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Retired Philly cop recalls the Blue Wall of Silence

Wednesday October 26th, 2016 05:32:49 AM
Norman A. Carter Jr. says he was the type of cop who spoke up over the deafening blue silence during 25 years as a Philadelphia police officer.

Hundreds turn out for forum on racial discrimination in Phila.'s Gayborhood

Wednesday October 26th, 2016 05:32:48 AM
Speaker after speaker at a city forum Tuesday night spoke of racial discrimination they had encountered when patronizing bars and clubs in Philadelphia's Gayborhood.

Teen charged as adult in Rittenhouse Square shooting

Wednesday October 26th, 2016 05:32:44 AM
Police have identified 17-year-old Mehdi Fraiji as the gunman who allegedly shot a Good Samaritan last week in Rittenhouse Square.

Pa. legislature takes on pension changes for future workers

Wednesday October 26th, 2016 05:31:25 AM
HARRISBURG - With only one voting day left before it breaks for the election, the Republican-controlled legislature worked late into the night Tuesday to position a bill that attempts to deal with the rapidly rising cost of public employee pensions.

One step toward easier six-packs

Wednesday October 26th, 2016 05:31:24 AM
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Senate has approved legislation that would allow beer distributors to sell beer for off-site consumption in any amount - including six-packs and growlers.

Retail expert: Salvation Army contributed to casualties in 2013 building collapse

Wednesday October 26th, 2016 05:31:24 AM
The Salvation Army contributed to the casualties in the deadly 2013 collapse that crushed its Center City thrift store by failing to consider its customers' safety, an expert in retail store management testified Tuesday.

Pa. high court deadlocks on judicial ballot-question wording

Wednesday October 26th, 2016 05:31:24 AM
HARRISBURG - With two weeks to the election, it appears voters will get to decide a ballot question on when judges should retire that two former top jurists and a prominent lawyer had sued to block, calling it "misleading" and deceitful.

Royal Theater site on South Street to be developed by new owner

Tuesday October 25th, 2016 10:18:45 PM Jacob Adelman

Edge at Greentree apartments near Pa.-Del. border sell for $31.1M

Tuesday October 25th, 2016 07:27:38 PM Jacob Adelman

Behavioral-health provider Rogers Memorial Hospital leases Presidential City office-center space

Tuesday October 25th, 2016 06:18:07 PM Jacob Adelman

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