Latest Pennsylvania News

Bystanders rescue woman from SUV in river

Apr. 22, 2019 6:21 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bystanders saved a woman from drowning after she apparently drove her SUV into a river in Philadelphia. The Easter rescue was captured on video Sunday afternoon on the Schuylkill River. Jennifer Kelly told WCAU-TV one person jumped into the water after the vehicle accelerated and...

Country star, Titans coach talk about NFL draft in Nashville

Apr. 22, 2019 3:55 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music star Tim McGraw watched as Philadelphia hosted the NFL draft in 2017 with more than 250,000 people on hand and immediately had a vision of how to make the three-day event even better. Bring it to Nashville and add the Music City touch. "My first thought was, 'Man I'd...

A baseball branding bonanza, and 2 guys helping it happen

Apr. 22, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — On a spring evening in eastern Pennsylvania, upon a bluff overlooking the Lehigh Valley, a carnival of baseball and pork products is at hand. From loudspeakers, swine-like sounds reverberate. Vendors roam the stands in clothing festooned with outsized strips of bacon. And yes, there...

LEADING OFF: Yelich crunching Cards, Sale slump, deGrom OK?

Apr. 22, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: DON'T PITCH TO HIM NL MVP Christian Yelich gets yet another chance to feast on St. Louis pitching when the Brewers visit Busch Stadium. The teams have already played seven times this season — Yelich has eight home runs and 19 RBIs in those matchups, going...

Nets GM fined $25K, suspended for entering refs' locker room

Apr. 21, 2019 10:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nets general manager Sean Marks was suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 by the NBA on Sunday for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff series. The Nets lost 112-108 on Saturday in a game in which Brooklyn's Jared...

Gray, Rockies beat Phillies 4-1 for 6th win in 7 games

Apr. 21, 2019 8:44 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray found a way to dispense with all the traffic on the bases. Pitching out of trouble when he had to, Gray threw six scoreless innings, Tony Wolters had a two-run double and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 Sunday for their sixth win in seven games. "I'm just...

Syndergaard battered despite gift homer, Cards top Mets 6-4

Apr. 21, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Noah Syndergaard has found his health, and even a little bit of luck at the plate, but he's still off to a vexing start to the season. Paul Goldschmidt drove in two runs and Syndergaard hit a home run with Dexter Fowler's help, but he struggled on the mound as the St. Louis Cardinals beat...

Flyers remove statue of late singer Kate Smith

Apr. 21, 2019 7:40 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team's arena Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless America." "The NHL principle 'Hockey is for Everyone' is at the heart...

Posey ends long homerless drought, Giants edge Pirates 3-2

Apr. 21, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Buster Posey kept insisting the longest homerless drought of his career wasn't weighing on him even as days turned into weeks and weeks stretched into months. The San Francisco Giants catcher believed if he simply kept showing up for work, then the ball would eventually find its way over...

2-vehicle crash in Pennsylvania kills 3

Apr. 21, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

ABBOTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two of the three people killed in a two-vehicle crash in central Pennsylvania. The York County coroner's office says a vehicle heading east on Route 30 just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday in Paradise Township reportedly crossed into the westbound...