$20.5M settlement awarded to injured sheriff’s deputy in Philly courthouse elevator crash

Then-Sgt. Paul Owens was in an employee elevator at the Criminal Justice Center courthouse when it crashed through the 15th-floor ceiling of the 17-story courthouse around 10:20 a.m. Aug. 4, 2016, and smashed into an equipment room.

Suspect in young mother’s slaying had been charged last year with beating her, but charges were dropped

Tyrese Lynch was taken into custody last year for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. The case was dropped due to "prosecutorial discretion."

Rhys Hoskins ready, willing to help Phillies’ sales pitch to superstars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado
The young Phillies slugger is willing to help sell free agents, including Harper and Machado, on the experience of playing in Philadelphia.

Philly public schools get financial boost with a credit rating upgrade
For the first time since 1977, the Philadelphia School District has lost its junk-bond credit rating.

Penny Marshall, actress and director, dead at 75
The actor/director was known for playing Laverne in "Laverne and Shirley" and for directing "Big" and "A League of Their Own."

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Carter Hart wins heralded debut as Flyers outlast Red Wings, 3-2

The 20-year-old goalie that the Flyers hope will be a cornerstone for the team moving forward stopped 20 of 22 shots.

Gov. Wolf frees Chester County man sentenced to 122 years on drug charges, weighs more acts of clemency

Wolf has signed off on commuting the sentence of Benny Ortega, a Chester County man who has served 22 years of a 125-to-292-year sentence for selling marijuana and cocaine.

Miss America shops competition to other cities after Atlantic City ends funding

After Atlantic City ended its funding, the Miss America Organization is looking elsewhere for a home.

Judge ends suit over death caused when beach sand collapsed

A New Jersey judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died when the sand collapsed as he walked along the shoreline, plunging him into the waters of an inlet in North Wildwood

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If Nick Foles rallies the Eagles, it will be a marvelous story, but a short one | Mike Sielski

Nick Foles leading this team to accomplishing the unlikely would be great to watch, but Eagles fans should remember the future should and will belong to Carson Wentz.

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Mary Poppins ‘Returns’ in style, but some of the magic is missing

Emily Blunt takes over for Julie Andrews in 'Mary Poppins Returns,' a glossy and highly competent sequel that is missing some of the magic of the original.

Flynn sentencing delayed, judge tells ex-Trump adviser he couldn’t hide his ‘disgust’

Flynn pleaded guilty last year to lying to the FBI over his contact with then-Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak after the 2016 election.

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