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Gavel in a courtroom.
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Jim Melwert
January 24, 2020 - 3:30 pm
A Montgomery County man who has been convicted of first-degree murder twice and given the death penalty three times for the same murder has been granted another trial. Read more here.
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Educators rallied on the steps of Philadelphia School District headquarters, calling on schools to restore librarians to schools.
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Mike DeNardo
January 24, 2020 - 2:57 pm
Educators rallied on the steps of Philadelphia School District headquarters Friday, calling on schools to restore librarians to schools. Read more here.
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Candace Talley
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Paul Kurtz
January 24, 2020 - 1:38 pm
Authorities in Delaware County have arrested a woman accused of using her position in the foster care system to run a human trafficking operation. Read more here.
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Wayne Walker
School Board of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo
January 24, 2020 - 1:02 pm
As applications to the School Board of Philadelphia come in, vice president Wayne Walker has told Mayor Jim Kenney he does not want to be reappointed. Read more here.
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Indego e-bike
City of Philadelphia
Kim Glovas
January 24, 2020 - 12:19 pm
The city's electric bicycle program rolled out last May, and now that program is getting fine-tuned. Apparently some riders don't understand that, if you take an e-bike, you also have to bring it back. Read more here.
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An SUV slammed into this building at the corner of Broad and Clifton streets in Collingdale.
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Tim Jimenez
January 24, 2020 - 9:40 am
A woman was hurt when police say she lost control of her SUV Friday morning and slammed into an apartment building in Collingdale, Pa. Read more here.
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Hundreds gathered at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary to board buses bound for the March for Life in Washington, D.C.
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Mike Dougherty
January 24, 2020 - 9:18 am
Thousands of people from the Philadelphia area will attend the National March for Life in Washington, D.C. A couple hundred people boarded buses at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just before 6 a.m. on Friday to join others to protest against abortion in the nation's capital. Read more here.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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Cherri Gregg
January 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
Berks County will pay tens of thousands of dollars to a woman who was detained in its ICE facility. The settlement came on the eve of a trial scheduled to begin Friday — the woman was sexually abused as a teenager by one of the staffers. Read more here.
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Dozens of young basketball players are in Philadelphia this weekend competing for the chance to play in a national championship tournament this spring.
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Justin Udo
January 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
Dozens of young basketball players are in Philadelphia this weekend competing for the chance to play in a national championship tournament this spring, and the players take over the court in a way not often seen. Read more here.
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Nelson Perez, the next Archbishop of Philadelphia.
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Mark Abrams
January 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
The arrival of a new archbishop is likely to mean management in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will lean more in the direction of Pope Francis' vision for the Catholic Church. That's the view of a Villanova University theology professor who closely follows the Vatican and church operations here...
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