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Man who allegedly hid out in ex's attic faces charges

Apr. 24, 2019 8:51 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man who had allegedly been hiding out in the attic of his ex-girlfriend's Pittsburgh home is facing burglary charges. Authorities say the woman found 31-year-old Cary Cocuzzi in her bedroom Saturday. They say she had a protection from abuse order against him. Cocuzzi allegedly grabbed...

Woman killed when she falls into meat grinder at work

Apr. 24, 2019 7:55 AM EDT

MUNCY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was killed when she fell into a meat grinder at a processing plant in northern Pennsylvania. It's not clear what caused the accident at the Economy Locker Storage Company in Muncy. The Lycoming County coroner's office says 35-year-old Jill Greninger apparently fell...

Ex-mayor in federal pay-to-play scheme faces sentencing

Apr. 24, 2019 6:07 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Pennsylvania mayor convicted of exchanging public works contracts for campaign contributions is set to be sentenced as part of a federal pay-to-play investigation that led to raids of two city halls a week apart. Vaughn Spencer, the Democratic mayor of Reading from 2012 until...

76ers season has gone south with each visit to Toronto

Apr. 24, 2019 2:55 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 76ers have gone south in Toronto. Sixers coach Brett Brown wants the season series to come with an asterisk. Sure, the Raptors went 3-1 against the Sixers, but Philadelphia has evolved thanks to a pair of splashy trades this season that could skew the perception that Toronto has...

Dyson's dive gets run on review, D-backs beat Pirates 2-1

Apr. 23, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jarrod Dyson watched the ball hit the dirt and bolted for home, an impressive read by the veteran speedster. He saw the play at plate better than some, too. Dyson slid around catcher Francisco Cervelli and signaled that he was safe, but he was only credited with the go-ahead run after a...

Simmons, Embiid usher 76ers past Nets and into 2nd round

Apr. 23, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid showed no mercy. He buried a 3-pointer that gave the 76ers a 24-point lead and waved his arms like a boss, exhorting an already jacked crowd to get louder. Philly obeyed its most popular player and went wild — and the All-Star center believes the good times have only...

Wheeler homers, strikes out 11 as Mets rout Phillies 9-0

Apr. 23, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Power pitching, that's what the New York Mets hope to get from Zack Wheeler. But power hitting? Wheeler connected for his first major league home run and struck out 11 in seven sharp innings as the Mets handed the Philadelphia Phillies their fifth loss in six games, 9-0 on Tuesday night....

Leonard has 27 as Raptors rout Magic 115-96, clinch series

Apr. 23, 2019 11:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors turned in another dominant defensive effort, extending their playoff winning streak to a team-record four and clinching a berth in the second round. Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points, Pascal Siakam added 24 and the Raptors routed the Orlando Magic 115-96 on Tuesday night,...

Defense order of the day for 1st round of NFL draft

Apr. 23, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — We learned during the 2018 season that offense is beloved by NFL teams (and fans). We also learned that defense, as performed by the Patriots in the Super Bowl, carries away the Lombardi Trophy. This year's draft, which begins Thursday night, is stocked with defenders who can be...

Bill Cosby fighting $1M a month legal bill in arbitration

Apr. 23, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fee dispute between actor Bill Cosby and one of the many law firms hired to address his legal problems shows the Los Angeles firm alone was billing Cosby $1 million a month in the run-up to his first sex assault trial. The imprisoned Cosby is challenging a California arbitration award...