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Manager drives from New York to Pennsylvania to return keys

Nov. 19, 2019 8:00 AM EST

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) — A bagel shop manager in New York drove to Pennsylvania to return a key fob that a customer had left in his shop on Long Island. Diana Chong drove off from Bagels 101 on Saturday with her family for a pre-Thanksgiving celebration in Honesdale. After parking in Pennsylvania, she...

Philadelphia mother accused of killing quadriplegic daughter

Nov. 19, 2019 7:39 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia woman has been charged with murder in the death of her adult quadriplegic daughter. Authorities say 63-year-old Yelena Nezhikhovskaya is also charged with false reporting and drug delivery resulting in death stemming from the death of her 32-year-old daughter, Yulia. She...

Carmelo aims to knock off rust, knock down shots for Blazers

Nov. 19, 2019 2:29 AM EST

Plenty has changed since Carmelo Anthony last played an NBA game. Zion Williamson had just made his Duke debut. Kyrie Irving had said only a month earlier he planned to re-sign in Boston. There’s been turnover all over the league — including a blockbuster trade between Anthony’s last two...

Xavier Johnson's strong second half leads Pitt over Monmouth

Nov. 18, 2019 10:40 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After a promising first season under head coach Jeff Capel in 2018-19, Pitt’s offense has started his second in a prolonged slump. Despite returning three of their top four scorers, the Panthers entered play on Monday shooting 38.7% from the floor, down almost three percent from a...

Bill on handling of fetal remains passes Pennsylvania House

Nov. 18, 2019 8:55 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A proposal to require the burial or cremation of fetal remains that end up in possession of a health care facility passed a divided Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Monday after an impassioned debate. The bill, which Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has vowed to veto, was modeled on...

Philadelphia Eagles to host HS football game after shooting

Nov. 18, 2019 8:07 PM EST

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have offered to host a high school football game that was interrupted by a shooting that left a 10-year-old boy in critical condition. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association says in a release Monday that the game between Pleasantville...

Much blame to spread around for Eagles’ poor offense

Nov. 18, 2019 7:55 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Poor throws. Dropped passes. Missed blocks. Questionable play-calling. It’s all contributed to an ineffective, inconsistent offense that has plagued the Philadelphia Eagles through 10 games. The Eagles (5-5) couldn’t do much against the New England Patriots in a 17-10 loss...

Who’s left? Steelers running out of players and time

Nov. 18, 2019 7:45 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The chaotic ending will live on in infamy. The carnage that came before it, however, could have just as significant an impact on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season. The ugly confrontation between Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett and Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph on the final...

$9.50 minimum wage bill advances in Pennsylvania Legislature

Nov. 18, 2019 7:11 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A compromise package to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage for the first time since 2009 began advancing in the Legislature on Monday, up against a deadline for Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to relent on his effort to extend overtime pay eligibility to thousands of workers. A Senate...

Sunday hunting days poised to become law in Pennsylvania

Nov. 18, 2019 6:21 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf will sign legislation allowing hunting on three Sundays a year in Pennsylvania. The Senate voted 38-11 on Wednesday, the bill’s last hurdle before it heads to Wolf’s desk. The bill permits Sunday hunting one day during rifle deer season, one during...