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  1. The Latest: Former DA named by grand jury fired from jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New Jersey Herald

    Robert Mizic, 47, tears up as he watches a press conference on the grand jury report investigating sexual abuse within the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Turtle Creek, Pa. Mizic says he was abused by his parish priest at a Catholic Church in suburban Philadelphia 35 years ago.

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  2. Man charged in Walmart shooting apologizes in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | New Jersey Herald

    A Philadelphia man apologized as he was arraigned on charges including attempted murder and aggravated assault in a shooting that wounded several people at a Walmart near the city. Thirty-year-old Keenan Jones apologized in a Montgomery County courtroom Wednesday, saying he hadn't slept for five days and was afraid he was going to die.

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  3. Man shoots wife, then kills himself after police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say a Pennsylvania man shot his wife and then led police on a chase through Philadelphia before fatally shooting himself. The 41-year-old man went to the woman's Upper Chichester home around 12:20 a.m. Wednesday, even though she had a protection from abuse order against him.

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  4. The Latest: High rains force evacuation in Pennsylvania townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | New Jersey Herald

    Officials are evacuating a few hundred people from part of a central Pennsylvania college town after a rain-swollen stream began to inundate their neighborhood. Police in Bloomsburg triggered a siren late Monday afternoon for a mandatory evacuation on the west end of town, where Fishing Creek is out of its banks.

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  5. Heavy rains cause flooding, prompt water rescuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say heavy rains have been causing flooding and prompting road closures and rescues of people from stranded cars in central and southeastern Pennsylvania. In the Philadelphia area, the Schuylkill Expressway segment of Interstate 76 was shut down and a Pennsylvania Turnpike section was closed but later reopened.

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  6. Police: Woman stabs nurse, attacks father at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | New Jersey Herald

    Philadelphia police say a 42-year-old nurse at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital was stabbed in the leg by a woman who was trying to stab her sick father. The 55-year-old father suffered a gash to his head from a soda can during the attack around 7:10 p.m. Saturday.

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  7. Why Pennsylvania towns have bizarre bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | New Jersey Herald

    The houses were bigger and the people richer in the places that the locals called "Swarthmore" and "Morton," compared with the simple farmland of the rest of 19th-century Springfield Township, Delaware County. The two sections were home to a college, growing businesses, and workers who commuted by train to the big city of Philadelphia.

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  8. Philadelphia State of Mind: Jay-Z's festival is staying putRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | New Jersey Herald

    The rap mogul's Made in America music festival will stay in the heart of Philadelphia after Mayor Jim Kenney reversed course on his decision to move the event. Kenney and Roc Nation's chief operating officer said Monday the festival would remain on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as they work out operational issues.

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  9. Jay-Z unhappy 'Made in America' leaving Philadelphia parkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | New Jersey Herald

    Jay-Z says he's disappointed his Philadelphia "Made in America" festival will not be held in "the heart of the city" after this year. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the city confirmed Tuesday that the annual concert won't be on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway anymore.

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  10. As areas gentrify, black churches lose their base, departRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    Until a few years ago, the greatest threat to the future of the 99-year-old New Light Beulah Baptist Church in Philadelphia's Graduate Hospital neighborhood was a thunderstorm that barreled through on a Thursday evening, ripping off part of the roof. The raging downpour in June 2010 flooded the sanctuary, rendering the church uninhabitable.

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  11. The Latest: Democrat faults conservative role in nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    In this June 26, 2017, file photo, The Supreme Court is seen in Washington. Recent presidents have delighted in dramatically revealing the people they have chosen to sit on the Supreme Court.

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  12. Suspect sought after sex assault of teen on transit platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    Police and transit officials are seeking help from the public in finding a man who sexually assaulted a teenager at gunpoint on a transit platform near Philadelphia's City Hall. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says a man believed to be in his 20s approached the 17-year-old victim from behind on the City Hall Station platform at about 10 p.m. Tuesday.

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  13. Whiskey Rebellion landmarks are fewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    A Pennsylvania historical sign in a Monongahela parking lot marks the location where U.S. statesman Albert Gallatin delivered an eloquent speech that brought an end to a revolt over a federal whiskey tax in 1794. However, Gallatin actually delivered the speech before 226 whiskey rebels a short distance to the north, on the back porch of a log house that was dismantled in 1914, Monongahela historian and architect Terry Necciai said.

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  14. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    On June 26, 1948, the Berlin Airlift began in earnest after the Soviet Union cut off land and water routes to the isolated western sector of Berlin. In 1483, Richard III began his reign as King of England .

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  15. Not your parents' prom: Philly's elaborate send-off cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    Dayanna McBride and Quian Brown pose in front of the Tesla they will take to the prom after their Wakanda-themed prom send off on 22nd St. in North Phila., Pa. on June 6, 2018.

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  16. New prison formally dedicated in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    Pennsylvania's newest prison has been formally dedicated near Philadelphia and officials say they will start transferring inmates there this month. SCI-Phoenix is replacing Graterford state prison, which opened in 1929 a mile away in Montgomery County.

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  17. Sex-abusing neurologist's patients: No justice in PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    Patients of a neurologist already facing rape charges in New York and New Jersey say law enforcement officials in Philadelphia are burying nearly identical accusations against him, angering and perplexing women who say they're being victimized twice - first by their doctor, now by a big-city justice system that won't hold him accountable. A slew of patients who accuse Dr. Ricardo Cruciani of sexual misconduct in Philadelphia have yet to see authorities pursue a felony case against him, even after police in New York City and New Jersey investigated their claims and swiftly filed charges that could put him away for decades.

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  18. Fort Ticonderoga exhibit highlights its Philadelphia linksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    Fort Ticonderoga is displaying artifacts that tell the story of the historic site's links to the city of Philadelphia during the American Revolution. The northern New York tourist attraction overlooking Lake Champlain's southern end has opened a special pop-up exhibit for Memorial Day weekend.

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  19. Remains of WWII seaman killed in Pearl Harbor to return homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    The military says the remains of a U.S. Navy seaman killed in the attack at Pearl Harbor have been identified and will return to his hometown in Pennsylvania. The Defense Department's POW/MIA Accounting Agency says Navy Seaman 1st Class Edward Slapikas will be buried with full military honors on June 2 in Wanamie, about 120 miles northwest of Philadelphia.

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  20. Telecom tower climber gets $30M settlement in fall suitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    A telecommunications tower climber who suffered severe injuries when a ladder rung dislodged and sent him hurtling 50 feet to the ground has reached a settlement with AT&T and others for $30 million. The June 2013 fall in Allentown, Pennsylvania, left then-23-year-old Thomas Jeglum in a coma for months with multiple fractures to his pelvis, spine, arm and legs.

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