Monday, November 24, 2014
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Between a bout of record cold and a big snow dump to come, Philadelphia got a shot of extreme warmth Monday.
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Yardley, 5:20 a.m. Corporal Tim Reeves is driving in his unmarked Dodge Magnum when his police radio chirps.
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CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, setting off weeks of ongoing protests, has gotten married.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - An Iowa man arrested who had a hunting rifle, ammunition and a knife in his car near the White House has pleaded guilty.
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a New Jersey man who claimed he was robbed at gunpoint, kidnapped and held against his will for three days actually had escaped from a halfway house.
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Former District Attorney Lynne M. Abraham has a significant lead in the race for Philadelphia’s next mayor and is far better perceived then her opposition, both real and potential.
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HARRISBURG - In her first news conference since testifying last week before a Montgomery County grand jury, Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Monday announced the arrests of 239 individuals on drug-related offenses, but declined to take any questions.
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In anticipation of an announcement tonight from the Ferguson grand jury, Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey said he has officers "standing by" to assist with what he expected to be "peaceful rallies."
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A rowhouse fire claimed the life of a child Monday in Feltonville, officials said. The blaze broke out just after noon on Wyoming Avenue near 2nd Street...
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A Wilmington truck driver was sentenced Monday to 30 to 60 days in prison on his second drunk-driving conviction.
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It's the warmest Nov. 24 on record in Philadelphia. The high temperature has reached 72 degrees today, according to the National Weather Service. That...
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Lincoln University's embattled president, under fire for making statements that some critics interpreted as blaming women for sexual assault, resigned Monday.
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LINDEN, N.J. (AP) - Ground zero in the debate over New Jersey's red light camera program shifted to a crowded, sweaty city hall office Monday as the program's most ardent critic locked horns with a mayor who wants to keep the cameras rolling.
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PhillyConfidential: A federal judge ruled last Thursday that a civil lawsuit can proceed against the School District of Philadelphia, the School Reform Commission and the substitute teacher on duty when a kindergartner was kidnapped from class last year and later sexually assaulted.
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Delaware County police officers will be the first in Pennsylvania to be able to carry Naloxone, a drug that can quickly reverse the effects of a heroin overdose, officials announced Monday.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia's archbishop said Monday that hosting Pope Francis in the city next year during his first U.S. visit as pontiff could foster a "rebirth" for an archdiocese that has struggled with financial problems and sex abuse scandals during the last decade.
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The grand jury has reportedly reached a decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., in August.
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A Philadelphia judge has loosened - but refused to lift - a gag order barring comment from lawyers and witnesses in the criminal trial over last year's deadly collapse of a Salvation Army thrift store.
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Service has been restored on SEPTA's Cynwyd Regional Rail Line after earlier overhead wire problems. SEPTA said that train #1081 would be the first...
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Philadelphia police say they have apprehended a man who punched a 92-year-old woman and stole rings off her hand this summer. Police said officers were...