From North Philly to Oxford: Rhodes scholar Hazim Hardeman blazes an unlikely path

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

‘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.

‘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.

Pet groomer unleashes dogs' inner rock stars with mohawks and colorful dyes | We The People

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

Pet groomer unleashes dogs' inner rock stars with mohawks and colorful dyes | We The People

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.

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.
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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.

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.

There he goes ... School leaders say ‘Mr. Harriton’ title not gender inclusive

Harriton students protest being forced to change name of Mr. Harriton pageant to make it more gender inclusive.

N.J. man, woman charged in phone scam

Edgar Trejo-Tavares and Kevelin Garcia, both of Paterson, were arrested Monday in Bordentown Township.

N.J. lawmakers grill Gov. Murphy aides over handling of sexual assault allegations

Gov. Murphy’s chief of staff told New Jersey lawmakers Tuesday that he did not tell the governor or anyone else about sexual assault allegations against a former high-ranking official because he had been advised that doing so would violate state confidentiality rules.

Big Marijuana tightens grip, receives most new Pa. dispensary permits

Pennsylvania awarded 23 permits to cannabis companies to dispense medical marijuana in the state. Each permit allows the operation of three retail dispensaries.

La Salle to induct legendary 1968-69 basketball team into Hall of Athletes

One of the best teams in Big 5 History is honored by school.

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Cuba eliminates gay marriage language from new constitution

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