Opinion

His murder 15 years ago remains a cold case, but the memories of George Longshore have not faded

He survived a brutal childhood in Port Richmond to become a happy suburban Philadelphia dad. Then he attended a wedding in Washington near a Catholic monastery. And his Horatio Alger story came to an abrupt end.

Who will win, Eagles or Seahawks? Our writers make their picks.
After last week’s loss to New England, belief in the Eagles against high-quality competition has taken a serious hit.

Inspector general draft report finds FBI lawyer altered document
The employee was forced out of the FBI after the incident was discovered, two U.S. officials said.

White House and Republicans discuss limiting impeachment trial to two weeks
A group met privately to begin mapping out a potential strategy for a Senate trial.

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Man fatally stabbed in Rittenhouse Square Park

The stabbing occurred during a fight at 18th and Walnut Streets, police said.

‘I’m disgusted by my behavior’: Ex-Villanova campus chaplain sentenced to 78 months in prison for child porn

“I stand before you today filled with remorse and deep shame,” said O’Connell, clad in an olive-green prison jumpsuit. “Put simply, I’m disgusted by my behavior."

Penn State’s unbeaten 1994 team had one unbeatable opponent: the polls | The Best That Never Won

The Nittany Lions were 12-0, including a Rose Bowl win over Oregon. Also-undefeated Nebraska finished one spot ahead of them in the AP and coaches’ polls.

Viewing for Bill Lyon to take place in Newtown Square on Friday

The viewing will take place between 6 and 8 p.m. at Donohue Funeral Home.

Brandywine plans 23-story office-residential tower on Market Street block hit by deadly 2013 collapse

The proposal calls for 326,000 square feet of office space and 147 residential units, with shopping and dining on the building’s first and second floors.

What to know about the Philly Marathon route, road closures, and security

About 30,000 runners will hit the streets this weekend in the marathon, half marathon, and 8K.

Students, parents, teachers demand action on asbestos, other school conditions at raucous Philly school board meeting

The heat on Philadelphia School District leaders grows as hundreds protest what they call a bumbling response to environmental problems in school buildings.
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