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Former State Police Firearms Instructor Pleads Guilty In Shooting Death Of Trooper In Montgomery County

Forty-three-year-old former State Police Corporal Richard Schroeter has pleaded guilty to recklessly endangering others in connection with the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Trooper during a training session in Montgomery County in September.

05/19/2015

DeAnn White (above) was one of three woman killed during the Pier 34 collapse 15 years ago. (Credit: The White Family)

15 Years Later, Mother Of Pier 34 Collapse Victim Working To Keep Daughter’s Legacy Alive

Fifteen years ago today, three women lost their lives and dozens more were injured when a pier holding an open-air bar collapsed into the Delaware River. The mother of one of the victims has turned tragedy into triumph.

05/18/2015

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Obama To Visit Camden Today To Discuss Community Police Initiatives

President Barrack Obama is meeting with law enforcement officials in Camden, New Jersey today to hear about their efforts to build trust between the police department and the community.

05/18/2015

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Fire Rips Through Warehouse In Conshohocken, Destroys Businesses

Flames broke out around 3 a.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of Colwell Lane in Plymouth Township, Montgomery County.

05/17/2015

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Anthony Williams Downplays Polling Data Showing Jim Kenny With Strong Lead In Philadelphia Mayor’s Race

Mayoral candidate Anthony Williams maintains his campaign remains “competitive” leading up to Tuesday’s Democratic primary in Philadelphia, despite polling data that shows Jim Kenney with a substantial lead.

05/16/2015

Jason Smith, convicted in the murder of a Childrens Hospital doctor. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Jury Deliberations To Begin In Trial Of Man Accused Of Killing Center City Pediatrician

Jurors will begin deliberations later this morning in the trial of 37-year old Jason Smith, the Levittown man accused of killing a doctor in her home in the Graduate Hospital section of Philadelphia.

05/13/2015

(Councilman Bill Greenlee, after his paid-sick-leave measure passes City Council, this time with Mayor Nutter's backing.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Paid Sick Leave Takes Effect Even As Harrisburg Considers Overturning Philadelphia Law

Businesses with ten or more workers in Philadelphia face a new mandate from City Hall starting today: they must offer their workers earned paid sick leave.

05/13/2015

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Pennsylvania House Advances Property Tax Proposal

The state House could take a final vote later today on a property tax relief plan that received initial approval on Tuesday.

05/13/2015

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MOVE: 30 Years Later, Part 2

The morning of May 13, 1985 began with a hail of gunfire on a street in West Philadelphia. Before the day was over, 11 people were dead and three blocks of houses were reduced to ash and rubble. It was the infamous MOVE confrontation.

05/12/2015

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New Study Shows Unemployment For Philadelphia Teens Is Third Highest In Nation

A new study shows the job market for high school students is sharply dropping, especially for teenagers in Philadelphia.

05/12/2015

Philadelphia School Reform Commission (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Two Philadelphia Charter Schools Fail To Have Charter Renewed By School Reform Commission

A dozen Philadelphia charter schools earned new terms, but the School Reform Commission has turned thumbs-down on renewing two others.

05/12/2015

Dominique Lockwood stands near photos of her son, Abdul Latif Wilson. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Mother Still Waiting For Arrest Of Hit-Run Driver Who Killed Her 4-Year-old Son

The mother of four year-old Abdul Latif Wilson is still grieving and seeking answers nearly a month after a hit and run driver killed her son.

05/12/2015

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MOVE: 30 Years Later, Part 1

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the disastrous confrontation between the Philadelphia police and members of the group that called itself “MOVE.”

05/11/2015

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Pope Francis Likely Staying With “Men In Black” During Visit To Philadelphia

Pope Francis is coming to Philadelphia at the end of September. But he won’t be staying in Center City in one of the five-star hotels while he’s in town.

05/11/2015

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Bucks County Hospital Offers Free Wigs To Cancer Patients

The wigs come in all colors and styles and are provided by the American Cancer Society.

05/11/2015

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