Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Breaking News

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Three juveniles who participated in the violent beating of a homeless veteran outside an Olney gas station in April were remanded to juvenile detention centers Tuesday.
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A Lancaster man charged with four counts of murder in the 2013 drag-racing deaths of a mother and three children as they crossed Roosevelt Boulevard has agreed to a trial without a jury.
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John. A. Crimmins, a surfer and a lifeguard, was swimming with friends in the ocean on July 4 when he suddenly disappeared from their sight with no sign...
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A 27-year-old woman and former Philadelphia Soul employee was killed in a car accident on Sunday afternoon in Franklin Township, just days after the Soul...
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A report from an alert resident led to the arrests of three young people allegedly responsible for breaking into dozens of vehicles in South Jersey.
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By Aubrey Whelan INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Two people were killed and four wounded in separate overnight shootings in Philadelphia, police said, including a 6-year-old boy who was shot in the foot during an evening game of basketball.
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A man died after he was hit by a SEPTA bus overnight in Center City. Philadelphia police said the pedestrian was struck near 11th and Walnut streets shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Motorists will have to dig a bit deeper next year to pay for travel on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
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Charging that standardized tests harm students and waste government resources, a group of teachers and parents took to Independence Mall Tuesday to promote the small but growing movement to opt out of testing.
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A pedestrian was killed early Tuesday when a SEPTA bus driver - apparently without realizing it - ran over him in Center City, police said.
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A Rose Tree-Media elementary school principal whose firing enraged some parents and students said Tuesday that he has received $300,000 in a settlement with the district and already has started a new job.
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The head of the Concept School in Chester County was arrested in connection with allegations that he sexually abused a student, the Chester County District Attorney said Tuesday.
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TRENTON - The emerald ash borer (EAB) is a tiny, metallic-green beetle - just a half-inch long by an eighth of an inch wide. But it creates big problems for ash trees, and it is now in Westampton.
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Gov. Wolf on Tuesday appointed 48 members of the Pennsylvania Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce, which will recommend policies, guidelines and best practices to influence the build-out of pipeline infrastructure across the state. Its report is due in February.
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Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has been arrested for alleged drunk driving in Arizona, according to news reports. It's the second time McNabb has been accused of driving under the influence in the state in the past year and a half.
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The family of the pedestrian killed by a Ride the Ducks vehicle in May has filed a lawsuit against the tour boat's operator, its manufacturer, and the city of Philadelphia.
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Five tickets, including one sold in Burlington County, will split a $909,890 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot. New Jersey Lottery officials said the five tickets each matched the winning numbers drawn Monday: 27, 37, 39, 41 and 43.
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CHESTER COUNTY Grant funds scholarships to Lincoln University OXFORD Lincoln University received a $73,000 grant to give local students need-based scholarships, it announced last week.