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October 22, 2018 - 7:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a mother shot and wounded her teenage son inside a Philadelphia home. The shooting occurred shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday. But a possible motive and further details about the shooting have not been disclosed, and it wasn't clear if the mother or the 16-year-old...
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October 20, 2018 - 1:39 pm
BRANCHDALE, Pa. (AP) — State police say an early morning head-on collision in eastern Pennsylvania killed three people and critically injured a fourth. Police in Schuylkill County say a car heading south on Route 209 in Reilly Township crossed the center line and struck a northbound car shortly...
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October 19, 2018 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The ex-president of a suspended Temple University fraternity has been ordered to stand trial for a second alleged sexual assault. A judge ordered 21-year-old Ari Goldstein to stand trial Thursday on charges of rape, sexual assault, unlawful restraint and involuntary deviate...
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October 19, 2018 - 5:11 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Two alleged MS-13 gang members have been charged with murder in separate killings of two teenagers who were hacked to death in New York. Josue Figueroa-Velazquez and Kevin Lopez-Morales were arraigned on a grand jury indictment Friday in the deaths of 15-year-old Angel Soler...
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October 19, 2018 - 4:06 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A look at where the two candidates for Pennsylvania governor — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican nominee Scott Wagner — stand on some key issues, from abortion rights to taxes. Wolf is seeking a second 4-year term. Wagner, who runs a waste-hauling company, served four...
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October 19, 2018 - 2:36 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The death of a Penn State student after a night of drinking in a fraternity house is bringing a new anti-hazing law to Pennsylvania. Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday signed legislation that imposes stricter criminal penalties and permits courts to order confiscation of frat houses...
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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2018, file photo, U.S. Attorney William McSwain is shown at a news conference in Philadelphia. McSwain sent out grand jury subpoenas last week to Pennsylvania dioceses as part of a federal investigation of clergy abuse in Catholic churches. The investigation, which follows a state grand jury probe, was confirmed by multiple sources who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. McSwain wouldn't comment. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
October 19, 2018 - 10:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on federal investigations of clergy abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Pennsylvania is not the only state where federal prosecutors are investigating clergy abuse in the Roman Catholic Church. An investigation of the Buffalo Diocese in New...
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In this October 2018 photo provided by Matt Liston, Philadelphia Eagles fan Jigar Desai poses with tickets to an Oct. 28 football game between the Eagles and the Jacksonville Jaguars in front of the subway pillar he ran into earlier this year at Ellsworth Station on the Broad Street subway line in Philadelphia. The moment in the spotlight isn’t over yet for Desai who stumbled into fame as a viral video star after running into the subway pillar. Desai is now the subject of an NFL digital short feature, shot ahead of the Oct. 28 Eagles game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London. (Matt Liston via AP)
October 19, 2018 - 10:43 am
The moment in the spotlight isn't over yet for a Philadelphia Eagles fan who stumbled into fame as a viral video star after running into a subway pillar earlier this year. Jigar Desai is now the subject of an NFL digital short feature, shot ahead of the Oct. 28 Eagles game against the Jacksonville...
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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2018, file photo, U.S. Attorney William McSwain is shown at a news conference in Philadelphia. McSwain sent out grand jury subpoenas last week to Pennsylvania dioceses as part of a federal investigation of clergy abuse in Catholic churches. The investigation, which follows a state grand jury probe, was confirmed by multiple sources who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. McSwain wouldn't comment. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
October 18, 2018 - 4:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, using subpoenas to demand confidential files and testimony from church leaders, according to two people familiar with the probe. The subpoenas, served...
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Carolyn Fortney, a survivor of sexual abuse at the hands of her family's Roman Catholic parish priest as a child, awaits legislation in the Pennsylvania Capitol to respond to a landmark state grand jury report on child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
October 18, 2018 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Justice Department's investigation into child sexual abuse in the Pennsylvania Catholic Church (all times local): 3 p.m. Three of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses say they have received subpoenas from the U.S. Department of Justice. Two people...
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