Saturday, May 30, 2015

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The defense lawyer for State Rep. Louise Williams Bishop, a Philadelphia legislator arrested in the resurrected sting corruption case, issued subpoenas Friday to two top officials of the state Attorney General's Office in a bid to argue that the case is tainted by racial targeting.
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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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Responding to congressional and public criticism, federal regulators said Friday they would 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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A man identified as a person of interest in a South Philadelphia sexual assault turned himself in on a probation-violation warrant Friday, police said.
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A 21-year-old man was hospitalized Friday night after being stabbed five times in the city's East Frankford section, police said.
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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 will pump millions of dollars in new money into city schools.
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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.
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 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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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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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, to be held in Philadelphia this year, is under investigation for possible embezzlement, according to several European news organizations.