Monday, May 4, 2015

Breaking News

The arrest of former city narcotics Officer Christopher Hulmes on perjury charges has forced the review - and likely reversal - of hundreds of convictions in which he was a key witness, the District Attorney's Office said Monday.
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William Wooden is a city resident and registered voter. Yet with two weeks until the mayoral primary election, Wooden has no idea who he is voting for.
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Stuniversity: The Republican field widened today with the entrance of Dr. Ben Carson and Carly Fiorino as candidates. It’s hard to see how the GOP can do worse
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez will face a trial early next year in a separate case charging him with Medicare fraud, a federal judge said Monday.
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The Republican presidential field has three new contenders. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson all announced their intention to seek the Republic nomination.
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One juror was chosen Monday morning as the selection process began for the murder trial of a Levittown exterminator charged in the 2013 strangling of Philadelphia pediatrician Melissa Ketunuti.
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A Bucks County man admitted Monday that he fabricated his claim of being accosted in Doylestown last December by a man who looked like Bradley Stone, a report that diverted police resources in the middle of the manhunt for the mass killer.
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William Wooden is a city resident and registered voter. Yet with two weeks until the mayoral primary election, Wooden has no idea who he is voting for.
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Philadelphia police are searching for leads in a Saturday-night shooting that struck a young girl in the head in West Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia's Veterans Affairs benefits office will host a town-hall forum Saturday for local veterans and their families to voice feedback about the quality of VA services.
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An app that would allow Philadelphia drivers to pay for parking by phone - and add time remotely to avoid a ticket - could be launched as soon as this fall, if parking authority officials get the green light from City Hall. But the Nutter administration fears the app will hurt the Philadelphia School District, which benefits from parking ticket revenue.
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If it seemed like the subway was packed before and after Sunday's Broad Street Run - it was. SEPTA said Monday that there were 88,510 trips on the Broad Street Line on Sunday, a record for the day of the annual 10-mile race.
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Three women were killed Monday afternoon in a fire that destroyed a home in a rural area of western Chester County, officials said.
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Two Delaware teenagers are still in critical condition more than six weeks after they were sickened by a banned pesticide that was sprayed at the Caribbean resort where they were staying, their family said Monday.
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More than two-thirds of New Jerseyans say Gov. Christie has not been completely honest about his knowledge of the George Washington Bridge scandal, and a majority think he knew about the September 2013 lane closures while they were underway, according to a new poll.
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Orlando Bronner died last year after a fistfight with his 44-year-old son in their Bristol Township home. There's no dispute about that.
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Philadelphia's Veterans Affairs benefits office will host a town hall forum Saturday for local veterans and their families to voice feedback about the quality of VA service.
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City has reportedly submitted a layoff plan to state officials that calls for the elimination of about 200 positions.
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Six alumni-elected members of Penn State's board of trustees have gone to court again, this time seeking access to information used to nominate five candidates to board seats.
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A company bought a parcel beside Waterfront Square towers along the Delaware River and plans a residential development at site, the broker who handled the deal announced Monday.