Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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A suspended New Jersey Human Services Police captain has been convicted of using a secure FBI database to conduct background checks on members of his minor league baseball team.
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Named for the legendary Philadelphia-born singer, the current incarnation of the Marian Anderson Award was created in 1998.
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Crews have finished cleaning up debris from a tractor-trailer accident near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge that constricted several on-ramps Wednesday afternoon, snarling traffic in the area.
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The man accused of breaking into a Gulph Mills home, tying up one occupant while forcing another to get him money from a bank machine, will be charged with an additional count of burglary in Upper Merion Township, Police Chief Thomas Nolan said.
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HARRISBURG - The speed limit on much of the Pennsylvania Turnpike could rise to 70 m.p.h. by next summer, state officials said Wednesday.
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Philadelphia Traffic Court's entrenched system of granting special consideration to friends, family, and political allies of judges may have been unethical, but it wasn't a crime, a federal jury appeared to say Wednesday as it acquitted five of the court's former jurists accused of participating in a ticket-fixing conspiracy.
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Construction on the long-vacant lot at the corner of 2nd and Race streets in Old City should begin by the first quarter of next year, according to Jeffrey Brown, one of the developers who has planned a 148-unit apartment complex at the site.
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Gov. Corbett on Wednesday made a Bucks County senior center the latest stop on his weeks-long campaign to rally support for a bill addressing rising...
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Jon Bon Jovi, a rock-and-roller as well known for his public works as for his music, was announced Wednesday as the 2014 recipient of the Marian Anderson...
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A convicted burglar has been ordered to serve jail time, nearly two years after he fled his initially scheduled sentencing hearing and kayaked across the Niagara River to Canada, the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office announced Wednesday.
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SEPTA ridership in the last 12 months fell 2 percent, or roughly 7 million trips, compared to the previous year, and the transit agency cited a very harsh winter and a fare increase as reasons for the dip.
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Radnor Township police have arrested a McDonald's employee who they say sold crack cocaine from the restaurant's parking lot in Wayne.
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PennDOT says it will use the data from the pilot projects to evaluate whether other 65 mph highways can have speeds increased to 70 mph next spring or summe
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Cmdr. Bob Flynn, of Moorestown, N.J., has been appointed executive officer of the U.S. Navy's 2015 Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squardron team.
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Police continued to hunt today for a minivan involved in a July 19 hit-and-run that killed a man in East Camden. Alfredo Siguenza-Trejo, 39, died of...
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This report is part of a joint project by InsideClimate News and the Center for Public Integrity. Like people in other regions transformed by the shale...
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Lawyers for the imprisoned Philadelphia-born rapper Meek Mill filed a motion for parole Wednesday in their continuing effort to stop the financial damage to his concert and recording career.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect died in custody hours before a U.S. ruling Wednesday that he should be extradited to Germany to face trial.
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He was born Christian Dior Womack but was known on the street as “Gucci Prada.” After he is sentenced in federal court, for the next 15...