Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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The city of Philadelphia has released a list of street closures that will go into effect for the Budweiser Made in America Festival this Labor Day weekend.
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A "drug nexus" is at the center of a Wednesday abduction that left two men dead in the Schuylkill River and a third in critical condition, Homicide Capt. James Clark said.
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"Are you recording me?" The voice on the audio recording is the sweet, singsong patter of a little girl talking to her mom, a mix of baby talk and a child discovering the English language.
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The former chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.) admitted his role Wednesday in falsifying campaign finance records and helping to divert $22,663 federal contributions to pay down the college debts of an elected official's son.
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Two men were stabbed, bound and their bodies sunk with a makeshift anchor in the Schuylkill River, while a third man found half-dressed said he had been...
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As most people along Gloucester Township's Hampshire Road slept on an early Friday morning, an armored police truck approached the home of a suspected heroin dealer, stopping in the grass just past the driveway.
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The beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs depicted dissatisfied veterans as Oscar the Grouch in a recent internal training guide, and some vets and VA staffers said Tuesday that they feel trashed.
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A new law signed this week by Gov. Jerry Brown makes California the second state to mandate a remote “kill switch” for all smartphones—but...
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Police are searching for a bandit who struck a Center City bank branch late Saturday morning while wearing an “old man” mask. Shortly before...
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Bucks company fined for storing hazardous waste in Chesco A Bucks County company was ordered to pay $1.2 million in fines and sentenced to five years probation for illegally storing explosive hazardous waste, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.
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A Glendora man shot and killed his wife and then turned the gun on himself Wednesday morning at Kennedy University Hospital-Stratford in Camden County, authorities said.
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A man shot himself and a woman at a Camden County hospital this morning, leaving the woman dead and man injured, according to authorities. The incident...
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Philadelphia police are investigating an overnight robbery in which two assailants posed as police officers to rob a Fishtown food distribution of about...
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Seven Philadelphia police narcotics officers at the center of a federal corruption probe are also named in scores of civil lawsuits that add more claims of thievery, intimidation and brutality to those described in their criminal indictments, according to court records.
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A top Veterans Affairs administrator in Philadelphia insisted Wednesday that the photos of Oscar the Grouch peppered on its internal training materials weren't meant to depict cranky veterans.
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The slow but certain rebirth of North Broad Street has seen some surprising transformations and inspired proposals. A former auto showroom, and later...
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Philadelphia police are looking for the man who sexually assaulted a woman in the city's Cobbs Creek section after a bus ride. Police said the 58-year-old...
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Camden schools will have more laptops this year and better wireless Internet access, school officials said Tuesday at the last board meeting before the start of school.
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After years of planning, Swarthmore College is beginning construction of an inn, bookstore, and roundabout.