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Nets GM fined, suspended for entering refs locker room

Apr. 21, 2019 1:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 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 Dudley and...

Driver in hit-run crash that killed 2, injured 5 sought

Apr. 21, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are seeking a driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed two people and injured five others in northeast Philadelphia. Police say the Chevy Camaro was heading south on Bustleton Avenue at high speed when it struck a car stopped at a red light shortly before midnight Saturday. The...

2-vehicle crash in Pennsylvania kills 3

Apr. 21, 2019 11:18 AM EDT

ABBOTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a two-vehicle crash in central Pennsylvania killed three people. 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 lane and collided with an oncoming...

Police: Man exchanges gunfire with officers, shoots self

Apr. 21, 2019 10:33 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a man who fired on officers in northeast Philadelphia and then shot himself in the head after the officers returned fire has died. A police spokeswoman says officers in the city's Summerdale section were heading to a domestic dispute just after 6:30 p.m. Saturday when they...

Colonial-era fort site commemorated to guard legacy

Apr. 21, 2019 10:12 AM EDT

WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) — Just south of the Sheetz gas station off MacArthur Road, buried beneath about 4 feet of soil and rocky fill, likely lie the remnants of Fort Deshler, a more than 250-year-old encampment that protected Lehigh County settlers living in the harsh frontier. The fort was a refuge for...

Pennsylvania eyes retirement-savings plan for its portfolio

Apr. 21, 2019 10:12 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With Pennsylvania facing a wave of retirees leaving the workforce with no savings, top state officials are working to head off the financial blow. A task force organized by Treasurer Joe Torsella has spurred an effort that now has key state lawmakers writing legislation to create a...

Phillies get HRs from Harper, McCutchen to beat Rockies 8-5

Apr. 21, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Phil Gosselin grew up winning imaginary games for the Philadelphia Phillies. When his chance came as a major leaguer, the hometown kid came through. Gosselin hit a three-run double that put Philadelphia ahead for good, and the Phillies got homers from Bryce Harper and Andrew McCutchen in...

Michigan experts warn residents about spotted lanternflies

Apr. 21, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The bugs don't look so menacing when they're pinned to the bottom of a cardboard box. By some standards they are pretty, with speckled outer wings, long legs curved delicately inward, a bold splotch of red that flashes when they fly. In Michigan, they only appear this way: Dead,...

Burke, Monteiro help Union beat Impact 3-0

Apr. 21, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Cory Burke and Jamiro Monteiro each scored to help the Philadelphia beat the Montreal Impact 3-0 on Saturday for the Union's fourth win in their last five games. Burke stole a lazy pass near midfield and then took a few dribbles before blasting a roller from outside the area just inside...

Butler, Dudley tossed after Embiid's foul in 76ers-Nets game

Apr. 20, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Dudley didn't like the way Joel Embiid has been delivering fouls. Jimmy Butler didn't like the way Dudley tried to show it. They both ended up getting ejected Saturday after their reactions led to a scuffle. Butler and Dudley were thrown out in the third quarter of the Philadelphia...