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Sidney Crosby to miss Tampa Bay game with upper-body injury

Nov. 15, 2018 11:56 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will miss Thursday night's game against Tampa Bay due to an upper-body injury. The team disclosed the injury on Wednesday when Crosby skipped practice. Crosby worked out before his teammates hit the ice on Thursday for their pregame skate. Coach...

WWII pilot's remains coming home, set for Arlington burial

Nov. 15, 2018 11:22 AM EST

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The remains of an Air Force pilot from Pennsylvania whose plane crashed off the coast of Croatia during World War II are coming home. The Defense Department's POW/MIA Accounting Agency said Wednesday that the remains of Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Eugene P. Ford will be buried on Dec. 4 in...

Official: Man fatally beat girlfriend for suspected cheating

Nov. 15, 2018 10:16 AM EST

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Pennsylvania man kicked and beat his girlfriend to death because he was convinced she was cheating on him. KYW-TV reports 53-year-old Mark Turner, of East Pikeland Township, has been charged with the murder of 45-year-old Rachel Yeager. Chester County District Attorney...

Wintry mix could coat Pennsylvania with rain, sleet, snow

Nov. 15, 2018 9:54 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvanians are dealing with their first taste of wintry weather this season. A mix of rain, sleet and snow had started falling across some areas of the state by late Thursday morning. Forecasters say anywhere from a coating to 3 inches of snow could fall overall, and a light glaze...

Teen accused killing mother, brother will be tried as adult

Nov. 15, 2018 8:17 AM EST

NEW STANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania teenager accused of killing his mother and younger brother in their home will be tried as an adult. A judge ruled Wednesday that the community would be at risk if 16-year-old Jacob Remaley was prosecuted in the juvenile court system. The youth faces first-degree...

Zach Ertz on record-setting pace for tight ends

Nov. 15, 2018 3:38 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zach Ertz caught the go-ahead touchdown pass in Philadelphia's victory over New England in the Super Bowl and hasn't stopped making receptions. Ertz is on pace to have a record-setting season for tight ends. Carson Wentz's favorite target has 75 catches for 789 yards and five touchdowns...

30-foot inflatable cheese sculpture docks in Pittsburgh

Nov. 15, 2018 12:40 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh restaurant and a food recovery nonprofit have partnered to bring a travelling inflatable cheese wedge to the city's rivers. The 30-foot sculpture launched Wednesday and will float along the river to raise awareness for hunger in the region. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review...

Towns, Wiggins shine as Timberwolves top Pelicans 107-100

Nov. 15, 2018 12:36 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins are the main men in Minnesota again, and on Wednesday night they gave the Timberwolves exactly what they needed for a big win. Towns had 25 points and 16 rebounds, Wiggins scored 23 and Minnesota improved to 2-0 since trading Jimmy Butler with a...

John hits career-best 8 3s; Drexel routs Bryn Athyn 118-41

Nov. 14, 2018 9:56 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trevor John had career highs with eight 3-pointers and 26 points to lead Drexel to a 118-41 rout of Division III Bryn Athyn on Wednesday night for its first win of the season. John, a 6-foot-3 graduate transfer from Cal Poly, was 8-of-10 shooting from long range and made both free...

Senate GOP wants Democrat to prove she meets residency rule

Nov. 14, 2018 9:53 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans who control Pennsylvania's Senate want a Democrat who is the apparent winner in the race for an open suburban Pittsburgh seat to prove she meets the residency requirement to serve in the chamber, senators said Wednesday. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, R-Centre, said...