Friday, August 1, 2014
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Police shot and killed a suspected burglar early this morning in Northeast Philadelphia, according to various media reports. The incident occurred about...
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Chris Lehmann, the founding principal of Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy, has shown Bill Gates around the magnet high school in Center City.
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WASHINGTON - The plan to rename 30th Street Station for former Philadelphia U.S. Rep. Bill Gray is heading to President Obama for his signature.
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Nine Philadelphia-area activists were among the 100-plus people arrested Thursday afternoon during an immigration reform rally outside the White House, according to local advocacy organization New Sanctuary Movement.
A Maple Shade woman has been arrested after using a Burlington County police officer' stolen credit card and a Cape May man allegedly involved in the theft has been identified but not apprehended, authorities said Thursday.
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VILLAS, N.J. - A python - or boa constrictor - is on the loose in this Cape May County community, but animal control says it's probably not looking for a meal any time soon.
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Another day, another road map. The day after a City Council contingent presented plans for an ambitious data-driven program to guide city spending, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce announced its own ambitious data-driven program to guide economic growth to pay for that spending.
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An arbitration panel has awarded a new contract to more than 6,000 Philadelphia police officers that includes raises and other benefits costing about $69 million more than the administration had budgeted - but Mayor Nutter isn't blinking at the cost.
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A robbery suspect was arrested Thursday after he allegedly became stuck in a “mantrap” while fleeing a Citizens Bank in Newark, Del.
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One man was killed and two others injured in a shooting Thursday night in the city's Nicetown section, police said.
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Five days after an SUV plowed into her and her children on a North Philadelphia street corner, Keisha Williams opened her eyes.
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Weeks ahead of schedule, Delaware officials Thursday afternoon reopened the southbound lanes of the I-495 bridge that spans the Christina River in Wilmington.
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All birthing hospitals in Philadelphia have abandoned the decades-long practice of giving formula to new mothers to take home, a significant milestone in efforts to raise the city's breast-feeding rate and improve the health of both children and mothers.
Police are investigating an assault reported Thursday afternoon outside the Russell C. Struble Elementary School in Bensalem.
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TRENTON - In a surprise move, the New Jersey Assembly on Monday will vote on a long-term funding proposal for the state's depleted open-space program.
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Reacting to the arrest of six Philadelphia police narcotics officers on federal corruption charges, the Committee of Seventy on Thursday called for replacing the Police Advisory Commission with a more powerful and independent oversight body.