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  • Judge resentences juvenile killer Qu'eed Batts to life without parole

    Judge resentences juvenile killer Qu'eed Batts to life without parole
    Qu’eed Batts, a 14-year-old Easton killer who became a symbol in the debate over how the justice system treats young offenders, was resentenced Friday to life in prison without parole — the same punishment he previously received, and one...
  • City of Brotherly Love finally tackles neighborhood blight

    City of Brotherly Love finally tackles neighborhood blight
    Armed with a staple gun and a sheaf of bright pink posters, Derrick McCall is trying to stop this city's decline. He drives his noisy city truck through North Philadelphia, looking for a house on 26th Street, one of the 25,000 vacant structures in the...
  • Perjury charges filed in relation to investigation of alleged PennDOT ethics breaches

     
    This just in from the state attorney general's office. Keep in mind that nobody's been convicted of anything at this point. The investigation involves allegations of ethical misconduct against unspecified officials at PennDOT District 6, based in...
  • Will PennDOT pay for pothole damage?

    Q: There was a large pothole on Geryville Pike in Milford Township, near the Route 663 intersection. I was one of 22 motorists that had hit this crater, which claimed two of my tires and one rim. For several days no warning signs were posted and you...
  • Kathleen Kane furor over corruption probe may be excessive

    At first glance, it looked like another damaging blunder for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. She shut down a corruption investigation of fellow Democrats in Philadelphia — four current legislators and a former judge — even...
  • Revolution Museum funding comes largely from Indians in New York; Ben Franklin would understand

    There's something about the funding for the Museum of the American Revolution that might make you do a double-take. The $118 million (some reports say $150 million) museum will be built in Philadelphia, fittingly, and more than $100 million already...
  • PASSINGS: Franny Beecher

    Franny Beecher, 92, a guitarist for Bill Haley and the Comets, who helped kick off the rock 'n' roll era with the hit "Rock Around the Clock" in 1955, died in his sleep Monday night at a nursing home near Philadelphia, his daughter Pauline Grinstead said....
  • 76ers sign high school senior with Down syndrome to two-day contract

    76ers sign high school senior with Down syndrome to two-day contract
    Kevin Grow has gone from longtime manager of his high school basketball team to a member of the Philadelphia 76ers in a matter of weeks. Born with Down syndrome, Grow has been manager at Bensalem (Pa.) High for the last four years. For the final two...
  • Marjorie B. 'Midge' Price, homemaker

    Marjorie B. 'Midge' Price, homemaker
    Marjorie B. "Midge" Price, a homemaker and singer who had been a professional photographer, died April 8 of Alzheimer's disease at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 84. The daughter of Donald Swann "Ducky" Beard, an insurance executive,...
  • Indecent exposure reported in Bel Air [Harford Police blotter]

    Indecent exposure reported in Bel Air [Harford Police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Jonathan A. Waldon, 53, of the 100 block of Hamilton Avenue, was charged Friday with malicious destruction of property valued at $1,000. Gary Izell Osborne, 24, of the 400 block...
  • You can curb, but not stop pooch from barking at squirrels

    You can curb, but not stop pooch from barking at squirrels
    This week, your questions are answered by renowned veterinary behaviorist Dr. Karen Overall, the Philadelphia, PA-based contributing author to "Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change...