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5 firefighters injured battling apartment building blaze

Feb. 17, 2020 10:29 AM EST

RED LION, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say five firefighters were injured battling a blaze at an apartment building in Pennsylvania. Crews were called to the Hilltop Apartments in Red Lion at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday and quickly extinguished a basement fire, York County officials said. But fire crews then...

Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Huh)

For NBA players, a little rest now before a hectic finish

Feb. 17, 2020 10:23 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — And now, they rest. Until Thursday, anyway. That’s when the NBA comes back for a frantic eight-week sprint to the finish of the regular season, with teams having from anywhere between 25 and 29 games left to play before the 16-team field for the playoffs is filled and set. The...

Editorial Roundup:

Feb. 17, 2020 10:01 AM EST

Austin American-Statesman. February 14, 2020 Endorsement: Hegar in Dem primary With Beto O’Rourke passing on a bid for the U.S. Senate, a remarkably strong field of Democrats is vying for the chance to unseat Republican John Cornyn. The top tier of candidates includes MJ Hegar, the former Air Force...

This photo combo provided by Allentown Art Museum shows from left, before and after restoration of a painting called

Museum's Rembrandt knockoff turns out to be the real thing

Feb. 17, 2020 9:18 AM EST

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Thanks to modern technology and some expert detective work, a nearly 400-year-old painting that had long been attributed to an unknown artist in Rembrandt’s workshop has now been judged to have been a work of the Dutch master himself. For decades, the Allentown Art Museum...

Seminarian Daniel Rice, left, sits with classmates during a lesson on the Gospel of Luke at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Pa., on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Future Catholic priests remain unflinchingly optimistic despite scandals that have driven faithful from the pews. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

After abuse scandals, seminarians pledge to 'get it right'

Feb. 16, 2020 9:33 PM EST

WYNNEWOOD, Pa. (AP) — The seminarians walk along a hallway lined with photos of classes of priests who came before them. Some are pious alumni who have become their teachers and mentors; others climbed the Catholic hierarchy to be revered as bishops and cardinals. But there are others: Raymond Leneweaver,...

CORRECTS TO SECOND GOAL NOT THIRD GOAL AS A SCORING CHANGE TOOK AWAY HORNQVIST’S FIRST-PERIOD GOAL AND THAT SCORE WAS LATER CREDITED TO SAM LAFFERTY - Pittsburgh Penguins' Patric Hornqvist, center, celebrates his second goal of the team's NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings during the second period in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Hornqvist has 2 goals, assist and Pens top Red Wings 5-1

Feb. 16, 2020 5:05 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patric Hornqvist and the fourth line set the tone in another big win for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Hornqvist had two goals and an assist and the Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Sunday. “Sometimes you get lucky out there and you keep shooting and keep finding the back...

Man dies hours after being shot outside after-hours club

Feb. 16, 2020 4:12 PM EST

BRADDOCK, Pa. (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania say a man died hours after he was found shot outside an after-hours club near Pittsburgh. Allegheny County detectives say officers and paramedics in the borough of Braddock were called to the Sahara Temple after-hours club shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday....

Villanova's Collin Gillespie (2) goes up to shoot past Temple's J.P. Moorman II (4), Monty Scott (2) and Alani Moore II (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Gillespie leads No. 15 Villanova past Temple

Feb. 16, 2020 4:00 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Faced with a halftime deficit, Collin Gillespie and Villanova didn’t panic. Gillespie scored a season-high 29 points to lead No. 15 Villanova to a 76-56 comeback victory over Philadelphia rival Temple on Sunday. Jermaine Samuels added 13 points and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl had 10...

Brodeur scores 19 points, lifts Penn past Yale 69-61

Feb. 15, 2020 9:22 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur posted 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists as Penn topped Yale 69-61 on Saturday night. Max Martz had 12 points for Penn (13-8, 5-3 Ivy League). Devon Goodman added 10 points. Paul Atkinson had 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs (18-6, 6-2). Azar Swain added 13...

Armed robbery, shooting near campus leaves 2 students hurt

Feb. 15, 2020 5:52 PM EST

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — An armed robbery and shooting at a pair of addresses near a western Pennsylvania university campus left two students injured, one with a gunshot wound, authorities said. Indiana University of Pennsylvania said three males dressed in black clothing and wearing ski masks were involved in...