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Police: Woman apparently killed 2 kids, man, then shot self

Oct. 15, 2019 2:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say a woman apparently shot and killed her two young daughters and their father before shooting and critically wounding herself. Officers called to a row home in the city's Tacony section shortly before 10 p.m. Monday found a 38-year-old man dead of a gunshot wound...

Governor says Pennsylvania will keep accepting refugees

Oct. 15, 2019 2:00 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor is telling President Donald Trump he won't be using state authority granted last month to refuse to accept refugees. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday wrote Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to say his state will continue to welcome those facing...

Torn pectoral muscle ends season for Steelers DL Tuitt

Oct. 15, 2019 1:41 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to dig their way out of an early season hole without defensive end Stephon Tuitt. The team placed Tuitt on injured reserve on Tuesday, two days after Tuitt tore a pectoral muscle in the first quarter of a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers . The...

After delay, Sandusky resentencing set for early November

Oct. 15, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will learn next month what his new prison sentence will be for a 45-count child sexual abuse conviction. An order was filed Tuesday in Centre County that set Sandusky's resentencing for Nov. 8 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania....

Deliveryman alleges racial remark before stabbing death

Oct. 15, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A bicycle deliveryman accused in the stabbing death of a real estate developer during a traffic confrontation in Philadelphia last year alleges that the other man told him "I'm going to beat the black off you." The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that 22-year-old Michael White testified...

Pennsylvania expanding tax to more out-of-state corporations

Oct. 15, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania will start collecting corporate income taxes from companies that don't have offices, employees or property in the state, making it one of the last states to target such companies. Pennsylvania announced the change starting in the 2020 tax year through a tax bulletin...

Domestic dispute ends in lengthy standoff, officer shot

Oct. 15, 2019 7:50 AM EDT

LOWER SWATARA, Pa. (AP) — A lengthy standoff spurred by a domestic dispute in a Pennsylvania town ended with a police officer shot and a man facing charges. Lower Swatara police responded late Monday to a unit in a trailer park where a woman was reportedly being held against her will. When officers entered...

Woman in videotaped beach arrest files federal lawsuit

Oct. 15, 2019 6:26 AM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia woman whose violent arrest at a New Jersey beach was captured on video has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit. Emily Weinman is suing Wildwood and three police officers. She alleges police escalated the situation and lied to a grand jury about what happened on the beach...

Rivers' ball security among mounting problems for Chargers

Oct. 14, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A key to the Los Angeles Chargers' success last season was Philip Rivers taking care of the ball. With the Chargers having dropped two straight and four of five, Rivers' decision-making in big moments is one reason why they are one of six teams in the AFC with a 2-4 record. Rivers...

Despite loss, Eagles have hope in NFC East

Oct. 14, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The best thing that happened for the Philadelphia Eagles over the weekend took place in a different game between two other teams. After Kirk Cousins torched Philadelphia's depleted secondary and the Minnesota Vikings rolled to a 38-20 victory Sunday, the New York Jets knocked off the...