News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | August 21Jeff Bolton fills in for Chris and talks about the Iran deal, the U.S. decline in freedom ranking, Hillary Clinton's trust issue and the Ashley Madison hack. At 7am, Jeff spoke with Economist Chris Butler for Finance Friday about the stock market, minimum wage and Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke about Chase Utley’s trade at 8am. Chris talked with Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer about the Iran deal at 7:20am.
Penn Gets $15 Million Gift To Research JusticeThe University of Pennsylvania has received a $15 million gift to examine the U.S. criminal justice system from someone who has had some experience with it: ex-Wall Street banker Frank Quattrone.
Expert Explains Supreme Court's Decision To Accept 2 Gay Marriage CasesThe justices will review an appeals court ruling that struck down California's ban on gay marriage in addition to hearing a case on the issue of whether Congress can deprive legally-married gay couples of federal benefits.
Bensalem-Based Charming Shoppes Acquired By New York Company For $890 MillionCharming Shoppes operates 1800 stores nationwide, including Lane Bryant and Fashion Bug. They'll become part of Ascena, which owns Dress Barn and Justice.
NJ Man Extradicted On Charges For Killing Father And StepmotherA New Jersey man faces an extradition hearing in the state on charges for killing his father and stepmother in western Pennsylvania.
Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Honored By Philadelphia Bar AssociationSupreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor was in Philadelphia to speak to almost 1,000 guests at the Philadelphia Bar Association luncheon.
DA Pushes for Quality Over Quantity of Criminal Charges