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Przybylko has goal, 2 assists, Union drop DC 3-1

Aug. 24, 2019 9:49 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Kacper Przybylko had a goal and two assists in a dominant first half and the Philadelphia Union defeated D.C. United 3-1 on Saturday night. Przybylko scored his 12th goal from point-blank range off a cross from Kail Wagner five minutes in and the Union (14-8-6) were never challenged as...

Strip down, saddle up: Naked bikers hit Philadelphia streets

Aug. 24, 2019 9:30 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of bicyclists have been caught with their pants down — and their shirts and underwear off, too. The cyclists gathered in a Philadelphia park on Saturday to disrobe before saddling up and setting off on the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride. About 3,000 riders pedal a 10-mile...

Strip down, saddle up: Naked bikers hit Philadelphia streets

Aug. 24, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of bicyclists have been caught with their pants down — and their shirts and underwear off, too. The cyclists gathered in a Philadelphia park on Saturday to disrobe before saddling up and setting off on the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride. About 3,000 riders pedal a 10-mile...

Court dismisses police union lawsuit over problem cops list

Aug. 23, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Philadelphia's police union over a list of officers who prosecutors have tried to keep off the witness stand because of alleged wrongdoing. The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas earlier this week dismissed the suit filed last year by the...

Couple says hospital misplaced remains of miscarried baby

Aug. 23, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A couple says a suburban Philadelphia hospital misplaced the remains of their miscarried baby. Tiffany Griffin and Chad Greaves filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming Bryn Mawr Hospital mistakenly gave a funeral home Griffin's placenta to cremate instead of the baby's remains. Seventeen days...

Trace McSorley impresses in Ravens' 26-15 win over Eagles

Aug. 22, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trace McSorley will be too valuable for special teams with performances like this. The rookie quarterback threw for 203 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a score, helping the Baltimore Ravens beat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-15 Thursday night for their 16th straight preseason...

Ravens-Eagles lightning delay in 4th quarter

Aug. 22, 2019 10:23 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens-Philadelphia Eagles game has been delayed because of lightning with 11:43 left in the fourth quarter. The Ravens are leading 26-15 in a game dominated by backup quarterbacks on Thursday night. Trace McSorley started for the Ravens and tossed two touchdown passes and...

Factory owner fined more than $1M in OSHA retaliation case

Aug. 22, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia factory owner found guilty of retaliating against employees who cooperated with federal safety inspectors has been ordered to pay more than $1 million in back wages and punitive damages. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that a judge ordered the fine earlier this...

Witnesses recalled plane was low, wings tipping before crash

Aug. 22, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

HATBORO, Pa. (AP) — Witnesses told investigators that a small plane was flying low, its wings were tipping and the engine was very loud before it crashed into the backyard of a suburban Philadelphia home earlier this month. All three on board — a husband, wife and their 19-year-old daughter —...

Pennsylvania OKs $3.8M to treat chemicals in drinking water

Aug. 22, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is marshaling more money to help pay for better water treatment in suburban Philadelphia communities where testing has shown tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets, firefighting foam and fast-food wrappers....