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Judge dismisses Trump’s lawsuit, allowing N.Y. probe to go on
A lawyer for Trump said his legal team would appeal Friday's ruling.
30 mins ago
Officials call it the ‘wrong decision’ to delay confronting the Uvalde school shooter
Col. Steven McCraw of the Texas Department of Public Safety said at a Friday news conference that in hindsight it was the wrong decision to not enter the classroom in Uvalde.
46 mins ago
Praise for one-of-a-kind Philly diversion program rooted in 2020 civil unrest
The Restorative Response Program offered hundreds of non-violent offenders an alternative to taking their cases through the courts. Reformers say it worked.
53 mins ago
Recount begins in Pa.’s GOP primary for Senate between McCormick and Oz
McCormick’s campaign has also been waging a fight in court to scrounge for votes that might help him close the gap with Oz.
1 hour ago
Pottstown home explodes, leaving 5 dead. Neighbors say the area smelled of gas
Neighbors say they used to smell gas near the home that was destroyed. They say PECO crews and firefighters also had visited home before the explosion.
2 hours ago
‘Relentless’: Russia squeezes Ukrainian strongholds in east
Ukraine’s foreign minister warned that without a new injection of foreign weapons, Ukrainian forces would not be able to stop Russia's advance in the Donbas.
3 hours ago
The NRA meets in Houston amid a storm of criticism and internal strife
Some politicians and musicians are dropping out, and gun control advocates are preparing protests.
Philadelphia firefighter union settles with city over vaccine mandate
Philadelphia firefighters have until June 30 to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Those that fail to get vaxxed could be fired.
4 hours ago
5 people killed, 2 injured in Pottstown, Pa. house explosion
All Pottstown Schools will be closed for students and staff on Friday.
7 hours ago
Memorial Day at the Jersey Shore tests impact of inflation and gas prices
Businesses along the Jersey Shore — weather permitting — will get their first crack at what is predicted to be a good summer season despite higher prices.
8 hours ago
Mount Airy’s newest shop teaches beginners to sew and quilt on a budget
Whether you’re experienced, or want to learn how to sew and quilt, the owner’s passion for fabric has her planning opportunities for adults and children.
9 hours ago
Phoenixville closed a major roadway to vehicles to help businesses at the pandemic’s start. The initiative is back — and it’s flourishing
Phoenixville closed a major roadway to vehicles to help businesses boost foot traffic amid the pandemic. The “open street experience” is back and flourishing.
Proposed book approval process for Central Bucks schools unclear, some parents say
A deeper look into Central Bucks School District’s new library book policy, which the American Library Association calls a first for Pennsylvania.
16 hours ago
The Jif peanut butter recall is pulling a cascade of other products from store shelves
Many other companies use the peanut butter — the cause of a salmonella outbreak — and now they have recalls of their own.
18 hours ago
Advocates suggest recycling overhaul to address ‘growing waste crisis’ in Pa.
Proposals include a landfill ban on aluminum cans and more food waste composting programs.
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