Man tries to rebuild a life after 28 years in prison for a Philly murder he didn’t commit

After 28 years imprisoned for a murder he's always sworn he didn't commit, Chester Hollman III is a free man. He's grappling with what that means and how something like this happened to him.

For more than 30 years, an elephant walked in a Delco parade. Then animal rights activists took notice.

The Springfield Republican Party chairman announced the decision to retire Minnie the elephant this week, saying “Minnie’s participation in the parade was never meant to be divisive."

‘God had his back’: Whether Jermaine or Spider-man, he’s praised as a hero in Powelton
They were calling him “Spiderman,” and he was the talk of the Westpark Apartments in Powelton on Friday, a day after he scaled 15 floors of fence-enclosed balconies to alert his bedridden mother to a fire in the 19-story building.

Former West Catholic football coach Brian Fluck charged with theft
One of the most accomplished high school football coaches in Philadelphia Catholic League history, Fluck turned himself into Philadelphia police Friday.

Trump administration planning changes to U.S. citizenship test

In reversal, Trump disavows criticism of chanting crowd
President Donald Trump is reversing his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted "send her back" about a Somali-born congresswoman.

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2.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Berks County

The mild quake sent shockwaves through the region and overwhelmed 911 operators responding to reports of a boom.

Five Philly law firms are among best for women attorneys, according to study

Ballard Spahr, Blank Rome, Dechert, Drinker Biddle, and Reed Smith were rated among the best for women attorneys.

Philly city employees: Too many paycheck problems and not enough solutions

Four months after a new city payroll system was rolled out with immediate problems, workers are still getting inaccurate paychecks.

Penn State’s Sandy Barbour says Beaver Stadium renovation design work could start soon, but gives no timetable

Consideration for the design of the first phase of renovation at Beaver Stadium will get started soon, but there's no timetable yet.

Opinion

A free press can never be taken for granted, even under democratic rule

While autocracies repress journalists, some democracies curb press independence — and White House legitimizes conspiracy theorists at social media summit.

Lucy the Elephant, endangered no more, gets a 20- year lease to stay in Margate

Two votes this week gave Lucy a stable, future. The 65-foot gem of Margate will remain where she is through a new 20-year lease.
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In reversal, Trump disavows criticism of chanting crowd

In reversal, Trump disavows criticism of chanting crowd

US to send asylum seekers back to dangerous part of Mexico

US to send asylum seekers back to dangerous part of Mexico

Besieged Puerto Rico governor goes silent amid protests
Besieged Puerto Rico governor goes silent amid protests
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