Sunday, March 1, 2015

Wednesday's DN: Abduction has parents on edge, School District promises reforms

Parents are on edge and the School District is questioning the school security after Na’illa Robinson was abducted from a West Philadelphia elementary school. Why wasn’t Robinson’s photo included with the Amber Alert?

Wednesday's DN: Abduction has parents on edge, School District promises reforms

Parents are on edge and the School District is questioning the school security after Na’illa Robinson was abducted from a West Philadelphia elementary school. Why wasn’t Robinson’s photo included with the Amber Alert?

Meet Nelson Mandela Myers. He found the terrified girl in an Upper Darby playground. Who snatched Robinson and why?

The ACLU will file lawsuit today against the Police Department after complaints from city residents that they were wrongfully arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for recording officers in public.

With Mayor Nutter's new property tax system on the way new state bills seek property-tax relief.

A study shows Philadelphia has big pension problems.

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