Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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A GROUP OF well-dressed college-age men and women apparently dined at an upscale Center City restaurant Thursday night before some of them brutally assaulted two gay men on the sidewalk just two blocks away.
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ATLANTIC CITY - The epic swoon of Atlantic City continued Tuesday as the Trump Plaza was put out of its stained-carpet, squeaky-revolving-door, no-room-service, center-of-the-Boardwalk misery, as its dedicated hospice workers dealt a final hand of blackjack.
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Several blocks worth of homes were evacuated Tuesday after a woman turned in a discarded military explosive to a Cape May County police department.
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A former top official of a Philadelphia nonprofit whose mission was to help the homeless has been accused of using a corporate credit card to embezzle $198,628 from the organization from 2005 to 2010.
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The first of the season’s TEDx forums in Philadelphia launches Wednesday morning at the Free Library of Philadelphia. United under a theme of...
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Police released surveillance video Tuesday showing the attackers in the apparent hate-crime beating and robbery of a gay couple in Center City last week.
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The mystery surrounding the disappearance Sunday of a prominent leader of the Camden Children's Garden ended Tuesday night with a brief statement from the Camden County Police Department: "Valerie Frick has been located and is no longer missing."
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A Delaware man is accused of stealing nearly 11,000 pounds of copper wire from a power plant owned by the City of Dover Electric Department.
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Police spokeswoman Officer Jillian Russell said special-victims investigators found no evidence of physical or sexual assault, and the girl doesn't recall any assault. Instead, they suspect she had "some medical issue" that made her collapse unconscious in the park as she walked in the area, Russell said.
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.
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On the car ride to Atlantic City, Ronald Walker inspected the .25-caliber semiautomatic he had specifically requested for its small size and quiet shot - perfect for the task at hand.
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In a Philadelphia-area pharmaceutical takeover attempt, Endo International P.L.C. Tuesday offered to buy all of the shares of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals for $2.2 billion.
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HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania House could vote as early as Wednesday to authorize Philadelphia to impose a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes to raise money for its cash-starved schools.
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The woman who was struck and killed Monday by a PATCO train at Center City's Eighth and Market Station was identified Tuesday as Migdalia Roman-Chaparro, 53, of Camden. PATCO officials said it appears the woman's death was a suicide.
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A Philadelphia police officer was been suspended this morning with intent to dismiss after being charged with theft and criminal mischief. Tayon Moore...
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WASHINGTON (AP) - American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels.
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GERALD GIBSON, a fired Philadelphia narcotics cop and former son-in-law of Gov. Corbett, sat stone-faced in court Tuesday as a prosecutor told a jury that he was a "thief" who had disgraced his badge.
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The faculty adviser for Neshaminy High School's student newspaper was suspended for two days this week in what appeared to be the latest turn in a nearly yearlong battle over the newspaper's attempt to ban the word Redskin.
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The state House on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution designating Sept. 14-20 as Taney Dragons Week in Pennsylvania. The resolution honors the Philadelphia Little League team that took U.S. runner up honors during the Little League World Series in Williamsport last month.
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SEPTA police are looking for a suspect who was caught on surveillance camera early Sunday robbing an unconscious man at the Erie Station along the Broad Street Line subway.