- Asher bounces back, but Phillies fall 9-4 to Padres Updated: Aug-30-15 6:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Alec Asher showed he can recover from a slow start.
- Shields leads Padres past Phillies 9-4 Updated: Aug-30-15 6:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA - James Shields ended his road skid, and the Padres finally beat the Phillies.
- Tokyo wins Little League title, beating Lewisberry 19-11 Updated: Aug-30-15 6:21 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Tokyo won the Little League World Series on Sunday, pounding out 22 hits and overcoming an eight-run first-inning deficit to beat Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, 18-11.
- Morton struggles as Rockies beat Pirates 5-0 Updated: Aug-30-15 6:18 pm
PITTSBURGH - Charlie Morton cruised through three no-hit innings Sunday. But, as often happens to the Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander, his outing unraveled in the fourth.
- De La Rosa dominates as Rockies beat Pirates 5-0 Updated: Aug-30-15 6:08 pm
PITTSBURGH - Jorge De La Rosa was happy with the game's outcome but a little embarrassed by how his day ended.
- Nelson Shanks, painter of presidents and royalty, dies at 77 Updated: Aug-30-15 4:39 pm
ANDALUSIA, Pennsylvania - Nelson Shanks, a painter renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to a pope to royalty, has died. He was 77.
- 1 shot, 1 assaulted in melee outside apartment complex Updated: Aug-30-15 4:35 pm
INDIANA, Pennsylvania - Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a one man was shot and another assaulted during a melee outside a western Pennsylvania apartment complex that offers off-campus housing to Indiana University of Pennsylvania students.
- Police officer shot in chest, leg, discharged from hospital Updated: Aug-30-15 4:13 pm
NORWOOD, Pennsylvania - Authorities say a Philadelphia-area police officer has been discharged from a hospital after being shot while answering an early morning call about a man believed to be suicidal.
- Texas beats Mexico 6-4 in Little League consolation game Updated: Aug-30-15 1:17 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Issac Garcia hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to help Pearland, Texas, beat Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 6-4 in Sunday's consolation game of the Little League World Series.
- Called to religious life, but not a priestly one Updated: Aug-30-15 12:10 pm
SCRANTON, Pennsylvania - John Baldino heard the calling to religious life. It just took time to recognize where it beckoned.
- Woman stabbed to death in western Pennsylvania apartment Updated: Aug-30-15 10:30 am
NEW BRIGHTON, Pennsylvania - Authorities say a man was taken into custody after a woman was stabbed to death during an altercation at a western Pennsylvania apartment building.
- Bradford shines in Eagles' 39-26 win over Packers; Cobb hurt Updated: Aug-30-15 12:58 am
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - Injuries are piling up in the preseason for the Green Bay Packers. Receiver Randall Cobb was the latest star to get hurt.
- Rusin bounces back but Rockies fall to Pirates 4-3 Updated: Aug-29-15 11:41 pm
PITTSBURGH - Chris Rusin didn't even look at the tape. The struggling Colorado Rockies left-hander didn't need video evidence to remind him of the worst start of his career.
- Fagundez youngest to 25 goals, Revolution beat Union 1-0 Updated: Aug-29-15 9:33 pm
- Pennsylvania beats Texas 3-2 at Little League World Series Updated: Aug-29-15 7:30 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - It's safe to say 12-year-old Chayton Krauss had never before caused 46,000 people around him to erupt into screams of euphoria.
- Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia Updated: Aug-29-15 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around the city to promote fuel conservation and positive body image.
- California couple charged in 2002 murder of Pennsylvania man Updated: Aug-29-15 4:46 pm
STROUDSBURG, Pennsylvania - A California man and woman have been charged with the killing and dismemberment of a northeastern Pennsylvania man more than 13 years ago.
- Pitt back James Conner looking to become finished product Updated: Aug-29-15 4:44 pm
PITTSBURGH - The quote is saved on James Conner's phone, a permanent reminder of the stakes. He sees it whenever he logs in, meaning the running back's eyes glaze over it dozens of times a day. Its presence is comforting in a way, a mental security blanket just in case the Pittsburgh star begins to get ahead of himself.
- Japan beats Mexico 1-0 at Little League World Series Updated: Aug-29-15 4:35 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Yugo Aoki singled for Tokyo's first hit in the seventh inning, and then scored on a fielder's choice to help Japan beat Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 1-0 on Saturday for a spot in the championship game of the Little League World Series.
- Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rival Updated: Aug-29-15 1:16 pm
EASTON, Pennsylvania - A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense in his upcoming trial in the stabbing death of a friend who was dating his ex-girlfriend.
- Ex-treasurer admits to stealing $65,000 from teachers union Updated: Aug-29-15 1:05 pm
CHARLEROI, Pennsylvania - The former treasurer of a western Pennsylvania teachers union has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $65,000 from the organization's emergency strike fund.
- Grieving pet owners find loving support Updated: Aug-29-15 12:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Amy Defibaugh was teaching her "Death and Dying" comparative-religion course at Temple University when her beloved 14-year-old border collie, Macey, died.
- Daughter of slain store owner finds calling through tragedy Updated: Aug-29-15 12:17 pm
YORK, Pennsylvania - The final violent act of a domestic abuser Alecia Armold never even met devastated her family. But in picking up the pieces, Armold has found what she suspects is her true calling:
- Man who fled halfway house convicted of 3rd-degree murder Updated: Aug-29-15 11:11 am
PITTSBURGH - A man who escaped from a halfway house while serving a drunken driving sentence has been convicted of third-degree murder in a stabbing death outside a bar last summer.
- Trial date set for teacher charged with witness intimidation Updated: Aug-29-15 9:44 am
PITTSBURGH - Trial is scheduled Oct. 22 for a western Pennsylvania teacher accused of having intimidated a student who alleged that another teacher had sex with her.