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Academy Charter 57, Hoboken Charter 45
Allentown 56, Robbinsville 54
Arts 62, Newark Academy 53
Asbury Park 80, South River 73
Audubon 49, Lindenwold 47
Barringer 49, East Orange 37
Becton 79, North Arlington 43
Belleville 49, ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler’s final miserable months in Minnesota were blighted by trash talk toward his teammates and a sour demeanor that forced the Timberwolves to trade him.
At home in Philadelphia, Butler is still working out the kinks with his new star teammates. But Butler had ...
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Arts 55, Golda Och 54
Bergen Charter 69, New Milford 57
Bogota 69, Hawthorne Christian 62
Bound Brook 83, Dunellen 67
Brick Memorial 46, Southern 38
Butler 41, Leonia 26
Camden Tech 66, Buena Regional 62
Clearview Regional 52, ...
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a sport utility vehicle struck three children waiting for a school bus in western Pennsylvania, killing an 11-year-old boy.
State police in Butler County say the children were struck just before 9 a.m. Monday in Summit Township after the driver stopped at ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler had 30 fateful seconds in the fourth to forget.
The Philadelphia 76ers star guard lost the ball in a tie game on a drive down the lane that led to Atlanta’s John Collins finding separation and burying a fadeaway jumper with 25 seconds left for the ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia rookie Landry Shamet was putting on such a stellar shooting display that Joel Embiid took a seat in the second row to watch it with the rest of the 76ers fans.
Shamet made eight 3-pointers and scored 29 points, both career-highs, and Embiid had 20 points ...
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Abington Friends 71, GAMP 15
Aliquippa 80, Hopewell 39
Allentown Allen 76, East Stroudsburg North 60
Antietam 67, Schuylkill Valley 65
Archbishop Carroll 77, Devon Prep 53
Berks Catholic 36, Abington Heights 34
Bermudian Springs 53, ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons carried the load without Jimmy Butler. And when Butler returns, the 76ers stars expect Philadelphia to keep rolling.
Embiid had 25 points and 12 rebounds, and Simmons added 20 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in Philadelphia’s 106-100 ...
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Beverly Ft. Frye, Ohio 58, John Marshall 54
Bishop Walsh, Md. 86, Tucker County 27
Butler, Pa. 84, Wheeling Park 65
Chapmanville 76, Notre Dame 44
Eastern Mennonite, Va. 73, Pendleton County 31
Fairmont Senior 54, Robert C. Byrd ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia coach Brett Brown denied a report that Jimmy Butler was disrespectful while questioning his role in the 76ers offense.
A report published on Friday said that Butler recently challenged Brown in a disrespectful way and wants to be utilized differently in the ...
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Audubon 34, Collingswood 26
Belvidere 54, Warren Tech 44
Bergen Catholic 85, DePaul Catholic 49
Bergen Tech 59, Passaic 56
Bordentown 66, Delran 58
Brick Township 60, Toms River South 49
Bridgeton 75, Salem 67
Buena Regional ...
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Allen 60, Cornerstone Christian 22
Alliance 60, Scottsbluff 50
Aquinas 62, Shelby/Rising City 42
Ashland-Greenwood 70, Conestoga 27
Auburn 55, Yutan 49
Bayard 61, Southeast, Wyo. 57
Bellevue West 84, Papillion-LaVista ...
Police chief charged with stealing heroin from evidence room
ELIZABETH, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania community’s former police chief has been charged with stealing thousands of stamp bags of heroin from his department’s evidence room.
Timothy Butler, who resigned two days ago from the Elizabeth Borough department, was charged Thursday.
The theft ...
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Three schools in western Pennsylvania were briefly placed on a perimeter lockdown after police say a suspect fired a gun several times less than a mile away.
Butler Township Police Chief John Hays said his agency contacted Butler Area School District Monday morning about ...
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Albert Gallatin 66, Greensburg Salem 54
Aliquippa 72, Ellwood City 43
Allentown Allen 64, Easton 52
Ambridge 53, Beaver Area 46
Antietam 99, Covenant Christian Academy 35
Avella 57, Geibel Catholic 53
Baldwin 52, Connellsville ...
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Woman pleads guilty to bludgeoning, crushing boyfriend
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A woman has pleaded guilty to killing her boyfriend by stabbing him, hitting him with a table leg and crushing him under the weight of her roughly 300 pounds.
Windi Thomas, of Erie, faces a sentence of 18 to 36 years after pleading guilty to third-degree murder. She had ...
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — An approximately 300-pound woman has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder for killing her nearly 120-pound boyfriend by beating him with a table leg and sitting on him, rendering him unable to breathe.
Authorities say 44-year-old former home health aide Windi C. Thomas ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler and Ben Simmons have started wearing white headbands — yes, they are a headband of brothers — as a symbol of their commitment to defense. But the 76ers stars wanted to make more than a fashion statement — Butler and Simmons made a high-stakes pledge to D with a ...
Officials: Man caught trying to enter courthouse with gun
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man is facing additional weapons counts after authorities say he was caught trying to enter the county courthouse for a hearing with a gun.
The Allegheny County sheriff’s office says 40-year-old Birch Foley of Butler was scheduled to appear in the ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler coach LaVall Jordan enjoyed the view from the best seat in Hinkle Fieldhouse on Friday.
He watched Paul Jorgensen deliver some early scoring punches at Mississippi then had a front row seat to watch Kamar Baldwin’s closing flurry.
Jorgensen scored 21 of his ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler had the sellout crowd chanting his name and singing his favorite theme song.
Butler scored 28 points in his home debut, Joel Embiid had 23 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Utah Jazz 113-107 on Friday night.
Butler, the four-time All-Star acquired ...
Watt’s fast start triggering “Blitzburgh” resurgence
PITTSBURGH (AP) — T.J. Watt is not trying to match his older brother sack for sack. Honest.
It’s just sort of happening that way for the second-year Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker, whose six quarterback takedowns through the first five weeks of the season have him tied with Cincinnati ...
Age-old small town challenge: How to get people to stop
EVANS CITY, Pa. (AP) — Last September Stephany Oliver opened the only coffee shop in Evans City, and most mornings Coffee Brake is buzzing with residents and the who’s-who of town.
But Oliver, 31, does not want to cater only to locals. The Butler resident is trying to broaden her ...
Abington 16, Plymouth-Whitemarsh 7
Academy Park 19, Unionville 14
Aliquippa 55, Waynesburg Central 0
Allentown Allen 33, Pleasant Valley 14
Altoona 38, Williamsport 0
Archbishop Carroll 54, Seton Hall Prep, N.J. 28
Archbishop Ryan 41, ...
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a crash involving a van and a pickup truck sent both vehicles down an embankment and into a western Pennsylvania creek, killing both drivers.
Butler Township police say the eastbound van apparently went through a stop sign and collided with the southbound ...
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A woman has been ordered to stand trial in the beating death of her boyfriend in their northwestern Pennsylvania apartment.
Forty-four-year-old Windi Thomas was held for trial after Wednesday’s preliminary hearing in Erie County on all charges including murder and ...
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania teen has died in an accident while getting ready for school.
The Butler Police Department says 17-year-old Brianne Rapp died Friday after falling in the bathroom of her family’s home around 6:45 a.m.
The girl’s father tells KDKA-TV he ...
HOUSTON – Down 3-1 in their playoff series against Houston after Monday’s Game 4 shellacking, the Timberwolves played their second elimination game in two weeks Wednesday that tested just how much they have – or haven’t – grown this season.
They beat Denver in overtime on the regular ...
When the Butler and Shaler track teams battled Tuesday, they ran the gamut of weather conditions.
“It went from ice balls to sun to 2 inches of snow in a matter of an hour,” Butler girls track coach John Williams said. “Wednesday temperatures were in the high 50s and the athletes were ...
As part of its $225 million plan to build regional cancer centers, Allegheny Health Network broke ground Wednesday on a $20 million cancer center at Pullman Center Business Park in Butler.
“At AHN, we understand that a cancer patient’s experience and outcome are both enhanced greatly by ...
Negotiations are scheduled Monday evening in the South Butler School District teacher strike.
The talks will be the first since the strike started March 15 after last-minute negotiations last week failed to resolve differences.
The new negotiation session is scheduled for 7 p.m. at ...
• In the Allegheny Valley Rifle League on March 9, Butler (14-4) defeated Murrysville (9-9), 1,170-1,160, and Fort Hand (5-13) won 1,167-1,166 over Clymer (8-10) in the A-team standings. In the B-team division, Butler (13-5) won 1,156-1,087 over ...
Bundled up against the elements in winter coats, hats and scarves, South Butler teachers the hit the picket lines Thursday morning to protest failed contract negotiations.
Teachers marched in large groups, or sometimes by twos or threes, brandishing colorful signs that sported phrases such ...
The Armstrong boys and Butler girls captured titles Saturday at the Western Pennsylvania Regional team bowling tournament at Princess Lanes in Whitehall.
In the boys tournament, Armstrong defeated Butler, 2-1, in the championship match, edging the Golden Tornado, 192-160, in the final ...
• In the Allegheny Valley Rifle League on March 2, Butler (12-4) defeated Fort Hand (3-13), 1,163-1,158, and Murrysville (9-7) won 1,169-1,168 over Clymer (8-8) in the A-team standings. In the B-team division, Butler (11-5) won 1,144-1,098 over ...
The Philadelphia Big 5 will have an impressive group of inductees heading into its hall of fame next month.
The Big 5 has announced this year’s class, which includes the late Rasual Butler (La Salle), Pat Calathes (St. Joseph’s), Candice Dupree (Temple), Natasha Rezek (Penn), Curtis ...
The PIHL playoffs have arrived. Over the next two weeks, Penguins Cup champions will be crowned in three classifications, and the Division 2 winner also will be decided. Here’s a breakdown of the playoffs, including some of the teams to beat, as well as squads that could be poised to make a ...
• In the Allegheny Valley Rifle League on Feb. 23, Butler (11-4) defeated Clymer (8-7), 1,170-1,166, and Murrysville (8-7) won 1,168-1,146 over Fort Hand (3-12) in the A-team standings. In the B-team division, Clymer (13-2) won 1,156-1,150 over ...
High winds over saturated ground were causing power outages across the Pittsburgh region Friday morning.
As of shortly after 4 a.m., First Energy was reporting nearly 4,000 customers without power in Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler and Westmoreland counties.
Most of the outages, nearly ...
After more than four years of negotiations, teachers at the South Butler School District have announced plans to strike if a contract isn’t reached.
“The teachers have been without a contract for almost four years,” said Brooke Witt, the Pennsylvania State Education Association labor ...
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man allegedly beaten to death by his girlfriend in their apartment died of complications from multiple blunt force trauma.
Keeno Butler’s death has been ruled a homicide. But authorities declined further comment on the case citing the ongoing ...
• In the Allegheny Valley Rifle League on Feb. 9, Butler (9-3) defeated Fort Hand (3-9), 1,168-1,132, and Clymer (7-5) won 1,168-1,158 over Murrysville (5-7) in the A-team standings. In the B-team division, Butler (9-3) beat Fort Hand (3.5-8-5), ...
A South Fayette man who allegedly told police he was joking when he threatened to “shoot up” several Butler public schools on Facebook is behind bars.
Bryan Paul Flecken, 28, a 2008 graduate of Butler Area Senior High School, was charged with making terroristic threats and taken into ...
How much is medical marijuana in Pennsylvania? Prices are coming into focus
Patrick Nightingale was thrilled with the product, but not necessarily the price.
He paid $70 at the Cresco Yeltrah dispensary in Butler when it opened Thursday for a half gram of Lime Skunk medical marijuana liquid resin product to be consumed through a vaping device. A wax concentrate of ...
Lisa Cone, a certified nurse midwife and doctor of nursing practice, has joined Conemaugh Physician Group — OB/GYN and is helping to deliver babies at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown.
Cone earned an associate degree in nursing from Butler Community College followed by a ...
Georgetown men’s basketball will look to avenge its overtime loss to Xavier earlier this month when it hosts the No. 4 team in the country Wednesday at Capital One Arena.
A Hoya victory could deal a blow to Xavier’s bid for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Musketeers are poised to ...
Legal medical marijuana sales begin at Pennsylvania facility
The first legal medical marijuana sales under a 2-year-old state law began Thursday at a dispensary in western Pennsylvania, with the first purchase by a woman who lobbied for passage of the law.
A line of about a dozen people greeted employees as they opened the doors of the Cresco ...
Burrell girls bowling team hopes regular-season success carries over to postseason
The Burrell girls bowling team finished its regular season Wednesday in some rare company in the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Bowling League.
The Bucs joined Gateway, Butler, Plum and Thomas Jefferson with undefeated records in league play.
Now, Burrell, the Northeast section ...