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Water-main break forces Cheyney to cancel Friday classes

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 20:35
Classes are canceled for Friday at Cheyney University because of a water-main break, the university announced on its website Thursday night.

Camden man sentenced for brutal Old City beating

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:47
A Camden man was sentenced to 57 months in prison Thursday for randomly beating a 35-year-old software consultant near Philadelphia’s Independence Hall in the early hours of June 16, 2012.

Mom surrenders in toddler's fatal shooting of 11-year-old

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:27
The mother of the two-year-old boy who accidentally shot and killed his 11-year-old sister with a gun found under their mother's bed turned herself in to police Thursday.

Montco judge rejects claim that confession to killing was coerced

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 14:22
NORRISTOWN Montgomery County prosecutors will be allowed to present written and videotaped confessions in the trial of a man accused of killing a grandmother and baby in King of Prussia.

Cops: Red Bull bandits stole $800 in energy drinks from Wawa

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 13:11
Police are looking for two people who allegedly stole more than $800 worth of Red Bull last weekend from several Wawa stores in Toms River.

Teen in 'Jihad Jane' plot gets 5 years' prison

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:50
A Maryland teenager charged alongside the Montgomery County woman known as "Jihad Jane," was sentenced to five years in federal prison Thursday, making him the youngest person ever to serve time in a U.S. terrorism case.

Serial rapist gets 35-100 years in prison

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:49
A Frankford man who pleaded guilty to raping four women between 2007 and 2012 was sentenced Thursday to 35 to 100 years in prison by a Philadelphia judge.

Fire displaces 5 families

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:40
Five families were displaced after a multi-unit fire in Logan Wednesday night. The fire began at a corner home at 4801 N. 12th Street, fire department officials said. The department received the call at 11:33 p.m. and firefighters arrived at the home at 11:41 p.m., officials said.

Gunmen steal $105K in Mayfair armored car heist

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:21
Masked gunman stole $105,000 in an armored-car heist outside a bank in Northeast Philadelphia Thursday morning, police said. No injuries are reported in stickup in the parking lot of the TD Bank at 6635 Frankford Ave. in Mayfair, police said.

Philadelphia chocolate store closed over tax spat

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:16
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A popular Philadelphia chocolate maker and candy store has been shuttered by the city days before Easter.

Former Pa. officer's assault conviction upheld

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:00
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An appeals court has rejected the appeal of a former central Pennsylvania police officer convicted of assaulting two men and then trying to cover up his involvement.

4 dead in western Pennsylvania head-on crash

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:46
SOUTH BEND, Pa. (AP) - A coroner says four people have died in a "horrific" head-on crash involving two vehicles on a rural western Pennsylvania highway.

Sozanski on Wyeth

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 06:54
" 'Ides of March' depicts a large dog lying in front of a stone fireplace whose stygian interior is demarcated by a few glowing embers and iron cooking tools hanging at the left.

5 stories to follow: April 17

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 06:17

Pimp on trial for alleged sex trafficking

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:20
Rahim McIntyre, a/k/a "King Kobra," is accused of prostituting 3 young women, by force or with knowledge that one was underage.

PennDOT seeks public's help in spending priorities

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:57
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation wants to hear about your transportation priorities. In an on-line survey, PennDOT is gathering public preferences on how to spend transportation funds.