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Charges unlikely for riders who saw Philadelphia train rape

Oct. 20, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors pursuing the case against a man accused of raping a woman on a commuter train last week don’t anticipate charging fellow passengers for not intervening, a spokesperson for the suburban Philadelphia district attorney said. “It’s...

Neurologist arrested on federal charges in sex assault probe

Oct. 20, 2021 15:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A neurologist who already faces state rape charges in New York and New Jersey was arrested on federal charges Wednesday alleging he sexually abused pain management patients as he turned back rubs and hugs into gradually more invasive physical attacks. An...

Biden touts middle-class values of his $2T spending plan

Oct. 20, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden headed to his hometown Wednesday to highlight the middle class values of his $2 trillion domestic agenda package, now scaled back but still an unprecedented attempt to expand social services for millions as well as tackle the rising threat of climate...

A perfect example of the difficulties of NFL short weeks

Oct. 20, 2021 15:05 PM EDT

For those who oppose Thursday night NFL games, be it players, coaches, fans or bettors, this week is a perfect example of why. It's difficult enough to prepare for a Sunday game when you have key injuries, particularly at quarterback. And when both teams are uncertain...

NFL set to propose fix to race-norming in dementia testing

Oct. 20, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL is set to propose changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement on Wednesday after an outcry over test score adjustments known as “race-norming,” which make it harder for retired Black players to win dementia awards that average $500,000 or more. ...

Pitt rebooting again as Jeff Capel enters fourth season

Oct. 20, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Capel is entering his fourth season at Pittsburgh. It still sort of feels like the first. The Panthers have yet to post a winning record under Capel let alone reach the NCAA Tournament. They have shown a penchant for second-half fades, including a...

Court breathes new life into Harrisburg gun laws challenge

Oct. 20, 2021 12:37 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — People can sue to challenge a city’s gun restrictions even if they have not been charged with violating them, Pennsylvania’s highest court ruled Wednesday. A divided state Supreme Court said that Firearm Owners Against Crime and other...

Shapiro reports $10M in campaign cash for gubernatorial run

Oct. 20, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Democratic candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, has just over $10 million on hand in his campaign account ahead of next year's election, his campaign said Wednesday. Shapiro’s campaign finances have...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Oct. 20, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Oct. 17, 2021. Editorial: Time to rein in quid pro quo culture of Harrisburg The culture of Harrisburg would be best described as “clubby.” After legislative sessions at the State Capitol on Third Street, lawmakers and...

Tuesday's Scores

Oct. 20, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Ada-Borup def. Climax/Fisher, 25-27, 25-13, 23-25, 25-12, 15-3 Alden-Conger def. Randolph, 24-26, 25-21, 25-11, 18-25, 16-14 Andover def. Osseo, 25-23, 23-25, 25-20, 25-22 Annandale def....