Friday, May 29, 2015

Breaking News

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Police were investigating the death of a newborn baby found inside a duffel bag Friday evening at a West Philadelphia home.
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A City Council committee on Friday moved forward a bill that would make Philadelphia more developer-friendly, and another to force earlier disclosure of money spent by super PACs during elections.
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The former longtime owner of the historic Bucks County Playhouse was found guilty Friday by a federal jury of claiming more than $200,000 in fraudulent insurance payments after a 2006 flood devastated the property, prosecutors said.
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Thank you, El Nino, in advance Meteorologists have been trying to predict for a long time how active each hurricane season will be. A few have even...
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The Vatican archbishop in charge of overseeing the World Meeting of Families is under investigation for possible embezzlement, according to several European news organizations.
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Warminster Township agreed to pay $650,000 to the family of an 89-year-old woman mistakenly killed by police during a wild shoot-out at a Street Road apartment complex two years ago, according to a copy of the settlement.
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Morris Benjamin Wilkins, 90, of Honesdale, Pa., a World War II veteran and an entrepreneur who established several honeymoon resorts in the Poconos, attracting couples with his iconic heart-shaped bathtub, died Monday, May 25, of heart failure in Las Vegas.
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Hakim Bond was 17 at the time he shot Allen Moment Jr., who died two years later.
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Touring a North Philadelphia elementary school Friday, Gov. Wolf pushed again for a Pennsylvania budget that pumps millions of new money into city schools.
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Responding to Congressional and public criticism, federal regulators said Friday they will not weaken rules requiring certain disclosures about trains transporting crude oil and other hazardous materials.
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A person of interest in a pair of sexual assaults in South Philly surrendered to police on Friday, a law enforcement source said. Earlier in the day...
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A Delaware County man has been arrested after he allegedly slapped the buttocks of a woman jogger while on the Radnor Trail.
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UGI Corp. on Friday announced the completion of the acquisition of Total's liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution business in France for $465 million. The acquisition of Totalgaz doubles UGI's retail propane distribution in France to about 500 million gallons a year.
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One man was killed and three others wounded, including a 14-year-old, in a Thursday night shoot-out in Chester, police reported.
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A big payday is coming for someone who bought their Pennsylvania Cash 5 ticket at a Bucks County store: A ticket sold in Doylestown won $800,000 in Thursday's drawing.
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Seventy years after the end of World War II, military aircraft from the era live on to connect people with the nation's - and in many cases, their family's - history.
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Officials from the Delaware County District Attorney's Office have identified the man found stuffed inside a Samsonite suitcase Thursday near Philadelphia...
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MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) - An Atlantic City man convicted of killing an aspiring rapper has been sentenced to 24 years in prison.
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A man in the Carroll Park section of West Philadelphia was sent to the hospital overnight following a stabbing. Police who were responding to a nearby...
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A man identified as a "person of interest" in a Point Breeze sexual assault turned himself in on a probation violation warrant Friday, police said.