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FAA Lifts Ban On U.S. Flights To Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport

The cancellation was effective around 11:45 p.m. EDT.

07/24/2014

(Max Newman with a friend on campus at the Alexander Muss High School in Israel.  Photo provided)

American Students in Israel Attending School Amid Missile Alerts

“We’ve been made familiar with the bomb shelter and we’ve been made familiar what to do when the Code Red siren goes off,” says Max Newman, of Blue Bell, Pa.

07/23/2014

Former Philadelphia Traffic Court judge Michael Sullivan smiles outside the US District Courthouse in Philadelphia after his acquittal on all charges.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

Six Philadelphia Traffic Court Judges Acquitted of Corruption Charges

The verdicts were mostly “not guilty,” although four of the judges were convicted of lying to investigators about providing “consideration” in Traffic Court to certain VIPs.

07/23/2014

(File photo: travelers check in at a US Airways ticket counter in Phoenix.  Photo by Joshua Lott/ Getty Images)

One More Day of US Flight Cancellations To and From Tel Aviv

The FAA has extended its ban on US flights to Tel Aviv until at least 4:15pm (ET) Thursday.

07/23/2014

(State highway officials unveil a new speed limit sign along the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Harrisburg.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

More 70 MPH Speed Limits Coming in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Turnpike officials say the entire toll road system, including the sections that roll through urban areas, may get a speed limit boost to 70 mph next year.

07/23/2014

The bridge over the PATCO rail tracks in Lindenwold, N.J. (Photo provided by Camden County.)

Lindenwold’s White Horse Bridge Under Emergency Repairs For A While Longer

A bridge over the PATCO rail tracks in Lindenwold has been closed for four weeks now, and it’ll stay that way for a while longer.

07/23/2014

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PA Turnpike Rolls Out 70 MPH Speed Limit A Day Ahead Of Schedule

A new 70 miles per hour speed limit is now in effect a day ahead of schedule along most of a nearly 100 mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s main line.

07/23/2014

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Ex-PHL Baggage Handler Gets More Than A Decade In Prison For Drug Conspiracy

Officials say between February 2010 and July 2011, Mickens, a former US Airways baggage claim handler at PHL, used his airport access card to smuggle hundreds of thousands of dollars in drug proceeds through the airport.

07/22/2014

Aftermath of accident on Northeast Extension on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Crash Causes Major Delay On Southbound Northeast Extension

An early morning accident along the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s Northeast Extension has caused a 7-mile back-up approaching Lansdale.

07/22/2014

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New Speed Limit On Stretch Of Pa. Turnpike Starts Wednesday

The Turnpike Commission says on Wednesday they will announce other sections where the speed limit will also be increased.

07/21/2014

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Phila. Police Dispatcher Pleads Guilty To Taking Cash For Tow-Truck Jobs

Former police dispatcher Dorian Parsley admitted she was the wreck chasers’ inside connection, taking more than $35,000 in bribes.

07/21/2014

(The very first Wawa store, in Folsom, Pa., in 1964.  Historic photo provided by Wawa)

Wawa Plans Replacement For Its Original ‘Store #1,’ in Folsom, Pa.

The first Wawa store, which opened for business in 1964, in Delaware County, will be closing to make way for a new one, just up the road.

07/21/2014

(The 2013 East Passyunk Car Show and Festival.  File photo provided by EPA BID)

Positively Philadelphia: East Passyunk Car Show and Street Fest

“We have over 140 show cars, lining five blocks of East Passyunk Avenue,” notes Renee Gilinger, executive director of the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District.

07/20/2014

(Assemblyman Paul Moriarty.  File photo provided)

NJ Lawmaker Who Faced DUI Wants Police Car Cameras

For Assemblyman Paul Moriarty, putting video cameras in new police cars became personal two years ago.

07/19/2014

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Pa. Turnpike To Raise Speed Limit To 70 mph On 100-Mile Stretch Next Week

Throughout the day on Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will gradually unveil signs posting a 70 mile an hour speed limit on most sections of the road between Morgantown in Berks County to the Blue Mountain Interchange in Cumberland County.

07/18/2014