcry sparked from a video of a costumed character snubbing two 6-year-old...