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Castellanos scores 10th goal, NYCFC tops Crew 1-0

Aug. 21, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Valentín Castellanos scored in the 36th minute, Sean Johnson got his seventh shutout of the season and New York City FC beat the Columbus Crew 1-0 on Wednesday night. New York (12-5-8) won for the fifth time in seven games to move within a point of Eastern Conference leaders...

Corbin pitches 8 scoreless, Nationals beat Pirates 11-1

Aug. 21, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Corbin gave the Nationals another stellar outing in his first season in Washington. Corbin, signed to a six-year, $140 million deal last winter, pitched eight scoreless innings to remain unbeaten in more than two months, and Asdrúbal Cabrera had a three-run home run in a...

Priest accused of stealing nearly $100K from parish

Aug. 21, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

DOWNINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania Roman Catholic priest is accused of stealing nearly $100,000 from his parish and spending it on a beach house and men he met on dating apps. The Chester County District Attorney's Office says 56-year-old Monsignor Joseph McLoone was arrested Wednesday for theft from...

Wild hire Bill Guerin as new general manager

Aug. 21, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

The Minnesota Wild have hired Bill Guerin, who won two Stanley Cups as a player and two more titles in the front office with the Pittsburgh Penguins, as their new general manager. Guerin was announced Wednesday as the fourth GM in the team's 19-year history, three weeks after predecessor Paul Fenton was fired by...

Lawyer: Philly female officers who sued will be protected

Aug. 21, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two female police officers whose sexual harassment lawsuit led Philadelphia's police commissioner to resign have received promises from the city they won't be retaliated against or endure more transfers while the case plays out. Cpl. Audra McCowan and Patrol Officer Jennifer Allen say...

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Aug. 21, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: Fireworks confounding Legislature The Altoona Mirror Aug. 18 Pennsylvania lawmakers still are trying to think of ways to undo the Legislature's shortsightedness and narrow-mindedness when they passed a law in October 2017 to...

The Latest: Lawyer: Officers who sued will be protected

Aug. 21, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Philadelphia Police Commissioner (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A lawyer for two police officers whose sexual harassment lawsuit led Philadelphia's police commissioner to resign says the city has promised both women they won't be retaliated against or endure more transfers....

Pirates place Chris Archer on IL with shoulder inflammation

Aug. 21, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Archer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation, one day after being removed following the first inning of his start against the Washington Nationals. Pirates director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk said Archer will not throw for at least a week,...

Sometimes losing teams enjoy LLWS consolation games the most

Aug. 21, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The bleachers at Volunteer Stadium were nearly full when Kentucky took on Australia, but to outfielder Jackson Idlett, the whole thing felt low key. The pressure was off for the Monday morning game, and the butterflies had settled. Both teams were out of the running for the...

Police: Fired worker at poultry plant kills boss, himself

Aug. 21, 2019 2:47 PM EDT

NEW OXFORD, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a recently fired employee at a poultry processing facility returned to the business, shot and killed his former boss and then himself. Officers with the Eastern Adams Regional Police Department were dispatched to Plainville Farms distribution facility in...