Sunday, January 29, 2023

‘A place of employment for everyone’

PITTSTON — Just over a month out from a scheduled March 1 start date, NEPA Inclusive held a job fair Saturday to seek out workers for the organization’s new Coffee Inclusive coffee shop.

Sweet dreams are made of cheese

JENKINS TWP. — Kelly Lord has worn a few different hats over the years — business owner, baker, performer, just to name a few.

In 67 minutes of video, brutality followed by nonchalance

If you stumbled on the scene too late, you might have missed him there, bloodied and beaten.

Memphis police disband unit that beat Tyre Nichols

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis police chief on Saturday disbanded the city’s so-called Scorpion unit, citing a “cloud of dishonor” from newly released video that showed some of its officers beating Tyre Nichols to death after stopping the Black motorist.

Prison time for insurrectionist who attacked Capitol officer that later died

WASHINGTON — A New Jersey man who joined a mob’s attack on the U.S. Capitol was sentenced Friday to more than six years in prison for using pepper spray to assault police officers, one of whom died a day after the siege.

Memphis authorities release video in Tyre Nichols’ death

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis authorities released more than an hour of footage Friday of the violent beating of Tyre Nichols in which officers held the Black motorist down and struck him repeatedly as he screamed for his mother.

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Niners stand in way of Eagles’ Super Bowl bid in NFC Championship game

PHILADELPHIA — The late-game meltdowns stick in San Francisco.

Bengals return to Kansas City for another AFC title game showdown

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs have lost three straight games to the Cincinnati Bengals, including last year’s AFC title game, when they blew an early 21-3 lead in an overtime defeat before a sea of stunned fans inside Arrowhead Stadium.

Aryna Sabalenka wins 1st Grand Slam title at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — One point away from her first Grand Slam title, Aryna Sabalenka faulted. And then she faulted again. She grimaced. She yelled and turned her back to the court. She wiggled her shoulders and exhaled.

Embiid scores 47, wins battle of big men as Sixers knock off Jokic, Nuggets

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid won the battle of MVP candidates with 47 points and 18 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers extended their winning streak to seven games with a 126-119 win over Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets on Saturday.

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