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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...

South Carolina man sentenced to life for killing wife

Nov. 14, 2019 6:22 PM EST

LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife with a framing hammer. News outlets report 51-year-old Matthew James Alman pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday in the 2017 death of 58-year-old Mildred Arnold. Arnold’s daughter, April Moseley, said she and...

Jury says man convicted in officer murder should get death

Nov. 14, 2019 4:05 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury has decided that a man they convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Pennsylvania police officer should get the death penalty. The jury reached the unanimous verdict Thursday against 31-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt. Holt was convicted Tuesday in the November 2017...

Lawyer seeks GOP nomination in 2020 attorney general race

Nov. 14, 2019 3:25 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A lawyer who recently served on the Allegheny County Council wants the Republican nomination next year to run for Pennsylvania attorney general. Heather Heidelbaugh announced this week she’s seeking the job to fight the misuse of government money and the spread of illegal...

2-year-old boy’s death now being investigated as homicide

Nov. 14, 2019 3:16 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia are now investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy in the city as a homicide. WPVI-TV reports that police said Thursday they are opening a homicide investigation into the death of the child following a medical examiner report. Police were called to a home in...

Gas company to appeal pipeline rejection to Supreme Court

Nov. 14, 2019 3:04 PM EST

WYOMISSING, Pa. (AP) — A gas company whose bid to build a natural gas pipeline through parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey was rejected in court says it will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. The PennEast Pipeline Company said Thursday it would file its appeal by a February deadline. In September, a...

Losing to Eagles still bugs Patriots’ Brady, motivated him

Nov. 14, 2019 11:35 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Losing to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl two years ago still bugs Tom Brady, even though the New England Patriots rebounded to win their sixth title last season. "That's a lot of mental scar tissue from that year," Brady said in his weekly radio appearance on WEEI in Boston....

Penguins star Sidney Crosby out 6 weeks after core surgery

Nov. 14, 2019 9:59 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins star Sidney Crosby will be out at least six weeks after what the team said was a successful core muscle injury repair Thursday. General manager Jim Rutherford says the procedure was performed by Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia. The 32-year-old Crosby leads the team in scoring...