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A Rhode Island man arrested during protests outside the Democratic National Convention was carrying three "throwing knives" as he breached the eight-foot fence surrounding the Wells Fargo Center, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Fred Neulander, the former senior rabbi at a Cherry Hill synagogue, who was convicted of plotting the 1994 murder of his wife, has lost another legal appeal.
After months of complaints from Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane that her criminal case stemmed from her war on pornography, a judge on Thursday said the porn drama could play no role in her looming trial.
Three people were killed in separate incidents from Wednesday through Thursday morning in the city's Nicetown, Fairhill and West Oak Lane neighborhoods, Philadelphia police said Thursday.
As the Democratic National Convention got underway amid pledges to "help working families," members of actual working families were assailing the all-Democratic Gloucester Township Council for authorizing a nearly 12-cent hike in the municipal tax rate.