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Authorities are searching for a heavily armed survivalist suspected in an ambush that killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and wounded another in a heavily forested region of northeastern Pennsylvania. Authorities hunting for a suspect in last week's fatal ambush outside a rural state police barracks chased down several mistaken sightings Wednesday as schools closed down and the public remained on edge.
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A 2013 Roman Catholic High School graduate and Philadelphia, native is serving aboard USS Forrest Sherman , one of the world's most versatile multi-mission combat ships. Firemen John Flanagan is a gas turbine systems technician aboard the Norfolk-based ship, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer that is longer than 1.5 football fields long at nearly 510 feet long.
Visiting Philadelphia for the first time to take in a Union match? Here is our ever-expanding guide of this to see and eat and do. Enjoy Philadelphia is a vibrant city laid out with grand French style boulevards superimposed on a basic grid pattern.
Police are investigating after they say a 15-year-old girl was found unconscious in a wooded area in Northeast Philadelphia. Police say the girl was found around 7:45 p.m. Monday on the 7600 block of Roosevelt Boulevard, about three feet from the guard rail.
A few hundred young children gathered this morning in Franklin Square, to help adults send a message about preschool funding. The event was organized by Pre-K for PA , a campaign endorsing increased state investment in preschool teachers and facilities.
Philadelphia police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect in the shooting death of a pregnant woman in Frankford on Sunday, a law enforcement source said. The source identified the suspect as Devon Guisherd, 26. He is being sought in the death of Megan Doto, 25, who was struck once in the face by a stray bullet while sitting outside Sunday morning, and pronounced dead less than two hours later.
Downed wires have suspended Amtrak service between Washington and Philadelphia, and are affecting riders of Maryland Area Regional Commuter trains. Amtrak says in a statement that its Amtrak Acela Express and Northeast Regional Service between Washington and Philadelphia are down because of the wires.
We went to my wife's family wedding last weekend in Philadelphia at the Old St. Mary Church in Philadelphia. And we went to The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul for our weekly Sunday Mass.
An affiliate of Echo Therapeutics' largest stockholder has filed a lawsuit against the medical device company claiming it refused to provide documents that the company requested. The affiliate of Platinum Management, which owns about 30 percent of Echo's outstanding common stock, said it requested "certain books and records of the company under Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law" as part of its probe into "possible mismanagement, breaches of fiduciary duty and wrongdoing" by members of Echo's management and the company's board of directors.
HUNDREDS OF Northeast Philadelphia residents signed City Councilman Bobby Henon's petition to split the 15th Police District so that the more violent southern sector, including Frankford, wouldn't drain cops from the northern neighborhoods, where break-ins are a bigger problem than assaults. Supported by leaders from Mayfair, Bridesburg, Tacony, Holmesburg, Wissinoming and Frankford, Henon met with police brass to state the case for "The Split."
On Sunday night, Geekadelphia editor-in-chief Michaelangelo "Mikey" Ilagan was walking home in South Philadelphia when he encountered a man and a woman arguing. A few minutes later, this is what his face looked like.
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press Investigators followed up on leads that one state police spokesman called "fantastic" as the intensive manhunt for a gunman who ambushed two troopers outside their... Authorities in Philadelphia say a newborn baby of a pregnant woman killed by gunfire in northeast Philadelphia over the weekend has also died.
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks.
Authorities in Philadelphia say a newborn baby of a pregnant woman killed by gunfire in northeast Philadelphia over the weekend has also died. Police said 25-year-old Megan Doto was shot while sitting outside her home in the Frankford section of the city when someone opened fire up the block shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday.
It's a good time to be in the log business, because we're going to need a forest to feed all the wood fires stoking the growth of a Philadelphia restaurant scene this fall that, in 2014, has already set a new standard for "hot." Many of those will be burning behind our ongoing obsession with pizza - at least four new Neapolitan-style pizzerias are firing up their ovens for September debuts.
A Philadelphia city councilman wants to slash in half the amount of time that you can leave a Winnebago or other humongous recreational vehicles parked on a neighborhood street.
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