Friday, August 1, 2014
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A Philadelphia man received a 15-year prison sentence today for planning to rob a cocaine stash house that didn’t exist. Ralph Dennis, 35, had...
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Jenkintown High School's former athletic director has been sentenced in connection with a sexual relationship he had with a student in 2010.
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Gov. Corbett has scheduled a Monday meeting with legislative leaders in Harrisburg to discuss the imperiled proposal for a cigarette tax to help close the Philadelphia schools' $81 million budget gap, officials said.
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In an unprecedented move, the Dallas Cowboys, who haven't had a winning season in four years, have included playoff tickets in their mailings to season...
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Instead of the welfare office and City Hall, Philadelphia residents may soon be lining up at schools to apply for government benefits. A proposed bill...
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The weekend weather gods have been pretty good to us this summer season with mostly dry weekends. We had a stretch of nine consecutive, rain-free weekends...
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LONGPORT Authorities are suggesting that a champion powerboat racer declared missing following a crash of his pontoon board late last month may have staged the accident to avoid theft charges.
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A Philadelphia man already in custody for an alleged home invasion in Upper Merion Township has been arrested in connection with two burglaries in Haverford Township, Delaware County, police announced.
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An Overbrook man is accused of operating a speakeasy in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia.
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A South Jersey man who this morning claimed he had been chased by a masked man wielding a machete later admitted he had fabricated the story "for the...
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Authorities have long monitored social media postings of criminals for incriminating comments and other clues. Now one criminal - or at least his lawyers - have turned the tables.
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Chester police are investigating two overnight shootings that left one man dead and two 18-year-olds wounded - one critically. Around 10:30 p.m., Thursday, a group of friends were walking home from a store in the vicinity of 22nd and Crozer Streets when thefirst shooting occurred. A man was shot in the back of the head and a woman grazed in the shoulder. The man was in critical condition, according to police.
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The Radnor teenager stood in Montgomery County Juvenile Court and told the judge how getting arrested on charges related to a Main Line drug ring completely changed his view of marijuana.
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A plane bound for Scotland was diverted after a disruptive woman “swearing blue murder” threw her prosthetic leg and demanded a parachute...
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An "improvised device," found this morning along a Cherry Hill trail and removed by a bomb squad, posed no threat to the public, a police spokesman said...
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Winslow police fatally shot a township man Friday morning after responding to a call at a home on New Freedom Road, authorities said.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers extended their hiring surge into July by adding a solid 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth...