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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:28:18 GMT2016-12-05T18:28:18Z
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:14:04 GMT2016-12-05T18:14:04ZSchools in a Montgomery County district were closed Monday due to a police investigation into a threat posted on social media.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:56:33 GMT2016-12-05T17:56:33ZRobert Price stared at the empty parking spot on South Broad Street, where he had left his Lexus 45 minutes earlier, and assumed the car had been stolen. Actually, it had been towed.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:28:23 GMT2016-12-05T17:28:23ZA ticket sold at a Philadelphia gas station won $1 million in Saturday's Powerball drawing.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:15:17 GMT2016-12-05T17:15:17ZThe education world is sharply divided over President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of a school-choice champion for secretary of education.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:08:52 GMT2016-12-05T17:08:52ZUpper Darby police are searching for two armed bandits who robbed a laundromat Monday, making off with $600 in cash and coins after locking an employee in a storage closet.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:43:50 GMT2016-12-05T16:43:50ZGreen Party-backed lawyers moved their fight for a recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election results to a new venue Monday, hoping a federal judge would be receptive to their claims of potential irregularities with electronic voting machines across the state.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:37:31 GMT2016-12-05T16:37:31ZNEWVILLE, Pa. (AP) - State police and the district attorney are investigating a human skeleton found by hunters in central Pennsylvania.
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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:00:59 GMT2016-12-05T16:00:59ZTwo men threw cup fulls of two different substances at a SEPTA bus driver when she opened the vehicle's door at a Crescentville bus stop Monday morning, police said.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:57:37 GMT2016-12-05T15:57:37ZFor Jack Varsalona's last year at Wilmington U
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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:17:12 GMT2016-12-05T15:17:12ZA rash of heroin overdoses in Philadelphia killed six and sent others to the hospital Sunday, police said. Detectives in the city's East Detective Division reported investigating the overdose deaths. Investigators there did not know the number of people who overdosed and survived, but said there were several.
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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:52:06 GMT2016-12-05T14:52:06ZBRIDGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Police in one Pennsylvania town have sent an armed robbery suspect a message on Facebook, and it's not because they want to be friends.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:37:32 GMT2016-12-05T14:37:32ZA horse died after it was struck by a car overnight on the Atlantic City Expressway.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:23:34 GMT2016-12-05T14:23:34ZThink of the Pennsylvania Society, the swank political soiree in New York starting Friday, as an obligatory holiday trip to visit bickering in-laws.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:15:37 GMT2016-12-05T14:15:37ZMAURICETOWN, N.J. - Usually around June, work begins on the honey-do lists in this tiny Cumberland County maritime village. Porches get painted, new bathrooms are installed, floors are replaced, and any number of other renovations are completed over the ensuing months, so that by December - on one "magical" night - the historic homes and "museum buildings" here glow in candlelight and holiday spirit for an annual house tour that began more than 30 years ago.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:10:42 GMT2016-12-05T14:10:42ZSCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - State police are trying to determine who intentionally killed an elk on an eastern Pennsylvania nature and wild game preserve.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:03:37 GMT2016-12-05T14:03:37ZIn the four months since his novel The Underground Railroad was published, Colson Whitehead has seen it chosen by Oprah's Book Club, become and remain a bestseller, and win the 2016 National Book Award for fiction.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:01:45 GMT2016-12-05T14:01:45ZHe's depicted in the painting as a patriot-warrior, resplendent in the gold-braided uniform of a colonel in the Continental Army during the American Revolution.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:49:26 GMT2016-12-05T13:49:26ZJill Stein ended her statewide recount effort in Pennsylvania on Saturday after a Commonwealth Court judge mandated that the 100 voters who brought the suit on the campaign's behalf post a $1 million bond.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:45:20 GMT2016-12-05T13:45:20ZCHESTER, Pa. (AP) - Emergency dispatchers near Philadelphia are being credited for helping rescuers reach a man with dementia by keeping him on the phone until they could hear their colleagues' sirens outside.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:34:40 GMT2016-12-05T13:34:40ZYORK, Pa. (AP) - Police in York County arrested a 27-year-old woman after they say she gave her 4-year-old daughter opiates to "help her sleep" late last week.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:17:40 GMT2016-12-05T13:17:40ZWhen Demetra Hatton got married 13 years ago, not everyone in her family saw reason to celebrate. "My sister was like, 'You're marrying someone, and they have life without the possibility of parole?' " Hatton recalled. "I said, 'Yes, but we're going to defy those odds.' "
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:09:37 GMT2016-12-05T13:09:37ZA driver trying to evade a police pursuit just before midnight Saturday drove south on northbound I-95 near Philadelphia International Airport, crashed into another car, injuring its driver, then fled into the woods.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:09:15 GMT2016-12-05T12:09:15ZAllen Bernard Poole, 67, a former Philadelphian who was instrumental in reforming Simon Gratz High School in the 1960s, died Sunday, Nov. 20, at home in Cambria Heights, N.Y.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:15:28 GMT2016-12-05T11:15:28ZTRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's long-debated black bear hunts have stoked strong passions, blasted by animal rights activists as inhumane and supported by hunters and wildlife officials who say they help control the population and minimize run-ins with humans.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:13:55 GMT2016-12-05T11:13:55ZA mid-air birth caused a plane from Philadelphia to make an unscheduled landing Sunday night. A nurse on board Southwest Airlines flight 556 assisted the mother, who gave birth while the plane inflight to Orlando, Fla., according to the a spokeswoman for the airline. The flight, which left Philadelphia at 2:46 p.m., was diverted to Charleston, S.C., where medics took the parents and the baby to an area hospital, the spokeswoman said.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:30:33 GMT2016-12-05T06:30:33ZThe union representing registered nurses at Hahnemann University Hospital, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, and St. Christopher's Pediatric Outpatient Clinic announced Sunday that it had reached tentative agreements on first contracts with Tenet Healthcare Corp., the Dallas-based for-profit chain that operates the hospitals.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:30:33 GMT2016-12-05T05:30:33ZTHE DAILY NEWS Pet of the Week is Buddy, a Corgi mix, about 4 to 6 years old, at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:00:04 GMT2016-12-05T05:00:04ZCarmen DeJesus was in downtown Camden last month when she noticed a man near the Walter Rand Transportation Center handing out what appeared to be legal forms, offering them to anyone who had ever spent a night in a crowded Camden County jail cell.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 02:02:19 GMT2016-12-05T02:02:19ZIt was that magical moment Saturday night: When the evergreen was illuminated, white lights sparkled into the December night, and a glow fell over the holiday revelers of Perkasie.
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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 13:19:29 GMT2016-12-04T13:19:29ZDaniel Minnick was looking for a certain kind of dog, a small adult with short hair, and he was willing to suffer a little to get one.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:31:13 GMT2016-12-04T11:31:13ZA man believed to be in his mid-20s was shot several times, at least once in the head, on the west side of Chester City Saturday night.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:25:35 GMT2016-12-04T11:25:35ZSwarthmore College has become a sanctuary campus, deciding against voluntarily sharing student information with immigration officials or willingly giving them access to college property.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:24:07 GMT2016-12-04T11:24:07ZAbout 3,000 PECO customers have been without electricity on Saturday afternoon after a large power outage occurred at the PECO substation near 13th and Lombard Streets in Center City, a spokesman for the electric company said.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:05:05 GMT2016-12-04T10:05:05ZAn FBI agent has said the undercover operative in the controversial sting run by the state Attorney General's Office told him he was discouraged from targeting Republicans, raising questions about the integrity of an investigation that has netted five convictions of Democrats.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 06:31:35 GMT2016-12-04T06:31:35ZEvery schoolchild knows, or perhaps once did, that the libel and sedition trial of colonial-era publisher John Peter Zenger in one stroke forged a foundational right of citizens to criticize government.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:02:03 GMT2016-12-04T05:02:03ZVillanova University has ended its probe into a report of a black female student who allegedly was knocked down by young white males yelling "Trump" because the student does not want to pursue the matter, according to the university.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:39:01 GMT2016-12-03T22:39:01ZImmaculata University has launched the public-support phase of its $25 million fund-raising campaign, A Beacon Ever Bright. The Malvern-based school has already raised $15 million from early donors in its goal to fund a new student engagement center, restoration projects and scholarships.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:25:38 GMT2016-12-03T22:25:38ZA 32-year-old Chester County man died early Saturday after he was standing on a roadway and was struck by a vehicle driven by an off-duty police officer in Delaware, authorities said.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:33:28 GMT2016-12-03T21:33:28ZA person died after being struck by an Amtrak train in Norwood, Delaware County, on Saturday morning, an Amtrak spokesman said.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 19:06:09 GMT2016-12-03T19:06:09ZEvery school child knows, or perhaps once did, that the libel and sedition trial of colonial-era publisher John Peter Zenger in one stroke forged a foundational right of citizens to criticize government.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:50:35 GMT2016-12-03T06:50:35ZOn and off for two decades, Doug Sanders painted images of the Philadelphia cityscape while living in its harshest recesses, in downtown parks and dank doorways.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:30:20 GMT2016-12-03T06:30:20ZWeeks after Delaware County Emergency Services Director Ed Truitt stepped down from his position after nearly 40 years, the county has named its next 911-center successor.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:30:19 GMT2016-12-03T06:30:19ZWest Chester police said a Coatesville teenager tried to sneak into West Chester Henderson High School, then attacked an administrator who was escorting him to the main office.