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  1. Churchgoers leave the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul after Sunday Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 |

    William Bender is an investigative reporter who has covered everything from South Philly mobsters to doomsday hucksters. He also contributes to Clout, a column chronicling the underbelly of Philly's political scene.


  2. Sex-abuse hotline calls surge after grand jury reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 |

    Almost as soon as the phone number flashed onscreen at a news conference about the blistering grand jury report examining Roman Catholic dioceses, calls began pouring into the clergy-abuse hotline. The Attorney General's Office shuffled workers around, pulling in specially trained agents from its Child Predator unit to help sift through tips about misdeeds by religious officials.


  3. A Friar's suicide, a lawyer who pressed on, and the truth about Pa.'s ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 |

    Maria Panaritis is a columnist who strikes across Pennsylvania and its most populated region -- the political battleground Pennsylvania suburbs. She aims for any story that cuts through the noise and gives you the real deal.


  4. Stephen Miller's uncle, a Philly-area resident, calls nephew an 'immigration hypocrite'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 |

    David S. Glosser, a retired doctor who lives in the Philadelphia area and is the uncle of Trump adviser Stephen Miller, called his nephew an "immigration hypocrite" in a scathing op-ed piece in Politico Magazine on Monday. "I have watched with dismay and increasing horror as my nephew, who is an educated man and well aware of his heritage, has become the architect of immigration policies that repudiate the very foundation of our family's life in this country," Glosser wrote, detailing how Miller's ancestors fled anti-Jewish violence in eastern Europe in the early 1900s and eventually settled in Johnstown, Pa., a city 90 minutes east of Pittsburgh.


  5. What we know so far about the grand jury report investigating six of Pa.'s Catholic diocesesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 |

    Erie Catholic Bishop Emeritus Donald Trautman, left, and Erie Catholic Bishop Lawrence T. Persico celebrate Communion during Mass at St. Peter Cathedral in Erie this February. As part of the two-year investigation into clergy sex abuse, Persico spoke directly to the grand jury.


  6. Girl, 3, accidentally struck and killed in driveway of homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 |

    Authorities say a 3-year-old girl was accidentally struck and killed in the driveway of her western Pennsylvania home. Police in East Taylor Township just northeast of Johnstown say a 34-year-old man went outside at about 10:20 a.m. Saturday to move a sport utility vehicle that was blocking another vehicle from leaving his driveway.


  7. Police: Doctor molested over 2 dozen children over the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 |

    A pediatrician arrested in January on charges he molested a 12-year-old girl in his office was accused Monday of sexually abusing more than 25 other patients over the past several decades, in some instances as their unaware parents were in the same room. Dr. Johnnie Wilson "Jack" Barto, 70, used his position at a pediatric practice in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, "to feed his own, sick sexual desires," Attorney General Josh Shapiro said Monday in announcing the new charges.


  8. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro to challenge block of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 |

    The office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, pictured above, spent nearly two years investigating allegations of decades worth of clergy abuse in six of the state's eight Catholic dioceses. YONG KIM / Staff Photographer Angela Couloumbis covers state government in Harrisburg.


  9. My mom's 40-year search for her birth mother led to a father she didn't expect to findRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 |

    Anna Orso is a member of the Modern Life team covering culture, trends, and the way we live. She's a Fishtown resident, a Penn State grad, and a native of York, Pa.


  10. Two Pa. friars plead no contest in sexual-abuse case45 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 |

    Two Franciscan friars who supervised another friar who fatally stabbed himself in the heart while facing child-molestation allegations pleaded no contest to child endangerment charges Friday and were sentenced to five years of probation. Prosecutors say Robert J. D'Aversa, 71, of Hollidaysburg, failed to tell officials at Bishop McCort Catholic High School in Johnstown that he reassigned the friar, Brother Stephen Baker, in 2000 because of new credible allegations about Baker's past.


  11. Teen charged with threat to 'shoot up' high school18 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 |

    A teenager has been arrested in connection with a threat to "shoot up" a Pennsylvania high school two weeks after he was charged with risking a catastrophe there. Police in Upper Yoder Township say no students in Johnstown's Westmont Hilltop School District were ever in real danger before Monday's arrest.


  12. Pa. woman, 62, froze to death after fall on porch38 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 |

    Authorities say a 62-year-old Pennsylvania woman was found frozen to death in her home's enclosed porch over the weekend after an apparent fall. The Tribune-Democrat reported Monday that a coroner said the woman had been dead for four days before being found Saturday in Susquehanna Township.


  13. Carson Wentz's surgeon, James Bradley, is an innovator well-known for work with athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 |

    Frank Fitzpatrick has been an editor and writer at the Inquirer since 1980. A onetime beat writer for the Phillies, Eagles, and Penn State football, he also has covered nine Olympics.


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