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Biden: ‘Democracy survived’ Capitol riot because of police
The president spoke at the 40th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service to remember the 491 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2019 and 2020.
3 hours ago
Woman raped on SEPTA train as bystanders did nothing, police say
Authorities in Philadelphia say a woman was raped by a stranger on a commuter train in the presence of other riders. A 35-year-old man was arrested and has been charged.
6 hours ago
‘He was Southend’: Tributes paid to slain British lawmaker
Leaders from across Britain's political spectrum have come together to pay tribute to David Amess who was stabbed to death in what police have described as a terrorist attack.
7 hours ago
Hagley Museum funds Ida’s flood damage repairs with sales of historic cider
The birthplace of E.I. DuPont in Wilmington saw serious flood damage from Ida. Now, a cider brewed from a historic orchard at the site will help fund repairs.
10 hours ago
NASA’s asteroid hunter Lucy soars into sky with diamonds
A NASA spacecraft named Lucy has rocketed into the sky with diamonds on a 12-year quest to explore a record-setting eight asteroids.
Boosting Northeast Philly’s green canopy by planting trees and giving them away
Riverfront North Partnership and Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership team up to plant 200 trees along Pennypack Creek, give 150 more away.
12 hours ago
PHONK! to make noise for social justice in FDR Park this weekend
FDR Park to inaugurate a new festival of brass and drum bands who play for liberation causes.
14 hours ago
Jill Biden travels to Virginia, New Jersey to help Democrats
On Friday, Biden appeared at events with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Terry McAuliffe, the former Virginia governor running to regain the post.
22 hours ago
Episcopal Community Services hosts free forum on racial equity, ending poverty
Episcopal Community Services is a grassroots Philadelphia organization that has been involved in the fight against poverty in the region for decades.
23 hours ago
Some N.J. school districts granted “limited” flexibility on COVID test requirements due to vendor issue
Citing an issue with the vendor, N.J. officials have granted “limited and targeted flexibility” for COVID testing requirements for school district employees.
Police: Auto-pedestrian accident leaves 2 injured outside football stadium in Wilmington, Delaware
Police say a vehicle hit pedestrians. One of the victims was reportedly flown to the hospital.
24 hours ago
On 60th anniversary, SNCC veterans reflect on the struggle to register Black voters in the South
SNCC emerged as a force in the southern civil rights movement through their involvement in Freedom Rides and voter registration campaigns.
1 day ago
AG Shapiro moves to block GOP effort to subpoena election records
Despite the lack of evidence of voter fraud during the 2020 election, Pennsylvania's Trump-allied GOP members have pushed ahead with plans for a “forensic audit” of the result
U.S. Senate committee travels to Dover to hear water quality issues
Members of the U.S. Senate made a road trip to Dover Friday to hear from community leaders about efforts to improve Delaware’s water quality.
Pa. school boards leave national group after it asks Biden for help with violence threats
The decision comes after the National School Boards Association sent a letter to President Biden asking for federal assistance responding to threats against school officials.
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