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Cross-bearing 'Jesus' arrested at Apple store for trespass

May 3, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who calls himself "Philly Jesus" has a new cross to bear: He was arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on a trespassing charge. more »»

'Philly Jesus' arrested at Apple store for trespassing

May 3, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man known as "Philly Jesus" was arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on trespassing charge. more »»

High school teacher charged with institutional sex assault

May 3, 2016

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia high school English teacher faces sexual assault charges for allegedly having a month-long sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student. more »»

Investigators looking into oil sheen on Philadelphia river

May 3, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say they still don't know why there's an oil sheen on the Schuylkill (SKOO'-kul) River in Philadelphia.

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7 Philadelphia child welfare workers fired for false reports

May 3, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania officials say several Philadelphia child welfare workers have been fired in connection with false reports about home visits. more »»

New Jersey man convicted in 1989 Philadelphia murders

May 2, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A New Jersey man has been convicted and sentenced to life in prison in the deaths of two women in north Philadelphia more than a quarter-century ago. more »»

Jamaica police seek motive in killing of 2 US missionaries

May 2, 2016

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaican police said Monday they are trying to determine the motive in the weekend slayings of two American missionaries in the north coast area where they lived and... more »»

Vision-impaired retired doctor works with teacher to sculpt

May 2, 2016

GREENVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Over a local career of more than 50 years, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert Baker fine-tuned his hands for the delicate work that comes with a scalpel. more »»

Child, man, killed, 7 others hurt in collision on road

May 2, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a man has died from injuries in a Philadelphia crash that earlier killed a child and sent seven other people — three of them children — to hospitals. more »»

George Weymouth, artist who hid Wyeth's 'Helga' works, dies

May 2, 2016

CHADDS FORD, Pa. (AP) — George Weymouth, a museum founder, conservationist and artist who for years helped hide a secret cache of Andrew Wyeth's "Helga" portraits, has died. more »»

Jamaica police trying to solve killings of 2 US missionaries

May 2, 2016

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaican police say they are trying to determine the motive in the weekend slayings of two American missionaries in the north coast area where they lived and worked. more »»

Grocery store owner pleads guilty in food stamp scheme

May 2, 2016

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a Philadelphia man has admitted stealing more than $1.2 million through a food stamp schem. more »»

3rd-degree murder conviction in girlfriend's dorm death

May 2, 2016

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A man has been convicted of third-degree murder in the beating and strangulation death of his college freshman girlfriend in her central Pennsylvania dormitory last year. more »»

A look at US hospitals with high profits from patient care

May 2, 2016

A study published Monday in the journal Health Affairs includes a list of the 10 U.S. hospitals with the highest profit from patient care services in fiscal year 2013. more »»

Trial opens in sisters' slaying; defense calls cops 'sloppy'

May 2, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — DNA and video surveillance evidence strongly suggest a Pittsburgh man killed his neighbors, who were both sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker, a prosecutor said Monday as the... more »»

FBI returns to home of man linked to $500M Boston art heist

May 2, 2016

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal authorities returned on Monday to search the Connecticut property of a reputed mobster suspecting of having knowledge about the largest art heist in U.S. history. more »»

Jury selection begins in Rep. Chaka Fattah's corruption case

May 2, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the federal corruption trial of veteran Pennsylvania congressman Chaka Fattah. more »»

 
 
 

 

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