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A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence is heading to the United States.
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Hans Muller is physical education teacher at Julia Ward Howe Elementary school in North Philadelphia and his students, kindergarten through fifth graders, want him to challenge LeBron James to a dunk contest at their school.
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Two contractors have been charged with the theft of $3.6 million from PennDot in an ongoing investigation of the agency's district covering the five counties in Southeast Pennsylvania, Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced Thursday.
Philadelphia school and city officials say the district will be forced to lay off teachers and possibly grow class sizes as large as 40 when students return in September, unless the state and city gives it more money.
Forbes Magazine is hosting its inaugural 'Under 30' Summit in Philadelphia this fall, and they've packed the schedule with some impressive and diverse names.
Six Philadelphia police officers were arrested Wednesday in a predawn roundup and charged with robbing, kidnapping, and extorting drug suspects over a nearly seven-year period.
Wahlburgers, the burger chain owned by Chef Paul Wahlberg in partnership with celebrity brothers Mark and Donnie, is set to open five locations in Philadelphia, one slated for the end of this year.
Jack O'Hara, president of the Greater Bustleton Civic League, is fighting to shut down a man who is manufacturing dental retainers on a residential block of Haldeman Ave. O'Hara fears the manufacturing could pave the way to ruining a residential block because other manufacturers could buy houses there for the same purpose.
On a recent Saturday at North Philadelphia, Pa.' s, landmark Episcopal Church of the Advocate, worshipper gathered in a jubilant, crowded service to mark the 40th anniversary of the ordination of women as priests.
The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrorists, congressional investigators say.
A community rally brings hundreds to the North Philadelphia corner where a carjacking and hit-and-run crash killed three children.
The two men charged in a North Philadelphia carjacking and crash that left three children dead will remain in jail without bail.
A 22-year-old South Philadelphia man was today ordered held for trial in the attempted robbery and murder of a married father outside his brother's South Philadelphia bakery workplace last September.
Authorities are trying to identify the man who attacked a woman as she was getting off a SEPTA trolley in West Philadelphia earlier this month.
Authorities say a driver fleeing a Philadelphia traffic accident died after his sport utility vehicle plunged into the Delaware River.
Philadelphia Police charged two suspects in the deadly carjacking and hit & run accident that killed three children last week in Tioga.
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