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AP-NORC Poll: Many caregivers neglecting their own health

Oct. 15, 2018 8:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Skipping your checkup but not grandma's? Caring for an older loved one is a balancing act, and a new poll shows that too often it's the caregivers' health that's neglected. The survey, by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, found about a third of caregivers have...

U-Haul rams car with 4-year-old inside after parking dispute

Oct. 15, 2018 7:42 AM EDT

KENHORST, Pa. (AP) — Police in Berks County are searching for the driver of a U-Haul truck who rammed an SUV with a 4-year-old inside after a parking dispute. The incident happened late last month in Kenhorst Borough, outside Reading. Police tell WFMZ News the dispute began when a woman parked her car...

Police arrest about 20 during rally for slain dirt biker

Oct. 15, 2018 6:41 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia say they arrested about 20 people after several hundred dirt bike riders descended on the city to honor a slain friend. The gathering Sunday marked the fourth anniversary of the death of Kyrell Tyler, who was fatally shot in 2014. Tyler was a stunt rider with a...

Police ID Pennsylvania man killed in Delaware wreck

Oct. 15, 2018 3:21 AM EDT

CLAYMONT, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police have released the identity of a Pennsylvania man who died when the car he was riding in broke through a guardrail and fell 40 feet. The News Journal of Wilmington reported Sunday that police say passenger 37-year-old Michael Hastings of Chester, Pennsylvania,...

Librarian, bookseller accused of trafficking rare books

Oct. 15, 2018 12:23 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A librarian and a bookseller accused stealing and trafficking rare books from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in a years-long scheme are standing trial. Pittsburgh police say 61-year-old Gregory Priore stole prints, maps and rare books from the library and handed them off to Caliban...

Mixing bravado and insults, Trump rallies delight supporters

Oct. 15, 2018 12:23 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gazes out over his rally crowd and lets loose a stream of insults with a theatrical flourish and playful grin. He jabs at Cory Booker the "disaster" mayor, Elizabeth Warren the "Pocahontas" pretender and "sleepy" Joe Biden. "I want to be careful," Trump tells the...

Bus crashes on Pennsylvania interstate, killing 1

Oct. 14, 2018 11:43 PM EDT

MOSCOW, Pa. (AP) — A passenger bus has crashed on a Pennsylvania interstate, killing a woman and injuring an unknown number of passengers. The bus crashed around 9 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 380 in Covington Township, Lackawanna County. News video and photos showed the bus leaning to its right side along...

Trump on rally blitz as he tries to stave off Dem gains

Oct. 14, 2018 6:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gazes out over his rally crowd and looses a stream of insults with a theatrical flourish and playful grin. He jabs at Cory Booker the "disaster" mayor, Elizabeth Warren the "Pocahontas" pretender and "sleepy" Joe Biden. "I want to be careful," Trump tells the crowd,...

Antonio Brown's late TD sends Steelers over Bengals 28-21

Oct. 14, 2018 6:08 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger saw the defensive alignment and knew immediately that the Pittsburgh Steelers had a chance for a winning touchdown. All he had to do was get the ball to Antonio Brown right away. Brown took a few strides, caught the pass and ran behind Justin Hunter's block for a...

Pre-existing conditions ad inflames Casey, Barletta race

Oct. 14, 2018 3:57 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new TV ad by Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey accuses Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta of voting to let insurers strip coverage for cancer and other pre-existing conditions, but Barletta said Sunday that the ad is both inaccurate and cruel, since his toddler grandson is...