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VILLANOVA, PA - JANUARY 14: Darrun Hilliard II #4 of the Villanova Wildcats lays up a shot against J.P. Macura #55 of the Xavier Musketeers at The Pavilion on January 14, 2015 in Villanova, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

No. 5 Villanova Beats Xavier For 3rd Straight Big East Win

Ryan Arcidiacono had 18 points and six assists, Dylan Ennis finished with 17 points and six rebounds, and No. 5 Villanova made a season-high 15 3-pointers to beat Xavier 88-75 on Wednesday night.

01/15/2015

(Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane, in 2013 file photo.  Credit: Bill Roswell)

Pa. Attorney General and Her Attorney Push Back Against Grand Jury Leak Probers

Kathleen Kane, a Democrat, said she’s disappointed by the process used to investigate her office and says an independent review would find that she’s done nothing wrong.

01/14/2015

Villanova Head Coach Jay Wright. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Now #5 In Nation, Villanova Readies For Xavier

The Villanova Wildcats will play their first game since jumping up to #5 in the polls when they welcome Xavier to the Pavilion for a Big East tussle on Wednesday night.

01/13/2015

(Kornwell Chan is escorted by police at the Montgomery County Courthouse.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montco Man in More Hot Water For Stalking Offense at Villanova U.

Kornwell Chan will spend at least another five months in the county prison. He was previously convicted of stealing a woman’s underwear and shooting “upskirt” photos in the King of Prussia Mall.

12/12/2014

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Local History Professor Discusses Christmas Stocking Origins

The story goes back to the 4th century in Asia Minor, with the charitable Saint Nicolas.

12/05/2014

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No. 12 Villanova Beats No. 19 Michigan 60-55

JayVaughn Pinkston had the go-ahead basket and game-saving block in the final minute to lift No. 12 Villanova over No. 19 Michigan 60-55 in the Legends Classic championship game Tuesday night.

11/26/2014

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Well-Known ‘Mythbuster’ Helps Villanova Seniors With Project

One of the stars of the popular show ‘Mythbusters’ stopped by Villanova University Saturday night.

11/22/2014

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Local Expert Weighs In On The Role Social Media Plays In Elections

Social media, many use it to post pictures, communicate with friends, and even receive news, but does it play a role in the way people vote in elections?

11/03/2014

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2 Students Splashed By Chemical In Science Lab At Villanova U.

Villanova says the victims were quickly treated and did not require hospitalization.

10/28/2014

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Step Inside Virtual Worlds At Villanova University’s CAVE Facility

CAVE, short for Automatic Virtual Environment, immerses you in an interactive experience. We roamed an apartment, moseyed around Mars, and examined a brain.

10/02/2014

(Lead conservator Kristin deGhetaldi  stands in front of "Triumph of David," believed to be by Pietro de Cortona.  Photo by Stephen Crossot, provided)

Villanova Art Historians Hope For New Revelations in Painting’s X-Rays

The “Triumph of David,” a 12′-by-20′ painting believed to be by artist Pietro de Cortona, is being examined by radiographic imaging.

09/16/2014

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Villanova Univ. Project Turns Google Glass Into ‘Backup Brain’

Villanova University researchers have been awarded a Google Glass grant to develop a memory aid.

07/14/2014

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Diverse Group Set To Speak At College Graduation Ceremonies Across Philadelphia

Graduation ceremonies are on tap this week at universities across the city — and the list of commencement speakers covers the gamut from well-known performers to a recent grad.

05/12/2014

In this Caltech undated handout, a rendering of the farthest object in our solar system, Sedna, is seen. Sedna is a mysterious planet-like body three times farther from Earth than Pluto. NASA held a news conference  March 15, 2004 to detail the findings by a team of astronomers at Caltech led by Dr. Mike Brown.  (Photo by Caltech/Getty Images)

With Discovery of Dwarf Planet, Local Astronomer Says Scientists One Step Closer in Solving Mysteries of Outer Space

Could a recent discovery of a dwarf planet hint that a separate planet bigger than earth exists?

03/27/2014

(The apartment building in which Carol Armbruster died.  File photo from CBS3)

Trial Ordered For Handyman In Murder of Retired Villanova Prof.

It was a horribly bloody scene. Carol Armbruster had been stabbed with a butcher knife that remained embedded in her neck when her body was discovered.

03/25/2014

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