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PA State Police: “Facebook Killer” Stephens Killed Himself in Erie County

Pennsylvania State Police officials have confirmed that a Cleveland man wanted on an aggravated murder charge stemming from an Easter Sunday killing that was posted […]

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Philly Police Received Multiple Tips That Steve Stephens Was In Philly

This is a developing story Just after 12:30 p.m., a call went out on Philadelphia police radio saying that alleged Cleveland killer Steve Stephens may […]

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What It Was Like to Watch the Turkish Coup Attempt Unfold

In the hours before Friday’s attempted coup, I was focused on how to keep moving forward with a manuscript, based on the dissertation I finished […]

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VIDEO: Man Wanted for Stealing Municipal Vehicle in Northeast

An unidentified male stole a municipal vehicle from Northeast Philadelphia in broad daylight, and the entire theft was caught on camera. Police are seeking the […]

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Poll: Most Americans Don’t Know Puerto Ricans are U.S. Citizens

So this happened: From May 6th to May 9th, the Economist and You-Gov conducted a survey of U.S. citizens 18 and older, asking them several […]

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False Alarm in “Active Shooter” Situation in San Diego

UPDATE 1/26/2016 2 p.m.: On Tuesday morning in California, shots were reported inside a San Diego naval facility, but it looks like it was a […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Brotherhood on a Bus in Kenya

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Delaware Police Officer Acquitted in Shocking Videotaped Kicking

A jury has acquitted a Dover, Delaware, police officer accused of kicking a black suspect in the face — even though the suspect appeared to […]

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Philly Religious Leaders Condemn Donald Trump’s Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

Yesterday, prior to speaking at a campaign event in South Carolina, Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump issued a press release calling for a total […]

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An Incomplete List of Things Deemed the “New Philadelphia Story”

Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal wrote about Rooster Soup Company. Funded in part by a Kickstarter backing, Rooster Soup Co. is the brainchild […]

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Cheryl Ann Wadlington’s Fight to Save Black Girls

When video surfaced of a South Carolina school security officer yanking a high-school student from her desk because she had allegedly disobeyed orders to put […]

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Missing Child Found Dead in Haddon Township

Chopper 6 over scene in Haddon Twp. where missing 3-year-old found dead: http://t.co/e3fl1T5NcZ pic.twitter.com/Q8THrSHDI7 — Action News on 6abc (@6abc) October 13, 2015 On Tuesday […]

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Teaching College Today Was Downright Eerie

It is one of those things that you didn’t sign up for as an educator, the idea that you might have to wear a bulletproof […]

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FBI Warns Area Colleges of Threat of Violence for Monday

This is a developing story. On the weekend following the deadly campus shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, the FBI has warned Philadelphia-area […]

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The “Supermoon” Lunar Eclipse Is Coming!

Don’t fritter your iPhone battery tweeting away during Sunday afternoon’s papal Mass or the Eagles game against the Jets; you’ll need it to capture the […]