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Four Plead Guilty in ‘Preppie Main Line Drug Ring’ Case

The four, labeled “sub-dealers” by prosecutors, pleaded guilty to numerous drug charges in Montgomery County Court.

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Ex-Youth Football League Director Gets Prison Time For Stealing From Organization

Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old David Marshall received a 27-month sentence Wednesday. He had pleaded guilty in January to wire fraud.

9 hours ago

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Gov. Christie Demands Quick Legislative Action on Bail Reform

The changes would make it easier to release those charged with nonviolent crimes on affordable bail, while prohibiting bail for the worst offenders who could afford to get out.

9 hours ago

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Police: Suspect Assaults, Then Robs Woman Who Allegedly Bumped Into Him While Exiting SEPTA Trolley

The victim was treated at the University of Pennsylvania, where she required two stitches to her lip.

9 hours ago

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Phila. Parking Authority Admits Confusion About Motorcycle Parking Rules

The Philadelphia Parking Authority says some of its officers apparently didn’t get the word about its new pilot program that lets motorcycle and scooter riders park for free in specially designated spaces.

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Trial Ordered in Alleged South Philadelphia Backpack Murder

A police sergeant testified that he pulled up on the scene right after the shooting last September and found Jose Gabino Aparicio dying in a friend’s arms.

07/29/2014

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Five US Congressmen Ask NCAA To Reverse Its Penalties Against Penn State

Five US congressmen, three of them Penn State alumni, are asking the NCAA to cancel the penalties it imposed on Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex assault case.

07/29/2014

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Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Mum on Changes To Security Procedures

Richard Plotts was able to walk into the Mercy Wellness Center carrying a gun that authorities say he used to killed his mental health caseworker and injure Dr. Lee Silverman before Silverman pulled his own gun and fired back.

07/29/2014

Jonathan Rosa (L) and Cornelius Crawford (R). (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Carjacking Suspects Denied Bail, Preliminary Hearing Set For August

The two suspects in the deadly carjacking and hit and run crash were arraigned shortly before two on Tuesday morning. Both were denied bail.

07/29/2014

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‘The Situation’ Agrees To Anger Management Classes

The Situation will be getting lessons in anger management.

07/28/2014

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Prosecutor: Trenton Man Sentenced To 28-Years For Kidnapping And Sexual Assault

According to the County Prosecutor, a Trenton man was sentenced to 28 years in prison for an incident involving kidnapping and sexual assault back in May 2012.

07/28/2014

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Attorney: Second Suspect Sexually Assaulted Carjacking Victim While At Wheel

Defense Attorney Christopher Warren says of his client, “He is cooperating. He is trying to do everything in his power to erase the image of those poor children going over the hood of that car.”

07/28/2014

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Fatal Shooting Under Investigation In Norristown

The coroner was called to the scene, but police have not yet identified the victim.

07/28/2014

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Rita’s Water Ice In Wilmington Robbed By Knife-wielding Suspect

Police in Delaware say they are investigating the armed robbery of a Rita’s Water Ice that occurred Saturday night in Wilmington.

07/27/2014

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Suspect Charged In Connection With South Philadelphia Blaze

Forty-six-year-old Christopher Smith was charged with attempted murder and arson in connection with the fire on Sigel Street.

07/27/2014

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