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Private DNA database leads to arrest in decades-old Delaware rape
Newark Police arrested a suspect in the decades-old case after using DNA evidence and an ancestry-type website to identify the alleged attacker.
1 hour ago
British family detained in Pa. by ICE: ‘We will be traumatized for the rest of our lives’
The family says the Berks County-run facility is not equipped to care for a baby. Facilities are cold and normal caretaking items have been confiscated.
2 hours ago
Pa. lawmakers may let officials in small municipalities have higher salaries
If the bills pass, it will be the first time the legislature has raised municipal salary caps since 1995.
Delaware town diverts money meant for crime victims to pay other bills
Newport has long been known as a “speed trap’ for aggressive traffic enforcement. The town has been flouting a state law that earmarks money from fines for crime victims.
4 hours ago
Franklin Institute’s Derrick Pitts: Visibility matters, especially in science
Derrick H. Pitts has been named one of the 50 Most Important Blacks in Research Science.
5 hours ago
William Penn, public space and avoiding fires: Why Philadelphia looks the way it does
The city’s nearly-perfect street grid dotted by parks became a model for the rest of America.
6 hours ago
Poll: Two-thirds of N.J. residents view climate change as a crisis
A newly released poll has found that more than two in three New Jersey residents feel that climate change is at a crisis level.
8 hours ago
First ‘mentored deer hunt’ at Philly’s Heinz Refuge draws 30 newbies to the woods
For the first time in its history, the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge is open for an eight-day deer hunt, part of an effort to boost the ranks of hunters in Pa.
11 hours ago
Democratic candidates divided on health care will soon be drowning in data
The Urban Institute will publish the first report of the 2020 election cycle to price out popular reforms like “Medicare for All” and a so-called public option.
12 hours ago
’Gem’ and ‘Color Purple’ dominate Barrymore Awards
Arden Theatre Company’s “Gem of the Ocean” and Theatre Horizon’s “The Color Purple” took home the most Barrymore Awards.
19 hours ago
Kendra Brooks asks 3,000 Democratic leaders to back her City Council campaign — despite party opposition
The surging Working Families candidate already has a pile of endorsements and cash.
23 hours ago
Neighbors watch warily as PES oil trains make last rounds
Nearly four months after the South Philadelphia refinery complex shut down following a massive explosion, the rail cars used to haul oil are on the road.
1 day ago
Biden takes on Trump with a sweeping ethics plan, amid push back over Ukraine
Joe Biden unveiled an ethics plan on Monday that directly targets President Trump, accusing him of creating the "most corrupt administration in modern history."
Neon monument to Philly’s Indigenous history glows again
After it was vandalized and damaged while on display during Monument Lab, Duane Linklater’s “In Perpetuity” was relit for Indigenous People’s Day.
‘They won’t even let you in’: Center City stores are banning kids under 18
Five Guys on Chestnut removed its age-restricted sign after a reporter started asking around.
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