Sunday, May 24, 2015

Wed -- Councilwoman Blackwell sued by community group

North Philadelphia neighborhood on edge since murder of Police Officer Moses Walker Jr.

Wed -- Councilwoman Blackwell sued by community group

North Philadelphia neighborhood on edge since murder of Police Officer Moses Walker Jr.

Juvenile lifers have until Friday to appeal sentences under Supreme Court ruling.

John Baer opines on the controversy surrounding Republican congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin, who is under fire for saying women who are raped can't get pregnant.

And Councilwoman Janie Blackwell is being sued by a Mantua community group.

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William Bender, a Drexel graduate who landed at the Daily News in 2007, has covered everything from South Philly mobsters to doomsday hucksters. He occasionally writes about local food trucks and always eats everything on his plate, whether it be a bloody rib eye or a corrupt politician. E-mail tips to benderw@phillynews.com
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David Gambacorta, has been a reporter with the Daily News since 2005, covering crime, police corruption and all of the other bizarre things that happen in Philadelphia. Now he’s covering the 2015 mayor’s race, because he enjoys a good circus just as much as the next guy. He’s always looking to get a cup of coffee. Send news tips and other musings on life to gambacd@phillynews.com
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