How the Hebrew Israelites who preach on Philly sidewalks are connected to the MAGA confrontation at the Lincoln Memorial

A look at the history of the Israelite School of Universal Practical Knowledge, an extremist group of Hebrew Isrealites that's long had a presence in Philadelphia.

New racial allegations surface about referee embroiled in wrestling dreadlocks controversy

Alan Maloney, wrestling official at center of dreadlocks controversy involving Buena High school student Andrew Johnson, was accused of kicking mixed race athlete in Paulsboro in 2014, a police report says.

New racial allegations surface about referee embroiled in wrestling dreadlocks controversy

Alan Maloney, wrestling official at center of dreadlocks controversy involving Buena High school student Andrew Johnson, was accused of kicking mixed race athlete in Paulsboro in 2014, a police report says.

Kimmel Center scraps plan for tower above Merriam Theater

The Kimmel Center, which bought the Merriam in 2016, failed to attract any proposals from developers. A planned renovation could move some Pennsylvania Ballet productions elsewhere.

Kimmel Center scraps plan for tower above Merriam Theater

The Kimmel Center, which bought the Merriam in 2016, failed to attract any proposals from developers. A planned renovation could move some Pennsylvania Ballet productions elsewhere.

Government shutdown posing ‘risks to national security,’ FBI agents say in 72-page report

The FBI union said it released the report, full of personal stories from FBI special agents across the country, “to ensure that Congress, the Administration, and the public are aware of the real and daily challenges faced by FBI Agents and the risks to national security posed by a prolonged...

Government shutdown posing ‘risks to national security,’ FBI agents say in 72-page report

The FBI union said it released the report, full of personal stories from FBI special agents across the country, “to ensure that Congress, the Administration, and the public are aware of the real and daily challenges faced by FBI Agents and the risks to national security posed by a prolonged shutdown."
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Trader Joe’s eyeing site near Convention Center for second Philly store

The Monrovia, Calif.-based grocery chain says it has “taken the initial steps” toward planning for a store at the 1324 Arch St. site.

Philly DA’s Office: Mumia Abu-Jamal case not affected by recently discovered files

The convicted cop killer had been arguing that former DA Ronald Castille had "personal involvement" in the case, but prosecutors say newly discovered file boxes don't contain documents supporting that argument.

Atlantic City told to pay new casino tax appeal settlement

Atlantic City will again be forced to pay out millions to settle casino tax appeals just a year after they were told all issues were settled

Harris Wofford, civil rights leader, JFK adviser, and U.S. senator from Pa., dies at 92

Harris Wofford convinced presidential candidate John F. Kennedy to place a sympathy phone call to a jailed Martin Luther King Jr. in 1960, then circulated the news on blue leaflets in black communities. Many historians credit this as an important contribution to Kennedy's narrow victory.

Watered-down 'good cause’ eviction bill now Philly law

The bill, which protects tenants on short-term leases from eviction without good cause, goes into effect April 22.

N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy nominates two environmentalists to Pinelands Commission

NJ Gov. Murphy has nominated two women to the Pinelands Commission in what environmentalists believe could shift the panel to a more protectionist stance.

Winter poised for ‘colder, stormier’ turn, forecasters say. Snow threat next week?

The next few weeks could be rough on heating bills and highway budgets as meteorologists see cold and stormy weather perhaps persisting through February. A coastal storm is possible early next week.

Opinion

Because of a gun . . . On MLK Day, Philadelphia students share how guns impacted their lives | Helen Ubiñas

Philadelphia students observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day by sharing their thoughts on how their lives have been impacted because of a gun.

Independence Visitor Center cuts days due to government shutdown

The center at 6th and Market Streets is usually open every day of the year, except Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Harris Wofford, former Pa. senator and civil rights activist who helped Kennedy win White House, dies at 92

The former Democratic senator from Pennsylvania was an early supporter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and marched alongside him.

What happened in the rush to open Pennsylvania’s biggest, most expensive prison?

SCI Phoenix was not complete when prisoners moved in, according to documents, but Pennsylvania officials could not afford further delay.

Fox News anchor and his family ‘banged up, but alive’ after car flips on icy road

Fox News anchor Bret Baier and his family have been released form the hospital after their car flipped following an accident after a weekend ski trip.

Pennsylvania man is recording world languages in a mission to save them

A man who grew up in the Poconos has set out to document and revitalize the world's languages.

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