Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Breaking News

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Police in Egg Harbor Township are trying to find the owners of an air compressor, a Beatles memorabilia collection, two concrete lions, and a collection of lawn tools, all suspected to have been stolen from properties or vehicles in the Egg Harbor, Atlantic City, and Mays Landing areas.
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - CVS Pharmacy will pay New Jersey more than $500,000 as part of a settlement to protect consumers from buying medications and other items exposed to elevated temperatures for prolonged periods of time.
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Police are looking for a man who was caught on camera robbing Ultimo Coffee Bar on South 15th Street in South Philadelphia.
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Valerie Arkoosh, the anesthesiologist who mounted a failed bid for Congress last year, was selected Wednesday to replace Montgomery County Commissioner Leslie Richards.
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Revel has finally won something.
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The city is saving big money by not arresting people for small amounts of weed. The latest data released by the Philadelphia Police Department show...
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PhillyDeals: Rita’s Italian Ice, the Trevose company that calls itself the world's largest water-ice store chain with more than 600 locations, says it has contracted with onetime Starbuck's executive Faysal Younes' Eathos Ltd., Dubai, to open at least 46 stores over the next ten years, in Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the smaller Arab nations of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar.
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George M. Dorrance III, 63, of Villanova, a Royal Bank of Canada wealth manager, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, of leukemia at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He had been diagnosed with the disease last March.
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PhillyClout: Councilman Jim Kenney has already picked up a labor endorsement in the mayoral race, even though he hasn't officially, technically, formally announced his candidacy.
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The Interboro School Board unanimously approved a contract with its 305-member teachers' union, whose salaries will increase 5.54 percent over the three-year agreement.
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A West Mount Airy man was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on vehicular manslaughter and drunk-driving charges in death two years ago of his girlfriend in an accident on Roosevelt Boulevard.
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Dash cam video released by police yesterday shows the high-speed chase of a police vehicle stolen in western Pennsylvania earlier this month by a handcuffed...
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HARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf said Wednesday he plans to temporarily fill two empty seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. But he said he had not yet settled on the appointees.
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Police are investigating a deadly shooting in New Jersey's capital city.
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ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - The owner of an Allentown amusement park is challenging a federal regulator's findings that it failed to protect summertime workers from extreme heat, including a teenager who was burned after collapsing near a deep fryer.
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Two snow shovelers stopped and questioned by police Tuesday in Lower Merion, apparently because they lacked permits to solicit work, has led to a township investigation and outrage from a community that fears the boys were stopped because they are black.
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WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) - Authorities have identified the man whose body was found this week in a wooded area of central New Jersey.
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PhillyConfidential: A failed robbery attempt on an Upper Darby man led police to the victim's apartment, where they found him in possession of three pounds of marijuana, packaging material and $1,200, police said.
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BLAWNOX, Pa. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania couple has been jailed after police said the woman severely abused the man's 2-year-old daughter, telling officers the victim "was a horrible child to deal with, with an annoying scream."
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CapitolInq: President Obama, Vice President Biden, Gov. Wolf and Mayor Nutter will be among the guests speaking to fellow Democrats in Philadelphia this week as House Democrats hold a policy retreat in the city.