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Longtime married couple die within minutes of each other

May. 3, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Family members say a Pennsylvania couple who had been married for almost 45 years died within minutes of each other. Clair "Cos" Vance had made daily visits to a care center where his 70-year-old wife, Jeanne, lived because of mobility and medical problems. But those visits stopped last...

Tigers' top pick Mize pitches no-hitter in Double-A debut

Apr. 30, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Detroit Tigers No. 1 draft pick Casey Mize pitched a no-hitter for the Erie SeaWolves in his Double-A debut Monday night. Mize threw 98 pitches while overpowering the Altoona Curve. He hit the first batter of the game but got a groundball double play. He struck out seven and walked one,...

$2M settlement to victim who priest made confess after abuse

Mar. 26, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has agreed to pay $2 million to a man who was sexually abused as a child by a priest who made him say confession after the assaults. The settlement with the Diocese of Erie was announced Tuesday by the victim's attorney, Mitchell Garabedian. The...