Saturday, August 29, 2015

Today's Top Picks: Aug. 14, 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015, 7:06 AM
New papal visit road closures, screenings announced Philadelphia officials have provided their latest update about logistics for the September papal visit, describing three layers of security zones that will be in place while Pope Francis is in the city Sept. 26 and Sept. 27. The outermost... Read more

Today's Top Picks: Aug. 13, 2015

Thursday, August 13, 2015, 7:06 AM
Prayers and questions for indicted pastor The indictment of a Delaware County pastor in a $100 million insider-trading case has prompted prayers and questions from his Brookhaven congregation. Vitaly Korchevsky, the pastor of Slavic Evangelical Baptist church (who also works as a money... Read more

Today's Top Picks: Aug. 12, 2015

Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 7:34 AM
What's behind spike in hit-and-runs? A hit-and-run crash in Center City that left a pedestrian dead on Tuesday was Philadelphia's eighth fatal hit-and-run so far this year. The city has already surpassed its total of seven deadly hit-and-runs in 2014. And a driver has left the scene... Read more

Today's Top Picks: Aug. 11, 2015

Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 7:05 AM
Kane to address reporters; Abraham offers to fill in as AG Attorney General Kathleen Kane is slated to talk to reporters on Wednesday for the first time since she was charged last week, while former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham is offering to temporarily take over the... Read more

Today's Top Picks: Aug. 10, 2015

Monday, August 10, 2015, 7:33 AM
Lincoln prof defends inflammatory remarks A Lincoln University professor who has come under fire for his comments about Jews and women is defending his inflammatory comments. English professor Kaukab Siddique says he won't back down from statements that called anti-Muslim commentators... Read more

Today's Top Picks: Aug. 7, 2015

Friday, August 7, 2015, 7:13 AM
AG Kane charged, refuses to resign Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been charged with leaking confidential information, lying about it under oath and using aides as spies in the criminal probe against her. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman announced the perjury... Read more

Today's Top Picks: Aug. 6, 2015

Thursday, August 6, 2015, 6:58 AM
Criminal charges expected against Kane Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is expected to face criminal charges for allegedly leaking secret documents and lying about it under oath. People familiar with the matter tell The Inquirer that Montgomery County District Attorney Risa... Read more

Today's Top Picks: Aug. 05, 2015

Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 8:06 AM
Saving Kimo: Rescuing stray dogs of war American GIs bonded with dogs while stationed in Afghanistan, then had to leave them behind. A Philly group reunites the long-distance pals back here. Read more Newall: Archbishop's curt reply to impassioned letter A... Read more

Today's Picks: Aug. 04, 2015

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 7:21 AM
Money for train crash victims stuck in limbo With Congress heading toward summer break, the decision to increase the disaster liability cap is left to be decided in the fall. Read more As violent crime rises, cops seek deeper community connection Crime-prevention... Read more

Today's Top Picks: Monday, August 3, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015, 7:07 AM
Mauled in Philly A "hitchiking" robot whose journeys have become an Internet sensation had its adventures come to an untimely end in Philadelphia. He was found rippped apart in Old City over the weekend. Read more Mystery of the unexploded oil train Last month... Read more
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