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AFTER BLOODY 2018, PHILADELPHIA UNVEILS GUN VIOLENCE PLAN

PHILADELPHIA - Months after declaring Philadelphia's gun violence a public health emergency, the mayor presented a roadmap Thursday...

EAGLES' ALSHON JEFFERY MAKES SURPRISE VISIT TO PHILADELPHIA-AREA SCHOOL

For better or worse, the Philadelphia fan base has a reputation for being hard on its athletes. Boiled down to its root, the word “fan”...

 
 
 

TRIBUNE PUBLISHING NAMES NEW CEO AS 3 EXECUTIVES DEPART

Tribune Publishing CEO Justin Dearborn has stepped down after nearly three years at the helm, the Chicago-based newspaper company announced...

JURY SIDES WITH BETHLEHEM OFFICER WHOSE CAR HIT SUSPECT

A federal jury concluded a Bethlehem Township man should have been aware officers were pursuing him when he was hit by a police car...

 
 
 

NATIONAL WOMEN'S MARCH STRUGGLES TO OVERCOME A YEAR OF CONTROVERSY

For thousands of women across the country, the first Women's March on Washington was transformational. Many who had never participated...

FORMER ALLENTOWN FEDERAL CREDIT UNION EMPLOYEE GETS PRISON FOR EMBEZZLING

A former employee of Allentown Federal Credit Union will spend 2½ years in federal prison and must repay nearly $642,000 she admitted...

 
 
 

SIGNIFICANT WEEKEND SNOW STORM FOR LEHIGH VALLEY COULD BRING POWER OUTAGES

The Lehigh Valley is expected to get hit with snow and ice this weekend that could cause power outages across the region. The National...

KING HOLIDAY LIBERTY BELL CEREMONY OFF DUE TO SHUTDOWN

Officials say a ceremony held annually at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday will not be held...

 
 
 

JURORS CONVICT MAN IN TEMPLE UNIVERSITY STUDENT SLAYING

Jurors in Philadelphia have convicted a man in the murder of a 22-year-old Temple University student. The panel convicted 30-year-old...

ALLENTOWN STATE HOSPITAL SPURS MEMORIES IN PEOPLE WHO WORKED THERE

Allentown State Hospital, which closed in 2010, has been in the news lately. The state of Pennsylvania announced late last year plans...

 
 
 

ON DAY JAYME CLOSS ESCAPED, HER ALLEGED ABDUCTOR APPLIED FOR A JOB WITH BOGUS RESUME

The Wisconsin man suspected of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents apparently applied for a job online the day...

EL CHAPO MISTRESS FLIPS ON HIM IN COURT, EXPOSES SECRETS

They once shared a bed - now she's helping prosecutors nail her former lover. El Chapo mistress Lucero Guadalupe Sánchez López walked...

 
 
 

MICHAEL COHEN PAID TECH FIRM TO RIG POLLS FOR TRUMP, CREATE TWITTER ACCOUNT HAILING LAWYER AS 'SEX SYMBOL'

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, acknowledged a report Thursday that he hired a technology company...

TEXAS MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN EFFORT TO DEFRAUD MARTIN GUITAR

Impersonating members of the rock bands Memphis May Fire and Three Days Grace and players for the Philadelphia Phillies and Arizona...

 
 
 

TRUMP STRIKES BACK AT PELOSI, PULLING THE PLUG ON HER OVERSEAS TRIP

President Trump is postponing what he's calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's “seven-day excursion” to Egypt, Afghanistan and Brussels...

ALLENTOWN POLICE ASK FOR PUBLIC'S HELP TO FIND VEHICLE IN HIT-AND-RUN CRASH

Allentown police asked for the public's help to find a car involved in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday that injured a 15-year-old boy....

 
 
 

AFTER NEW THREAT, PARKLAND ACTS QUICKLY TO QUASH RUMOR MILL

A threat authorities ultimately found unfounded at Orefield Middle School this week provided a chance for Parkland School District...

TOM MARINO RESIGNING FROM PENNSYLVANIA'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION FOR PRIVATE-SECTOR JOB

Newly sworn in for his fifth congressional term, Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Marino announced Thursday that he'll resign from Congress...

 
 
 

RUDY GIULIANI CLARIFIES COLLUSION COMMENTS, CLAIMS NO KNOWLEDGE OF COOPERATION BETWEEN KREMLIN AND ANY OF THE 'THOUSANDS' ON CAMPAIGN

He only speaks for one man. Rudy Giuliani on Thursday tried to clarify comments he made a day earlier implying that some on the Trump...

GAMBLERS BET $16 MILLION IN FIRST MONTH OF SPORTS WAGERING IN PENNSYLVANIA

Just three of the Pennsylvania's dozen casinos are set up to accept bets on sporting events. And people are flocking to them. Gamblers...

 
 
 



'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad

On Thursday the president denied the House speaker an aircraft for a planned trip abroad. Read more ...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging

President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen said he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at "the direction of and for the... Read more ...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially reported

A federal report found that family separations were occurring before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border. Read more ...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken 'seriously'

Police say a man built a bomb inside a sushi restaurant because “people don't take these types of threats seriously.” Read more ...

Tim Tebow invited back to Mets' major league spring training

Tim Tebow invited back to Mets' major league spring training

Tebow played his first professional season in 2017 after spending three seasons in the NFL. Read more ...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad

On Thursday the president denied the House speaker an aircraft for a planned trip abroad. Read more ...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4 times legal limit

A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on an interstate in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan. Read more ...

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Officer Chatéri Payne was shot dead in the driveway of her home while she was in uniform and preparing to leave for work, police said. Read more ...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him to postpone SOTU

President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelling her government trip to Belgium, Egypt, and Afghanistan, citing the ongoing partial government... Read more ...

Trump cancels delegation's trip to Davos due to shutdown

Trump cancels delegation's trip to Davos due to shutdown

President Trump has canceled his administration's trip to Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum next week. The White House released a statement on Thursday that said... Read more ...