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Trio sparks Drexel to 63-41 romp over Elon

Jan. 16, 2020 10:05 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Camren Wynter tossed in 27 points and James Butler and Zach Walton posted double-doubles as Drexel rolled past Elon 63-41 on Thursday night. Wynter buried 10 of 14 shots from the floor for the Dragons (11-8, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Association) and added five assists. Butler finished with...

Man sentenced for killing girlfriend's 4-year-old son

Jan. 6, 2020 5:41 PM EST

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man who admitted that he killed his girlfriend's 4-year-old son was sentenced Monday to 30 to 60 years in prison. WTAE-TV reported that Keith Jordan Lambing, 22, of Butler, was sentenced one week after he pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and assault. The boy...

Butler carries Drexel over Delaware 61-55

Jan. 3, 2020 9:38 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Butler had 10 points and 16 rebounds to carry Drexel to a 61-55 win over Delaware on Friday night. Camren Wynter had 18 points for Drexel (9-7, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Conference). Ryan Allen had 13 points for the Fightin' Blue Hens (11-5, 1-2). Dylan Painter added 10 points and...

Man pleads guilty in death of girlfriend's 4-year-old son

Dec. 31, 2019 3:01 PM EST

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man admitted Monday that he killed his girlfriend's 4-year-old son nearly three years ago and has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and assault. Sentencing for Keith Jordan Lambing, 22, of Butler, is likely to be imposed early next week. The victim bled to death after...

Miami Heat's Kendrick Nunn (25) goes up for a shot past Philadelphia 76ers' Al Horford (42) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Heat hold on late, end 76ers' unbeaten start at home

Dec. 18, 2019 10:53 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Perfect home record at stake, a game down to the wire, and the Philadelphia 76ers sure could have used Jimmy Butler in the clutch, just like he was for them so many times last season. The Heat were glad to have the All-Star on their side -- and Butler did enough to help spoil the...

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet CEO, founder dies at 61

Dec. 3, 2019 3:34 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The founder and CEO of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet has died at the age of 61. A statement from the company’s board of directors says Mark Butler died unexpectedly Sunday while spending time with his family for Thanksgiving. Butler founded the outlet chain with Mort Bernstein,...

Butler leads Drexel past Division III Rosemont College 84-51

Nov. 25, 2019 5:24 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Butler had 20 points and 10 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season and Drexel routed Division III opponent Rosemont College 84-51 on Monday. Butler shot 9 for 12 from the field, and the Dragons opened the second half on a 12-0 run. Matey Juric had 16 points for Drexel...

Philadelphia 76ers' Josh Richardson (0) reacts after a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Richardson scores 32 to lead 76ers past Butler, Heat

Nov. 23, 2019 11:48 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler’s return to Philadelphia could be summed up in three letters: B-O-O. Josh Richardson scored 32 points and the 76ers led from start to finish in a 113-86 victory over Butler and the Miami Heat on Saturday night. Butler struggled to 11 points, missing nine of 13 field...

Ex-police chief who stole heroin sentenced to probation

Nov. 21, 2019 6:35 AM EST

ELIZABETH, Pa. (AP) — A former police chief in western Pennsylvania who admitted stealing thousands of small bags of heroin and fentanyl from his department's evidence room is not going to prison. A judge on Wednesday sentenced former 43-year-old Timothy Butler to about four years of probation and 325...

Former police chief who stole heroin avoids jail time

Nov. 20, 2019 12:18 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former Pennsylvania police chief who pleaded guilty to stealing heroin from his department’s evidence room has avoided jail time. WPXI-TV reports that Tim Butler was sentenced Wednesday to 45 months of probation and 325 hours of community service. Butler is the former police...