2-year-old girl killed in YMCA parking lot in Haverford Township

The child reportedly got away from her mother, sat down in a parking space and was struck by a vehicle that pulled into the spot.

Whole Foods to open in Newtown Square after years of delay and rumors

Many who live in and around Newtown Square said they excitedly await the opening of Whole Foods, which calls itself "America's Healthiest Grocery Store" and is widely considered the country's largest organic grocer. But they worry about congestion and over-development.

Whole Foods to open in Newtown Square after years of delay and rumors

Many who live in and around Newtown Square said they excitedly await the opening of Whole Foods, which calls itself "America's Healthiest Grocery Store" and is widely considered the country's largest organic grocer. But they worry about congestion and over-development.

Edward F. McGinley III, 91, investment banker and Navy veteran

Mr. McGinley and his two brothers were standout football players at Westfield High School. All three were inducted into the Westfield, N.J. Hall of Fame in 2012.

Edward F. McGinley III, 91, investment banker and Navy veteran

Mr. McGinley and his two brothers were standout football players at Westfield High School. All three were inducted into the Westfield, N.J. Hall of Fame in 2012.

New misconduct claims emerge against former renowned Masterman chess coach

The latest allegations come after an Inquirer and Daily News report of three sex-abuse claims by former chess players at a North Philadelphia elementary school.

New misconduct claims emerge against former renowned Masterman chess coach

The latest allegations come after an Inquirer and Daily News report of three sex-abuse claims by former chess players at a North Philadelphia elementary school.
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Chester County man faces child porn charges

Police say Robert Dean Caesar, 56, purchased used boys' underwear and bathing suits on eBay.

Blanche Burton-Lyles, 85, concert pianist who founded Marian Anderson Historical Society

Ms. Burton Lyles bought Marian Anderson's house at 762 S. Martin St. and turned it into a monument to the singer. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.

Delco DA: correctional officer smuggled drugs for inmate

Antonio Woods was busted in an undercover operation while he worked at George W. Hill Correctional Facility.

Pa. American acquires Steelton water system for $22.5M

Steelton is the latest municipal utility to sell its water system under a new Pa. law encouraging the privatization of utilities.

U.S. Catholic bishops leave Baltimore conference without acting on sex abuse reforms

Facing the prospect of leaving their most closely watched gathering in years with no consensus response to the sex abuse crisis that has gripped their church since summer, the nation's Catholic bishops pushed Wednesday for something – anything – they might approve to show they were taking the problem seriously.

Chester County man beat girlfriend to death with fists, steel-toed boots, police say

"It is not easy to kill somebody with just your fists and feet," Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said in a statement. "But the defendant was determined to kill the victim. This is the ugly face of domestic violence."

Frieda Lefeber, 103, Holocaust survivor, nurse and painter

Fifteen of her family members died in the Holocaust, but Mrs. Lefeber wasn't bitter. "I can't hate people, even if they hurt me. I am not made that way," she said.

Union sues Tamaqua school district over armed teachers policy

The teachers' union in a Schuylkill County town has asked a judge for an injunction and has filed suit against its school district over a policy to arm school employees.

Archbishop Charles Chaput: ‘You saw the job they tried to do on me?’ My run-in with the peeved prelate. | Maria Panaritis

The Catholic Archbishop of Philadelphia was turning down interviews with hometown media at the meeting of U.S. bishops this week. Except for this exchange with Inquirer columnist Maria Panaritis.

Feds charge retired Philly cop after alleged sexual assault while on duty

A retired Philadelphia Police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman while on duty in 2016, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.

Lawsuit in death of Delco mother ends in $10 million judgment against boyfriend

Nadia Malik was found dead under still-unexplained circumstances in 2014.

Arrest made in deadly hit-run in Bucks County

The incident occurred Wednesday evening on the 1400 block of Route 611 in Warrington Township.

Will fights over soda taxes in other states impact Philly?

Philadelphia remains at the center of a larger fight over taxes on soda.

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