With weeks to go, race to represent Montco’s newly drawn congressional district heats up

Pennsylvania Rep. Madeleine Dean, a Democrat, is looking for a promotion from voters to go to Congress. She is facing Republican businessman Dan David in the race for the newly drawn Fourth Congressional District seat. The race has heated up in recent weeks with David attacking Dean over her husband's bicycle business and questionable investors.

No arrests yet in Chinatown fatal stabbing of Cherry Hill man

Brett Berdini was attacked shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of Race Street.

No arrests yet in Chinatown fatal stabbing of Cherry Hill man

Brett Berdini was attacked shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of Race Street.

Glouco man, 36, charged with causing fatal heroin OD

Dwain Somers allegedly provided heroin to Linda Ford, 57.

Glouco man, 36, charged with causing fatal heroin OD

Dwain Somers allegedly provided heroin to Linda Ford, 57.

Acclaimed Philly scholastic chess coach sexually abused boys in 1980s, former pupils say

A nationally renowned chess coach who was co-recipient of the 1978 Philadelphia Award for developing chess champions in Philadelphia public schools is accused of sexually abusing preteen and teenage boys in his home in the 1980s.

Acclaimed Philly scholastic chess coach sexually abused boys in 1980s, former pupils say

A nationally renowned chess coach who was co-recipient of the 1978 Philadelphia Award for developing chess champions in Philadelphia public schools is accused of sexually abusing preteen and teenage boys in his home in the 1980s.
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Philadelphia is so dirty the city wants residents and business owners to help collect trash

Tensions have simmered for years between neighborhoods and the city over the placement of trash cans and the question of who should be responsible for maintaining and emptying them.

Man, 19, fatally shot by detective in Vineland

Shooting is being investigated by N.J. Attorney General's Office.

Ex-Temple frat president faces a second sex-assault trial

For the second time in four months, the former president of a suspended Temple University fraternity was ordered Thursday to stand trial for a sexual assault.

Let 'em ride! Philly needs a bike park

Picture the possibilities: a park cosponsored by a dealership or celebrity — Meek Mill is a big bike fan. Teams, competitions, job opportunities for the skilled riders to teach younger riders.

After disaster declaration, Philly outlines goals for opioid-plagued Kensington

The city's new plan for the neighborhood includes immediate goals to be completed by Nov. 16; short-term goals to be accomplished by Dec. 31; and longer-term goals that should be completed by June.

'It's one of the worst things I've seen.' Caregiver is charged with killing toddler found buried in park.

A caregiver with a criminal record suffocated a 22-month-old girl who was in her care, then carried her lifeless body from an Ogontz apartment to a nearby park and partially buried her in a shallow grave, police said Thursday.

The Philly rule that jails people indefinitely on detainers could get way worse

The Philadelphia courts have a new draft rule on detainers — but it does not appear to address concerns of critics who call the current process illegal.

Water main break closes Girard Avenue in Fishtown

Crews are working to determine what repairs will be needed to fix the main.

Study: Philly’s community schools, a Kenney soda-tax priority, show mixed results

The community-schools model has been hampered by limited coordination between the school system, the city, and its departments.

H.F. ‘Gerry’ Lenfest remembered at Academy of Music celebration

The civic leader and philanthropist, who died Aug. 5, was remembered at a celebration that drew dignitaries from the region and beyond.

Those odd billboards on I-95 at Academy Road are part of a huge national art project

Billboards designed to spark civic engagement before the elections have appeared in all 50 states.

Farmers say nonprofit that had stand at Reading Terminal owes them thousands

Fair Food was created to help farmers sell their food to restaurants. Some of those farmers now say the nonprofit owes them thousands.
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