Friday, May 22, 2015

Breaking News

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Shareena Joachim allegedly brought Mace to the attack on Robert Barnes.
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The chairman of Temple University's physics department lost his leadership post Friday, one day after federal authorities accused him of illegally sharing sensitive U.S. technology with entities in China.
5
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Hillary Clinton said the “average American CEO” makes 300 times more than the typical worker, but she was referring to a study that looked at pay disparity between CEOs and average workers only at the top 350 companies — a fraction of the 246,240 chief executives in the U.S.
9
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Service has resumed between the Thorndale and Malvern stations on SEPTA's Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail Line after a broken rail was repaired.
10
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There were 581 new Michaels born in New Jersey last year, making it the most popular name for baby boys in the state for 50 straight years.
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Philadelphia police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a 9-year-old boy at his Overbrook school. The boy, who is blind, complained of pain to his mother last month while she was helping him get ready for the school day. His mother asked him if he had been inappropriately touched and he replied that he had, police said. He said the assault had taken p
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Four protesters were charged with assaulting Philadelphia police officers after a peaceful vigil Thursday night on Temple University's campus became violent.
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As tears rolled down his face, a fatigue-clad Rafael Encinas placed his head in his hands and tried to compose himself while surrounded by a few hundred Marlton students decked out in red, white and blue.
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Eight passengers were hurt in a SEPTA bus accident Friday afternoon in North Philadelphia, an agency spokesman said. Shortly before 3 p.m., a southbound Route 23 bus was involved in a collision with an automobile on Germantown Avenue at Tioga Street, said SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch.
9
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A $2,500 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of whoever broke into a Delaware County gun store and made off with a small arsenal.
10
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Despite lack of rain, no drought advisories issued -- yet.
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A fire at a South Philadelphia oil refinery was quickly extinguished Friday, but not before sending plumes of black smoke into the sky.
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Philadelphia University has promoted its executive dean to provost.
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Behind bars three weeks and counting.
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Moments before a triumphant Jim Kenney took the stage on election night Tuesday to give his victory speech in front of a throng of political supporters, the presumptive next mayor of Philadelphia took a very brief private meeting with arguably the most powerful man in New Jersey — political power broker George Norcross.
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The North Philadelphia teen charged with the hit-and-run accident that critically injured a Temple University senior waived his preliminary hearing Friday and his lawyer said he will "accept responsibility" and likely plead guilty.