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(Photo of double-lung-transplant recipient Sarah Murnaghan, from recent family video, shows her playing in a swimming pool while sporting a bandage over her residual tracheal wound.  Video provided.  6/23/2014)

Organ Transplant Board Votes To Allow Exception To Under 12 Rule To Remain In Place

The temporary exception, enacted last year, allowed 11-year-old Sarah Murnaghan of Newtown Square to have a double lung transplant operation with adult lungs.

06/23/2014

(A sports betting parlor in Nevada, where sports gambling is legal under federal law.  File photo)

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects NJ’s Effort To Host Sports Gambling

The Garden State had tried to allow betting on professional and college sports in Atlantic City casinos and state racetracks.

06/23/2014

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2nd Annual Run Held To Raise Awareness On Bullying

The 2nd Annual No Bullying Run is being held today at 8 a.m. in Doylestown, hosted by the Network of Victim Assistance, or NOVA.

06/14/2014

NTSB Senior Air Safety Investigator Luke Schiada speaks at a press conference regarding the tragic plane crash at Hanscom Field on June 1, 2014 in Bedford, Massachusetts. Initial reports suggest the Gulfstream IV jet was headed to Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The plane departed from Hanscom Runway 11 at an estimated 9:40 pm on May 31, 2014 and crashed after it ran off the runway, killing 7 people, including Lewis Katz, 72, co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer.  (credit: Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

NTSB Report Suggests Check Not Done Before Plane Crash That Killed Lewis Katz, 6 Others

A federal report suggests the crew of a private jet that crashed in Massachusetts, killing Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz and six other people, did not perform a flight control check before attempting takeoff.

06/13/2014

Suspects Marie Hunter and Christopher White.

Mother, Boyfriend Charged After Phila. First-Grader Brings Heroin Into Classroom

Marie Hunter, 32, and Christopher White, 28, are charged with endangering the welfare of a child. White is also charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana.

06/12/2014

(Detail from a Phila. PD flyer indicating Orlando Garcia's arrest.)

Kensington Man Arrested For an April Murder in North Philadelphia

Police have announced the arrest of 19-year-old Orlando Garcia of East Cambria Street.

06/11/2014

(Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby; Justice Barbara Pariente; Marsha Ternus, former chief justice, Iowa Supreme Court; Jeffrey Rosen, National Constitution Center CEO, who moderated.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

In Philadelphia, Judges Warn of Social Media Attempts To Sway Rulings

Are judges being threatened by politics while trying to make Constitutional decisions? That was part of the discussion at the National Constitution Center.

06/09/2014

(credit: Nathan Hasler-Brooks)

Straw Bale Provides Solution For Those Who Want To Garden But Don’t Have Space

If you live in the city, and don’t have a lot of space for a garden, there may be one option that can work for you.

06/07/2014

Philadelphia Skyline (Credit:  Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Submits Proposal To Host 2016 Democratic National Convention

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has officially announced that the city has submitted it’s proposal to the Democratic National Committee to host the 2016 National Convention.

06/06/2014

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Bucks Doctor Charged With Possessing, Distributing Child Porn

Dr. Quentin Parker, of Bristol Township, was arrested on Thursday.

06/06/2014

Scene of deadly accident on  June 5, 2014. (credit: Bill Williams)

Woman Dies in Two-Vehicle Accident in Northeast Philadelphia

Police say a 71-year-old man was driving his Toyota Corolla south on Tabor Avenue just before 9:30am when he turned into the path of a blue van travelling north.

06/05/2014

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GSK Wants To Give Away $5 Million To Non-Profits Working For A Healthier Philadelphia

GSK, formerly Glaxo SmithKline, and the Philadelphia Foundation have announced a $5 million grant package available to non-profits which will lead to healthier lives.

06/02/2014

In the middle is Fernando Zumbado, a NASA engineer who is working on the Orion, a space capsule that will get humans to Mars.
(credit: Kat Johnston)

Students At Local High School Experience Zero Gravity

Zero gravity isn’t something most of us will ever experience, but some students at one Bucks County high school got to do just that recently.

06/01/2014

File photo of a soldier saluting the flag during a welcome home ceremony for troops arriving from Afghanistan. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Local Veteran Reacts To Taliban Release Of U.S. Soldier

The release of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl by the Taliban is just the beginning of another chapter for the prisoner of war.

05/31/2014

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South Jersey Man Charged With Possession of Big Pot Stash, Assault Rifle

Gloucester Township police responded yesterday to Timber Creek High School after a staff member heard 55-year-old Michael Shaffer say he had an assault rifle in the trunk of his car.

05/22/2014

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