Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Today's Top Picks: July 7, 2015

Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 7:40 AM
Cosby admits getting drugs to give woman In newly public court filings, Bill Cosby said he gave powerful sedatives to a 19-year-old woman before the pair had what he called consensual sex. Cosby, now 77, said under oath that he got the prescription for Quaaludes with the intention... Read more

Today's Top Picks: July 6, 2015

Monday, July 6, 2015, 7:06 AM
U.S. women win World Cup The United States won the Women's World Cup with a 5-2 victory over Japan in Sunday night's final. Delran native Carli Lloyd, who won the Golden Ball as the cup's most outstanding player, made history by scoring the first hat trick in a championship game. Read... Read more

Today's Top Picks: July 2, 2015

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 7:14 AM
SAT scoring snafu causes concern The College Board isn't scoring two sections of the SAT administered to 487,000 students nationwide on June 6 due to a printing error, meaning the students' scores are based on just seven valid sections. The situation is causing concern for students... Read more

Today's Top Picks: July 1, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 7:21 AM
'Destructive,' 'refreshing' Christie launches 2016 bid New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is running for president. Cheered by hundreds inside his former high school in Livingston while denounced by others protesting his policies outside the building, the governor has entered the crowded... Read more

Today's Top Picks: June 30, 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 6:37 AM
Partial Pa. government shutdown likely A partial government shutdown appears likely in Pennsylvania, as Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican lawmakers are at an impasse in budget talks. Wolf has sent letters to state workers and contractors about the probable shutdown if the state misses its... Read more

Today's Top Picks: June 29, 2015

Monday, June 29, 2015, 6:58 AM
Deflated duck has fowled up weekend Mama Duck, the world's largest rubber ducky, had a deflated weekend at the Tall Ships Festival. Crews worked for three days to fix and reinflate the duck on the Delaware riverfront, but gave up Sunday. Mama Duck had been expected to be a major draw... Read more

Today's Top Picks: June 26, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015, 7:08 AM
Pa. court nixes pro-NRA lawsuit A Pennsylvania appeals court has ruled that a law that allowed the National Rifle Association to sue Philadelphia and other cities over their local gun laws is unconstitutional. The Commonwealth Court panel held that the 2014 law granting legal standing... Read more

Today's Top Picks: June 25, 2015

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 7:06 AM
Police shootings drop in Philly The number of police-involved shootings has plunged in Philadelphia over the past three years. Officer-involved shootings spiked in 2012, when Philadelphia officers killed 16 people and wounded another 32. For 2015 to date, officers have fatally shot... Read more

Today's Top Picks: June 24, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 7:34 AM
Top 5 Headlines 1. Thunderstorms batter Philadelphia region A band of strong thunderstorms slammed the Philadelphia region Tuesday night, leaving hundreds of thousands without power. The power problems have also disrupted public transportation, with PATCO not expected to resume service until mid-morning... Read more

Today's Top Picks: June 23, 2015

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 6:43 AM
Top 5 Headlines 1. Geno's removes Confederate flag sticker A Confederate-flag-themed sticker has been removed from a motorcycle on display at Geno's Steaks in South Philadelphia after an area resident voiced complaints. Late proprietor Joey Vento's Harley Davidson had a Confederate flag decal with... Read more
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