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Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.

The Bucks County jury deciding the fate of accused murderer Sean Kratz is back in Doylestown for Day Two of deliberations. Jurors worked about six hours on Wednesday and started Thursday with a couple of questions.Read more

Dana Dentice, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society urban forestry program manager, poses with trees to be planted over the weekend.

Communities in and around Philadelphia will get a little greener this weekend when the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society hosts its bi-annual tree-planting.Read more

Volleyball

The University of Pennsylvania has canceled the two games remaining in the women's volleyball season, over what it calls "vulgar, offensive and disrespectful" posters in the locker room.Read more

Top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019.

With historic impeachment hearings underway, Democrats and Republicans are hardening their arguments over the actions of President Donald Trump as they set out to win over a deeply polarized American public.Read more

A water main break on Chestnut St. and 44th Created a block-long sheet of black ice.

A combination of freezing weather and a broken water main caused a big traffic problem and an accident in West Philadelphia Thursday morning.Read more

Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria, which causes the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea

U.S. health officials say antibiotic-resistent infections are more deadly than first thought. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a new report, say these bacteria and fungi have killed nearly twice as many people as first reported, and they're keeping track of a couple of new so-...Read more

Lunch at a school cafeteria.

The Quakertown Community School District board will vote Thursday night on a measure to address a growing student lunch debt problem. Read more here. Read more

The Frankford community came together Wednesday night to rally around the family of a 10-year-old boy who was shot last week as he was walking home from school.

The Frankford community came together Wednesday night to rally around the family of a 10-year-old boy who was shot last week as he was walking home from school. Read more here. Read more

Philadelphia Eagles running back Jordan Howard (24) runs past Chicago Bears nose tackle Eddie Goldman (91) during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field.

The memory of the Eagles' Super Bowl win over the Patriots will last forever in the minds of fans across the Delaware Valley, but the 2019 Eagles would rather move forward. Read more here.Read more

A makeshift memorial is set up for Samuel Jackson, a Vietnam War veteran who was  struck and killed in Norristown on Sunday evening.

When Samuel Jackson, a Vietnam War veteran who was killed in a hit-and-run in Norristown Sunday night, is buried Saturday, he'll be in another veteran's uniform. Read more here. Read more

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