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Two leaders of a West Philadelphia mosque are accused of trying to sever a suspected thief's hand with a machete after he allegedly stole money from prayer jars.
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A convicted murderer accused of having persuaded a woman to bring two girls to visit him in a northeastern Pennsylvania prison so he could molest them has been sentenced to additional prison time and fined.
4 hrs ago | OUPblog
This past weekend, the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic held its thirty-sixth annual meeting in Philadelphia.
7 hrs ago | Philly.com
Whatever money Terry Ballard and his boyfriend, Justen Smith, had when they arrived in Philadelphia this month had been blown on Fourth of July celebrations, weed, and a trip to Atlantic City, police and friends say.
7 hrs ago | Philly.com
A FORMER Philadelphia police dispatcher and the co-owner of a Frankford auto-body shop pleaded guilty yesterday to participating in a bribery scheme involving the tow-trucking biz.
A former Philadelphia police civilian radio dispatcher pleaded guilty today to bribery charges, admitting she took money to circumvent the city's efforts to try to curb notorious and dangerous tow truck "wreck chasers."
PHILADELPHIA - A new documentary premiering Tuesday night tells the story of how a musical bout has served as a bridge for students at two Philadelphia schools, one of them serving the disabled.
An 89-year-old Northeast Philadelphia man facing possible extradition to Germany for Nazi war crimes was hospitalized over the weekend, throwing the future of U.S. efforts to quickly remove him into doubt.
Police have arrested and charged two suspects after a pharmaceutical delivery driver was shot in the hand on July 10. Authorities say the victim was making a delivery to the Wellness Pharmacy located at 2337 Ridge Avenue when he was approached by two black males, one brandishing a handgun, demanding the keys to his vehicle.
On Friday night, on which quirks of scheduling abounded and stars aligned, I found myself with a delightfully rare and sanctioned opportunity to go see a Reading Fightin' Phillies game by myself.
Two suspects are facing charges in the deaths of an elderly couple who were found in their Philadelphia home late last week.
When the delivery person arrives at that location, the suspect then robs him or her at gunpoint and takes the bike, which retails for more than $1,000, as well as cell phones and other items.
Marc Donmoyer from K9dergarten sits down with Sarah and Carolina to talk about how you can find the best place for your pets while you are on vacation! Did you know? According to Visit Philly, "Pet lovers are crazy about their animal companions and spend $61 billion a year in the U.S. on pet services and accouterments to prove it."
Already behind bars for Medicare fraud from his hospice business, Matthew Kolodesh is now charged with a fraud involving another venture.
The Penns Landing area in Philadelphia is usually rife with activities including concerts, art shows, visits by tall ships and movie screenings to name a few.
Efforts to help the dozens displaced by the fast-moving fire that killed four young children and gutted eight homes are continuing in Southwest Philadelphia.
Nearly every kid that gets hooked on heavy metal has at some point slung a guitar onto their shoulders and bashed out a few songs with their friends.
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