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NJ Man Sentenced For Animal Cruelty In Connection With Beating Death Of Dog

Authorities in Atlantic County say a 51-year-old Egg Harbor Township man is headed to jail for brutally beating a dog to death earlier this year.

09/19/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on September 19, 2014 in New York City.Goodell spoke about the NFL's failure to address domestic violence, sexual assault and drug abuse in the league.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Local Advocate Working Against Domestic Violence Weighs In On Roger Goodell’s News Conference

Jeannine Lisitski is executive director of Women Against Abuse. She says Goodell’s comments were welcome.

09/19/2014

(The Lansdowne Theater marquee promotes a Sept. 20th fundraiser.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Lansdowne Theater Holding Fundraiser To Restore Its Historic Splendor

The money raised at the fundraiser will put the theatre one step closer to restoration.

09/19/2014

(California Chrome takes a turn around the track at Parx, in Bensalem.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Kentucy Derby Winner ‘California Chrome’ Warms Up For Pennsylvania Race

“This horse has no wasted motion,” co-owner Steve Coburn says proudly. The Kentucky Derby winner will run in Saturday’s Pennsylvania Derby, in Bensalem.

09/19/2014

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Judge Allows Pa. Attorney General To Keep ‘Explicit’ E-Mails Secret

Several Pennsylvania news organizations were seeking the release of materials the judge says are “described variously as being pornographic or sexually explicit in nature.”

09/19/2014

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‘City Year’ of Service Begins Anew For Hundreds in Philadelphia

City Year members in Philadelphia work directly with teachers to get students who are “off track” back on track and headed toward high school grauation.

09/19/2014

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Firebomber Who Killed 6 in North Philadelphia Gets Life Sentence

Robert Merritt was the one who actually set the fire at about 5am, throwing a lit gasoline can into the living room on orders of a local drug kingpin.

09/19/2014

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South Jersey Man Extradited From El Salvador, Charged With Molesting Girl Here

Gorski, 35, of Mount Holly, was charged in late July with abusing a girl for seven years, starting when she was six.

09/19/2014

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‘Culinary Literacy’ Classes Being Offered at Phila. Free Library

A national chain of cancer treatment hospitals is bringing its community education mission to Philadelphia with free classes in healthy cooking.

09/19/2014

(Assistant trainer Alan Sherman leads California Chrome to the barn at Parx racetrack in Bensalem, following his arrival on Tuesday, Sept. 16th.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

In Bucks County, Preparing For California Chrome’s Huge Fan Club

Bensalem public safety director Fred Harran says he’s been in touch with Parx executives about how to deal with the 30,000 people expected here to watch the Kentucky Derby winner run on Saturday.

09/19/2014

(Danielle Denk of the Trust for Public Land sets up a mini-park on Walnut Street.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Mini Parks Popping Up Around Philadelphia For Annual Event

“The idea is to take up a parking space that a car would usually use and occupy it with a park,” explains Danielle Denk.

09/19/2014

(The demolition site at 2136 Market Street, taken by a concerned passerby the day before the deadly collapse.  The Salvation Army thrift store, in which six people were killed, is at far right.  Photo by Laura Mierson.)

Report Will Recommend Split-Up of Philadelphia’s L & I

Sources have confirmed that a task force report, created in the wake of last year’s fatal Market Street building collapse, recommends splitting Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses & Inspections into two separate entities.

09/19/2014

People in Center City hope to get their hands on the new iPhone 6. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Long Lines Forming As New iPhone Hits The Stores

The iPhone 6 is now available, which of course means people are camping out and waiting in long lines all over trying to get their hands on one.

09/19/2014

Lymphoma survivors at the 2013 Philadelphia Lymphomathon. (Credit: Jeffrey Iredell)

Montco Walk To Raise Money In Fight Against Common Form Of Blood Cancer

Hundreds are expected this weekend in Montgomery County in the fight against Lymphoma.

09/19/2014

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Federal Prosecutors Seek Life Sentence For Final Defendant In Fatal Firebombing

Authorities are seeking a life sentence for the final defendant convicted at trial the 2004 firebombing that killed six people.

09/19/2014

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