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  1. Judge: 1 additional accuser can testify at Bill Cosby trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A judge will let only one other accuser testify at Bill Cosby 's sexual assault trial to bolster charges that the actor drugged and molested a woman at his estate near Philadelphia. The pivotal ruling Friday by a Pennsylvania judge means prosecutors cannot call 12 other women to try to show that the 79-year-old comedian has a history of similar "bad acts."


  2. Universities form policy institute partnerships with BidenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Officials also announced Tuesday that Biden has been named Benjamin Franklin Presidential Practice Professor at the University of Pennsylvania , where he will lead the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement. Biden will serve as founding chair of UD's Biden Institute , a research and policy center focused on issues including the economy, the environment, civil rights and criminal justice.


  3. Syrian man with family turned back in Philadelphia in shockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Bassam Abu Assali, who was detained with his family upon arrival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was forced to board a plane back home to Syria because of U.S. President Trump's executive order, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his shop, in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Assali was turned back over the weekend despite having an immigration visa.


  4. Drexel University research team awarded $12M grant for studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A research team at Drexel University in Philadelphia has been awarded a $12 million grant by a British foundation to examine the effects of urban life on the health of Latin Americans. The study is one of four being funded by London-based nonprofit Wellcome Trust as part of its Our Plant, Our Health initiative.


  5. Teachers in Philadelphia plan a Black Lives Matter weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A teachers' organization in Philadelphia is encouraging teachers to wear Black Lives Matter T-shirts and buttons and provide lessons on the movement every day for one week. The Caucus of Working Educators , a faction of the teachers union, is developing lessons plans and curriculum ideas for teachers of grades from kindergarten through high school for the week of Jan. 23. The plans, distilled from the movement's 13 guiding principles, such as embracing diversity and globalism, will be available online , organizers said Friday.


  6. Cop gets surgeon, liver to emergency transplant after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A police officer responding to a crash wound up driving a surgeon, an assistant and a donated liver to a Philadelphia hospital for an emergency transplant. Cocalico Township police Sgt.


  7. Officials: Delaware man injured in Istanbul nightclub attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The State Department has confirmed that a Delaware business owner originally from Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, was one of nearly 70 people injured during a New Year's Eve celebration in Istanbul. WCAU-TV reports that the brother of William Jacob Raak says the 35-year-old was visiting friends in Istanbul.


  8. Book Review: 'Moonglow' by Michael ChabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In his latest novel, "Moonglow," author and Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Chabon aims for the moon and successfully touches down on the lunar surface after a journey that leaps across the decades, the story spanning South Philadelphia in the 1930s, Europe ravaged by World War II and the post-war America of the space program before retirement to South Florida. The story is told through memories passed down to Mike, the narrator, by his mother's father.


  9. Philadelphia explosion victim identified; listed as stableRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Authorities have released the identity of a Philadelphia man injured when a bomb stuffed inside a padded envelope exploded in his downtown apartment. James Alden , who is in his 60s, remained in stable condition following surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital on Tuesday.


  10. The Latest: No charges to be filed in shooting at pizza shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Latest on the shooting death in a Pennsylvania pizza shop during what authorities called an attempted robbery : A suburban Philadelphia prosecutor says no charges will be filed against a customer who fatally shot one robber and critically injured another during a holdup at a pizza shop. District Attorney Matthew Weintraub announced his finding in the shooting on Tuesday night at Porfirio's Pizza and Pasta in Levittown, about 25 miles northeast of Philadelphia.


  11. Flash mob attacks in Philadelphia send 4 to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Four people, including an off-duty police detective and his wife, were taken to a hospital after a "flash mob" attack by some among a crowd of juveniles in downtown Philadelphia, police said. Police said a large crowd of juveniles were at 16th and Walnut streets, a popular spot for dining and shopping, at about 6 p.m. Saturday when some people began randomly assaulting people on the street.


  12. City files to stop transit strike for Election Day onlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The city of Philadelphia filed a motion in state court seeking an injunction to temporarily halt the city's transit strike for Election Day so residents can get to the polls to vote. "Though there are extensive efforts to minimize the effect of any transit strike on Election Day, unquestionably, such an Election-Day strike will make it practically impossible for many Philadelphians to participate in this election," City Solicitor Sozi Pedro Tulante said in a statement Sunday.


  13. Restaurant firing workers, cleaning after 'unsanitary' videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A Philadelphia fast-food restaurant says workers will be fired after a Facebook video shows them joking about having sex and spitting in customers' food, among other unsanitary acts. That man, Richard Benson , tells WCAU-TV that he's a comedian and hip-hop artist who posted the video as a publicity stunt.


  14. Philadelphia leaders assail claims of impending voter fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Elected leaders in Philadelphia took issue Monday with Trump campaign allegations that the presidential election could be compromised by fraud, saying that the claims are meant to disrupt voting and discourage minorities from going to the polls. "We will not tolerate any sort of foolishness on Election Day, and it's even insulting to suggest that Philadelphians would," Democratic City Councilwoman Cindy Bass said.


  15. Biden assails Trump on housing crisis remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Vice President Joe Biden campaigns at Drexel University, urging students to register to vote and come out for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 in Philadelphia.


  16. You can pay whatever you want - or nothing at all - at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Set to open on October 19, the caf will only give diners suggested prices to pay. The amount they actually pay is up to the patrons - they can give more, less, or nothing at all to settle their bills.


  17. Pair of Philadelphia universities agree to final merger dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The boards' of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University approved a binding deal last week. Officials expect it will be finalized by the end of the current academic year.


  18. Witness against congressman gets probation for $1M loan plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A campaign consultant who helped federal prosecutors pursue a Pennsylvania Democratic congressman has been sentenced to four years of probation for his role in an illegal loan scheme. Washington consultant Thomas Lindenfeld was a key government witness at this year's trial of former Rep. Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia.


  19. 400 workers at marshmallow Peeps plant go on strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Workers walked out of the Just Born plant in Bethlehem on Wednesday afternoon. The plant 60 miles north of Philadelphia also makes Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales candies.


  20. NFL expected to bankroll much of 2017 draft in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A 2017 NFL Draft football is shown during the press conference announcing that the 2017 NFL Draft will be held in Philadelphia, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, in Philadelphia.


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