Claire Sasko

Staff Writer

City Life

Police ID Woman Found Dead in Pond

Ryan Stevyn Benjamin, 24, was a pre-kindergarten teacher.

City Life

Report: Philly Water-Testing for Lead Faulty

A study claims Philly engaged in three risky water-testing methods.

Septa regional rail train
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Water Main Break Causes SEPTA Delays

It occurred near 18th and Arch streets.


Bok Adds Six New Tenants, Immersive Art Exhibit

The art installation, Vacant America, opens Friday and features items from the old Bok Technical High School.

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin Heads to the Met Opera

He’ll stay on with the Philadelphia Orchestra, too. For now.

City Life

Two Off-Duty Officers Involved in Shootings Tuesday

No one was shot and suspects are in custody. Internal Affairs is investigating both incidents.

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Philly Cops Awarded for Not Shooting First

It’s part of an effort to prevent the use of excessive force.

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Jefferson Forms Medical Marijuana Research Center

The school says it’s the “first center of its kind.”

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WATCH: SEPTA Releases Footage of Bus-Cyclist Standoff

The cyclist blocks the bus for an hour.

Zika virus micrograph
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Baby Girl Born With Zika at N.J. Hospital

The newborn’s 31-year-old mother was visiting from Hondoras.

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Josh Kopelman Replaces Gerry Lenfest as PMN Chairman

Kopelman is a 45-year-old venture capitalist.

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Woman Found Dead, Tied to a Cinder Block in Chester County Pond

Police are trying to identify the victim.

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8-Year-Old Girl, 34-Year-Old Man Electrically Shocked While Swimming

They are both in critical condition.

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Kane’s Office Cancels Porngate News Conference

Solicitor General Bruce Castor Jr. said the report on the email scandal “was not comprehensive.”

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Fire Consumes American Legion Post in Frankford

The four-alarm fire occurred on Memorial Day.