Joseph A. Gambardello is online breaking news editor. A former wire service foreign correspondent and New York City newspaper journalist, he joined the Inquirer in 1995 and has worked on the city, South Jersey, features, and online desks.

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New Jersey shuts down amusement park ride linked to death of 10-year-old girl; records show only one inspection this year

A viewing also is set for Friday night for Hailey McMullen, the young girl fatally injured at a Cumberland County fair last weekend.

What to know about the Constitution’s Emolument Clause, after Trump awards G-7 to his own resort

The White House announcement that the G-7 will hold its 2020 meeting at Trump National Resort in Florida is reviving talk that the event will benefit President Donald Trump in violation of the Constitution.

Who is Fethullah Gülen, the Turkish cleric in the Poconos who Rudy Giuliani pushed to extradite?

This is not the first time the Islamic cleric's name has been linked to efforts to get him extradited by associates of President Donald Trump.

Hungry goats returned to farm after roaming around Chester County township

“Other than doing some fine lawn care, they were well-behaved,” said Kennett Township's police chief.

Sketch released of ‘possible witness’ in disappearance of 5-year-old Dulce Alavez

Police say the man was seen in Bridgeton's city park with one of two children under the age of 5 about the time Dulce went missing.

5 wounded in Queen Village shooting

The victims were engaged in a craps game when the gunfire erupted.

Gas explosion rocks Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood

Luckily, no one was hurt in the blast in Torresdale.

Sixers fan ejected from Wells Fargo Center after pro-Hong Kong protest: 'I felt I had to do something'

The fan was also upset he got kicked out before Ben Simmons sank the first three-pointer of his career.

Runner punched in face, kicked in apparent random attack in Spring Garden

The victim told police she was about to pass a man on Wallace Street when he knocked her to the ground with a punch to her face.

Unusually high mold count aggravating allergies in Philly area

The main culprit is a fungus called Cladosporium.