Old Claymont Steel site developer donates 15 acres for the new $54 million SEPTA train station

New $54 million Septa train station to draw developers to ex-steel mill site on PA-DE line.

Old Claymont Steel site developer donates 15 acres for the new $54 million SEPTA train station

New $54 million Septa train station to draw developers to ex-steel mill site on PA-DE line.

Hazim Hardeman almost failed out of high school in North Philly. Now he is a Rhodes scholar.

Temple University alumnus Hazim Hardeman is the school's first Rhodes scholar. This is the story of his unexpected journey.

Hazim Hardeman almost failed out of high school in North Philly. Now he is a Rhodes scholar.

Temple University alumnus Hazim Hardeman is the school's first Rhodes scholar. This is the story of his unexpected journey.

Criminal justice bill a major marker for Cory Booker as 2020 announcement looms

Approval of a sweeping criminal justice reform bill represents one of the most significant policy achievements of Booker's Senate career — and comes just weeks before he is widely expected to announce a presidential run.

Criminal justice bill a major marker for Cory Booker as 2020 announcement looms

Approval of a sweeping criminal justice reform bill represents one of the most significant policy achievements of Booker's Senate career — and comes just weeks before he is widely expected to announce a presidential run.
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‘She made you want to be a better person’: Pennsauken High mourns teacher assistant killed in traffic accident

Students and staff at Pennsauken High are mourning the loss of a beloved teaching assistant, Josephine Mozee, who died from injuries sustained when she was struck by a car in Camden over the weekend. Mozee, 69, never missed day of work in two years.

Opinion

Philadelphia's latest report on its violence prevention programs is just the same old stuff

On violence prevention programs, city says — again — that we need to track our spending.

That controversial ‘sex-positive’ club in Tacony never closed and neighbors no longer care

Despite a permitting dispute last year, the city's only "sex positive" club never had to close, and now its director and the new head of the civic association hope to work together to help sex workers in the neighborhood.

We The People

Pet groomer unleashes dogs' inner rock stars with mohawks and colorful dyes

Rahanna Gray’s Instagram is full of her colorful clientele, whose hairdos range from mohawks to ombre dye jobs.

New Trump administration school-discipline guidelines could mean trouble for Philly-area students, some experts say

A panel led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday called for the cancellation of an Obama administration policy designed to address racial disparities in school discipline and discriminatory treatment of students of color and those with disabilities. Some experts said that was a mistake.

Report claims Penn, Princeton, and other Ivy League colleges discriminate against students with mental illness

It claims the colleges are forcing students to leave campus against their will and without medical justification in order to protect the school from legal liability and bad press.

Death of 2-year-old child in Bucks under investigation

The investigation was underway at the Commons at Fallsington apartments on Makefield Road in Morrisville.

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

Tyrese Lynch, who has been charged with killing his girlfriend Isis Williams last week, was taken into custody last year for allegedly assaulting her. The case was dropped due to "prosecutorial discretion."

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.

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Croda plant stays shut 3 weeks after hazardous gas leak; public meeting set for Thursday

A company official said Tuesday that an “initial investigation,” is still underway and that there is "no targeted date for completion.”

Philly and Project HOME announce new awareness campaign for homelessness

Messages from formerly homeless people are seen as the best way to reach those living out in the open.

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.

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