Nine women were sexually assaulted or touched inappropriately during massages at a Massage Envy franchise in West Goshen township, Chester County in episodes that their lawyer says are part of a pattern of attacks at Massage Envy centers across the country.
Antifa adherents are especially strong in Philadelphia.. While the right denounces them, they present a thornier puzzle for the left: do they check the most ugly tendencies of the far right or are they an authoritarian bloc whose violence and street theater is a gift to Trump?
Nancy Phillips is a member of the Inquirer’s investigative team. She has reported on police misconduct, political corruption, the failings of Philadelphia’s child welfare system, and dysfunction in city courts. She has won numerous state and national awards, including a special citation from Investigative Reporters & Editors for her work solving a murder by eliciting a confession from a killer. She is a former Inquirer city editor and a former assistant to the publisher of the Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com.