Elizabeth Warren was a ‘political conservative.’ Then she went to Rutgers and taught at Penn.

Before Elizabeth Warren became a Democrat, the young mother entered a liberal cauldron at Rutgers Law School, where students strived for big, systemic change. How Rutgers and later Penn Law shaped the presidential contender.

Guardian charged with murder in death of 4-year-old girl after falsely telling police the child fell from a window, DA says

“This child was killed brutally and was abused for an extensive period of time," District Attorney Larry Krasner said.

Guardian charged with murder in death of 4-year-old girl after falsely telling police the child fell from a window, DA says

“This child was killed brutally and was abused for an extensive period of time," District Attorney Larry Krasner said.

EPA finalizes $72M cleanup plan for S. Jersey Superfund site. Sierra Club calls it a ‘Band-Aid.’

Contaminated soil on 10 acres that are part of scrapyard operations will only be required to be covered with asphalt, a move the environmental group calls a "Band-Aid."

EPA finalizes $72M cleanup plan for S. Jersey Superfund site. Sierra Club calls it a ‘Band-Aid.’

Contaminated soil on 10 acres that are part of scrapyard operations will only be required to be covered with asphalt, a move the environmental group calls a "Band-Aid."

Pennsylvania’s new Republican attorney general candidate once bashed Trump and praised his critics

Heather Heidelbaugh was endorsed by high-profile Pennsylvania Republicans in her race for state Attorney General, but her tweets praising some of President Donald Trump's fiercest critics could present a problem in a GOP primary.

Pennsylvania’s new Republican attorney general candidate once bashed Trump and praised his critics

Heather Heidelbaugh was endorsed by high-profile Pennsylvania Republicans in her race for state Attorney General, but her tweets praising some of President Donald Trump's fiercest critics could present a problem in a GOP primary.
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FBI eyes how Pennsylvania approved Mariner East pipeline

The FBI is investigating how Gov. Tom Wolf's administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline to carry natural gas liquids across Pennsylvania.

Alumni group seeks dialogue and healing after discipline controversy at South Jersey Catholic school

The issue arose last week when a Twitter post circulated saying the school had given students a slap on the wrist for what it said amounted to a rape threat.

Pa. regulators identify source of drinking water contamination in Bucks neighborhood

Three years after discovering PFAS water contamination around Sellersville, the state may have an answer for residents about who caused it.

PATCO’s Franklin Square Station awarded $12.6M federal grant toward reopening

The PATCO station was the only project in the Philadelphia area to benefit from a $900 million national infrastructure investment from the Trump administration.

Ex-Drexel student charged with hiding past training with anti-American rebels in Yemen

Drexel officials alerted the FBI in May 2016, after discovering a photo Gaafar al-Wazer they say posted on his Facebook page depicting him outfitted in military fatigues and holding an AK-47 type rifle under the caption: “He hates all Americans, death to all Americans, especially Jews.”

In Mumia Abu-Jamal appeal, officer’s widow seeks to remove Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner’s Office from case

Attorneys for the widow of a slain police officer have asked the state Supreme Court to disqualify District Attorney Larry Krasner’s Office from further participation in convicted killer Mumia Abu-Jamal's appeals.

Congresswoman representing Glen Mills introduces juvenile abuse bill

U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, a Democrat from Delaware County, said she was inspired to propose protections for juveniles in residential facilities after reading an Inquirer investigation into abuse at the Glen Mills Schools.

Montco native held three years by the Taliban to be released in prisoner exchange

Kevin C. King, originally from Norristown, has been a Taliban hostage since August 2016. His release will also involve the release of three senior Taliban members.

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Feeling suicidal, she turned to her college. But it had just cut campus mental health services.

More than a month after Pennsylvania's largest community college cut mental health counseling across its five campuses, there is still confusion about how students can access care.

How does a forecasted snowstorm fizzle out? Blame the computers.

The new, improved U.S. forecast model and others had foreseen major snow for Tuesday. What happened?

N.J. lawmakers’ lame duck session could see action on recreational pot, tax incentives, and plastic bag ban

New Jersey lawmakers have started their lame-duck session. Expect backroom deals and votes on high profile issues.

Everything is at stake for ‘Dreamers’ as Supreme Court takes up DACA

Polls show overwhelming support for DACA recipients, from as many as nine in 10 Americans.

Delaware County prison chief to retire after Inquirer investigation into allegations of racism

John A. Reilly Jr. announced Monday in a letter to county officials that he will retire on Nov. 27.

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