- Mets get Cespedes at trade deadline Updated: Jul-31-15 8:57 pm
NEW YORK - The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas.
- Hurley hits the ground running with Sun Devils Updated: Jul-31-15 8:10 pm
TEMPE, Arizona - Bobby Hurley's arrival at Arizona State created a buzz in the desert and drew national attention to a program often overshadowed by its rival to the south.
- Pirates acquire starter Happ, 1B Morse in trades Updated: Jul-31-15 8:08 pm
CINCINNATI - The Pittsburgh Pirates didn't enter the final 24 hours before the trade deadline looking for a starting pitcher. The state of A.J. Burnett's elbow quickly made them change their mind.
- Ex-teacher charged with having sex with 13-year-old student Updated: Jul-31-15 7:50 pm
FRACKVILLE, Pennsylvania - A former teacher charged Friday with having sex with a 13-year-old student left a note in her sixth-grade classroom that said, in part, "I need help - a lot of help," according to police.
- Cellmate accused of killing Choctaw politician denied bond Updated: Jul-31-15 7:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A cellmate charged with murdering a Choctaw tribal member is jailed without bond.
- Judge deems gay couple as spouses after 1 partner's death Updated: Jul-31-15 5:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A judge has recognized a 2001 same-sex union as a common-law marriage in Pennsylvania even though one partner died before gay marriage became legal, a ruling that has family lawyers across the state buzzing about the potential implications.
- Philadelphia commute slowed by bus crash, subway disruption Updated: Jul-31-15 5:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia's rush-hour commute is getting back to normal after a traffic-snarling subway suspension and bus accident.
- The Latest: Cespedes, Haren, Revere traded at MLB's deadline Updated: Jul-31-15 5:04 pm
NEW YORK - Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball hits a deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern):
- Panepinto files signatures in independent run for high court Updated: Jul-31-15 4:59 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A Philadelphia judge says he's submitted more than 28,000 signatures to the Pennsylvania Department of State in an effort to become the first independent or minor-party candidate to make the state Supreme Court ballot in more than two decades.
- Man gets 19 years for recording girl, 4, while he was naked Updated: Jul-31-15 4:56 pm
PITTSBURGH - A western Pennsylvania man prosecutors say made a pornographic video of a 4-year-old girl while he was naked has been sentenced to 19 years in prison.
- McCoy creates buzz as Buffalo Bills open training camp Updated: Jul-31-15 4:35 pm
PITTSFORD, New York - After LeSean McCoy's arrival in March excited much of the Buffalo Bills' fan base, the running back decided to give back on the first day of training camp.
- Phillies trade Revere to Blue Jays Updated: Jul-31-15 4:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Ben Revere was there to see Troy Tulowitzki make his debut with the Toronto Blue Jays and bat leadoff for the first time in his career.
- Family of technology executive killed in crash sues Amtrak Updated: Jul-31-15 3:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The husband of a technology executive killed when a speeding Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia has sued the railroad for wrongful death.
- Understated Beachum making big impact on Steelers line Updated: Jul-31-15 1:54 pm
LATROBE, Pennsylvania - Kelvin Beachum hardly fits the profile of the guys usually put in charge of protecting a football team's most valuable asset.
- School closes after venomous spiders found for a 3rd time Updated: Jul-31-15 1:40 pm
MERCERSBURG, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania school district has closed one of its elementary schools due to an infestation of venomous spiders.
- Police catch Philadelphia family sneaking into theme park Updated: Jul-31-15 1:25 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - Police say a Philadelphia woman and nine members of her family tried taking a theme park for a ride by running into the park without paying for tickets.
- DA accused of forging judge's signature won't face charges Updated: Jul-31-15 1:01 pm
BELLEFONTE, Pennsylvania - A central Pennsylvania prosecutor did not forge a judge's signature on a fake bail order and should not face charges, a grand jury said in a report issued Friday in a case that has roiled the region's legal community.
- Pittsburgh extends McConnell-Serio's contract through 2021 Updated: Jul-31-15 1:00 pm
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh and women's basketball coach Suzie McConnell-Serio have reached an agreement on a new contract that will run through the 2020-21 season.
- Escaped inmate suspected in killing is captured after chase Updated: Jul-31-15 12:43 pm
KITTANNING, Pennsylvania - An escaped inmate suspected of strangling an acquaintance and stealing a gun and two trucks while on the run led police on a chase and rammed a cruiser before being captured Friday, authorities said.
- What's new in NFL? Plenty Updated: Jul-31-15 11:11 am
NEW YORK - Bob Dylan sang about them. So did David Bowie.
- Triple shooting leaves boy, 12, in critical condition Updated: Jul-31-15 10:44 am
PITTSBURGH - Police say a 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after a shooting that wounded at least two others in Pittsburgh.
- New York City man found fatally shot on Pittsburgh street Updated: Jul-31-15 8:35 am
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh police are investigating a shooting that left a New York City man dead in the street.
- Police searching for man who gunned down 22-year-old mother Updated: Jul-31-15 5:43 am
PHILADELPHIA - Police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a 22-year-old woman in Philadelphia while her young daughter was also home.
- Philadelphia police ID 3 victims in deadly high-speed crash Updated: Jul-31-15 5:23 am
PHILADELPHIA - Authorities have identified the three people killed in a high-speed crash that left a car split in half in Philadelphia.
- Miller, slumping Braves fall to Phillies 4-1 Updated: Jul-30-15 11:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Atlanta Braves right-hander Shelby Miller could use a little help from his teammates.