- Cardinals hit 5 home runs in 10-3 win over Phillies Updated: May-02-16 11:23 pm
ST. LOUIS - Adam Wainwright pitched six innings and hit a three-run home run - the first of five for St. Louis - as the Cardinals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.
- Penguins top Capitals 3-2 to take 2-1 series lead Updated: May-02-16 11:06 pm
PITTSBURGH - Patric Hornqvist and Tom Kuhnhackl scored a minute apart in the first period, Matt Murray stopped 47 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins took control of their Eastern Conference semifinal with a 3-2 win in Game 3 on Monday.
- 7 Philadelphia child welfare workers fired for false reports Updated: May-02-16 10:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania officials say several Philadelphia child welfare workers have been fired in connection with false reports about home visits.
- Hammel goes to 4-0, Rizzo hits 2 doubles in Cubs' win Updated: May-02-16 10:33 pm
- McDavid among finalists for Calder Trophy as NHL top rookie Updated: May-02-16 8:40 pm
NEW YORK - Edmonton forward Connor McDavid, Philadelphia defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere and Chicago forward Artemi Panarin are the finalists for the Calder Trophy for the NHL's top rookie.
- Harrison plans to play in 2016, Steelers re-sign Gradkowski Updated: May-02-16 8:28 pm
PITTSBURGH - Looks like there's still a little fuel left James Harrison's tank after all.
- New Jersey man convicted in 1989 Philadelphia murders Updated: May-02-16 7:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A New Jersey man was convicted Monday and sentenced to life in prison in the deaths of two Philadelphia women more than a quarter-century ago.
- Vision-impaired retired doctor works with teacher to sculpt Updated: May-02-16 6:14 pm
GREENVILLE, Pennsylvania - Over a local career of more than 50 years, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert Baker fine-tuned his hands for the delicate work that comes with a scalpel.
- Child, man, killed, 7 others hurt in collision on road Updated: May-02-16 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Police say a man has died from injuries in a Philadelphia crash that earlier killed a child and sent seven other people - three of them children - to hospitals.
- George Weymouth, artist who hid Wyeth's 'Helga' works, dies Updated: May-02-16 6:13 pm
CHADDS FORD, Pennsylvania - George Weymouth, a museum founder, conservationist and artist who for years helped hide a secret cache of Andrew Wyeth's "Helga" portraits, has died.
- School bus, vehicle collide in eastern Pennsylvania Updated: May-02-16 5:40 pm
SINKING SPRING, Pennsylvania - Authorities say a school bus and a car were involved in a crash in eastern Pennsylvania, sending the car driver and 17 students to the hospital, but no major injuries were reported.
- Bovine TB found in southeastern Indiana beef cattle herd Updated: May-02-16 5:26 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana officials say a beef cattle herd in southeastern Indiana will be destroyed after the disease was found in six steers at a Pennsylvania slaughterhouse.
- Prosecutors: Ex-wrestler's attorney won't hand over report Updated: May-02-16 5:15 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - Prosecutors are asking an eastern Pennsylvania judge to force former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka's defense to hand over a psychologist's report in advance of a hearing on whether he's competent to stand trial.
- Man convicted in girlfriend's college dorm beating death Updated: May-02-16 5:07 pm
LANCASTER, Pennsylvania - A man who told authorities he got into a fight with his college freshman girlfriend over spilled noodles was convicted Monday of beating and strangling her last year in Pennsylvania.
- Grocery store owner pleads guilty in food stamp scheme Updated: May-02-16 4:39 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a Philadelphia man has admitted stealing more than $1.2 million through a food stamp scheme.
- Trial opens in sisters' slaying; defense calls cops 'sloppy' Updated: May-02-16 3:51 pm
PITTSBURGH - DNA and video surveillance evidence strongly suggest a Pittsburgh man killed his neighbors, who were both sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker, a prosecutor said Monday as the double-murder trial began.
- Jury selection begins in Rep. Chaka Fattah's corruption case Updated: May-02-16 3:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Jury selection has begun in the federal corruption trial of Democratic U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah.
- Give peace a chance? Say it, don't spray it, tagger told Updated: May-02-16 3:37 pm
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh police are fine with giving peace a chance, as long as you say it and don't spray it.
- FBI returns to home of man linked to $500M Boston art heist Updated: May-02-16 3:24 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Federal authorities returned on Monday to search the Connecticut property of a reputed mobster suspecting of having knowledge about the largest art heist in U.S. history.
- News conference to make UPMC Jameson affiliation official Updated: May-02-16 2:44 pm
NEW CASTLE, Pennsylvania - Officials with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Jameson Health System have formally announced their merger.
- Pennsylvania to add 70 mph speed limit to nearly 800 miles Updated: May-02-16 2:20 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Motorists will get to go faster, up to 70 mph, on nearly 1,000 miles of Pennsylvania highway once transportation crews complete work they began this week posting signs with the new speed limit.
- Capitals defenseman Orpik thinks 3-game suspension is fair Updated: May-02-16 2:11 pm
PITTSBURGH - Brooks Orpik was trying to be physical. Yet the instant the Washington Capitals defenseman made contact with Pittsburgh defenseman Olli Maatta's head early in Game 2 on Saturday night, Orpik knew he had crossed a sometimes vague line between aggressive and illegal.
- Jerry Sandusky presses appeal, wants to question witnesses Updated: May-02-16 2:06 pm
BELLEFONTE, Pennsylvania - Jerry Sandusky's effort to get his child molestation convictions thrown out ran into tough questioning Monday from a judge who voiced doubt about defense lawyers are entitled to question witnesses - including some of the former Penn State assistant football coach's victims.
- DA: Officer will be cited in cat shooting; no other charges Updated: May-02-16 12:49 pm
EASTON, Pennsylvania - An eastern Pennsylvania prosecutor says a police officer who shot and killed a cat will be cited for cruelty to animals but won't face other charges.
- School placed on lockdown after bullets found in bathroom Updated: May-02-16 11:21 am
EMMAUS, Pennsylvania - Officials say an eastern Pennsylvania high school was placed on lockdown after two bullets were found in a bathroom, but authorities determined that they were left by someone who hoped to cause an early dismissal.