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  1. Kept out: Loophole in law for the poor spurs gentrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | The Republic

    Jonathan Jacobs had almost no savings, a modest income and a credit report marred by a disputed cellphone bill. But he easily bought a newly renovated row house in Point Breeze, a South Philadelphia neighborhood that's historically African American.


  2. The Latest: Cosby returns, says he a used to be a comedianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | The Republic

    The Latest on Bill Cosby's first public performance since 2015 while he awaits the start of his sexual assault case retrial : Bill Cosby has performed in public for the first time since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015, telling stories, playing with a band and joking that he used to be a comedian. The 80-year-old entertainer took the stage for an hour Monday at a Philadelphia jazz club in his first show since May 2015.


  3. Shutdown divides services into essential and non-essentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | The Republic

    Symbols of American promise have turned into emblems of American dysfunction amid a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration that has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island have turned away visitors in New York, due to what the National Park Service described as "a lapse in appropriations," a bureaucratic term for a lack of money. 41 comments

  4. Marialice PingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | The Republic

    Marialice Ping, 73, of Kyte Street, died at 6:35 p.m. January 6, 2018, at Kindred Hospital, in Louisville. Marialice graduated from French High in Beaumont, Texas, attended Texas Women's University and graduated from Indiana University with a master's degree in elementary education.


  5. Boats made by kids save Washington Christmas river crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | The Republic

    George Washington and his troops' annual Christmas Day trip across the Delaware River has been saved by boats made by children. Organizers had feared the crossing would have to be canceled because low water levels in the river between Pennsylvania and New Jersey would have made it impossible for re-enactors to navigate their wooden Durham boats.


  6. Amtrak didna t wait for system that coulda ve prevented wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | The Republic

    The rush to launch service on a new, faster Amtrak route near Seattle came at a deadly cost: none of the critical speed-control technology that could have prevented a derailment was active before the train set off on its maiden voyage. Work to install the sophisticated, GPS-based technology known as positive train control isn't expected to be completed until next spring on the newly opened 15-mile span where the train derailed, according to Sound Transit, the public agency that owns the tracks.


  7. Neurologist pleads guilty to charges he groped patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | The Republic

    A neurologist facing allegations of sexual misconduct in three states pleaded guilty Tuesday to misdemeanor charges that he groped women at a Philadelphia clinic. Dr. Ricardo Cruciani, 63, admitted that he assaulted seven patients in 2016 while he was chairman of Drexel University's neurology department and pleaded guilty to varying charges of indecent assault and harassment.


  8. Female inmate dies at jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | The Republic

    It will be several weeks before a cause of death for an inmate at the Bartholomew County Jail will be determined. Angela L. Blair, 42, of 402 Pennsylvania St., Elizabethtown, collapsed Saturday night just after jail staff arrived at her cell to give her medical attention, said Sgt.


  9. Philadelphia honors black activist with City Hall statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | The Republic

    Nearly 150 years after he was killed on the streets of his adopted hometown, Octavius Valentine Catto was honored by a crowd of hundreds gathered in Philadelphia on Tuesday for the unveiling of a statue in his honor. The honor is the first such named tribute for an African-American on public land in Philadelphia and comes amid a national conversation about how and where America chooses to celebrate its heroes.


  10. Philadelphia fetes Benjamin Franklin Parkway as it turns 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | The Republic

    The mile-long artery connects the city's business district with sprawling Fairmount Park, and is a corridor of world-renowned museums, imposing monuments and splashing fountains. The city has a full roster of yearlong celebrations planned for the parkway, starting Sept.


  11. Local Police, Fire a " July 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Republic

    EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information is summarized from the records of county, city and state police, fire and hospital agencies. William H. Carnahan Jr., 44, 1538 Pearl St., Columbus, legend drug-injection devices, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and out-of-county warrant, 4:46 p.m., by the Indiana State Police, held with no bond.


  12. At a glance: Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | The Republic

    A recap of what happened Saturday in the Bill Cosby sex assault case, which ended in a mistrial. Cosby is charged with drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home outside Philadelphia in 2004.


  13. Cosbya s image as father, family man on the line at sex trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Republic

    More than a decade after Bill Cosby invited a college basketball manager to his home to discuss her career, the 79-year-old comedian goes on trial on Monday in a sexual assault case that is sure to define his legacy. Cosby's image as a father and family man, on screen and off, helped fuel his extraordinary 50-year career in entertainment.


  14. Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Republic

    After two years of silence amid an onslaught of sexual assault allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is sending carefully targeted messages about racial bias across the media landscape ahead of his June 5 trial in suburban Philadelphia. Cosby, 79, spoke to a black news outlet last month for a story that meandered from his self-described blindness to the racist history of the United States to his dream of returning to the stage.


  15. 5 jurors picked for Cosby trial, 2 know a sex assault victimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Republic

    The search for 12 jurors and six alternates for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial is off to a brisk start even though a third of the initial jury pool had an opinion about Cosby's guilt or innocence and an equal number said they or someone close to them had been sexually assaulted. Three men and two women, all white, were selected Monday.


  16. Will Smith, Almodovar open a testy Cannes Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | The Republic

    The 70th Cannes Film Festival opened Wednesday under sunny Cote D'Azur skies and the high-wattage smiles of stars including Will Smith and Marion Cotillard. But a brewing storm over Netflix's place at the world's most prestigious film festival continued to steal the spotlight as Cannes rolled out the red carpet.


  17. Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | The Republic

    The state's top prosecutor on Friday charged a speeding Amtrak engineer with causing a catastrophe, involuntary manslaughter and other crimes in a deadly 2015 derailment that came after he accelerated to 106 mph on a 50 mph curve. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro expanded on charges a Philadelphia judge approved a day earlier.


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