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Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:41:15 GMT2017-01-23T13:41:15Z

 



Women can never, ever stop marching - or else.

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:41:15 GMT2017-01-23T13:41:15Z

Of the hundreds of handmade signs I saw at the Philadelphia Women's March on Saturday, the one that has stayed with me the most was from an older woman named Eleanor, who hails from Bucks County.



Philly Women's March organizer: More to come

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:31:04 GMT2017-01-23T06:31:04Z

Most days, Emily Cooper Morse busies herself worrying about supply logistics for her employer, a large Center City-based chemicals company. That and her three children, twin sons, 5, and a 7-year-old daughter.



Taking it to the hoop, wheelchair-style

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:31:03 GMT2017-01-23T06:31:03Z

Katie's Komets guard Natalie Kolander, 16, strong-armed her hot pink, tiger-striped sports wheelchair up and down the basketball court at the School of the Future in West Philadelphia, while her long ponytail, which she'd dip-dyed in red Kool-Aid, flapped behind her like a banner on a Jersey Shore plane.



Man, 25, arrested in Frankford for assault on transgender woman

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:30:34 GMT2017-01-23T06:30:34Z

A 25-year-old man was arrested in Frankford on Sunday morning for allegedly striking a transgender woman near City Hall on Friday and calling her homophobic and transphobic slurs, according to police.



Police question man, 29, in stabbing death of his grandmother, 70

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:30:32 GMT2017-01-23T06:30:32Z

A 29-year-old man suspected of stabbing his 70-year-old grandmother to death in the city's Clearview section was taken into custody Saturday night, according to police.



Man sought in attack on transgender woman

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:53:42 GMT2017-01-22T10:53:42Z

Philadelphia police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly struck a transgender woman and called her homophobic and transphobic slurs near City Hall on Friday.