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SEPTA Officials Warn Passengers About The Dangers Of ‘Distracted Commuting’

“People with their face buried in their cell phone or listening to music and just kind of stumbling along,” SEPTA’s Dan Walden said.

06/18/2014

(File photo of a hot air balloon by Matt Cardy/ Getty Images)

Hot Air Balloonist Who Died In Chester County May Have Had Heart Attack

The pilot was able to land the balloon safely, and the 10 passengers were all uninjured. The pilot was trapped under the gondola.

06/16/2014

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Upper Darby Man Charged With Rape Tied To Craigslist Ad

Upper Darby police have arrested a man on rape and human-trafficking charges, after he allegedly assaulted a woman who answered a job posting on Craigslist.

06/09/2014

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Black Bear Roaming Bensalem Euthanized

A black bear that had been spotted several times around Bensalem over the weekend was caught overnight — but had to be euthanized.

05/26/2014

Restaurants are told to close until the water is safe to consume. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Boil Water Advisory Remains In Effect For Six Townships In Montgomery County

Residents and business owners are living anything but normal lives as a boil water advisory remains in effect for Pennsylvania American Water customers in portions of Montgomery County.

05/22/2014

44-year-old Ginny Doyle was a star basketball player at Archbishop Ryan High School before attending college at Richmond University. (credit: CBS)

Local Woman Killed In Balloon Crash Remembered At Her High School

Bucks County native and Archbishop Ryan High School graduate Ginny Doyle, who died in a horrific hot-air balloon crash Friday evening in Virginia, was remembered fondly at her alma mater on Monday.

05/12/2014

(A Patco train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

PATCO Officials To Discuss Delays, Construction At Town Hall Meeting

The DRPA is holding its second of three town-hall meetings, this one tonight in Collingswood, to discuss delays caused by construction on the PATCO line over the Ben Franklin Bridge.

05/08/2014

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N.J. Offering One-Week Child Support Payment Amnesty Program

Parents who are behind on their child support payments can avoid jail time and other penalties if they come in to make payments or to work out payment plans.

04/28/2014

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Postal Workers Protest Move By USPS To Open Service Counters At Staples Stores

Postal workers gather outside the distribution center in Northeast Philadlephia to protest a move by the US Postal Service to open service counters in Staples office supply stores.

04/24/2014

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18-Year-Old Bicyclist Struck In Delco Hit-And-Run

An 18-year-old on a bicycle was reportedly struck by a pick-up truck Monday night in Delaware County that then fled the scene.

04/21/2014

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Boater Rescued From Schuylkill River By Good Samaritan

A boater who fell into the Schuylkill River on Monday morning was rescued, thanks to a Good Samaritan.

04/21/2014

Robert Landis (credit: Chester County DA's office)

Serial DUI Offender Pleads Guilty In Death Of Chester County Man, Victim’s Family Speaks Out

A Chester County man, with 7 prior DUI’s, pleaded guilty Monday to a DUI crash that took the life of a 24-year-old man. Now, the victim’s family is working with the DA’s office to get stiffer penalties for repeat-DUI offenders.

04/14/2014

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Major Internet Security Flaw Exposes Millions Of Usernames, Passwords

A newly discovered computer bug has security experts scrambling. It’s called heartbleed and it affects what’s called openSSL.

04/09/2014

(Undated file photo from NABJ)

Groundbreaking Philadelphia Columnist Chuck Stone Dead at 89

Stone was the first black columnist at the Philadelphia Daily News and was founding president of the National Association of Black Journalists.

04/07/2014

(credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Traffic Stop In West Philly Leads To Car Chase, Shots Fired In Upper Darby, Suspect In Custody

Police tried to stop a 2003 Buick at 63rd and Vine in West Philadelphia because the window tints were too dark, but the driver took off.

04/03/2014

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