Tricia L. Nadolny is an investigative reporter.

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Curtis 'profoundly sorry' for 'lost trust' after Inquirer report on abuse of renowned violinist as a student

The Curtis Institute, rocked by its handling of sexual assault allegations, says it will set up a reporting hotline.

Curtis Institute of Music response to sexual misconduct claim: Don’t talk about it

The Curtis Institute of Music has asked alumni, parents, and students to not talk publicly about an Inquirer report that one of its most revered teachers sexually assaulted a student in the 1980s.

Mother sues entire furniture industry after son’s death beneath tipped Ikea dresser

Two years after her son died beneath a tipped Ikea dresser, Meghan Delong has sued the furniture industry as a whole. Ikea, which has its North American headquarters in Conshohocken, has not recalled the dresser.

Separate shootings in North Philly leave two dead, one wounded

A 25-year-old man was shot and killed in North Philadelphia Thursday night, police said.

Police name detective who shot man panhandling in Kensington

Philadelphia police have identified Francis DiGiorgio, an eight-year veteran of the department, as the detective who shot and wounded a man panhandling Monday night in Kensington, after believing the man was armed and about to rob him.

Furnace Party: Viral letter inspires real party in Brewerytown

Hundreds of people gathered at a vacant lot in Breweryton Saturday, heeding a request made in a viral letter. Philadelphia's Furnace Party was a hit. And the man behind it all was revealed.

‘He was a misogynist’: How did Bloomsburg hire a president who had been forced out of two previous jobs?

Some former colleagues call Bashar Hanna a “bully;” others see him as a demanding, yet supportive boss. Four months into the job at Bloomsburg, Hanna was accused of harassing his executive assistant.

Union and administration at Community College of Philadelphia fail to reach agreement after meeting

The union representing faculty and support staff at the Community College of Philadelphia plans to renew talks with the administration on Monday. Classes will be held for the college of 27,800 students.

Ex-Flyers forward convicted in Finnish cocaine case

Former Flyers’ forward Jori Lehtera was convicted in a Finnish court Wednesday of buying cocaine and given a four-month suspended jail sentence. According to Finnish news reports, the jail time will be lifted if Lehtera faces no more serious charges through October 2021.

Slow to clean house, Drum Corps International wastes no time punishing critic

On Monday the youth organization swiftly punished a corps, Arsenal, whose director had criticized other corps leaders.