Joseph A. Gambardello is a Team Now morning staff writer. A former wire service reporter and 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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Pair arrested in robbery spree targeting Philly gamblers and casino workers

One suspect had been arrested in a similar series of stickups in 2013.

Man found dead of self-inflicted gunshot wound in Center City apartment building, barricade lifted

The standoff began when police responded to a report with a man with a gun.

Man shot dead in Collegeville home identified

Police were told the man was shot after he forced his way into the house. The investigation is ongoing.

7-year-old dies of flu complications; Delco school district on alert

The Marple Newtown School District also reports that the second-grade teacher at the Worrall Elementary School has tested positive for influenza B and will be out of work while being treated with Tamiflu.

SEPTA police still trying to determine how man on top of train died

Investigators have ruled out foul play, but the medical examiner's report is still pending.

Manatee found dead at Jersey Shore

The sea mammal had been dead for some time when it was found on a Cape May County beach over the weekend.

Woman charged in fight, double stabbing near South Philly sports bar

Carol Leidy, 29, was charged in fight across the street from Chickie's and Pete's at 15th Street and Packer Avenue.

Chef shot dead in car outside his South Philly restaurant

Quadir Flippen was on his way to start his day at the Black Seed Cafe at 24th and Federal Streets when he was shot.

Pair charged in $53,000 theft from Delco Marine Corps League

Those charged were the commandant and paymaster of the league's Upland, Pa., chapter.