Bishop Nelson Perez of Cleveland named Philadelphia’s next archbishop, replacing Charles Chaput

Born in Miami, raised in New Jersey, and ordained at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Perez served as a priest for more than two decades in West Chester, Olney, and Lawncrest before being elevated to the hierarchy in 2012.

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A Philadelphia man was exonerated after 21 years in prison. What happened next was nothing like he expected.

The eight months since Terrance Lewis was released have been a whirlwind of joy, anxieties, and obligations, opportunities that open and then fall out of reach, plans made and broken.

Spotlight PA
Studies warned of potential racial bias in vehicle searches just before Pa. State Police ended the research
Troopers were 2 to 3 times more likely to search black and Hispanic drivers. Officials are unsure if anything was done to address the problem.

Yo, New Hampshire! Jim Kenney hits the campaign trail for Elizabeth Warren.
Kenney leads the sixth largest city in the U.S. But he was the opening act for afternoon bingo at a N.H. nursing home.

Dems appeal for GOP to convict ‘corrupt’ Trump
The president blasted the proceedings from afar.

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SEPTA to end A/B stops on the Market-Frankford Line

The change will go into effect at the end of February.

It’s Haverford Township vs. billboards as trial opens in Delco

The latest trial in the 11-year-old battle over whether billboards will be erected in Haverford Township opened Wednesday, the first major court proceeding in five years.

Sixers suffer 15th straight regular-season loss in Toronto, 107-95

Josh Richardson suffered a left hamstring strain early in the game and didn’t return.

Did Gritty punch a 13-year-old boy in the back? Philadelphia detectives are investigating

The dispute has crossed from he-said, Gritty-said into the realm of law enforcement.

After a record 210 days, a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl can leave Pa. immigrant detention center, but her dad can’t

Federal judge says the asylum seeker can be released from Berks detention center, but 'noble goals and an empathetic case' aren't adequate reasons to release her father.

After Glen Mills, Gov. Tom Wolf proposes extra $5 million to regulate juvenile programs

The governor is proposing extra funding to the Department of Human Services to improve abuse investigations and to make sure problems flagged at juvenile programs are addressed swiftly.

‘Their timeline is aggressive’: Hilco plans to clean up polluted South Philly refinery site, city says

Hilco Redevelopment aims to move quickly to clean up the 1,300-acre South Philadelphia refinery complex and redevelop it into a mixed-use industrial facility.
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Our new live-journalism series, Inquirer Live, kicks off on March 19 with former Philadelphia Eagles long-snapper Jon Dorenbos.
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INQUIRER EVENTS
Our new live-journalism series, Inquirer Live, kicks off on March 19 with former Philadelphia Eagles long-snapper Jon Dorenbos.
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Our new live-journalism series, Inquirer Live, kicks off on March 19 with former Philadelphia Eagles long-snapper Jon Dorenbos.
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