Thursday, July 2, 2015

Breaking News

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South Jersey mayors whose towns were pummeled by last week's storm that left residents without power for days got a chance Thursday to vent their frustrations with state officials over the slow pace of recovery efforts.
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A 41-year-old Philadelphia police officer was charged Thursday with assaulting his girlfriend in May. Officer Michael Alice, who was assigned to the elite Highway Patrol unit, surrendered at the Internal Affairs Bureau and was charged with simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, unlawful restraint, false imprisonment, and two counts of violating an order for protection from abuse.
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MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - John Whitman, the husband of former Republican Gov. Christine Todd Whitman and the state's first-ever first gentleman, died Thursday. He was 71.
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SEA ISLE CITY - "Foghat!" someone screamed from the bar. The Juliano Brothers - who claim to be "a 1200-pound breathing jukebox" - broke into "I Just Want to Make Love to You."
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About 50 advocates, friends and supporters helped place a wreath at Sixth and Chestnut streets today to honor those who took part in one of the nation's first major gay-rights demonstrations on July 4, 1965.
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Three people have been charged in connection with a shooting in Gloucester Township last weekend. Georgina Rowe, 34, Darrell Sanders, 39, of Gloucester Township; and Daishon Sease, 19, of Camden, were arrested Wednesday, authorities said. They face charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon, and conspiracy.
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Eric Rogers challenged Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Donna Woelpper to cite the laws under which he was being sentenced and her legal authority to sentence him.
James Obergefell still isn't used to being a celebrity, to the constant handshakes and hugs, to people thanking him for being the lead plaintiff in last week's Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage.
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Homicide detectives were questioning several people late Thursday afternoon in connection with the slaying of an 85-year-old woman in East Mount Airy this week, police said.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The twin sister of state Attorney General Kathleen Kane is being sued over a $200,000 loan by an FBI agent who was her boyfriend.
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A Camden County police officer was struck by a bullet fragment after a suspect shot at him Wednesday night, authorities said.
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Speaking with one voice, Philadelphia's mayor, City Council president, school superintendent, SRC chairwoman, teachers' union president and head of a key charter group have told Harrisburg: give city schools $159 million.
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez will be released after more than 11 weeks in jail under a bond agreement reached Thursday.
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Gov. Wolf vetoed a plan Thursday to privatize the state liquor industry, as his standoff with Republican legislators over the state budget continued.
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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A handwriting expert says a supposed "hit list" and two homemade death certificates found after a shooting at a Delaware courthouse in 2013 were written by the gunman, whose widow and children are being tried on federal conspiracy and cyberstalking charges.
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A Camden County truck driver was arrested in Mount Laurel Wednesday as he arrived for what he expected would be a rendezvous for sex with a woman and her underage daughter.
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The forecast for this story is cloud-y with a chance of meatheads.
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Officers in Northeast Philly's 15th District arrested a gunman not long after he allegedly gunned down a 21-year-old man in Bridesburg, police said. The...
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A 12-year-old Montgomery County boy who drowned after he slipped on wet rocks and fell into a rain-swollen creek in Chester County on Wednesday has been identified.
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The Philadelphia Parking Authority Thursday unveiled the vanguard of a new fleet of wheelchair-accessible taxi cabs coming to the city.